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Natural Remedies For Bipolar Depression Introduction In my previous article entitled, “Natural Remedies For Depression,” I discussed natural remedies to alleviate symptoms associated with Depression, in addition to prescription medications.  In addition to focusing on … ...
Why I Prescribe Pokemon Go for My Patients This week, the parent of one of my patients asked me about Pokémon Go. She was concerned with her child’s obsession and felt like this could lead to social or emotional problems. Electronics, as with most things, are good in moderation — but Pokémon Go … ...
The Real Reason Antidepressants Don’t Work For 50% Of People Antidepressants may give the brain a chance to recover from depression, but more is needed. ** Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything (ebook) **
Brain disruptions similar across many emotional disorders In an analysis of existing studies that used MRI images to study the brain’s white matter, researchers describe common brain abnormalities found in multiple emotional disorders.
Memory Loss Associated with Alzheimer's May Be Reversible New research holds out hope that the loss of memory function that accompanies Alzheimer's may be preventable and reversible if the disease is caught early enough.
Crisis in Private Practice – Are you prepared? Recently I wrote about my experience of having a miscarriage and it’s impact on my private practice (You can read about it here). I bring up this topic because I think often times our practices are ill prepared for when life happens to us. As … ...
Natural Remedies To Treat Bipolar Disorder Introduction In addition to taking prescription medications for Depression, natural remedies can be used to treat Depression, as well.  This article will describe some of the natural remedies to treat … ...
8 Crucial Differences Between Healthy and Unhealthy Pride The term "pride" is saddled with negative connotations. But it can be a good thing, too. So is pride a matter of degree, as in "too much of a good thing"? Or is it something else?
What's Going on With Baby Names? What's going on with baby names? Millennials, and their need for uniqueness.
The ‘Love Hormone’ Produced During Sex Enhances Sprituality The hormone has already been linked to greater altruism, social bonding and other positive effects. ** Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything (ebook) **
Winging It With ADHD I don’t talk about politics on this blog. And I definitely don’t talk about the first U.S. presidential debate. No, I’m not touching that topic with a ten-foot orange toupee. … ...
36 Prompts for Exploring Your Emotions—Especially If You’re Out... It can be really hard to process our emotions, especially if we’ve spent years doing anything but. Maybe you’ve dismissed your emotions. Maybe you’ve pretended they didn’t exist, burying them deeper … ...
Does Psychology of Greed Explain Current Crisis in Sport? The authors of the study were surprised at how strongly greed was linked to certain aspects of psychopathy
When Perseverance Costs You Success Most of us know that persevering — staying the course and not giving up despite difficulties and setbacks — is an important part of what it takes to be successful in many areas of life. Intelligence, or talent, alone isn’t enough if you cannot persevere … ...
Depression in pregnancy increases risk of mental health problems in children Depression in pregnancy increases the risk of behavioral and emotional problems in children, says a new review.
Do My Gut Bacteria Make Me Look Fat? Can we manipulate our gut bacteria to help shed a few pounds?
Why Unloved Daughters Fall for Narcissists At some level, it’s a lot like an Animal Planet kind of thing—all about predators and prey. Just imagine the voice-over with a British accent: “Here we are on the … ...
11 Superpowers of Kids with ADHD So, you’ve been told that you’re easily distracted, impulsive, restless, and even hyperactive? You might have been told you have ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. First, know that you are … ...
#214: Narcissism in the Digital Age Narcissism is an important concept in contemporary culture, especially given the current presidential campaign. We understand it to be present in a person whose love of self transcends their ability … ...
Identifying Ambient Abuse The scars you can’t see are the hardest to heal. ~ Astrid Alauda Niccolò Machiavelli wrote in his classic political treatise The Prince, “It is much safer to be feared than loved.” This Machiavellian ethos is a tactical blueprint for those motivated to strategically exploit and utilize love … ...