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Getting the Affection You Want There are a lot of components to intimacy: physical, emotional, sexual, spiritual. Affection can actually be part of all of them. If you’re feeling disconnected from your partner, working on … ...
The Real Reason Women Fake Orgasms They begin to have sex. It starts slowly and then both the man and woman quickly become excited. But almost as soon as the intercourse starts and the man looks … ...
CBT For Bipolar Disorder: Part II Introduction In my previous article, I discussed two techniques to manage symptoms associated with Bipolar Disorder.  They included accepting your diagnosis and stabilizing your routine.  This article will expand upon … ...
Is the Truth Out There? A Way to Discover Who’s Lying to You With the media covering “facts” and “alternative facts,” and what constitutes a lie, new research suggests how to detect the liars lurking in your own life.
Mastering the Clinical Conversation: Q & A with Matthieu... Matthieu Villatte, Ph.D, is a scientific researcher, clinical trainer at the Evidence-Based Practice Institute in Seattle and co-author of Mastering the Clinical Conversation : Language as Intervention , the first book based in relational frame theory (RFT) that teaches clinicians to harness the power of … ...
Psychology Around the Net: January 28, 2017 As you read this, I’m hanging with friends in a cabin snuggled in the middle of snow-covered mountains, and I don’t feel one bit of guilt about it. Last week, I mentioned I was extremely busy with a work project. I was scrambling to finish … ...
Depression doesn’t mean I’m broken, it means I deserve...   I could feel the sadness creeping up again, like an unwelcome relative looking over my shoulder and breathing down my neck. I didn’t want it to come, but it … ...
Is Big Always Better? I was a little disappointed that no one added any predictions to my last column and cartoon. Even if you’re not a psychic (note: psychics are welcome here), I was … ...
Balancing Optimism and Pessimism There are optimists and pessimists, and some are a combination of the two. This blog discusses the balancing of both, and why some people are one way or the other.
State Of Being My mom says I act like I am drunk, like my medication affects me in such a way that I am fuzzy. I know I am not as sharp as … ...
How Not to Cope with a Narcissist Dysfunctional behavior applies to everyone. It’s not just the narcissist who is flawed in their perception and responses. The people around them frequently utilize maladjusted coping mechanisms (or defense mechanisms) in an attempt to handle the toxic situation or manage the narcissism. Here are some … ...
An Exercise for Transforming Negative Thoughts into Empowering Ones... I can’t do anything right. In fact, I can’t do anything. No one will ever love this faulty, flawed body. I am always such a mess. This situation will never … ...
Scared and Alone – The Reality of Pain Some kids and young adults have more than their fair share of trauma. This week I saw a kid who came to therapy as the “identified patient” only for me … ...
Can a Simple Psychological Trick Help You Fall Out... Yes, it’s possible. After a devastating breakup, it’s normal to still feel in love with your ex — you wouldn’t have been with them if you didn’t. And it takes a lot of time to get over that and move on with someone new. 11 … ...
Self-Soothing During Difficult Times The ups and downs of bipolar disorder provide ripe ingredients for a crisis. During mania we may feel phenomenal and deny that a serious situation is occurring, but our behavior … ...
Scientists find brain hormone that triggers fat burning Biologists have identified a brain hormone that appears to trigger fat burning in the gut. Their findings in animal models could have implications for future pharmaceutical development.
France bans free soda refills in attack on obesity The French government said no restaurants can offer free refills of sodas and other sugary drinks.
Research suggests way to improve stroke treatments Working with animal models, researchers now have demonstrated the potential of giving a drug in combination with tPA that might improve stroke outcomes and increase the window of opportunity for the therapy.
Hit the Hay: Three Reasons Why Good Sleep is... One in three American adults don’t get enough sleep. Though Johns Hopkins Medicine reports that as many as ninety percent of North Americans respond to this chronic lack of sleep … ...
Recovering Your Smile in Recovery Substance abuse wears on every part of your body. Your mouth isn’t an exception. Teeth may become filled with cavities, cracks, and staining. In severe cases, an addict may lose … ...