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Non-Judgment Day What if beauty is a quality of being, a verb not a noun?
Thoreau: The Video Game A video game based on "Walden" offers a virtual walk in the woods, even as it contradicts the spirit of Thoreau's book.
Tool helps evaluate likely outcomes for elderly patients with traumatic brain injury Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death for people age 45 and younger in the United States, but, as people live longer, this type of injury is becoming more prevalent in those 75 and older. Treatment and recovery of the elderly population is even more challenging for physicians and other caregivers because these patients are more likely to have other health issues that can complicate their recovery and rehabilitation.
An Immigration Phenomena: The Effects of Forced Migration... And if there was one bitter lesson the times had taught all those “hunted down and forced into exile at a time hostile to all art and all collections, then it is the art of saying goodbye to everything that was once our pride and … ...
What Is an Anxious Attachment Style and How Can... In my last post, What’s my Attachment Style and Why Does it Matter?, I gave you an overview of the three primary attachment styles (secure, anxious, and avoidant) and how … ...
Functional brain training alleviates chemotherapy-induced peripheral nerve damage in cancer survivor A type of functional brain training known as neurofeedback shows promise in reducing symptoms of chemotherapy-induced nerve damage, or neuropathy in cancer survivors, according to a study that is the largest to date to determine the benefits of neurofeedback in cancer survivors.
Alternate Facts and Schizophrenia Most of us know what it is like to hear the roar of a waterfall or a fast moving river. Most people do not know what it is like to … ...
My Future’s So Bright I learned, a long time ago, that nothing is ever so bad that it can’t get better. I also learned a long time ago that when things get better, the … ...
Bipolar Medication Mindfulness Living with bipolar disorder often means taking medications regularly. That alone is a tough pill to swallow. Finding the right medicine “cocktail” often involves a month (or longer) journey of … ...
Precise technique tracks dopamine in the brain Researchers have devised a way to measure dopamine in the brain much more precisely than previously possible, which should allow scientists to gain insight into dopamine's roles in learning, memory, and emotion.
Today I Love Friday’s Friendly Frenzy Today I love Friday’s friendly frenzy of activities that keep me zipping along even with this damned head cold. I love that when I engage in physical activity the symptoms … ...
Is “Grima” Its Own Emotion? You know that special feeling you get when you hear the sound of nails on a chalkboard? In Spanish, it’s called grima. In English, well, we don’t have a word for it. “That feeling you get when you hear the sound of nails on a chalkboard” is pretty much the...
Saving brain cells from stroke A neuroprotective compound tested in rats provides two-pronged protection for brain cells during stroke and improves physical and cognitive outcomes in the treated animals, report scientists.
The Physical Health and Mental Health Connection It’s been said that the ancient Greeks believed that central to having a sound mind was having a sound body. They were correct. We are one integrated organism, not a random collection of parts. What affects the body affects the mind. When interviewing a new … ...
Can You Be Addicted to a Person? The short answer is yes. While this might seem like a strange concept, those who have been victims understand it all too well. An acquaintance starts sending excessive messages, magically showing up unexpectedly, asks too intimate or probing questions, gives inappropriate gifts, and seems to … ...
Best of Our Blogs: March 3, 2017 The world is so noisy with its dramas, tragedies and immediate need for attention. It’s easy to get lured by it and then forget you can only do so much on the outside. Real answers and solutions come from deep within. We’re frantic if we missed … ...
The New Committed Relationship: For Parenting, Not Romance Families have evolved in all sorts of ways. Now there are singles who come together only to raise children. They find romance elsewhere, if they are interested in it at all.
Potential Romantic Partners: When Not Getting Involved Is the... When I talk about people who are single at heart – those who live their best, most authentic, most meaningful, and most fulfilling lives by living single – I usually … ...
4 Factors that Contribute to Suicide Attempts Between 25-56% of people with bipolar disorder will attempt suicide at some point. People who have the disorder are at 20-30 times the risk of suicide than the general population. … ...
15 Ideas for Playing and Tapping into Your Creativity Below, you’ll find 15 ideas for tapping into your creativity, playing, getting inspired and maybe even seeing the world through a brighter, more magical lens. Look for wonder and magic within your … ...