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Adult ADHD: 5 More Tips for Managing Technology Psychotherapist and ADHD coach Terry Matlen, MSW, ACSW, believes that technology is a double-edged sword for adults with ADHD. It helps you be efficient. But it also distracts you from your work. Because before you know it, you’ve spent one hour surfing the web for … ...
Trying New Things Can Help With Quitting Smoking, Losing... It’s no secret that trying new things is a good way to keep life interesting, but research suggests it can also improve your health by helping you lose weight and kick habits like smoking. In 2010, a group of psychologists from Stony Brook University had the idea that the buzz...
How to Know What You Want Evan A good job fell into Evan’s lap right out of college. He had majored in business, but he found himself editing textbooks. The job paid well, and he became … ...
Today I Love The Stillness Of Morning Today I love the stillness of morning when the day is just waiting, gathering itself to leap into its future and make its changes to the world. I love that … ...
The Problem with Obstacles I recently wanted to prescribe a medication called Prevacid for a patient. It's a proton pump inhibitor that shuts off acid production in the stomach.
Inside the Mind of the Munich Mass Killer This kind of conundrum has led some psychiatrists to suggest mass or spree killers suffer from a rare disorder so far unclassified and unknown in the textbooks.
Insights for Success from Neuroscience For the seeker of enlightenment, there is nothing to fear and much to learn from the secrets of neuroscience. Brain tricks — sometimes called hacks — are mental shortcuts designed to enhance life’s success. The richness of these truths can be documented through the research … ...
Online Dating: Quit Bragging Research on why modesty is best for the online dater.
Fierce Warrior Meets the Spiritual Teacher Establishing some heaven on earth. Linda: Long ago, there lived a fierce warrior who had gone bad and turned to thievery and destruction. He was the terror of the land. … ...
Personality change may be early sign of dementia Experts say sharp changes in mood and behavior may precede the memory and thinking problems of dementia.
'Drunkorexia' prevalent among college students This is the name given to behaviors such as skipping meals or exercising heavily to offset calories from a heavy night of drinking, or to pump up alcohol's buzz.
Daydreaming and Imagination – Creativity or Avoidance?... Does Daydreaming Encourage Creative Thinking? There are many reports on the value of mind wandering to encourage creative thinking. But is daydreaming always helpful to be more creative? In his … ...
A Simple, Powerful Way to Cultivate Gratitude I recently read this great post by Lindsey Mead on her blog A Design So Vast. In it, she shares a list of things she loves. The small delicious details, such … ...
Bipolar Lenses Explaining utter darkness to someone who has only lived in the sunlight would be a difficult task. They would have to believe you and trust in something they have never experienced. If you haven’t experienced the darkness, perhaps after reading this you can help someone … ...
Every Accusation is an Autobiography Our partner can be our mirror. Linda: Bill was the playful one of the pair. He had a job, but striving, worry, and stress were not his style. Hard working, … ...
Dogs de-stress families with autistic children, new research shows Owning a pet dog reduces stress and significantly improves functioning in families who have a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), new research has shown. The study, carried out by researchers at the University of Lincoln, UK, and funded by the US-based Human Animal Bond Research Initiative (HABRI) Foundation, also found a reduction in the [...]
Brain activity and response to food cues differ in severely obese women, study shows The brain’s reward centers in severely obese women continue to respond to food cues even after they’ve eaten and are no longer hungry, in contrast to their lean counterparts, according to a recent study by a multidisciplinary team at UT Southwestern Medical Center. The study, published recently in the journal Obesity, compared attitudes and the brain [...]
Study finds online braggers don’t get dates As online dating has become a widely accepted way to attract possible romantic partners, scholars have been taking a closer look at the practice. What makes an online dater successful? Do the same factors that make face-to-face relationships successful also apply in the online dating world? A new study recently published in the National Communication [...]
Narcissists’ True Love: Money Money: Every narcissist’s true love. To a narcissist, money isn’t just fancy ink printed on fancy paper…a necessary evil earned and exchanged for services and products. Nay, it’s much, much … ...
The Importance of Getting Comfortable with Discomfort When we exercise, are we strengthening more than just our body? In a recent article, Brad Stulberg explained how working out strengthens the mind. Physical exertion means having to face something that many of us avoid every day: Discomfort. “In a world where comfort is … ...