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#HappySunday I’m not resting on my seventh day of HAPPY THOUGHTS–day 3 0f 7--Okay, if you’re now getting on the happy action what’s going on is… I’m sharing each thought of what … ...
Emotional Strength Doesn’t Come from Ignoring Your Feelings... Going about our lives emotionlessly is robotic at best and, at worst, sociopathic. It’s pathetic that the trope of the strong, independent woman who lacks any emotion except intense ferocity is still a thing we subscribe to at all. When strong fictional female characters on … ...
Marriage Therapy AND Applied Behavior Analysis An interesting connection has been developing that combines the two separate fields of marriage therapy and applied behavior analysis. This could be a very useful collaboration that could help many couples address their problems and enhance the behaviors and well-being in their relationships. One example … ...
Worrying About Money Is Tough on Wallets and Wrinkles As someone who often struggles to make ends meet, I often feel like I want to just curl up in a ball and never leave my house. During the worst months, I often found that it took a toll on my appearance. The dark circles under my eyes started to sag, my face would break out in pimples, and I’d gain weight. Of course, that only added to the stress....
What Behavior Technicians Should Know When Provide ABA (Applied... As a BCBA, specifically in the field of working with children with autism spectrum disorder, you are likely to supervise and be responsible for training behavior technicians who will be implementing the treatment plans that you develop. Here is a list of some (not all) … ...
20 Inspirational Quotes for Moms…to Read When You are... Moms work so hard and sometimes it gets overwhelming trying to manage everything and everyone. Remember you are amazing. Here are some inspirational quotes to encourage you as you go … ...
Kids’ Sports as a Window into Human Nature The dark side of kids’ sports is as dark as human nature gets. Evolutionary psychology can explain why.
Funny Videos for Mom’s…A Good Pick-Me-Up For Those Mommy... When you’re feeling a little down or kind of cranky or annoyed of something that’s going on, try listening to the following videos to give yourself a good pick-me-up. Feel … ...
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What I’ve learned by walking daily (well, almost) I’ve started to learn: I matter. Sure, I tell myself I go for the dog. I tell myself that Ladybug always smiles when we go for our daily walks. I … ...
Pooh Poohs In my work with clients I have found approximately 11 parenting styles that have the most negative effects on whether or not their offspring are happy and well adjusted. I … ...
Mental Health: The Biggest Company Perk “Working yourself to death?” your friend teases. In America, this is more than a hackneyed expression. We stifle yawns on our morning commute; we slump into cramped seats on our way home. In between, our mental health hemorrhages. Yes, we are accessories to our mental health crisis. … ...
The Damaging Effects of Childhood Hunger I used to live near a jail. Every day when I took my children to their preschool, I would drive by the tall wire fences and watch the inmates in … ...
6 Reasons We Can’t Spot a Psychopath in Our Midst Psychopath.  It’s a high-impact word. So as you’re reading this you may be already having some feelings: a bit of intrigue, anxiety or anger, or something else entirely. It all depends … ...
Today I Love Peace And Quiet Today I love peace and quiet, like this peaceful quiet Sunday morning I find myself in the middle of. I love the soft, and subtly threatening look of the sky … ...
The Long-Term Effects of Adult Sibling Bullying You know that sinking feeling all too well. You’re expected to make an appearance at an upcoming family gathering, and you just know your sibling will be there — putting you down, as usual. While some parents see bullying among their children as a normal … ...
Self-Care Sunday: Become Intolerant Every day, we face many annoyances that only weigh us down. Annoyances that sink our energy and our mood. Annoyances that genuinely affect us. Annoyances that take time and attention away … ...
New study suggests brain glitch may cause OCD Scientists may be a step closer to having a good target for drugs that could treat at least some cases of the misery-rendering malady of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Practice Guidelines for ABA with Individuals with Autism Spectrum... The BACB (Behavior Analyst Certification Board) provides an amazing tool for those BCBA’s who work with individuals with autism spectrum disorder. In addition to following the BACB Code of Ethics, being aware and practicing in compliance with the document provided by the BACB specifically for … ...