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Why Silence Kills Working Relationships Silence is a noxious gas.
RADICAL ACCEPTANCE   Balancing the Past with Now Radical acceptance is an idea, mindset, and skill taught in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), a. It is often introduced as part of a full … ...
Depression common on college campuses; graduate students more at risk Graduate students experience significant stress and are more prone to depression and anxiety than other groups of students. They report greater levels of eating disorders, substance abuse and feelings of hopelessness. A recent report from the University of California, found 47% of doctoral students and 37% of master’s degree students, who were surveyed, to be [...] The post Depression common on college campuses; graduate students more at risk appeared first on PsyPost.
Open Your Mind to Close-Mindedness I don’t think we should be down on people whose minds are closed. Learning is painful, I suspect. At least, uncomfortable. Which is a level of distress. Learning – neurologically … ...
What Separates Great Leaders from Good Leaders? Good ones change when they have to; great ones change BEFORE they have to
Doctors Googling Patients Patients routinely research doctors on the Internet. Is it ethical for doctors to research their patients in return?
Developing a Post-Trauma Identity-Who Am I Now? We are the story we tell ourselves about ourselves. Traumatic events disrupt out story and assault our sense of self. They leave us asking: Who am I if I can’t … ...
Opportunities for Growth Abound As someone who genuinely embraces self-help and positive psychology, I’ve been realizing just how integral it is to truly let myself be. I let myself experience all kinds of emotional states, without judging myself for feeling “less than.” I allow myself to be human. And … ...
“She’s likely to be in her twenties or thirties, middle-class, probably married, probably Christian, “She’s likely to be in her twenties or thirties, middle-class, probably married, probably Christian, probably average intelligence. I just described, you know, your next-door neighbor” — Evolutionary psychologist Melissa Harrison, speaking about her new study on female serial killers in America....
5 Meditations for Navigating Negative, Anxious Thoughts... Navigating negative, anxious thoughts is hard. It’s hard when your mind ruminates on rigid thoughts: I should do things quickly. I should be more productive. I should never say things like that. I shouldn’t make mistakes like that. I should know better. It’s hard when … ...
Do You Need Couples Counseling? The fact that you’re reading this blog means your relationship is not all you want it to be. But how do you distinguish between a period of disconnection or even … ...
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The Real Psychological Reason Diets Are Hard To Follow New study points to a radical new approach to dieting: choosing a diet you can actually enjoy! » Continue reading: The Real Psychological Reason Diets Are Hard To Follow » Read HealthiestBlog.com, the new site from PsyBlog's author Related articles:Here’s The Real Psychological Secret to Weight Loss (And It’s Not Counting Calories) New MIND Diet Lowers Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Over 50% Eating This For Breakfast Reduces Food Cravings Later in The Day Most Unlikely Weight Loss Trick Revealed by Psych Experiment Diet Tip: The Unexpected Effect of Comfort Food on Bad Moods
‘Liberty is a Better Husband’ and Other Perspectives on... With Kate Bolick’s Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own continuing to inspire conversations across the media, and encouraged by the interest in my review of the book here at … ...
Motivation: This Force Has 3 Times The Power of Rewards What can change behaviour two or three times more powerfully than rewards? » Continue reading: Motivation: This Force Has 3 Times The Power of Rewards » Read HealthiestBlog.com, the new site from PsyBlog's author Related articles:The Surprising Power of an Emotional ‘Memory Palace’ Later School Start Times Improve Sleep and Daytime Functioning in Adolescents The Personality Factor That Makes Some Violent Criminals So Dangerous One More Reason Why Teenage Behaviour Can Be So Extreme How to Use Language to Subtly Project Power
Sexual orientation, gender identity tied to eating disorder risk Transgender and non-transgender lesbian, gay and bisexual college students seem to be at the highest risk for eating disorders, according to a new study.
Cuba gay pride calls for equality Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Cubans have marched through the streets of Havana to protest against discrimination.
The Secret To Understanding Yourself Why are you the way you are? We know from research that the three major influences are nature, nurture, and the culture in which you are raised. But, even so, … ...
Psychology Around the Net: May 9, 2015 This week’s Psychology Around the Net focuses on teachers and psychological concepts in the classroom, how exercise relates to your career, how we’re “allowed” to enjoy movies about mental illness, and more. The Most Important Psychological Concepts for Teachers to Apply in Classrooms: A new … ...
Spike activity 08-05-2015 Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: An autonomous truck has been cleared to drive on US roads for the first time according to New Scientist. Robot mudflap girl still being designed. Backchannel covers the recent Facebook filter bubble study. Rare helpful write-up. Surge in US ‘brain-reading‘ patents reports BBC News. […]