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Prospect High School Teacher Earns APA Award For Excellence Daria Schaffeld recognized for commitment to psychology education
An Ounce of Prevention May Be Worth Billions in... It is well understood that medical issues like hypertension, diabetes and heart disease cost society billions of dollars each year. Rising medical costs associated with expensive interventions and pharmaceuticals, missed work because of  illness, and extended periods of disability are just a few of the … ...
How playing Tetris games tames the trauma of a car crash The results of the small study justify a larger follow-up trial to test the long-term effects of Tetris therapy.
Oh, Therapists Therapy. Don’t get me wrong, I think therapy is of the utmost importance for us – really for anyone. It is a time and place when and where you can … ...
I Really Dislike Therapy I have to admit; this is a pretty awful title for a blog featured on a popular psychiatry website. On a website filled with excellent articles and blogs informing the … ...
5 Tips On How To Stay On Schedule With Your Meds Staying consistant with your meds is paramount to your mental health. It is important to take your meds at the same time every day. Why? Because it keeps your mind … ...
What’s Holding You Back? It Might Be Your Mindset   In a recent article in Business Insider, ultra-runner Zach Bitter stated that people’s biggest misconceptions about ultrarunning have to do with the fact they don’t think they’re capable of … ...
The Loyal Spouse’s Guide to Avoiding Romantic Entanglements at... Many affairs begin, innocently enough, over drinks with a colleague after work, or while attending a convention or business meeting out of town. The cheater doesn’t start out intending to … ...
How to Do Well in College, From a Professor’s... I’ve taught at colleges and universities in the United States since 1985. I teach writing. And over the years, I’ve amassed a great deal of information on how to teach.  In short, each semester I practice educating others, I become a better instructor. But I’ve … ...
What is ruminating and how Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can... Going round and round in your head: Ruminative thinking Rumination is a integral process in maintaining negative thinking, especially when it comes to body image issues and negative associations with … ...
Learning to Trust Yourself After a Betrayal In my last post, I wrote about how couples can begin to recover from an affair. One of the side effects of discovering a betrayal is that you’re not only … ...
4 Action Screenplay Genres That Still Sell                         All four of these action screenplay genres share the script characteristics studios look for when buying any screenplay. … ...
Study: Oculus Rift virtual reality headset induces motion sickness and is sexist in its effects New research has found that the Oculus Rift, a high-end virtual reality headset, puts people at significant risk of motion sickness. The study of 72 college students, published in the journal Experimental Brain Research, found the use of the head-mounted virtual reality display system resulted in a “remarkably high” incidence of motion sickness. Eight of [...]
Blood Test Predicts Which Antidepressant Will Work New blood tests could take the guessing out of antidepressant prescriptions. • 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.
Speeding Up Your Creativity by Slowing Down New research on making creative headway through attentive looking
All Experience Contains a Blessing “Every experience, no matter how bad it seems, holds within it a blessing of some kind. The goal is to find it.” – Buddha There’s certainly no shortage of experiences in the world. In fact, each of us has dozens of them every day. Some, of … ...
Use Self-Monitoring to Change Your Life Would you like to: Stop losing your temper with your children? Get yourself to the gym more often? Eat less sugar? Use fewer swear words? Play with your kids more? Spend … ...
Today I Love Toronto’s Pulse Today I love Toronto’s pulse, the beat that moves traffic to and fro, the surges of people on the sidewalk that are checked by the lights and then let go … ...
7 Simple Ways to Enhance Your Relationship Right Now Enhancing your relationship is about giving it regular attention, effort and care. It is about cultivating your connection. It is about cherishing and supporting your partner. And there are simple ways we can do all these things. Of course, relationships are complex and multilayered. But … ...
When You Need a Creative Pep Talk Maybe you’re overwhelmed by your work. Maybe you’re doubting your abilities. Or everything. Maybe you received negative feedback or lost a client. Maybe you’re feeling stuck with a project. Maybe … ...