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Paper Napkin Mental Health Challenge #3: Mindfulness Humans are natural-born time travelers. If you’ve ever driven somewhere and ended up at your destination without remembering how you reached it, you’ve experienced this phenomenon firsthand. In fact, this ability to … ...
Does Truth Still Exist, or Are There Just Alternative Facts? Kellyanne Conway, advisor to President Trump, introduced a new term into most people’s lexicon: “alternative facts.” What does this phrase tell us about what it means to be human?
Having a Breakthrough We all have flashbacks at some point in our lives. Sounds, smells, or familiar sights that transport us back to a time and place that we most likely had forgotten … ...
Who needs stress? We all do. Moderate stress is beneficial to emotional health.
He Said, She Said – What’s Missing in Text... So he said, “I’m not really dating you because we’re just talking.” And she said, “I’m not really dubbing you because I still like you.” And then he said, “Let’s … ...
Efforts to Reach Human Trafficking Victims are Falling Short Working with victims of domestic violence does not translate into adequate training to handle human trafficking cases. We must come up with a separate approach for these victims.
Premature babies don't use sensory-prediction brain process that may be key to development Babies born prematurely don't use their expectations about the world to shape their brains as babies born at full term do, important evidence that this neural process is important to development.
Answers to how our brains make meaning, with the help of a little LSD We all have particular experiences or particular things -- a favorite song, for example -- that mean much more to us than others. Now, researchers who've studied how perceptions of meaning change when people take the psychedelic drug known as LSD have traced that sense of meaningfulness to particular neurochemicals and receptors in the brain.
The Unexpected Way To Win Any Argument Don't just contradict them -- try a more radical approach. Dr Jeremy Dean's ebooks are: The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
Michelle Williams Describes Pain of Leaving Home Shared with... In the wake of tragedy, so many people cling to reminders of someone they have lost. Often, they will keep a bedroom exactly as it was when that person was … ...
Undiagnosed ADHD and the Little Questions Before I was diagnosed with ADHD, I had some suspicions. More than anything, though, I had a bunch of unanswered little questions. Questions like: Why do I make so many … ...
Your Relationship With Mother Earth: Are You A... “All things are connected like the blood that unites us. We do not weave the web of life, we are merely a strand in it. Whatever we do to the … ...
Running from Addiction–5 Minute Video With Walter Barrerra... One man’s moving, powerful journey to addiction and back. A must-see, short video. Running from Addiction from Brad Horn on Vimeo....
Oprah’s Emotional Tribute to Mary Tyler Moore As you have probably heard, the legendary Mary Tyler Moore died this week and many have expressed their great sadness at the loss of this cultural icon. One famous voice … ...
Creating a Successful Private Practice in 2017: People NEED... Do you believe that your community needs you in private practice? I do. Start to look around as you go about your day and you will see lots of people who could benefit from the work that you do. Or, you could dig into some … ...
LSD alters perception via serotonin receptors Researchers have discovered how the perception of meaning changes in the brain under the influence of LSD. The serotonin 2A receptors are responsible for altered perception. This finding will help develop new courses of pharmacotherapy for psychiatric disorders such as depression, addictions or phobias.
Monitoring the Self: Are you a High or Low Self-Monitor? Some people seem more socially skilled and confident that others? Do you ask: "What does this social situation require of me?" or "How can I be true to myself in this situation"?
Twins: Individual Identities and Common Bonds Twins and identity--does it differ across the different types of twins?
After FTC Action, Elimidrol Suddenly a Mood Enhancement Supplement... I’ve long been skeptical of the dozens of nutritional supplements on the market that claim to “enhance your mood” or promote a healthy “emotional balance.” A healthy emotional balance comes from learning specific psychological skills in life to help you better cope with and benefit … ...
Study in teens shows that brain responses to rewards are linked to pain sensitivity Patterns of brain responses to rewards are a significant predictor of pain symptoms -- a link that is already present by adolescence -- and may be influenced by gene variants affecting pain sensitivity, reports a new study.