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Compassion Fatigue and Economic Euthanasia: An Interview with Alan... I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Alan Abrams, a man who is dedicated to saving animals whose owners can’t afford veterinary treatment. He sheds light on the issue of … ...
Characteristics of a Team and Barriers to Effective Team Functioning Back in 2010, I posted a short list titled, “Eight Common Problems Teams Encounter.” In it, I reposted the contents of what was shared on Harvard Business Review’s Answer Exchange (it’s now defunct). I was never happy with that original list and, after looking through the book (Leading Teams: Pocket Mentor [2006]) that was adapted … Continue reading Characteristics of a Team and Barriers to Effective Team Functioning →
Telling the Difference Between Healthy and Unhealthy Emotions... How to break the cycle when you can’t seem to stop reflecting on negative events. I am sure you have heard it said before, “Feel your feelings. Don’t repress them.” When a person invests time and resources into personal development, it’s with the hope of … ...
The Ethics of Libido Manipulation New technology and research suggests that we may one day soon be able to effectively and non-invasively alter sexual libido. This raises tremendous ethical challenges.
Electronically picking your brain -- for market research A researcher wants to scrap the traditional electronic and paper survey approaches to gathering marketing and information systems data in favor of scanning your brainwaves.
The Spirit of Generosity Part 1 If you have been in a working partnership for any length of time, you will have discovered that true love requires sacrifice and a spirit of generosity.
Find a Way At 1:55 pm EDT on September 2, 2013, Diana Nyad, age 64, reached the shore of Key West Florida 53 hours after plunging into the Bay in Havana, Cuba. Thirty-three … ...
Religious Experience Has Fascinating Effect On The Brain Brains scans during religious experience reveal the effects of intense divine feelings. Dr Jeremy Dean's ebooks are: The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
Narcissists on Social Media I betcha’ think this article is about selfies and the Kardashians. Ha, ha. Oh, I’ll get to them! Today’s article is about the other narcissists on social media: our mother, … ...
3 Steps To In Person Networking You’ve made a coffee date with a colleague, you sit down to chat, and then your mind goes blank! What should you say? Take a breath. You’ve got this! When you are meeting with people in person here are the three steps to making the networking … ...
Tending to Your Own Needs When You Have a Newborn Practicing self-care when you have a newborn can feel impossible. The below tips might help. Tell the truth. About how hard it is. About how in love you are. About … ...
Today I love Our New Book Today I love the easy way that last night just happened and our book just kind of launched itself as we read excerpts and told stories about the content of … ...
6 Ways to Stay Busy to Avoid Sadness “Active natures are rarely melancholy. Activity and sadness are incompatible.” – Christian Bovee Sometimes, you’re just sad. Whether it’s the holiday season, your birthday, anniversary or other special occasion, you can inexplicably feel sadness. It may be that the occasion itself reminds you of loss, … ...
Post-Election Vertigo What the feeling of dislocation can teach us about these unsettling times.
ADHD Meds and Job Drug Tests It’s bean a long time since I’ve applied for a position which required a drug test for employment. Until now I hadn’t realized that was yet another perk of freelancing … ...
7 Types of Parental Abuse A bruise should not be the requirement for evidence of parental abuse. There are many other ways a child can be harmed. While this list may not be all inclusive, it is meant to expand on the traditional definition of child abuse. Most states recognize … ...
Psychology Around the Net: December 3, 2016 Happy Saturday, sweet readers! It’s pretty dark and rainy in my neck of the woods today, which doesn’t give me much Christmas spirit (I’m finally decorating today…or hoping to, anyway); however, such weather does do a little something interesting for my overall spirit. Have you … ...
ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)…A Summary ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) is a therapeutic treatment intervention that is based on behavioral therapy more specifically Relational Frame Theory (RFT). One of the essential components of ACT is to encourage values-guided action. ACT is also about taking mindful action. When thinking about who … ...
7 Family-Friendly Ways to Make the Christmas Season Calmer... Christmas time can be chaotic. Parties, shopping, planning, schedule changes, and much more simply add to the stress of the season. Stress isn’t all bad. Sometimes stress can be good … ...
What is Psychology’s Single Most Brilliant Discovery? What is the most profoundly important thing we've learned from 150 years of scientific psychology? Here is one nomination.