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It’s How You Say It: Watch Your Tone Good communication is more than just sending a message; it involves making sure that the message you send is the message received; and that the message you receive is the … ...
Today I Love The Sky Today I love that every day when I get up, the first thing I do is check the sky. It’s never the same twice, and even when it’s solid grey, … ...
Long Gone Ladder "What do I need? I'll need my tools. The job was repainting fascia so, scraper, wire brush, paint brushes ..." sometimes getting out the door isn't enough....
How to Read a Research Article Dr. Sonkiss has disclosed that he has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial company pertaining to this educational activity. As a physician, you’re expected to practice evidence-based medicine. But how can anyone keep up with the latest research? While there are lots of secondary sources of information (including The Carlat … ...
Best of Our Blogs: September 25, 2015 Shocking, but true. There’s still judgment, shame and stigma associated with seeking therapy. This while research in psychotherapy and counseling are revealing amazing things. In fact, I just listened to Dr. Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. in Sounds True’s Psychotherapy 2.0 Online Training Summit, talk about the relationship … ...
Work Smarter Time Management Tips For Scriptwriters Most aspiring screenwriters and other Hollywood professionals are working sort of randomly, when they have time, to write screenplays, to watch films, to read screenplays, or to network, or to … ...
Demons, Drivers and Defences Does therapy destroy as much as it creates? Can your demons act as a wonderful source of inspiration? Or is that nonsense? Surely therapy is aimed at making us happier, healthier and better able to cope with the vicissitudes of life?
Can You Map Your Talents and Character Strengths? With a growing number of organizations investing money and resources in the use of their people’s strengths, it has to be worth asking: “Exactly what is a strength?” Are they talents, values, interests or resources? Are they something we’re born with or something we’re able to develop?
Suicide & Depression: A Matter of Laugh or Death (Video) A comedian talks about depression and suicide, and what to do if you or someone else needs help....
3 Tips to Avoid Panic Attacks and Anxiety when Moving My wife and I just bought and a new house and are in the process of packing up our old one and moving to the new one. As a person … ...
Thanks but No Thanks I am one of those “no gift please” type of people for any type of celebration in my life. I get uncomfortable requiring someone to bring me a shiny wrapped … ...
Bad Karma: Negative Spiritual Beliefs Can Derail Your Health New research shows that people who believe that a higher power or "God" is punishing them with an illness tend to have significantly poorer health outcomes.
How Others Try to Stop You from Setting Boundaries Has anything like this ever happened to you? Your mother asks you to come for dinner, but you’re busy that night or just don’t want to. You tell her you … ...
7 Great Apps for Mindfulness We know that technology can detract from our relationships and general wellbeing, but what if we turned this around and used it to benefit our health? There are plenty of apps out there that can help you relax, focus, and even go to sleep. Here’s a list of 7 of our favourites. Stop, Breathe and […]
Kenyan journalists covering life-threatening events at increased risk of psychological harm The first major study of the emotional well-being of journalists covering violent events in an African country replicates findings from Western media, namely that journalists who report on life-threatening events are at increased risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety.
Do You Text While Driving? Why You Shouldn’t —... Guess: What’s one habit that’s very common and extremely dangerous? Yes, of course, smoking. But what else? Using your smart phone while driving is a terrible habit. So common, so dangerous. About one quarter of car accidents involve the use of a smart phone. It’s easy … ...
Clutter vs Hoarding vs Collecting "To hell with your problem, whaddya got for me there, baby?”
A museum of many minds I spent a very long time in the old Bethlem museum, owing to the fact that there’s little else to do when you live at one of the world’s oldest psychiatric hospitals. The Bethlem Royal Hospital, or Bedlam as it’s been known in centuries past, has moved many times over its lifetime, but it’s now […]
Nature’s anti-depressant Fruits and vegetables aren’t just good for your physical health, they could protect your mental health as well. A new study of more than 15,000 people has shown that eating … ...
End that Toxic Envy You might not even think you’re an envious person, but it can be more insidious than you think. It’s when you compare yourself unfavorably to other people–your friends, your Facebook … ...