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How to Stop Being a Doormat and Regain Your... Are you tired of feeling like a doormat? You know, like everyone’s walking all over you, taking what they need with little or no concern for what you need? Perhaps … ...
Seeking Support for ADHD ADHD support is pretty important, if you have ADHD. Even if you don’t know you have ADHD, that support is important. I’m talking about the kind of support I received … ...
Project Semicolon Founder Amy Bleuel Dies at 31 Amy Bleuel wanted to honor her father’s passing, after he died due to suicide. She settled on a potent symbol to help express the hope when a life is saved — the semicolon. It is a symbol of the perseverance that comes from grappling with … ...
Let’s Find a Nice Planet and Get Out of Here It seems that human beings have been searching for another planet for as long as they have had telescopes. They have dreamed of other people from other planets. They have … ...
Today I Love This Dainty Snow Today I love this dainty snow of spring and the way it did not turn to freezing rain as its potential to do so was predicted. I love that I … ...
How Social Media Influences Offline Behavior What happens on Facebook stays on Facebook? Maybe not. Considering how much time we spend on social media, it makes sense that our online interactions could affect our behavior IRL. And researchers are increasingly finding that this is the case, for better and for worse. Let’s start with the “better.”...
Managing Bipolar Disorder: Q&A with Stephen M. Strakowski, MD... TCPR: Dr. Strakowski, it’s often difficult to be certain of a bipolar disorder diagnosis based on an initial evaluation. As clinicians, we’re always looking for better screening questions to quickly hone in on whether the patient has had genuine manic episodes. How do you start … ...
Paper Napkin Mental Health Challenge #7: Power Pose Has a grown-up ever told you to stop slouching or to sit up straight? I know the reminder might get on your nerves, but it turns out that improving your posture isn’t … ...
Best of Our Blogs: March 31, 2017 My inbox and podcast are filled with beauty, and health and wellness tips. People who take care of their physical health are cool. I want to drink smoothies and eat acai bowls with them. But don’t you wish we could talk about emotional health in the … ...
Sex Unleashes Your Tongue A new study suggests that a sexy ambiance on first dates makes people more talkative and more open to future interactions.
Why Friends Should Have Full Legal Rights as Co-Parents... In Canada, two friends who wanted to co-parent a child made history by winning a court case that awarded them the same legal rights as married parents. I described that … ...
How and When to Discuss Adoption With Your Child Are you ready for your child's questions about their adoption? Having confidence and pride in the story of how you became a family is essential to a child's healthy development.
More evidence linking stress to obesity Researchers confirm the link between chronic stress and packing on pounds, as well as difficulty shedding excess weight.
Online Reviews Cannot Be Trusted. Really. Part I Consumer Affairs reviewers give Healthgrades, an online medical review site, a one star rating. We found out why. W. Lee wrote: “A negative review was posted about my practice by someone located … ...
The Levels of Deceptive People There is a moment of realization when working with a person who seems nice on the surface that something is not right. It usually comes in a flash and without awareness, it retreats just as quickly. It is important to listen to those warning signals. … ...
When Childhood Trauma Meets Creative Television Think the effects of childhood trauma are irreversible? The corrective emotional experience is a reason for realistic optimism.
How to make time for fitness when you are a busy parent Everyone struggles with making time for health and fitness. We simply live incredibly busy, fast paced lives. When you add parenting into the mix, it can feel like attempts at a regular exercise routine are impossibilities. When you can’t even find time to go to the bathroom or to cook a meal without some sort […]
The Politics of Talking Politics at Work Politics is already a sensitive subject at the office. The touchiness has been amplified recently. Yet whether it’s in the office, during happy hour or even on social media, politics will likely come up. Although it’s easier said than done, plenty of experts maintain you … ...
On Race and the Internet While the Internet has long been seen as the last bastion of free speech where anyone could post comments without fear, the dark side of this freedom is also apparent
Staying Safe In A Fast-Changing World Everyday accidents are on the rise and here's how to avoid them.