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The Wisdom of "It's Not My Fault" When we are not caught in self-blame, we are free to love this life. Opening to the possibility of "It’s not my fault" creates space for deep inner freedom.
ADHD symptoms are going untreated in black youth Researchers found that African-American youth with ADHD are more likely to go off of their medication and less likely to have adequate follow-up than their white counterparts.
“Why Won’t They Just Stop?” Some Misconceptions of Addiction... Finding out that a loved one is addicted to drugs is a confusing time for family members, often evoking feelings of anger, anxiety and helplessness. When the addict finally enters treatment either willingly or not so willingly, family members struggle with many questions and often … ...
The Best Beauty Advice From Science You Will Get Today Study tested the effects of poor sleep on two consecutive nights. → 2 DAYS LEFT: 25% off Dr Jeremy Dean's new depression ebook "Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do" - Use code 'activate'. • Dr Dean is also the author of "The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic" and "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything".
Why You Shouldn’t Try to Keep Up with the Joneses Trying to keep up with the Joneses or wanting to maintain social status by having material things is a losing battle. The people who you may think have it all are likely still in pursuit of riches and status symbols themselves. Using material items or … ...
Psychiatrist Burnout: Q&A with Thomas Skovholt, PhD TCPR: Dr. Skovholt, you’ve done plenty of research and writing on clinician burnout and how to avoid it. What are some of the key concepts that you think psychiatrists should understand? Dr. Skovholt: One of the great challenges of being a therapist is that we … ...
Making Sense of the Hard Times: Situational Depression vs.... If your teen is experiencing depression, it is likely the first time they have dealt with the overwhelming sensations that come with both situational and clinical depression. One of the ways you can help your child is by helping them recognize the difference between situational … ...
Does The Popularity Of Emoji Mean We Are Getting Dumber? The rise and rise of Emoji makes us more effective communicators in the digital age.
The Loyalty Bind of the Narcissist’s Child The loyalty bind with a narcissist is different than other loyalty binds, in that it requires the individual involved with the narc to choose between the narcissist and herself.  And of course, when you’re the child of the narcissist it is no contest. The child … ...
Non-invasive brain stimulation can increase honest behavior New research provides more clues about the brain processes involved in honesty and cheating. “Honesty is a fundamental value in many societies,” explained one of the study’s authors, Alain Cohn of the University of Chicago. “Nevertheless, people often cheat when they can privately benefit from their dishonesty. Institutions cannot always prevent people from behaving dishonestly. [...]
New Clinical Trials Try Unorthodox Ways to Target Alzheimer’s... Alzheimer’s disease affects an estimated 5 million individuals in the US and causes a devastating loss of cognitive function due to the buildup of beta-amyloid and tau proteins in the brain. Previous efforts to combat this disease have focused on developing drugs that target beta-amyloid, … ...
To Live Well, Risk Well Life is a risky business. To get anywhere, you’ve got to have the guts to take risks. Stretch your boundaries. Evolve from the person you were to the person you are meant to be. You’ve got to believe, no matter what your age, that you … ...
No, a study didn’t find manspreading is sexy – but it did uncover something new about attractiveness Are you going to swipe left or right? Thanks to modern technology, dating decisions are increasingly reduced to quick responses based on appearance. And now new research suggests that posture could play an important role in initial romantic success. Scientists studying human behavior have found that people tend to be more attracted to individuals who display their bodies [...]
How To Get Happier Now With No Effort It's amazing how little you have to do to make yourself happier right now. → 3 DAYS LEFT: 25% off Dr Jeremy Dean's new depression ebook "Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do" - Use code 'activate'. • Dr Dean is also the author of "The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic" and "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything".
After the Wedding Comes the Marriage It’s almost June — the beginning of the summer wedding season. Some couples are in the last stages of wedding planning. Hopefully they still like each other. Too often the bride and groom (bride and bride; groom and groom) are so focused on the wedding … ...
An Interview on Self Compassion Featuring Dr. Crystal Lee... Jennifer: Thanks for taking the time out to talk with me today. So tell me a little bit about yourself. Crystal: My name is Dr. Crystal Lee, and I’m a psychologist with a concierge therapy private practice in Los Angeles. I help my clients foster self-compassion for … ...
Wearable Devices Communicate Vital Brain Activity Information What can we learn about emotions, the brain and behavior from a wristband? Plenty, according to a prominent engineer.
The 5 Worst Email Mistakes and the 5 Best Ways to Avoid Them Email can be dangerous territory, which can make or break your personal and work life. New research on email etiquette shows how important its proper use can be.
Want to be Healthy? Get Rich! In almost every single way, socioeconomic status is a significant predictor of positive health outcomes. We better figure out how to change that.
Psychology Around the Net: May 20, 2017 Happy Saturday, sweet readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net takes a look at how human psychology is costing us money, how walking and creativity might have developed together, how anger and depression are connected, and more. Enjoy! Your Psychology Is Costing You Money: Here’s … ...