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When Good Communication Skills Are Not Enough Stresses outside of a marriage hit partners with a double whammy, depriving them of quality "together time" and depleting their resolve for good communication.
Be Spontaneous to Be Creative “If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.” Marc Chagall But creative expression involves using and balancing both our “heart” and “head” working together. … ...
World Health Organization Shines Light and Spreads Hope for... April 7th, 2017 the World Health Organization launches a year-long campaign called on a global health issue for Global Health Day, and this year that focus is depression via #LetsTalk. IFred joins in that effort with a campaign asking for all to plant sunflowers around … ...
How to Pen a Poem that Helps You Express Your Heart “Poetry is the language of the soul,” writes Kim Rosen in her beautiful book Saved By a Poem. Poetry is vivid images, snapshots and sharp words. Like music, poetry is a … ...
Listening to Our Parenting Intuition Perhaps no human endeavor engenders as much well-meaning advice as parenting. Parenting books, websites abound. Friends, relatives (mothers in law?), strangers, and of course the media are happy to offer … ...
Study: Young men flaunt attractive romantic partners New research published in Evolutionary Psychological Science examined whether men flaunt attractive partners to enhance their own social status. The findings from the four-part study suggest that a romantic partner can function like a luxury watch or other conspicuous goods to enhance the status of the flaunter. The research was published online March 16, 2017. A survey [...]
The five types of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder When we think of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) we tend to imagine what we have seen on TV: a Niles Crane-esque character who cleans every table he sits at with a wet wipe, or a suburban mum who can’t get out of the house because her door is blocked with miscellaneous items she’s hoarding. The […]
Eat. Drink. Man. Woman. Stress. Fat. A few years ago a movie came out called, Eat. Drink. Man. Woman. It won the Best Foreign Picture Award in Hollywood that year. In the movie people did a … ...
5 Convincing Ways Controlling Partners Deceive You Scary. Many readers have let me know that my pieces about the signs of controlling behavior and the steps to take in leaving a controlling partner have resonated with them. Unfortunately, emotionally abusive relationships are far too common, and I have also received many messages … ...
How to Break Up When You Still Have to Live Together Five simple tips for keeping it as simple as possible.
Amp Up Your Parenting Power Through Fitness Being a good parent is hard. Exercise can make you an even better one.
Homing system delivers drugs to specific neurons Biomedical engineers have developed a way to deliver drugs to specific types of neurons in the brain, providing an unprecedented ability to study neurological diseases while promising a more targeted way to treat them.
How learning in the present shapes future learning Neurons in the prefrontal cortex “teach” neurons in the hippocampus to “learn” rules that distinguish memory-based predictions in otherwise identical situations, suggesting that learning in the present helps guide learning in the future, according to research.
But I’ve always been told I can’t do it!... A client shows up with a limiting belief: I can’t do anything right! You ask: What makes you think you can’t? Well, I’ve always been told I don’t have what … ...
ADHD and Sedentary Behavior Just sitting around is one of the most dangerous things you can do. Sedentary behavior has been linked to all sorts of health conditions and to early death – hence … ...
Neuroscientists identify brain circuit necessary for memory formation A study of neural circuits that underlie memory consolidation reveals memories are formed simultaneously in the hippocampus and long-term storage location of brain's cortex, with long-term memories remaining 'silent' for two weeks before maturing, which upends dominant theories of memory consolidation.
Just Say ‘Maybe’ When you have a tough time making a choice, it can drive you crazy… and waste a lot of time. Here’s the internal dialogue of an indecisive person.    Maybe I should do this. No, maybe I should really do that. I don’t know what … ...
The 2 Personality Traits Women Claim Are Most Attractive In Men Study tests if personality can possibly beat looks... • 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.
Life B.D. (Before my son’s Death) and A.D (After... Life as I know it is divided between life before my son’s death and after. Almost three years later, the person BD (Before Death) and AD (After Death) are two different persons. … ...
The Frenzy Surrounding Mama June’s Weight Loss Isn’t Healthy... By now, you’ve probably seen all of the headlines about Mama June Shannon’s weight loss. If the name doesn’t ring the bell, she’s the mother of Honey Boo Boo, a … ...