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He Loves Me/He Loves Me Not: 5 Signs of... You feel connected, he understands you, he’s different from the others. Your friends just don’t understand. Often these are the signs we use to determine whether or not we are … ...
Optimist Versus Realist Versus Pessimist As I’ve gotten older, I’ve increasingly realized the lines separating behavior that is “optimistic,” “realistic” and “pessimistic” are blurrier than I thought. So rather than getting all tangled up in … ...
Sadness Can Have This Strange Effect on Your Vision Depression can have this strange effect on vision. » Continue reading: Sadness Can Have This Strange Effect on Your Vision
Learning to Forgive Why is it so difficult to forgive someone who has wronged us? Why do we choose to hold on to the anger and wounds that someone has inflicted unto us? Why can’t we let go of the actions and words that someone has mentioned in … ...
Why Is Donald Trump So Popular? He's been called racist, sexist, and a bully. Yet he's surging in the polls. But why? There's a study for that.
Mental Illness Does Not Equal Dangerous, Mostly There are many different kinds of mental illness and most people with these conditions are not dangerous. However a certain mix of psychological ailments combined with other known risk factors can be a set up for violent crime. If we can clear up the misunderstandings we will be in a better position to predict and protect.
Today I Love This Brilliant Blue Sky ... I love that the temperature is going to climb back up to summer temps today, I love little tastes of autumn that make my blankets feel warm and welcome, but I'll take more summer if it's offered ......
Is Online Dating a Good Way to Find Profound Love? It is commonly agreed that online dating provides people with a larger pool of romantic candidates. However, it is not certain whether online dating is better way to find long-term profound love than conventional offline dating is. This article suggests an answer to this question.
When Physical & Mental Illness Merge Paths More than half of Americans live with at least one chronic illness. Heart disease, cancer, arthritis, thyroid disease- these are only a few examples. Chronic illnesses can be treated, but … ...
The Sneaky Way You’re Sabotaging Your Own Happiness (And... You feel on top of the world, invincible, and light — for about five minutes, until things start to go south. You swear your boss has been looking at you funny for a few days in a row, your computer crashes just as you’re about … ...
Is It Always ADHD? People get distracted. All people get distracted. For some it’s worse than it is for others. Worse still, some people are literally obsessed with some things. Things they shouldn’t maybe … ...
Parents, Be Careful What You Wish For It seems to be a nearly universal wish among parents – to see their kids get married. Many don’t even think of it as an option; of course, their kids … ...
I’m Sorry – But I Don’t Know What For I apologize for everything; things that are my fault, things that I think might be my fault, and things that I have no responsibility for whatsoever but I still feel … ...
Body Image Trauma As an American woman I am conditioned to dislike my body. I am especially aware of this after having lived in Ghana for more than a year, where I am most … ...
Synchronicity and self-care         As we all do, I get caught up in my own thoughts often times and it seems like they spin around and around with little resolution. … ...
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and You Despite the public controversy over the safety of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), in the scientific community the controversy is considered misplaced. The National Academy of Sciences has reviewed the safety of GMOs twice, once in 2000 and again in 2004. Both reviews concluded that genetically modified crops pose no threat to human health
3 Math Facts All Kids Need to Know (But Many Do Not) With school back in session, I find myself reteaching and refreshing students on a very familiar (to me, anyway) list of math concepts. By now I think of them as … ...
Single dose of ketamine reduces anhedonia in those with treatment-resistant depression Ketamine may be able to treat anhedonia in patients with depression, according to a new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology. Anhedonia is the inability to desire or find enjoyment in pleasurable activities. It is associated with severe, treatment-resistant forms of major depressive disorder (MDD) and is a reliable predictor for suicide. However, experts [...] The post Single dose of ketamine reduces anhedonia in those with treatment-resistant depression appeared first on PsyPost.
Do Unresolvable Conflicts Doom a Marriage? Many people think that if a marriage is basically healthy all issues get resolved. Yet according to psychologist and author John Gottman’s research, 69 percent of problems in marriage do not get solved. (1) His good news is that in good marriages many problems can … ...
Eating a lot of fish may help curb depression risk — at least in Europe Eating a lot of fish may help curb the risk of depression–at least in Europe–suggests a pooled analysis of the available evidence, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. The association between a fishy diet and mental health appears to be equally significant among men and women, the first analysis of its [...] The post Eating a lot of fish may help curb depression risk — at least in Europe appeared first on PsyPost.