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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 … ...
Are You Traumatized? The different uses of the terms trauma and traumatized are confusing. Here's one way to think about them.
5 Reasons to Streamline Your Life These 5 research-based reasons for living a streamlined life will convince you that it’s time to take a new look at your home, and your calendar.
The Best of Moms There is a lot of talk about dysfunctional moms: those who harm their children, fail to parent, or even over parent. But not so much attention is paid to those moms who are excellent. Some are capable by instinct, others have good modeling from other … ...
Psychology Around the Net: May 13, 2017 Happy Saturday, sweet readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net covers the psychology of to-do lists, why a high self-esteem doesn’t mean you’ll be successful, a genetic location related to anorexia nervosa, and more. The Psychology of the To-Do List: Why Your Brain Loves Ordered … ...
8 Cool Facts About Brain Freeze Brain freeze is one of the most common types of headaches. The scoop on what was once referred to as “ice-cream induced headache.”