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A Practical Tip for Developing a Stress Resilient Life “Your dad’s had a heart attack.”   My own heart shot into my throat, hearing my mother’s garbled words a thousand miles away. “He’s going to be okay, but maybe you could fly out?” It’s been almost two years since my father’s heart attack and … ...
Fidget spinner provide entertainment, not ADHD help The devices are marketed as a tool to help people focus, and help control things such as PTSD, anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Ghosted? 6 Ways to Make the Bad Feelings Disappear Has this happened to you? Someone you like suddenly seems to stop liking you, and you can’t figure out why.
Study: Psychopathy linked to abnormalities in the prefrontal cortex Neuroimaging data from incarcerated criminals suggests that psychopathy is related to abnormalities in the prefrontal cortex of the brain. “Individuals with psychopathy account for a disproportionate amount of crime in the United States,” the study’s corresponding author, Cole Korponay of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, told PsyPost. “Though they only comprise about 1% of the population [...]
Overcoming Sorrow “Sorrow comes to all… Perfect reality is not possible, except with time. You cannot now realize that you will ever feel better and yet you are sure to be happy again.” – Abraham Lincoln Sorrow is the opposite of happiness, yet both are part of … ...
Acceptance, Gratitude and Celebrating Life On some occasions when many people feel joy, others may suffer painful emotions. We can choose to adopt a healthy perspective - and feel uplifted instead of deprived & depressed.
Study finds straight men want to perform oral sex on their partner more often Sex researchers are taking a more nuanced view of how gender and sexual orientation influence sexual behaviors. New research has found that straight men often wish they could perform more oral sex while lesbian women tend to experience multiple orgasms more often — among other things. The study revealed that men and women in same-sex [...]
3 Ways Worrying Is Surprisingly Good For You The right amount of worrying can be beneficial to mind and body. → ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT to get 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".
5 More Ways to Support a Spouse with ADHD ADHD can be frustrating for both partners in a marriage. Your spouse is frustrated because ADHD creates a lot of challenges — everything from forgetfulness to disorganization to a short and shaky attention span. And you’re frustrated because you feel like you’re doing the bulk … ...
Divorce Island People change and act differently during divorce. I like to call it divorce island - a place where new rules apply. Learn more.
The "Furry Test Tubes" of Obesity Research Mice are the most common animals now used in obesity research.They have many advantages for scientists who work with them but are far from perfect as a model for human beings.
Mother’s Day for Those Without Mothers “Sometimes I feel like a motherless child” – traditional 19th century American spiritual Not everyone gets the mother every child by birthright deserves. Sometimes a child doesn’t have a mother due to death or abandonment. Sometimes mothers who were not mothered themselves haven’t a clue how … ...
The Radical Notion of Returning to Handwriting Need to remember something or learn something new? Write it by hand.
Using Eye Exams to Spot Alzheimer’s Warning Signs The exact mechanisms underlying the devastation that is Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) are not entirely understood, but researchers do know that inflammation in the brain is related to the onset of the disease. Now, through a basic eye exam, clinicians may be able to spot AD … ...
Our Ethical Obligation to Practice Outcome Monitoring Why Did You Become a Therapist?  Many people say that they went into therapy in order to help people, yet despite this initial goal, they report that they actually spend most of their “office time” writing notes and completing paperwork. With complicated EHRs, large caseloads, … ...
Warning! Don’t Expect to Be Motivated by Motivation I really dislike the word “motivation.” I try never to use it. In writing Better Than Before, my book about habit change, and in talking to people about their desired habits, the term “motivation” came up a lot. And here’s why I don’t like it: … ...
How To Use Social Comparisons To Motivate Exercise If you want to run more, use social comparison as motivation. → ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT to get 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".
Clinical review: Psilocybin therapy could be significantly better than current psychiatric treatments Having a guided psychedelic experience may be a powerful treatment for depression, anxiety, and addiction. A new review of clinical trials suggests that psilocybin-assisted therapy has the potential to help alleviate a variety of psychiatric disorders. Psilocybin is the primary mind-altering substance in psychedelic “magic” mushrooms. The drug can profoundly alter the way a person [...]
Dealing with Narcissists in the Workplace What do you do if you have to work with a narcissist, particularly the boss?
How to Metabolize a Compliment When you receive a compliment, do you get squirmy, suspicious, or uncomfortable? Or do words of appreciation bring a gentle smile to your face and a warm feeling in your belly? When someone thanks you for helping them, or expresses gratitude for your kind words … ...