Article Description
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.
Thinking Inside The Box I’m moving. I’ve sold the house. I’ve got less than a month to be out. And yes … I have to pack. It’s not so easy, it turns out. You’d … ...
Learning to Love and Let Live For the past three long months, I have been living in a, well, difficult situation. The issue isn’t with my (super cute, petite, affordable) casa, which consists of one large … ...
Today I Love The Sparkling Sunlight Today I love the sparkling sunlight that is streaming in the eastern windows and warming my hands as I type. I love how fresh and chilled it is outside, the … ...
Why giving addicts syringes makes sense At a recent meeting of our local heroin task force, a young, recovered addict – who is a member of the task force – raised eyebrows when he explained how … ...
Study Finds Widespread Workplace Bullying at Dunder Mifflin... A group of researchers from Trinity University and University of Kentucky have carried out an extensive inquiry into workplace bullying at Dunder Mifflin, the fictional Scranton-based paper company featured in the U.S. mockumentary TV show The Office. And the results, published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, are not looking...
Predatory Portals: Need and Trust People who intend harm, whether theft or worse, exploit arenas of trust. Classified ads offering romance or mutual interest activities are an easy way to conceal true intentions.
Can you unconsciously forget an experience? Wanting to squash not-so-great memories is human nature, but is it possible to intentionally forget a traumatic experience?
Which of the 5 Kinds of Gift Givers Are You? The woman in the elevator is struggling with six full shopping bags, three on each arm, and looks totally stressed, her phone to her ear. She’s apparently oblivious to the … ...