|Today I Love Crescent Moon
||" ... I love that it was just for me and those who got to see it. I love that it was different from any other time I've seen the moon and ... "...
|Using Data to Improve Outcomes in Addiction Treatment
||According to the National Institutes of Health, addiction affects 23.2 million Americans — of whom only about 10 percent are receiving the treatment they need. This percentage does not include the gamble that most Americans must make when choosing an addiction treatment facility for themselves … ...
|Best of Our Blogs: September 18, 2015
||Feel like your life lacks meaning? If you feel stuck in the monotony of every day and have been searching for ways to fill it, that could be your problem. In this day and age of accomplishing, doing and striving we’ve neglected our inner world. … ...
|Yesterday Was My Fourth Anniversary Here
||So this isn’t about ADHD. It’s about celebrating, celebrating an ADHD blog. I’ve published a post to this blog every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for four years now. I’ve never … ...
|Romance of Attention
|| A woman in a blue dress is walking with determination towards a fountain: is she (passively) drawn (attracted) by the object that she wishes to see or is she … ...
|Can You Afford To Stay In A Job You Hate?
||Where might your zone of greatness lie between what you like to do and how you like to work when you’re at your very best?
|Think Like A Hugely Successful Screenwriter: 10 Quotes
||According to some accounts, Joe Eszterhas was at one time (adjusting for inflation) the highest paid screenwriter in Hollywood. He wrote big hit films like Basic Instinct (1992), Nowhere … ...
|Getting Creative About Your Creative Process
||Bestselling author and researcher Brené Brown, Ph.D, LMSW, used a unique method to write her newest book Rising Strong. She spent 3 weeks in Galveston, Texas, with several people from … ...
||Well I sulked for a while after not getting that last job. I really did. Full on grown up sulked. I felt like a bit of a fool for doing … ...
|Potty Parity? Who Uses Multi-User Unisex Restrooms?
||Why are women more comfortable than men when sharing multi-user unisex bathrooms? Although still influenced by the Victorian-era paternalism toward women, the gendered dynamics behind men's discomfort primarily reflect their fears and insecurities in all-male public restrooms. Does men's de facto exclusion undermine the inclusive intention of multi-user unisex bathrooms?
|Checklists Help Kids Get Studying Right
||Having a written checklist can make a big difference in students’ study success. Commonly, kids study “until they feel good about the material,” but, unfortunately, this gut feeling can be … ...
|Pharma-funded study misrepresented antidepressant as safe for adolescents
||A University of Adelaide led study has found that a psychiatric drug claimed to be a safe and effective treatment for depression in adolescents is actually ineffective and associated with serious side effects. Professor Jon Jureidini, from the University of Adelaide’s newly created Critical and Ethical Mental Health Research Group (CEMH) at the Robinson Research [...]
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|Why the middle class is more likely to sing, act or paint
||The reason why middle-class people are more likely to sing, play music, act or paint has been revealed in a new Oxford University study – and wealth or social status do not appear to be major factors. The research involving 78,000 people found that neither wealth nor social status were strongly linked to people taking [...]
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|Researchers find some evidence of link between stress, Alzheimer’s disease
||University of Florida Health researchers have uncovered more evidence of a link between the brain’s stress response and a protein related to Alzheimer’s disease. The research, conducted on a mouse model and in human cells, found that a stress-coping hormone released by the brain boosts the production of protein fragments. Those protein pieces, known as [...]
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|Perceived pornography addiction — but not porn itself — linked to psychological distress
||A study of Internet pornography users suggests a person’s own feeling of being addicted to online pornography drives mental health distress, not the pornography itself. Researcher Joshua Grubbs, a doctoral candidate at Case Western Reserve University’s Department of Psychological Sciences, said the finding adds a fresh perspective to commonly held concerns that Internet pornography can [...]
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|A Psychologist's Open Letter to U.S. Voters
||Campaigns are underway to help convince Americans who they should vote for. Which potential leaders and their actions deserve your praise?
|10 Tips for Self Soothing
||When we are agitated, angry, or anxious, it can be difficult to self sooth and calm our physical and mental state. Self soothing comes with lots of benefits, and aside from giving you the ability to calm yourself when you once simply reacted, it allows you to think clearly and anticipate how you will approach […]
|I Tried To Kill Myself Once…
||Mom had just slammed the door to my basement bedroom, screaming obscenities and throwing insults at me as I heard her feet stomp off towards the stairs. “Ugly piece of … ...
|Do it or Else! 5 Mistakes Order-Givers Make
||Who is this article for? Heads of families, managers and business leaders, community leaders of all kinds and anyone is a position to give orders to another person. There are … ...
|Learn How to Stalk Your Own Mind (and Why You Should)
||If we are relentless and impeccable about stalking ourselves, a result is that we leave the world and other people alone. There is a very old tradition taught by indigenous elders from the Americas that trains us to use the voice of the mind to … ...