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Today I Love Friday The Thirteenth Today I love Friday the thirteenth because this Friday the thirteenth is my birthday. I love that the moon was full last night ’cause if I get a little bit … ...
Sensory stimuli control dopamine in the brain The type and intensity of stimuli control the activity of nerve cells that release the neurotransmitter dopamine, report scientists.
ADHD Medication Or Not: Part II? Introduction In my previous article, I described two different types of treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder for children.  They included sleep and exercise.  In this article, I will expand … ...
As Though Your Life Depended on It Faced with a threat to his very existence, the composer responded in the most uniquely human way possible—with an act of artistic creation.
ADHD Medication Or Not? Introduction Are you worried about your child being on medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?  Have you considered alternative treatment methods for your child?  This article will explore alternative treatment … ...
Facing Fears of Taking the Leap to Private Practice-Featuring... Many clinicians feel scared when it comes to the decision to take the leap into private practice. It’s important to note that any time we step outside of our comfort zone, it is normal to feel some level of anxiety and fear. In this instance, … ...
Best of Our Blogs: January 13, 2017 I’m currently working on a wellness article. A few experts recommend an easy, and life-changing tip that we simply don’t do enough. This isn’t about decluttering or exercising. While those are great wellness tips, it’s not as emotionally freeing as this. Pause. We’ve been trained by … ...
Would You Hang Out in a Public Living Room? In a public library in Blackpool, England is a room filled with cozy couches and armchairs, coffee tables, and comforting food and drinks such as tea and biscuits and jam. … ...
Can you do a lower fee? Can you do a lower fee?   The exchange of money for your services is not simply a financial transaction in business. There is often an unconscious exchange happening as well, an acknowledgment of roles and of value.   This exchange is powerful when brought … ...
A Cheap New Wonder Drug? A one-time purchase might improve your health for life.
What Body Acceptance Is and What It Isn’t: Q&A... For you body acceptance might feel elusive. It might feel out of reach. It might seem overwhelming or foreign or just unnatural. Maybe you think it’s insignificant or unrealistic or … ...
You can be happy and lonely at the same time This is worrisome for a number of reasons, perhaps none greater than all of the health problems with which loneliness is associated.
Obesity-linked diagnoses on the rise among youth Study finds a sharp rise in health insurance claims filed on behalf of young people with obesity-related conditions more typically associated with older adults.
Who am I? The key to understanding yourself We all have a moment when we’re not sure who we are anymore. The people we were closest to may have fed us lies about our identity, either putting us on a pedestal, or making us feel useless. Or perhaps you carry a different persona at work, in private, socially and with family. You feel […]
Implicit Racial Prejudice and Explicit Discrimination Recent media coverage has questioned the utility of research on implicit biases. This article responds to criticisms of the IAT.
A Dog That Is Afraid of Loud Noises Is Afraid of Everything Research indicates that dogs that are easily frightened by loud noises are much more apt to be fearful in many situations, show separation anxiety, and even aggressive behaviors.
Managing Anxious Behavior in Children: 7 Tips Stress and anxiety is a normal part of life for many people, including children. Children, like adults can struggle with intense feelings of frustration and anxiety leading to challenges in … ...
Physical Health and Mental Health, Part 3: Getting a... This is Part 3 in the “Physical Health and Mental Health” series. Click to read Part 1 and Part 2. There is a strong relationship between Physical Health and Mental Health. Both play a significant role in our lives. It has been found that staying physically … ...
Found: Neurons that orient bats toward destination Bats – like humans – can find their favorite fruit stand (or coffee shop) even when it’s hidden behind a screen or tall buildings. How? Scientists have now identified the neurons that point bats in the right direction, even when their destination is obscured. This could aid understanding of some aspects of Alzheimer’s.
Thank a Pharmacist Today is National Pharmacist Day.  This post is a shout out to all the pharmacists across the country for being available (in many pharmacies) 24 hours a day for consultation. … ...