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Apps For Depression Introduction Do you suffer from Major Depressive Disorder?  Are you looking for ways to overcome depression?  Try looking on your phone for ways to overcome Major Depressive Disorder.  This article … ...
How to Deal with Covert Narcissist (Or ‘Victim’) Parents... An overt narcissist is someone who openly states, “I’m great, I only deserve the best, nobody is as great as me,” and so forth. They are fairly easy to spot. A covert narcissist is different. Everything still ends up being all about them, but they never … ...
A Simple Trick to Get Your Kid to Stop Whining You can get your child to stop whining if you follow this formula:
Want to help your kid ace the big tests? Make ’em laugh Students and experts weigh in on the best strategies to make sure children do well and gets through testing without too much worry.
How to Overcome Your Fears of Starting a Private... I know that people often spend hours, days, weeks and then months planning how they can start their own private practice. Most of us have no idea how to run a business so we scramble for any and all information on the subject. We didn’t go to … ...
Are You Running From Yourself? Recently a friend told me that he rarely reads or watches TV because he can’t sit still that long. I have several clients who take on way more than they … ...
Learning to Speak Up When You're From a Culture of Deference Many people come from highly deferential cultures where it's very hard to speak up.
ADHD and Adults: More Tips for Creating Structure When... ADHD affects how you work. It can affect you even more when your job doesn’t come with built-in structure. When you don’t have set hours. When you work from home. When there’s no boss breathing down your neck, waiting for your next report or project. … ...
Insight and Psychosis Psychosis is a feature of a mental illness involving a loss of touch with reality accompanied by symptoms like hallucinations, delusions or paranoia. I have had these symptoms. People may … ...
Sometimes being Compassionate Just Doesn’t Work I see it all the time.  Parents, spouses, girlfriends, boyfriends, all with bleeding hearts; full of compassion and understanding for their loved ones, while the people they love so much continue to hurt them – over and over again, every day. Why does this happen? … ...
Emotional Survival Some people who come to see a therapist are carrying a lot of stress that they’re not aware of. They have no idea that their shoulders are tense or that … ...
Do We Have to Know It All to Be Innovative? Are strategies like brainstorming, extensive information gathering, and deep analysis of data the most productive ways to enhance innovative thinking? In his post on the topic, Paul Earle comments about … ...
Spring Cleaning? The Most Important Areas to Declutter One of my great realizations about happiness (and a point oddly under-emphasized by positive psychologists) is that for most people, outer order contributes to inner calm. More, really, than it should. After all, in the context of a happy life, a crowded coat closet is … ...
Bipolar Loses Its Romance For years, I thought my mental illness was romantic. I felt I saw things clearer than people without mental illness. I felt I was somehow more real, more in touch with reality, more capable of feeling. I thought it made me more interesting. When, a … ...
Steps To Practice Mindfulness: Part II Introduction In my previous article, according to psychologytoday.com, I described mindfulness as the following: Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your … ...
Steps To Practice Mindfulness With ADHD Introduction What is Mindfulness?  According to psychologytoday.com, “Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without … ...
The Anxiety And Sleeping Drugs Linked to Dementia And Death Drugs prescribed for anxiety, OCD, insomnia, post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions linked to dementia. • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic • Dr Dean is also the author of Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything.
Too Much Time on Your Hands? Everybody’s always complaining about how busy they are. Stressed out, running around, too much to do, no time to relax. Yet, the opposite problem exists for many people. They have too much time on their hands. Nothing to do and all day to do it. … ...
Study finds link between borderline personality disorder and masochism in women New research has found that women with borderline personality disorder are more likely to engage in sexual masochism. The study examined 60 women with a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder and 60 women with a personality disorder other than BPD. The researchers found that masochism was 10 times more likely in women with BPD than [...]
Today I Love This Warm Rain Today I love this warm rain, these grey skies, this balmy day. I love the quiet drumming of raindrops on the windows. I love the feeling of closeness that this … ...