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NLP Coaching Can Help You Overcome Obstacles This is a guest post by Landon Sapp NLP coaching (NLP stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming) has long been known to help people develop positive traits and habits. It has also … ...
To Be Average Is to Be Happy: A Lesson from the Danes Ah, Denmark: the little Scandinavian country that is home to tall, beautiful blondes, beautifully designed homes, students who get paid to go to university — and some of the world’s happiest people. For a country that seems to have it all, the Danes have an … ...
Jealous Of Your Own Child It sounds absurd to read that doesn’t it? Any rational person would read the title of my blog and shake their head, probably wondering to themselves, “Who in the world … ...
The Psychology of Presidential TV Debates Depending on the performance of the candidates, the televised debate between Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton might determine the next President of the United States. Psychology dramatically influences the way such debates are perceived by the public and their impact, so both candidates most probably … ...
Pyramid Model could reduce high expulsion rate of black preschoolers A Vanderbilt study may have clues to solving America’s high preschool expulsion rate. National studies show that preschool-age children are expelled for behavior problems at three times the rate of school-age children, with black children representing a disproportionate number of those expulsions. “African American children make up nearly half of the expulsions and less than [...]
Fish oil may help improve mood in depressed veterans Low concentration of fish oil in the blood and lack of physical activity may contribute to the high levels of depressed mood among soldiers returning from combat, according to researchers, including a Texas A&M University professor and his former doctoral student. In a study titled “Fatty Acid Blood Levels, Vitamin D Status, Physical Performance, Activity [...]
Withholding Information Leads People to Like Us Less People often prefer to hide sensitive information about themselves, thinking it will lead people to like them more. But research shows it has precisely the opposite effect.
5 Keys to Emotional Success   Emotional success is a topic I really like to talk about. I think it’s a topic we don’t hear enough about, and instead we hear about disorders, dysfunctions and … ...
6 Tips for Cutting Off Contact with Narcissistic Family... Our family has the ability to frustrate us like no one else can. But what can you do when the family you were born into is not only frustrating, but cruel, condescending and downright abusive? We all have our limits and if you were raised … ...
Barriers to Proper Treatment in Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder is a debilitating illness. There are periods of potentially severe mood swings that can last months at a time. Mania increases risky behavior. Depression is filled with feelings … ...
How An Art Break Helps Kids Learn Integrating play and creativity into the school day may help children learn. Here's an innovative school counseling program that did just that.
How to Stop Dating the “Wrong” People and Attract... “What am I missing? Why do I keep choosing the wrong men?” Maria asked me. Maria, a smart, successful, 35 year-old, came to see me for therapy after her third break-up … ...
Interruptions to rehab are common after stroke or brain injury, but many are preventable Patients in inpatient rehabilitation after a stroke, brain injury, or spinal cord injury have significant rates of interruptions of their rehab program—often including being transferred back to the hospital for treatment of complications, reports a new study.
A Happy Ending Matters in this Hollywood Divorce The negative stories about the Brangelina break-up are dangerous, because the expectation that divorce must be a tragedy for all involved can create just that outcome.
Thinking About: Mental Health Spending & The 2016 Presidential... What should the government's role in mental health be? ...
Experimental imaging agent reveals concussion-linked brain disease in living brain A protein tracer shows a distinctive pattern of brain protein deposition specific to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a disease typically confirmed after death. A link between brain injury and long-term health has been gaining attention in recent years.
Silence and Boredom: ADHD Sleeps In The kids are with family for the weekend. The alarm didn’t go off. The cat didn’t ask to go out at 5 a.m., or meow to be let back in at … ...
Your Life: Are You Winning or Losing? Many of us have given up on ourselves. We’ve given up on our ability to manage who we want to be and how we want to live. Modern life comes with a plethora of distractions. Not staying with the potential of our own lives has … ...
Hello Mid Life Crisis The other day I woke up into a sea of anxiety yet again. But this time, instead of just thinking, “oh look, there’s more anxiety,” I had a surprising thought: … ...
Never Mind This Book Review I read a lot.  And I shamelessly deface the books that I read – I write in them.  I don’t just underline, I circle, I annotate.  Books in my collection … ...