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The Best Way Of Empathising Might Surprise You Most people are wrong about the best way to empathise with others.  
7 Fun Ways to Connect with Your Partner While your connection with your partner is a serious thing, you don’t have to go about it in a serious way. Being playful and silly with each other is powerful. So is engaging in exciting activities together. According to research, sharing novel, highly exciting experiences … ...
Did the GOP Unconventional Convention Change Your Vote? In politics, the impact of an initial positive impression endures—even in the face of subsequent negative attacks. The GOP convention may particularly impact partisan voters.
How to Say What You Mean without Sounding Like You're Mean In a time when opinions are key to almost any dialogue between people, you may wonder- what’s the best way to express yours? This simple approach will help you find your voice.
Today I Love Adventures Today I love adventures big and small. I love the grand journeys and the quick weekend getaways and everything in between. I love when people look to the road to … ...
Is He Too Weird to Introduce to Your Friends? My last cartoon was about who buys adult movies. Hey, I’m allowed to talk about that! Even with all that’s going on in the news, some part of us remembers … ...
Diagnostic Comorbidity in DSM-5: Origins, Current Status, and Potential... The epidemic of psychiatric comorbidity has been a problem since DSM-III appeared way back in 1980. Not much has been done to improve this area in the subsequent editions of the manual. Nonetheless, in this article we’ll explore psychiatric comorbidity in DSM-5: its origins, current … ...
Psychology Around the Net: July 23, 2016 AAAAAACHOOOOOO! That’s me, readers, sneezing my brains out as I type this. You might remember I mentioned being sick last week? Well, this week, allergies decided to fill the void my common cold left behind. It’s been a rough couple of weeks for me and, … ...
The Surprising Things You’ve Never Wanted to Know about Love We think of love as an entirely positive emotion, but there are some surprising downsides to being in love.
6 Tips for Developing Your Own Inspiration You already know what’s right for you — yes, really! Everywhere we turn, we’re constantly drowned by other people telling us what to do and what to think (oh yeah, and how and when to do it, too). After a while, all of those voices … ...
Forced Introspection: Appealing Fantasy or Horror Story? What if you were forced to spend two solid weeks alone, inside your own mind? How would you fare?
What Makes Asians So Smart? Studies of average IQ scores of countries around the world indicate that Asian countries have the highest average IQ. The top four countries in terms of average IQ are: Singapore … ...
Dietary Supplement Phosphatidylserine May Stimulate Neurotransmitters for Mood... It should come as no surprise that anxiety and depression rates are running rampant in America, for a large number of reasons. People definitely are not incorporating nature into their … ...
Sitting with Discomfort in Your Creative Process (and in... How often do you take a break when the creative process becomes uncomfortable? Uneasy? How often do you take a break when you’ve had a painful realization or an unpleasant memory? This … ...
Maria Bamford Feared Bipolar Meds Would Ruin Career It’s a common worry among people living with bipolar disorder – will the prescribed medication alter my personality to the point that my career could be affected?  Even fictional character, … ...
Celine Dion and Kathie Lee Gifford Share Grief Over... One of the toughest things that can happen in life is the loss of a loved one. Celine Dion and Kathie Lee Gifford know this truth all too well. Dion’s … ...
The Secret to Finding Happiness Two years ago the song of the summer was Pharrell Williams’ “Happy.” It seemed it was impossible to listen to it and not be, well, happy. In our never-ending quest … ...
Feeling connected to nature is linked to reduced anxiety, study finds People who feel more connected to nature also tend to feel less anxious, according to new psychology research from Australia. The preliminary study, conducted by Patricia Martyn and Eric Brymer, found that feeling connected to nature was directly related to small reductions in anxiety. “The results of this study align with recent research and theoretical [...]
8 Healthy Reasons to Ditch Your Bad Habits There comes a time of self-reckoning in everyone’s life. After months and possibly years of indulging in known vices and allowing yourself to slip into bad habits, you realize that this isn’t what your life is supposed to be. While you’re not quite sure where … ...
Study shows direct manipulation of brain can reverse effects of depression Manipulating the brain has been a tool used in the treatment of mental illness for centuries, and treatments have often been controversial. From psychosurgery, including lobotomy and leucotomy, to electro-convulsive therapy, which is still used to treat depression and psychotic illness today, more modern methods include deep brain stimulation and transcranial magnetic stimulation. These direct [...]