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#HappyFriday Today I am happy about: Today I’m Happy I got up early Today I’m Happy I got a lot of work done Today I’m Happy for finishing drawing 10 Mental … ...
4 Strategies to Manage Your Bipolar Disorder Medication is generally seen as the first line of defense when treating bipolar disorder. However, being medicated is far from the only method patients can use to manage their symptoms. … ...
Depression Sucks… I know, clinical word, right? — “Sucks”. But it does. Depression sucks. I’ve seen many people in my practice who struggle with depression, and there’s nothing easy about it. One … ...
Nominations for the 5th Annual WEGO Health Activist Awards... As a blogger and health activist, there were some days over the years, that I’ve felt like dredging forward in the sea of blog noise and that I’d wish others … ...
The Question That Boosts Motivation And Performance Self-affirmations are not the best type of self-talk to help motivate you.  
How to Start Loving Yourself (Even When You Think...   We talk to ourselves all day long. We comment, critique, and chastise our every move. From the big to the small – every decision and action gets scrutinized by … ...
Fish oil vs. lard: why some fat can help or hinder your diet A diet high in saturated fat can make your brain struggle to control what you eat, says a new study. Consuming fish oil instead of lard can make a significant difference, the study shows.
Just Having a “Plan B” Makes It More Likely You’ll Need One Research has found that when you plan for failure, you're basically giving yourself permission to fail.
Does Having a Plan B Sabotage Your Plan A? Research has found that when you plan for failure, you're basically giving yourself permission not to succeed.
Recalculating: Trusting Your Inner GPS Imagine a GPS that is set on a certain course. This modern technology has a history that commenced in 1960. The device that we now take for granted was “Originally … ...
Do People With ADHD Think More Quickly? People with ADHD sometimes suggest that one of the upsides of hyperactivity is being able to think quickly. Is this true though? Or is it more an example of thinking … ...
Victims of Emotional Abuse There is no “one size fits all” description for emotional abuse; but, there are some generalizations to be made.  Emotional abuse is any type of intentional behavior that hurts its target emotionally, mentally, spiritually, and psychologically (if you can find the distinctions).  Emotional abuse, on … ...
What Dale Earnhardt Jr. Can Teach Auto Accident Survivors Dale Earnhardt Jr. advances public awareness of concussions.
10 Ways to Prevent Mania and Hypomania Bipolar disorder is one of the most difficult illnesses to treat because by addressing the depression part of the illness, you can inadvertently trigger mania or hypomania. Even in Bipolar II, where the hypomania is less destabilizing than the often-psychotic manic episodes of Bipolar I, … ...
Music Enhances Beer's Flavor Listening to music we love can make whatever we're drinking taste much more delicious.
Virtual brain helps decrypt epilepsy A virtual brain has been created that can reconstitute the brain of a person affected by epilepsy for the first time. From this work we understand better how the disease works and can also better prepare for surgery, say scientists.
Breastfeeding associated with better brain development, neurocognitive outcomes A new study, which followed 180 pre-term infants from birth to age seven, found that babies who were fed more breast milk within the first 28 days of life had had larger volumes of certain regions of the brain at term equivalent and had better IQs, academic achievement, working memory, and motor function.
Today I Love Friday Morning Outings Today I love Friday morning outings and today’s outing is to the golf course. I love that I achieved what I set out to achieve this week and that going … ...
Psychiatry Research Updates: Stimulants, ADHD and Bipolar Disorder... STIMULANTS Misuse of d-Amphetamine Kathryn G. Fort, MD Fellow, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry NYU Child Study Center Bellevue Hospital Center Dr Fort has disclosed that she has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial company pertaining to this educational activity Ample evidence exists … ...
Best of Our Blogs: July 29, 2016 You’re here to learn how to cope, deal, or manage a problem. You might be stuck in the thick of it and trying to feel your way through. You’ve dealt with this your whole life or maybe this issue is new. You’re focused on finding … ...