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Lose Weight Without Counting Calories: Why it’s all about... I’ve been asked how one can maintain or lose weight without counting calories.  This is a great question, as the central tenet of most diets is to monitor our daily … ...
Psychology Around the Net: December 10, 2016 My neck of the woods had its first snow yesterday! It wasn’t anything major — just some steady flurries, really — but it lasted several hours and made me happy. I love the first snow of the season; it’s just…magical to me. It always puts … ...
Is My Child A Narcissist? With the definition and examples of narcissism so prevalent in our culture, it is easy to wonder if a child is a budding narcissist. This is especially concerning when those examples are prominent sports athletes, glorified actors/actresses, or dominate leaders in politics or business that … ...
Shutting the Shades Reclusive Dennis Goodrum tells his story
Does Trump’s Election Disprove the Existence of God? Trump's handy win among Christians, who value traits such as kindness, humility, and non-violence, raises interesting questions about the psychological functions of religion.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids And Bipolar Disorder Introduction According to everydayhealth.com, the following has been noted about the correlation between Omega-3 fatty acids and mental health: Omega-3 fatty acids appear to be important to brain function. Omega-3s … ...
6 Tips to a Joyous and Peaceful Interfaith Holiday... The holiday season is one of the most joyful times of the year; unfortunately, it is also one of the most stressful times of the year, and in an interfaith relationship, many conflicts may arise. Consider that approximately 40% of Americans wed outside of their … ...
Sometimes It Doesn’t Work Out I had a task and I sucked at it. I tried. I guess I failed. I thought I was getting along just fine, but apparently. Sometimes that is just how … ...
Haunted Houses: What Keeps the Legends Alive? Whether a place seems truly haunted can very much be in the mind of the beholder.
How Can You Know if You’re Depressed? Though we’ve come a long way in the treatment of mental illness, there still is not consensus on the diagnosis and treatment of even the most common metal illnesses, including … ...
When Obstacles Paralyze Your Creative Process Maybe you’re working on a blog post or newsletter. Maybe you’re penning a poem, a short story, your memoir. Maybe you’re playing with a new painting style. Maybe you’re mapping … ...
My Bipolar Routine: How I’ve Kicked Most of My... It’s Tough Being Bipolar I won’t lie to you because enough people already have. Enough people have already told you that you can “get over it” that it’s “all in … ...
Warning Signs of Bipolar Disorder: 22 Signs Bipolar disorder is characterized as a mood disorder, often referred to as manic-depressive disorder. Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder which carries a psychiatric diagnosis. Persons with bipolar disorder may … ...
Wash Your Hair in the Shower! My son, Jimmy, can’t remember to wash his hair when he gets in the shower. Showering with ADHD can be hard. He doesn’t use a towel to dry his hair … ...
Neurosurgeons harness 3-D technology to map brain during surgery Neurosurgeons have begun using a high-definition imaging device to see inside the brain during surgery, allowing them to map safer pathways to reach and remove tumors. The device, called Brightmatter Guide, works like a GPS, providing real-time, brightly colored 3-D images.
Compulsive Spending: What You Need to Know At a time of year when shopping is essentially a national tradition, it's important to understand when purchasing reaches compulsive levels.
How to Stop Enabling What is enabling? Enabling isn’t the same as helping. Helping is doing things that others can’t do for themselves. Enabling is doing for others what they can and should do … ...
Family Matters Even More During the Holiday Season “I love my family — but from a distance,” I chuckle. For many of us, the holidays can be emotionally harrowing. We confront our past — strained relationships with siblings, an uneasy coexistence with our parents. As festive lights glimmer, we stew over petty grievances … ...
Competing Commitments Part 2 If you are one of the countless numbers of people who have had difficulty achieving your stated goals, you are not alone. Don’t take it personally; it’s not your fault. … ...
New intracellular dopamine receptor function may offer hope to schizophrenia patients Dopamine is a chemical in the brain that plays an important role in controlling movement, emotion and cognition. Dopamine dysfunction is believed to be one of the causes of disorders like Schizophrenia, Tourette's syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Parkinson's disease.