|Bruce Jenner, You Are Not Alone
||If you've ever felt like a human being imprisoned in the body of a human doing, say "Aye"
|How Affirmations Can Turn the Tables
||Ever tried psyching yourself up before a job interview so you could bring your best self to the table? Still didn’t get the job? Maybe the emphasis is in the wrong place. Perhaps you started your day like Annette Bening in “American Beauty”: “I will sell this house today. … ...
|The Spirit of the Time
||A thought to consider: “The spirit of this time has condemned us to haste” (CJ Jung). ...
|10 Ways to Stay Connected with Your Adolescent
||There are affirmative actions parents can take to stay meaningfully and satisfyingly connected to their teenager as the process of adolescence grows them apart, as it is meant to do.
|Are You Becoming Your Parents?
||It’s one of the most subtle, underlying questions that I hear in various forms nearly every day in my office. Some version of, “Am I going to become like my … ...
|Want To Be Successful? Learn the Art of Struggle
|| What do Jay Z, Jaws, and Oprah have in common? There were all born out of struggle. And while it’s easy to pinpoint their success, what we often … ...
|Cardiorespiratory fitness contributes to successful brain aging
||Cardiorespiratory fitness may positively impact the structure of white matter in the brains of older adults. These results suggest that exercise could be prescribed to lessen age-related declines in brain structure.
|'Chemo brain' is real, say researchers
||Chemotherapy can lead to excessive mind wandering and an inability to concentrate, research shows. Dubbed 'chemo-brain,' the negative cognitive effects of the cancer treatment have long been suspected, but this study is the first to explain why patients have difficulty paying attention.
|Controlling arterial tone and blood flow in the brain
||Researchers have performed the first human-based study to identify calcium channels in cerebral arteries and determine the distinct role each channel plays in helping control blood flow to the brain.
|Being Alone Versus Lonely
||Ahhhh…..alone time. I used to simultaneously crave and dread it. (This was because I was such terrible company to spend time with.) Today, I just crave it. Sometimes I crave … ...
|Introduction to Investing in Healthy Minds
||True or False: As a society we should be investing more in the mental health of young people.
I’m guessing you answered “true.” But can you prove it?
|Fifty Shades of Tattooing: Body Art, Risk and Personality
||Women readers of the Fifty Shades trilogy have higher rates of risky behavior So do women who get tattoos. Both of these may be outward signs of a predisposition to take risk rather than a cause of such behavior.
|Healthy Living: Yes – There is an APP for That
||“There’s an APP for that.” How many times a day do we hear someone say those words? Frequently, the APP they’re talking about is for finding a hook-up, a vegetarian … ...
|How Depressing Thoughts Mess With Your Memory
How depressing thoughts can interfere with everyday concentration and memory.
» Continue reading: How Depressing Thoughts Mess With Your Memory
» Read HealthiestBlog.com, the new site from PsyBlog's author
Related articles:Exercise Can Improve Long-Term Memory
How To Improve Memory Five-Fold in 45 Minutes
The Simple Change to Daily Routine That Fights Bothersome Negative Thoughts That Won’t Go Away
Gesturing While Talking Influences Thoughts
Green Tea Improves Working Memory
|Mapping Altered States of Consciousness
||Lucid dreaming seems far closer to waking than to deep sleep but what does this mean? Could we ever map states of consciousness and understand the relationships between them?
|3 Ways to Cultivate Genuine Self-Esteem
||When we have low self-esteem, we feel anxious, helpless and depressed. We may not be able to accomplish our goals, have fulfilling relationships and create a meaningful life for ourselves. If you’re struggling with low self-esteem, you might see yourself in the below words. Marie … ...
|Apples And Oranges And ADHD
||In our ongoing series of posts that, although not advertised as such, are aimed at debunking myths associated with ADHD, a decision has been made to address the discrepancy in … ...
|Compassion and Understanding in Bipolar Disorder
||As hard as I may try, I am not neurotypical. As hard as I push myself, I’m going to have a harder time than most people. It’s not an excuse; … ...
|Is It My Fault That I’m Sick?
||Why me? Almost all the cancer and chronic illness patients I ever worked with wondered if there was something they may have done to cause their cancer, autoimmune disease, neurodegenerative … ...
|The Worst-Case Scenario if He Doesn’t Call
||Last week’s cartoon was about recognizing talent and ability in a person struggling with addiction. Never give up. Miracles happen. For any cartoon you enjoy, you’re invited to share it … ...