|Normal Problems Are Nothing When You Have A Mental
||One thing that I’m continually amazed by is the fact that things that were once a huge deal before I was diagnosed practically became little more than minor inconveniences after living with a mental illness long enough. These include things like rejection, opportunity loss, breakups, bad days, pretty much anything...
|Science and the Online Dating Profile
||Online dating is the new singles bar, one in which your words won't be drowned out by the music. But which words should you use? There is some scientific evidence about relatively more effective ways to turn an online contact into a real huggable moment.
|Leaders: We Love Humble Leaders But Idolize Narcissists
||Research shows that humble leaders whose focus is to serve others are equally successful, but more importantly, capture the hearts and loyalty of others.
|What Disabled People Can Teach Us About Sex – And Why We Should Listen
||The sexuality of disabled people has long been suppressed and exploited. But in recent years, people with physical and cognitive impairments have been pushing back, fighting for sexual citizenship, and upending standard notions of gender, pleasure, and sexuality. ...
|Let Go of Truth
||Truth is moment-specific (reality updates itself non-stop). Truth is mind-specific (mind is fundamentally subjective and so are its proclamations of truth). Let go of truth (and open up to what so inexpressibly is)....
|Prescription Medication for Bipolar Disorder
||Medication Education The medications that are prescribed for bipolar disorder can be very helpful to an individual who experiences extreme depression or mania to such an extent that his/her behaviors cause problems in their lives. Many individuals who have experienced mania will tell you that their career has been damaged,...
|The Surprising Facts about Online Dating
||It’s becoming socially more acceptable to admit to finding a mate online, but there remain many misconceptions about online dating. Find out what you know, and don't know, about online dating sites with this 8-item true-false quiz.
|What's Your Online Dating IQ?
||It’s becoming socially more acceptable to admit to finding a mate online, but there remain many misconceptions about online dating. Find out your online dating IQ with this 8-item quiz that separates myth from reality.
|No, There Is No Such Thing As ADHD
||Understanding the interplay of temperament and trauma reveals the fiction of ADHD.
|The Path to True Compassion
||Sometimes bad boundaries can disguise themselves as compassion. I didn’t realize this until eight or nine years into therapy. I always thought I opened my arms for anyone and everyone who needed help because of my years training to be a nun, as my responsibility to “let peace begin with...
|The Bizarre Reason Conservatives Are NOT Happier Than Liberals
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|Video on Depression
||Depression comes in many forms. Here is a sample of depression that I endure from time to time....
|Teaching science to the brain: How the brain learns the way things work
||For the first time, scientists have traced the brain processes that occur during the learning of technical concepts. The findings reveal how new technical knowledge is built up in the brain during the course of different learning stages. The findings foreshadow the capability to assess the effectiveness of instruction and efficiency of learning by monitoring changes in the brain.
|What Would You Never Dream of Doing?
||Ones (Perfectionists) Would Never Dream of:
• being half an hour late to work
• not making reservations for every night of their vacation
• leaving their clothes in a heap and their dishes unwashed all week
• using their sleeve for a napkin
• taking a relaxing bath just before guests come
|Yes, You Can Raise Happy Children After Divorce
||Intuitively, we feel that children should be raised by two married parents living together. But an avalanche of studies over the past 40 years shows that this isn’t what they need. Research shows that about 80-percent of children of divorce adapt well and see no lasting negative effects on their grades, social adjustment, or mental health. So what do kids need?
||Extreme coupling is an activity that combines shopping skills with couponing in an attempt to save as much money as possible while accumulating the most groceries. Extreme couponers spend hours and hours on the internet or scouring scouring rubbish tips or supermarket car parks looking for coupons. But can it be addictive?
|A Makeup-Free Year
||The other day I was scheduled to do a media interview. I hadn’t done one of those in awhile, but I still remembered the drill. RULE #1: Wear makeup on camera, or risk appearing to have actually died during the interview. (Not ideal under any circumstances, but especially not when you...
|Are Muslim Arabs Especially Fatalistic?
||Many commentators claim that Muslim Arabs are fatalistic, that they believe what happens in life is mostly beyond their control. Are these claims valid?
|New anti-inflammatory molecule could halt MS progression
||A new drug-like molecule that can halt inflammation has shown promise in preventing the progression of multiple sclerosis. Researchers developed the molecule inhibit a key signal that triggers inflammation.
|Social Media Management Tools and Costs
||So we have talked about why you need social media, how to plan your strategy and tips and tricks for posting. Lastly, I want to share with you the tools we have used to get our social media out to the world. This by no means is an exhaustive list....