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Here’s How to Stop Being a Prisoner of Regret “We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it.” — Rick Warren Regret — whether for things that you have done or things that you had no control over — can keep you frozen in the past, unable to … ...
Marijuana might change the way people walk, according to new study Australian scientists have found preliminary evidence that cannabis use alters the way people walk. Their findings were published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. “Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug, with 35% of Australians aged 14 years and over reporting use on at least one occasion,” said Verity Pearson-Dennett of the University [...]
Women are highly diverse when it comes to how they orgasm and what kinds of touch they find pleasurable What is the best way to please a woman in bed? That depends on which woman you’re trying to please. New research has uncovered that women have a diverse set of preferences when it comes to reaching orgasm. The study, recently published in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, examined women’s experiences related to [...]
Hearing Voices and Psychiatry’s (Real) Medical Model Most psychiatrists and psychologists are taught that engaging the voices is foolish and dangerous and that their content is random and meaningless. — Reader’s comment posted on STAT 1 Introduction Let’s say you are seeing a recently-bereaved woman in her 60s, whose husband died suddenly … ...
Today I Love The Glorious Sun Today I love the glorious sun beating down on the last day of our Summerfolk42 festival. I love that the evening is supposed to be warm and the night is … ...
Male Risk of Autism: No One Expects the Spanish Inquisition! Stigmatizing autism research as "sexist" for finding a gender difference in risk is not going to help us discover the truth about it.
Internet Therapy for Children with OCD Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is condition that affects about 2.2 million Americans and 750,000 people in the UK. It has two key features: thoughts that repeat themselves over and over again (called obsessive thoughts) and feeling that the person must do certain actions repeatedly (compulsions). The … ...
Are You Hungry or Empty? How To Know The Difference Do you have food issues? The hard reality is that most people struggle with their eating habits in some way. Lets face it. We are surrounded by food options, and … ...
Agoraphobia: Living in a Bathroom Some people take forever in the bathroom. One person took two years. Pam Babcock, a 35-year-old-woman, was found last week glued to her toilet seat. She had stayed in her … ...
Mr. President: This is the fastest way to provide... Last week President Trump declared the opioid epidemic and emergency. He did not offer details but assured us his administration will be “spending a lot of time, a lot of … ...
Change and Mental Health Fall has traditionally been a hard time of year for me because of all the change. My schedule changes as the kids return to school. Time changes when we turn … ...
IMAlive: A Global Crisis Chat Service IMAlive.org is an online crisis counseling service that uses an instant message (IM) chat interface instead of phone or SMS texting. I maintain Online Suicide Help, a global directory of services which are usually restricted to one country or even one small town. This has … ...
What Parents Want Therapists to Do for Their Young... Parents of millennials are worried. Some of them are going directly to the therapists who are seeing their young adult children. They have a request: “Convince her to get married!” … ...
Facing Your Depression Researchers are working on a new treatment for depression you can put on your mobile device—but a self-help version is already available.
The Ultimate Private Practice Training Series: Starting a Counseling... Starting a Counseling Practice from Scratch There are so many things to think about when starting your private practice – how do you even know where to begin? In this FREE training we show you the top mistakes to avoid, the basic non-negotiables that you … ...
The Hypocrisy of A Brilliant Narcissist Never! Never in a million years did I expect to find myself comparing notes with aristocracy from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Sure, Clark Gable’s (ex) grand-niece was a friend … ...
On the Modern Self Writer Will Storr discusses his new book: Selfie.
What to know about Conservatorship When it comes to private conservatorship there are a lot of crooks out there and I know this firsthand. A few months ago my mother was conserved, and in the … ...
My Mom is an Addict: A Guest Post by Anonymous My mom is an addict. If you saw my mom standing in line at the pharmacy, you wouldn’t take a second look. She is a 70-year-old woman with a scar … ...
Learn How to Stop Being Your Own Worst Critic How to tune out self-doubt. When we summon the courage to take a risk or make a change, we often encounter fear and a little voice that talks trash. “You won’t be good at it. Don’t try it. You’ll fail anyway. It’s not worth the … ...