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Think this Way about Tasks To Beat Procrastination Procrastination is something that just about everyone has struggled with, whether with a monumentally large task or a small, less important one. Many who struggle with procrastination regularly view the … ...
What to Do When Your Partner Doesn’t Support Your... Does the idea of selling something to someone you love sound sleazy or conjure up images of a salesman with a greasy mustache and bad suit promising low, low prices on used cars? We tend to confine our thinking about sales to business contexts – … ...
Physical Abuse Is Just As Horrifying… It is a Catch-22 for me when I hear a story of a child being rescued from an abusive situation on the local or national news.  On one hand, my … ...
Making Your Highest Contributions through the Power of Rituals... High performers are often known for being driven to be productive and successful, and commonly at an early stage of career. They have a high level of focus, and it … ...
3 Ways to Reverse the Rage in Your Codependent... Do you need to tame your anger? Have resentments left you stewing on past hurts? Michelle Farris, LMFT has written a great guest post illuminating how anger infiltrates codependent relationships and how to … ...
Letting Go of Our Kids My Facebook and my email inbox are full of stories of parents sending their kids off to school this week–from kindergarten through college. Often, it’s with a lot of pride … ...
Mixing Vicodin and Alcohol May be The Last Thing...   Janet Rinaldi, 57, turned herself in to law enforcement this week to face charges that she was driving while intoxicated during a fatal June auto accident. Rinaldi left the … ...
How to Spot Authenticity Authenticity is more than speaking your mind with passion and commitment, it's about the qualities of the person
The Denial of Trauma “I don’t have trauma.” “What happened to me isn’t trauma.” “Trauma is something horrific.” “I should have been able to cope with it.” “It’s not sad.” “I’m not upset.” Accepting you are suffering from trauma is by far one of the most difficult aspects of … ...
If You Think You’re a Food Addict, Are You? If you think you are addicted to food does that make you a food addict? Take a minute to think about that. Does believing it make it true? Yes, according … ...
People Are Happiest At This Unexpected Time of Life Anxiety and depression peaks at a very surprising point in life. ** Get 10% off PsyBlog's motivation ebook -- use code "10OFF" **
Use it or lose it: Stopping exercise decreases brain blood flow Researchers examined cerebral blood flow in master athletes (ages 50-80 years) before and after a 10-day period during which they stopped all exercise. Using MRI brain imaging techniques, they found a significant decrease in blood flow to several brain regions important for cognitive health, including the hippocampus, after they stopped their exercise routines.
Natural Remedies For Bipolar Disorder Introduction In addition to medication and therapy, are you looking for natural remedies to aid in the treatment of Bipolar Disorder? If so, try reading this article. This article will … ...
Is a Positive Attentional Bias the Key to Resilience? Everyone would agree that being able to recover from setbacks is a good skill to have. But seeing the world through rose-tinted glasses might seem like a less obvious entry in the list of important life skills. Some research has suggested that the ability to persevere in the face of...
Dissociative Disorder: 8 Common Signs Dissociative Disorder is a complex mental process that allows children and adults to cope with an extremely distressing or traumatic experience. “Dissociation” can look differently from person to person as … ...
The Elements Of A Western Diet Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease About 42 million individuals around the world suffer from dementia and the most common type is Alzheimer’s disease. ** Get 10% off PsyBlog's motivation ebook -- use code "10OFF" **
Tips To Remember With Bipolar Disorder Introduction There is a huge stigma on mental illness. People with mental illness are constantly judged just because they have a mental disorder. However, this is not their fault. This … ...
How Parents Prolong the "Terrible Twos" Into Adolescence Mental health professionals label as mental disorders child misbehavior that is created by certain parenting practices that have increased in incidence over the last few decades.
Vesicles that trap amyloid appear to also contribute to Alzheimer's Vesicles, fluid-filled sacs that brain cells make to trap amyloid, a hallmark of Alzheimer's, appear to also contribute to the disease, scientists report. Reducing the production of these vesicles, called exosomes, could help reduce the amount of amyloid and lipid that accumulates, slow disease progression and help protect cognition, scientists say.
Alzheimer's: Nicotinic receptors as a new therapeutic target Studies have indicated that nicotine may be beneficial for memory function. Scientists are set out to shed further light on the properties attributed to nicotine by determining the precise structure of the nicotinic receptors in the hippocampus region of the brain. Using mouse models for Alzheimer's disease, they identified the a subunit of the nicotinic receptor as a target that, if blocked, prevents the memory loss associated with Alzheimer's.