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Parenting Asperger’s And NLD Children: Using Help Children with Asperger’s or NLD often receive help at school and outside school. They might see OT’s, psychologists, guidance counselors, special education teachers, and Speech and Language therapists, as a … ...
What It Feels Like to Battle the Inner Demons Some days I feel perfect.  I feel like the world as at my doorstep and like I can conquer anything. And other days I feel like I am under siege.  The aggressor is inside my brain, and it takes all of my mental, physical, and … ...
New molecular discovery may help identify drug therapies to prevent dementia Scientists have discovered a molecular pathway in the brain that may help provide answers to long-term memory problems in the elderly and aid researchers in identifying drug-based therapies to prevent dementia.
7 Simple Smoothies to Boost Your Mood I have mentioned in some of my posts that drinking a green smoothie is one of my more effective sanity tools. For fear of sounding like an infomercial, I must say that I realize there is no simple cure for depression. But I do think … ...
Becoming the Woman of His Dreams Linda:  For some people, giving comes more naturally. To create a great partnership, an abundant amount of giving is required. If you dream of hearing your partner say that you … ...
Grieving: Should You Dive into Emotion or Jump into Action? Is diving into emotion the "right way" to grieve? Research shows that both "feeling" and "doing" can help people cope and adjust to adversity. What's the right blend for you?
Can a Narcissist Be Remorseful, Empathetic, or Forgiving?... Try to point out a narcissist’s mistakes and the attack is likely to be returned with force. Expect a narcissist to show understanding during a difficult time and the conversation will quickly be turned back towards the narcissist. Ask a narcissist to forgive an error … ...
Suppressing a DNA-repairing protein in brain could be key to treating aggressive tumors Inhibiting a DNA-repairing protein in brain could be key to treating aggressive tumors, say researchers.
'Housekeepers' of the brain renew themselves more quickly than first thought Cells in the brain responsible for detecting and fixing minor damage renew themselves more quickly than previously thought, new research has shown.
Glia, not neurons, are most affected by brain aging The difference between an old brain and a young brain isn't so much the number of neurons but the presence and function of supporting cells called glia. In a new article, researchers who examined postmortem brain samples from 480 individuals ranging in age from 16 to 106 found that the state of someone's glia is so consistent through the years that it can be used to predict someone's age.
Can a Psychopath Kiss a Baby, and Mean It? Kissing a baby is often used as the supreme metaphor for showing you are an honest person. New research shows why it’s so important to us when judging someone’s true character.
What's the Best Way to Judge a Psychopath's Empathy? We need the people we place our trust into to show they're empathic. New research shows why baby-kissing becomes such an important measure of psychopathy.
Meryl Streep and the Power of Empathy at Work Meryl Streep’s emotional speech at the Golden Globes holds some lessons for business leaders and our office cultures.
Why Trump’s Election May Be Especially Difficult for Many... I have heard from many who grew up with dysfunction, abuse, or narcissistic control how upset they feel by Donald Trump’s election. As one person told me, “It feels like a nightmare. An egomaniac who cares little for my welfare is taking over my country … ...
Today I Love Seeing The Future Today I love seeing the future, though I know I can’t actually tell what will happen, so I love seeing the future I’m hoping for. I love that there are … ...
What Happens When We Die I don’t know (just in case you were wondering). In fact, I have no idea what happens. However, intriguingly, I am not in as large of a majority here as I … ...
Biological changes could underlie higher psychosis risk in immigrants A new study could explain how migrating to another country increases a person's risk of developing schizophrenia, by altering brain chemistry. Immigrants had higher levels of the brain chemical dopamine than non-immigrants in the study; abnormal dopamine levels are linked to symptoms of schizophrenia, say the researchers.
3 Tips for Using Social Media to Market Your... The advent of social media brought about some unique challenges as well as opportunities for clinicians in private practice. It appears that more clinicians are starting to utilize social media platforms as a way to market their private practices. While social media is often not … ...
Cocaine users make riskier decisions after losing a gamble People addicted to cocaine make riskier decisions than healthy people after losing a potential reward, according to a study. In the study, researchers show that this heightened sensitivity to loss displayed by the cocaine users correlated with an exaggerated decrease in a part of the brain that processes rewards.
How Parents Can Help Their Children Without Psychiatric Meds Are parents being served by the current "mental disorder labeling and medicating" model? Join experts from around the world as we look at alternative models and helping strategies.