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Candid Conversation Is a Necessary Step for Surviving Infidelity... As painful as infidelity is — often deeply wounding both partners — it is not a topic that can be avoided. Couples that stand a realistic chance to repair their relationship in the aftermath of infidelity must set aside time alone to discuss what happen … ...
6 Tips to Manage Stress and Avoid Burnout at Work We all experience stress at times, and for many people a major source of stress stems from work related issues. Feeling overworked, tight deadlines and a lack of job-security can … ...
Spot a Narcissist by His Need to Put You... Is there someone in your life who’s always eager to denigrate your efforts, remind you of your flaws, or quick to point out how he or she would have done … ...
Today I Love Purple Oatmeal Today I love purple oatmeal, which is surprisingly more tasty than it looks. Who knew that blueberries, raspberries and strawberries mixed in with the oats would create such a royal … ...
Love at First Sniff? Fertility, Diet, and Body Odor Humans are a predominantly visual species, but we also use our noses to sniff out prospective mates.
Does Anger Management Work? Have you ever been surprised by the intensity of your feelings about something? Have you been caught off guard by someone else’s sudden and intense anger, or overwhelming sadness? Suppressing … ...
New research study creates new opportunities for treating brain diseases Immunotherapy has proven to be effective against many serious diseases. But to treat diseases in the brain, the antibodies must first get past the obstacle of the blood-brain barrier. In a new study, a research group describes their development of a new antibody design that increases brain uptake of antibodies almost 100-fold.
One in 5 young people lose sleep over social media One in 5 young people regularly wake up in the night to send or check messages on social media, according to new research. This night-time activity is making teenagers three times more likely to feel constantly tired at school than their peers who do not log on at night, and could be affecting their happiness and wellbeing.
One in five young people lose sleep over social media One in five young people regularly wake up in the night to send or check messages on social media, according to new research. This night-time activity is making teenagers three times more likely to feel constantly tired at school than their peers who do not log on at night, and could be affecting their happiness and wellbeing.
How to Stay Sober and Fight Depression at Work “Industrial Disease,” by the British rock band Dire Straits, looks at the decline of the British manufacturing industry as it focuses on workplace depression. The lyrics include a reference to … ...
Stressed Out Teens & Empathic Parents: What to Do... Though we hear a lot about the effect of parents on children’s development, parenting, like other close relationships, is a reciprocal interaction — not a one-way street. Children with difficult challenges, such as executive function deficits, can tax any parent’s equilibrium. Parents of teens with … ...
Personal Therapy for the Student Therapist Many graduate programs in counseling and psychology at least recommend, if not provide, personal therapy for their students. Even when the program doesn’t promote it, many students voluntarily get involved with at least some personal therapeutic work. In 1994, a survey of psychologists by Kenneth … ...
Partners in Substance Abuse: It Is the Single Women... Who invites their spouse or partner to participate in substance abuse programs, and how much does the partner’s participation matter to the success of the treatment? That’s what Social Work … ...
Giving Ourselves Some Grace Organize the office. Organize the kitchen and nursery. Look through 800 books. Clean out the cabinets and closet. Clean the counters. Cook for the next several days. Vacuum the rug. … ...
The Effects of Digital Technology on Reading What kind of materials are better read in print than on a screen?
Unique baby names are more prevalent during times of economic hardship A recent study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology has found that parents were less likely to give their babies common names in times of economic hardship, based on baby names before, during, and after the Great Recession. Individuals and culture influence each other all the time. Important parts of culture is the importance [...]
The Shivers and You Do you get goosebumps when listening to music or watching movies? It could be your personality.
A Reclusive Twin The latest in my series of interviews with people who'd rather be alone.
Life’s Longest Ride On those lengthy holiday trips, how many of you played 20 questions? Among bickering siblings, 20 questions was a clever way for your parents to regroup following the latest kid meltdown. But for OCD sufferers, 20 questions is more than fun and game(s). It represents … ...
Study uncovers difficulty in noticing that white people are white A new study published today in Journal of Experimental Psychology: General has found that people fail to notice that white people are white. Peter Hegarty from the University of Surrey developed a celebrity guessing game in which participants were shown one of two groups of actors; Colin Firth, Kate Winslet and Jim Carey or Halle [...]