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How Criticism Can Save Your Marriage A love without reproof is no love. ~ Rabbi Yosi ben Chanina (1) Reproof is defined as rebuke or criticism. You may feel safer by seething silently when irked by a potential or actual marriage partner’s behavior. But sometimes speaking up, with kindness and respect, … ...
4 Funky Mind Hacks That Reduce Errors, Boost Attention and Memory These four straightforward activities have surprising mental benefits. » Continue reading: 4 Funky Mind Hacks That Reduce Errors, Boost Attention and Memory
Moderately following the Mediterranean diet may cut risk of developing depression Research continues to identify the specific benefits, but the Mediterranean diet seems to boost overall health, from the heart to the brain.
Is mental health 'parity' law fulfilling its promise? Many families and advocates complain that the discrimination in the treatment of mentally ill people persists.
Feeling Stuck? Maybe You Need to Grieve Jared has done everything he can think of to make himself feel better since his father unexpectedly passed away two years ago. But he still feels blah and numb much … ...
Today I Love People Who Are Joyous I love that often you cannot see the joy in their expression because they are concentrating on the thing that they love so much, but you can see it in the care they take and the passion that overflows their actions....
Thinking About “The Rationality of Rage” In The New York Times, Matthew Hutson surveys some recent research pointing to the social benefits of anger. But might anger be too difficult to control to use strategically? Let's ask some philosophers what they think.
3 Benefits of Having a Home-Mate: Guest Post by... Bella’s intro: I think we all want some combination of time alone and time together, but in vastly different proportions. That’s what I thought going into my research for How … ...
5 Herbs That Can Improve Your Immune System Naturally   Your immune system does an amazing job on defending your body from disease-causing microorganisms. Some people are just blessed with a strong immune system, but for others, they must … ...
Investigating Bias in Research Dr. Twersky-Kengmana has disclosed that she has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial company pertaining to this educational activity. Unbiased medical research is essential to the process of informed clinical decision-making. Unfortunately, some degree of research bias is unavoidable, so the best … ...
3 Ways to Say No and Be More Assertive in Business Have you ever noticed how many times a week you say “yes” to a person or project, only to end up regretting your decision?  Of those commitments, how many were actually in line with your business priorities? If you lack standards or fear rejection, it … ...
Failure to Drive It’s been months since I took steps toward facing a fear with ERP. Not keeping up with previous therapy homework — I’m still eating “contaminated” foods and the rest of … ...
How neuroscientists used Alice in Wonderland to pinpoint psychosis in the brain We all know Alice’s tale. Seven-year-old girl falls into an imagined world where, as an anthropomorphized cat famously explains, any and everyone is mad, including Alice herself. She meets some fantastical creatures and an evil queen. Adventures are had. As some believe, Alice’s time in Wonderland is less a dreamed-up journey than a trip of [...] The post How neuroscientists used Alice in Wonderland to pinpoint psychosis in the brain appeared first on PsyPost.
Teens with bulimia recover faster when parents are included in treatment Involving parents in the treatment of adolescents with bulimia nervosa is more effective than treating the patient individually, according to a study led by Daniel Le Grange, PhD, Benioff UCSF Professor in children’s health in the departments of psychiatry and pediatrics at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, and James Lock, MD, PhD, professor of [...] The post Teens with bulimia recover faster when parents are included in treatment appeared first on PsyPost.
Everyday activity more beneficial than occasional strenuous exercise for Parkinson’s disease New University of Michigan research finds people with Parkinson’s disease may want to consider attempting to do the dishes, fold the laundry and take strolls around the neighborhood in their quest to control their symptoms. Parkinson’s patients often become sedentary because of motor symptoms such as gait, balance problems or falls, said study principal investigator [...] The post Everyday activity more beneficial than occasional strenuous exercise for Parkinson’s disease appeared first on PsyPost.
How to Find Spiritual Strength During Times of Illness Some people awaken spiritually without ever coming into contact with any meditation technique or any spiritual teaching. They may awaken simply because they can’t stand the suffering anymore. — Eckhart Tolle Sometimes in life, we face pain so great that we must focus on surviving … ...
Using Subtle Energy To Be Creative In an article, Suzanne Falter-Barns quotes Deepak Chopra: “Creativity is ultimately sexual – I’m sorry — but it is!” Falter-Barns comments, “I couldn’t agree more. I’d always had this sense … ...
Understand Your Brain to Avoid Selfie Accidents Another death by selfie: a 66-year-old Japanese tourist fell down a flight of steps at the Taj Mahal while taking a selfie. Questions that arise include reactionary suggestions of governmental requirements for ‘cautionary messages’ on selfie taking and even legislation. If regulatory bodies want to do something useful, they should teach people more biology.
The Power of Empowering There are countless opportunities to lift someone’s spirits, boost their confidence, and acknowledge their effort, and too often these moments go unnoticed. Sometimes we get so busy or so wrapped … ...
A walk along the beach can help you sleep better: study It was likely uttered first by Playboy playmates in the 1940s and afterwards became the go-to of every silent, sensitive type. But enjoying “long walks on the beach” may be more than just a clichéd romantic notion: According to a new study from the National Trust, people who take strolls along the seaside report sleeping much longer than those who take walks inland. [...] The post A walk along the beach can help you sleep better: study appeared first on PsyPost.