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The Tyranny of “They” “What would They think?” “They say that XYZ.” They, they, they. It’s been my observation that people suffering from Narcissistic Personality Disorder are overly concerned with what They think. It’s … ...
The #1 Thing You Need to Do When You... “Many people are in a rut and a rut is nothing but a grave.” Have you ever heard this quote before? It came from the mouth of Vance Havner and it sure packs a punch! Feeling unhappy is something we like to avoid, but it … ...
This Legal Drug Could Protect Brain From Ageing Could cigarettes contain the latest clue to an anti-ageing drug? ** Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything (ebook) **
Be Smart About Time: 7 Tips to Use It Wisely “Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” – William Penn While we know that time is precious and a scarce resource, reflect for a minute at how often we find ourselves wasting the time we have. Frittering away hours at the … ...
Mending The Broken Pieces It’s been a while since I’ve written anything. Last time I wrote was to share with the world the lesson learned from the “boy with the biggest smile in the … ...
Hallucinating sleep researchers I just stumbled across a fascinating 2002 paper where pioneering sleep researcher Allan Hobson describes the effect of a precisely located stroke he suffered. It affected the medulla in his brain stem, important for regulating sleep, and caused total insomnia and a suppression of dreaming. In one fascinating section, Hobson describes the hallucinations he experienced, … Continue reading "Hallucinating sleep researchers"
Today I Love Spin Free Saturday Today I love spin free Saturday with the world that I can see staying right where it’s supposed to stay … so far. I love what a good nights sleep … ...
Social Skills 101: Test and Improve Your Niceness Quotient Social skills are such a key part of life that most of us rarely give them conscious thought. New research will provide a tool for you to do a reality check on yours.
The Psychology of a Fart James Dougherty, who married Marilyn Monroe when he was twenty-one and she was sixteen, tells a story of how young Marilyn (then called Norma Jean) unleashed a stinker while they … ...
The Spirit of Generosity- Part 2 Linda: When my husband says he loves me, I sometimes say, “Give me the details.” I like it when he’s specific. I think we all desire more or less to … ...
Seeds for a Successful Private Practice: 7 Tips for... Are you a recent social work or mental health graduate? Are you wondering what actions you can take now to prepare for private practice, while working towards your licensure? The following 9 professionals have kindly agreed to provide you with their best advice: Allison Puryear, … ...
Psychology Around the Net: September 24, 2016 Well, it’s finally fall, y’all! Though my neck of the woods is still squeezing out every last drop of 90-degree weather it can. If you’re chilling at home like I am (and hey, even if you’re not you can check them out later!), take a … ...
The Dark Side of the Focus on Families: A... Bella’s intro: As an American, I’m used to hearing lots of family talk, especially from political candidates. One after another, they promise to help families. But when their focus is … ...
Who’s More Powerful, You or Him? My last cartoon was about food choices. Would you lose more weight being able to choose from a big menu, or with just a few selections in front of you? … ...
Suicide in Children — What Every Parent Must Know Only about one-third of children or young adolescents who died from suicide told anyone that they intended to kill themselves. Do you know the risk factors?
Why I Wish I Could Be a Narcissist Simply put, life might be easier as a narcissist.
The Spirit of Generosity-Part 1 Linda: Moses Mendelssohn, the grandfather of the well-know German composer, was far from being a handsome man. Along with rather short stature, he also possessed a formidable humpback. Once he … ...
Sexual assault: Changing the conversation before college New PSA targets the victim-blaming messages surrounding sexual assault.
Emergency rooms slow to treat, transfer psychiatric patients Emergency room patients needing mental health care were transferred to other facilities more often than patients needing other services, and they waited longer to be treated or moved.
12-Step v. Non-Step IRETA (Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions) published an article “Comparing 12-Step and Non-Step Models of Addiction Recovery” (2013) which offers a (favorable) review of my approach to … ...