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Constructive Anger Do you use anger constructively? The Dalai Lama and Paul Ekman weigh in.
20 inspiring quotes to kickstart your day I am not a morning person. In fact, when my alarm goes off, I’d much rather turn over and sleep the day away. Eventually, a long to-do list and responsibilities get me out of bed, but it takes me a few hours to fully wake up and be productive. People struggle to ‘get up’ for […]
3 Things Your Smile Can Say About Your Future Your smile communicates much more than you may realize.
How Pornography Can Hurt Your Sex Life Internet pornography has exploded out of the gates in the past ten years, and debates about it can get pretty touchy. When sex addiction therapists talk about its proliferation, we often get attacked for supposedly pathologizing normal sexual behavior, or for excusing “bad” behavior. The … ...
Setting Your Private Practice Up For Success: Time In  last week’s article, “The #1 Factor in Private Practice Success,” we got down and dirty about what it takes to truly excel in private practice. What is the difference between those who succeed in building thriving practices and those who sputter along, eventually settling for … ...
7 Ways to Make a Long Commute Less Painful Lengthy commutes can threaten health and happiness, but they don’t have to. Here are seven research-based suggestions for surviving (and maybe even enjoying) your commute.
7 Healing Steps to Leave a Narcissist (or Thrive... Once you accept that you’re entangled in a love relationship with a narcissist, you have a key decision to make, either to: remain in the relationship for now, or leave. … ...
7 Steps to Effectively Leave a Narcissist (or Thrive... Once you accept that you’re entangled in a love relationship with a narcissist, you have a key decision to make, either to: remain in the relationship, at least for now, … ...
What Tig Notaro’s New Show Gets Right about Child... In the new Amazon series One Mississippi, loosely based on the life of comedian Tig Notaro, she finds herself living back home in Mississippi following the sudden death of her mother. Staying in her childhood home with her stepfather, Bill, and her adult brother, Remy, … ...
New treatment strategy could cut Parkinson's disease off at the pass Researchers report they have identified a protein that enables a toxic natural aggregate to spread from cell to cell in a mammal's brain -- and a way to block that protein's action. Their study in mice and cultured cells suggests that an immunotherapy already in clinical trials as a cancer therapy should also be tested as a way to slow the progress of Parkinson's disease, the researchers say.
The Personality Trait Linked To A Longer Life Survey of almost 30,000 people finds one personality trait consistently linked to longer life. ** Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything (ebook) **
Scientists track unexpected mechanisms of memory Our brains hold on to memories via physical changes in synapses, the tiny connections between neurons. Unexpected molecular mechanisms by which these changes take place have now been revealed by new research.
Autism Is Revealed By These Common Signs Those with autism often insist that their daily routines remain the same. ** Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything (ebook) **
Identifying What Helps You Cope with Tough Emotions Connecting to our feelings is vital. Recently, I came across this quote from the new book The Danish Way of Parenting, which is simply spot on: “How can we know what we want … ...
Self-Care: Where does the Onus Fall?  (Part 1) A week or so ago I posted an article that suggested the idea that self-care is an ethical imperative for those in helping professions.  This idea of self-care as an … ...
Do You Have An Irritable Child? I’ve been having trouble with my Mac Pro charger. When I put it in sometimes the light comes on indicating it is being charged, but, sometimes it doesn’t make the … ...
Do We Care about the Content of Our Character? There is nothing less than the content of our nation's character at stake in this election.
A Simple Idea to Save Your Marriage Do you feel like every argument you have with your partner sounds exactly like the last? Do you fight about the same things all the time and often feel like nothing ever gets resolved? Many couples get caught up in what is known as “circular … ...
YES, You Really Can Re-Learn Body Love I wasn’t born hating my body. In fact, I wasn’t born having any particular opinion about my body one way or the other. Unless something hurt or I got sick, … ...
When Is It Good to Forgive? What should you do when your partner upsets you? Recent research suggests that whether you are better off forgiving or getting angry depends on your partner’s personality.