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Therapist Blog Challenge #21: Maintaining Space in a Relationship... I’m excited to present a blog challenge that has to do with one of my favorite topics: relationships. Specifically, you’ll have the chance to explore the idea of how a person can maintain his/her own space (physically and emotionally) while also being in a relationship. Headline  Come … ...
4 Ways to Deal with Job Search Rejection The resume that goes off into the online application ether. The call for a second interview that never comes. The rejection letter from your dream job that hits you like a ton of bricks. No matter what stage you are at in the job search … ...
Tackling the Feeling that You Can’t Get Social Interaction... I took my car in to have it’s oil changed today, I also went to the usual coffee shop I go to to do my work. In both instances I … ...
When Men Aren't As Good-Looking As They Think Research finds, again, that men tend to overestimate their own attractiveness.
Blood markers identify women at risk for postpartum depression The hormone oxytocin, sometimes called 'the love hormone,' may be a factor in postpartum depression, when a mother has a lower than normal level. A blood marker now may help identify the risk, investigators now report.
What Helicopter Parents Need to Know How can concerned parents help today's college students become healthier, more successful young adults?
Habits Protect Students Against Decision Fatigue In my habits class, we watched my very favorite TED talk, The Paradox of Choice. Barry Schwartz explains that much of the stress, anxiety and depression in our modern world … ...
5 Tips for Coping with a Really Bad Day What to do when everything is going wrong.
Top 3 Signs That a Person You Know is... Before I jump into listing the signs, I want to emphasize that often people, who struggle with severe depression, may not find the willpower or desire to seek professional help … ...
Insulin resistance increases risk for Alzheimer's disease, study finds A strong association between insulin resistance and memory function decline has been found by researchers who suggest that this link increases the risk for Alzheimer's disease.
It don't mean a thing if the brain ain't got that swing Like Duke Ellington's 1931 jazz standard, the human brain improvises while its rhythm section keeps up a steady beat. But when it comes to taking on intellectually challenging tasks, groups of neurons tune in to one another for a fraction of a second and harmonize, then go back to improvising, according to new research.
Teaching Your Child to Pay Attention Amid Digital Distractions... Technology has its pros and cons. A TV show or iPad app can help kids learn about everything from history to animals. However, too much time with electronic devices starts to hamper attention and steal time away from other important things. In her latest book … ...
Whitney Houston’s Daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown Has Passed Away... Any child can be born into difficult circumstances but the children of celebrities face unique challenges. From virtually the moment she was born, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was surrounded by addiction … ...
The Tears We Cry What we can learn from microscopic photographs of the tears we cry....
Neural efficiency hypothesis confirmed One of the big questions intelligence researchers grapple with is just how differences in intelligence are reflected in the human brain. Researchers have succeeded in studying further details relating to suspected functional differences in the brains of intelligent people. Among their findings: the authors suggest that it is impossible to "exercise" working memory. This has been a controversial issue among scientists in recent years because of contradictory findings in different studies.
This Common Workplace Behaviour is Contagious, Which Explains a Lot! This common behaviour spreads like wildfire in the office. Related articles:The Workplace Behaviour That is Unexpectedly Worse Than Bullying The Most Common Mental Health Problem is ‘Contagious’ The Common Painkiller That Also Kills Pleasure Happiness is Contagious and Powerful on Social Media Why This Beautiful Human Behaviour is Highly Infectious
Put an End to Bruxism   Stress! We’ve all felt it. Sometimes it can be a motivating force, like doing well on a test. But, prolonged over a long period of time, it can become … ...
Babies' brains show that social skills linked to second language learning Babies learn language best by interacting with people rather than passively through a video or audio recording. But it's been unclear what aspects of social interactions make them so important for learning. New findings demonstrate for the first time that an early social behavior called gaze shifting is linked to infants' ability to learn new language sounds.
7 Ways Mentally Strong People Combat Stress While stress causes some people to crumble, mentally strong people continue to thrive in the midst of added tension.
Researchers identify neural signature of tunnel vision A new study measured brain activity while people watched clips from Alfred Hitchcock and other suspenseful films. During high suspense moments, the brain narrows what people see and focuses their attention on the story. During less suspenseful moments of the film clips, viewers devote more attention to their surroundings.