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How to Be Yourself When You’ve Worn a Mask... “Being someone we are not is nearly a guarantee for unhappiness,” according to Christine Selby, Ph.D, a psychologist in Bangor, Maine. And these words couldn’t be more accurate. After all, happiness happens when … ...
Auto Accidents and Brain Trauma What happens to your brain in a car accident?
Their Son’s Suicide: “We Did Everything Right.” A few weeks ago, I gave a speech at a National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) fundraising dinner. The event was designed to give different perspectives on the challenges our … ...
How Technology Can Empower the Elderly The elderly have often been neglected by technology developers as a focus market. The stereotype is that they are technophobes, or at least slow to pick up new innovations. However, in reality not only are the elderly very capable of using a range of complex … ...
Psychopaths: How To Tell Which Ones Are Criminals Brain scans on 14 convicted psychopathic individuals reveals the criminal traits of their brain activity.  
How To Embrace “Progress Not Perfection” This School Year...   As the new school year approaches, so does stress and anxiety for many parents and kids. Going back to school can be both exciting and stressful at the same … ...
How To Lose Weight On Antipsychotic Medications Introduction Antipsychotic medications are used to treat Bipolar Disorder. However, one of the main side effects of antipsychotic medications are increased appetite. Naturally, if your appetite increases, you will gain … ...
Anxiety Vs. Depression Introduction Have you ever wondered the difference between anxiety and depression? Have you ever experienced difficulty deciphering between the two? This article will clarify this dilemma. This article will provide … ...
The Social Psychology of Brexit How can social psychology contribute to understanding the consequences of Brexit for the European Union? Exit-voice-loyalty theory offers some suggestions and solutions.
Sugar addiction: Discovery of a brain sugar switch Researchers have discovered that our brain actively takes sugar from the blood. Prior to this, researchers had assumed that this was a purely passive process. The transportation of sugar into the brain is regulated by so-called glia cells that react to hormones such as insulin or leptin; previously it was thought that this was only possible for neurons.
Angry All the Time for No Reason? This Might Be Why Maybe you feel angry regularly. You’re irritable, short-tempered and grouchy. Maybe you snap (or want to snap) at everyone around you — because your anger feels like a tsunami. It’s bound to crash into something. Yet you don’t know why you feel this way. You … ...
How To Help Your Children Make Close Friends With ADHD Introduction Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder may experience difficulty interacting with their peers. This can result in difficulty making friends. They can be impulsive and have a lack of … ...
Climbing Self Respect Peak Last month my boyfriend and I took a trip to West Texas. I was so excited by our itinerary! First of all, after being born and raised here, I had … ...
How to Get Unstuck When You are Indecisive A practitioner-client dialogue centered on strengths work. See what happens when a strength is spotted and how a problem can be managed or solved with a strength.
3 Authors Share How They Get Their Best Ideas   How do you get your best ideas? That’s the question I posed to several authors, who’ve penned wonderful books on everything from creativity to happiness. Because generating great ideas isn’t easy. … ...
Why bronze medalists are happier than silver medalists Why bronze medalists are happier than silver medalists, and other things the Olympics teaches us about human emotions.
Today I Love The Imminent Storms Today I love the imminent storms on horizons in my heart and mind and soul and sky. I love the approach of dancing lightning and imperative thunder, whether in the … ...
The Fears of Balloons Yes, I have a Fear of Balloons, while I cope in my ways, there are times, such as last the other night, I went to bed and found four large Balloons hiding … ...
3 Keys To Finding Balance in Motherhood Motherhood can be an excuse to give up on your dreams. Writer Yuko Grover offers tips to empower yourself and your children.
Large human brain evolved as a result of 'sizing each other up' Humans have evolved a disproportionately large brain as a result of sizing each other up in large cooperative social groups, researchers have proposed.