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Today I Love this Sunny Saturday Today I love this sunny Saturday and the brilliant light that is washing over everything. I love that the maple tree has scattered golden leaves to replace squash blossoms in … ...
12 Ways to Get Over Procrastination (Now) If procrastination is one of the banes of your existence, it may feel as though you can never change. New research suggests 12 ways you can get time to be on your side.
12 Ways to Beat Procrastination Recognizing the role of boredom or unhappiness in your procrastination habits is perhaps one of the most important ways to stop yourself from putting off the inevitable.
Psychology Around the Net: November 12, 2016 I won’t begin this edition of Psychology Around the Net by saying “Happy Saturday!”, as I usually do, because I — like the rest of the country, and the world — am well aware that many of you are not happy. Whether you voted for … ...
"I Can't Make Myself Stop the Train" When you're wondering whether you should cancel something important
How Anger Causes a Heart Attack Anger and stress is a leading cause of heart attacks in younger people, yet one of the most difficult things to prevent. Other risks for heart attack such as drinking, … ...
How Modern Society Taints Our Circadian Rhythm The day-night cycle is one of the most defining patterns of life as we know it. We live in a cyclic environment and circadian rhythms are an essential element in the biology of living organisms. Many physiological processes are synchronized with the day-night cycle, being … ...
When I Told My Dad I Had Depression I remember when I first told my Dad I suffered from depression and he looked at me and said “I get depressed sometimes too.” I quickly discarded his sentiment and … ...
The Trump Effect: Observations and 32 Copings Skills from... 4 ways Trump’s victory has evoked a sense of powerlessness: 1) Marginalization – when an individual or group minimizes or disavows the legitimacy, rights or privileges of others who are … ...
He's abnormal; she's normal: That's (a reason) why Trump won Trump won despite the repeated critique that he wasn't fit to be president because of narcissistic temperament. This critique was wrong, psychologically and politically. Here's why
Narcissism and Politics: A Match Made In… Is it a match made in heaven or hell? Most likely, this depends on your perspective. Either way, it is viewed, narcissism is well rewarded in politics and the political environment seems to like narcissists. That could not have been more evident in the past … ...
Can Niching EXPAND Your Client Base? An Interview with... Niching fear #298: Clinicians will stop referring to me if I choose a narrow niche. It’s a whacky fear, but so wildly held that I gotta address it as part of this niche series. It goes a little something like this: “If I narrow my … ...
How to Achieve Your Goals using Timeline Visualization Have you ever felt a specific personal goal was unattainable? Perhaps there are just too many steps that must be taken in order for this goal to happen. All the … ...
When “I’m Sorry” Just Isn’t Enough “You can’t stop the waves from coming but you can learn to surf.” This is the caption on a poster of the spiritual teacher, Swami Satchitdananda who is pictured wearing … ...
Speaking to Spouse or Friend? Ok, put down that phone. It’s time to have some fun. Let’s play a game. Match each of the responses below with your guess as to whom you are speaking: spouse or friend? 1. You’re miffed that you’ve been kept waiting ten minutes. You say: … ...
The Age of Uncertainty I have developed a new strategy for working with teens and young adults through trauma. Not CBT or DBT or EFT or OCD or ADD…… But a new set of … ...
Traumatic stress changes brains of boys, girls differently Traumatic stress affects the brains of adolescent boys and girls differently, according to a new brain-scanning study. Among youth with post-traumatic stress disorder, the study found structural differences between the sexes in one part of the insula, a brain region that detects cues from the body and processes emotions and empathy. The insula helps to integrate one's feelings, actions and several other brain functions.
Stressed out over Trump victory? Try cleaning out your freezer Experts suggest doing things that give you a temporary sense of having some control, even if it's cleaning.
What are microaggressions? Microaggressions are slights, insults, invalidations and indignities visited upon marginalized groups by well-intentioned, moral and decent people.
Four Words Americans Don't Understand Eighty percent of the public hasn't clue what a PPO is. But there's a way to make health insurance policies simpler.