|Famous INFJ People: The Hall of Fame
||Some examples of famous INFJ people -- celebrities, activists, and politicians -- with INFJ typical quotes and some important disclaimers.
|Seven Ways to Increase Your Private Pay Income
||You’ve got something of enormous value for your potential private pay clients. The problem is, they don’t know it. And they have no reason to believe you when you tell them all about it. That’s not how it works. If people are going to trust … ...
|Top 10 Reasons To Take A News Fast
||You won't miss anything, honest. Someone will be sure to tell you the news if you really need to know it....
|High-pressure oxygen can effectively treat fibromyalgia
||Women with fibromyalgia, a chronic pain syndrome, were able to drastically reduce, or even eliminate, their use of pain medication following hyperbaric oxygen treatment, according to new research.. The researchers also believe they have identified the primary factor causing fibromyalgia: the disruption of the brain mechanism for processing pain.
|APA Leadership Resignations: Anderson, Honaker & Farberman...
||The two top leaders of the American Psychological Association (APA), its CEO Norman Anderson and his deputry, Michael Honaker, have been allowed to resign from the organization. This after The Hoffman Report found they were amongst the key leaders present and voting in some of … ...
|This is your brain on fried eggs: Brain, motivation and eating a high-fat diet
||High-fat feeding can cause impairments in the functioning of the mesolimbic dopamine system, according to new research. This system is a critical brain pathway controlling motivation. These findings may have important health implications.
|Comic-Con Fans Pay Tribute to Jared Padalecki
||Recently, I wrote about Jared Padalecki’s very open battle with depression. The Supernatural star chose to share his struggles with fans a few months ago and has been honest about … ...
|Amanda Peterson Struggled with Addiction Before Death
||The 1980s was a magical time for teen movies. Along with the big titles such as The Breakfast Club a nd Ferris Bueller’s Day Off was a film called, Can’t … ...
|Do You Dream About Childhood Bullies?
||I have recurring dreams. Scenes from law school, struggles with addiction, and failed relationships are in constant re-run. They are vivid and colorful. Like full length movies played out in my subconscious . They say this is common with recovering addicts. That’s what they say. … ...
|Mental health resources inadequate across the globe
||A World Health Organization analysis looks at the availability of mental health workers and nation-by-nation spending on mental health.
|Is There a Pandemic of Smartphone Addiction?
||I love fear-mongering. I feel it is one of the surest indications that whatever you’re reading has little basis in science (or fact), and a lot of basis in opinion. So for me, fear-mongering acts as a quick but fairly accurate filter when reading stuff … ...
|Genetic Link Between Creativity and Mental Illness?
||Is Van Gogh's illness coincidence or destiny... Hold your horses, let me explain to you how these studies work first.
|MRI studies point to brain connectivity changes in autism spectrum disorders
||Studies using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques are beginning to reveal differences in brain connectivity -- the ways that different parts of the brain are connected to each other and work together -- in people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), reports a new review.
|A Different Mind, A Beautiful Mind
||In a recent post, I wrote about how one of my most influential mentors, Dr. John Nash, recently (and very unexpectedly) passed. He will continue to mentor me posthumously, as … ...
|Benzodiazepines not recommended for patients with PTSD or recent trauma
||Benzodiazepine drugs are widely used in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but available evidence suggests that they are not effective -- and may even be harmful, concludes a systematic review and meta-analysis.
|Older age at onset of type 1 diabetes associated with lower brain connectivity later
||People diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in later childhood have weaker brain connectivity in midlife.
|How Children Inherit Anxiety And Depression From Their Parents
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|Zoning Out Can Make You More Productive
||Contrary to what we've always been told, we don't mind-wander enough. Research shows a number of benefits to mind-wandering in the realms of creative problem solving, planning, and holding out for something better in the future. With our devices pouring information into us constantly, we block out the important background processing that occurs when we mind-wander.
|The Good News No One Ever Tells You about...
||I have been scrutinizing the research on single parents and their children for more than a decade. I’ve learned lots of things, but perhaps the most important one is this: … ...
|Do You Work with a Psychopath?
||There really isn’t any job a psychopath wouldn’t do so long as it benefits them in some way. Psychopaths can be business owners, surgeons, lawyers, data entry clerks, waste managers, salesmen, politicians, waiters, and even therapists. They don’t have to be serial killers or mob … ...