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Bipolar Disorder, Anger, and Self-Loathing Anyone who has a basic working knowledge of bipolar disorder knows all about the extreme highs (mania) and extreme lows (acute depression) that a person with the disorder experiences. Anyone who knows someone with bipolar, or has studied the disease, knows about some of the … ...
Acceptance and Transformation Should left-handers demand that half the baseball diamond be reversed?
Are You Seeing a Good Therapist? 5 More Tell-Tale... If you aren’t in the psychology field, it’s hard to know what you should expect from a therapist. After all, it’s different from looking for a surgeon or chiropractor or dermatologist. Therapy is a unique process, which requires you to be vulnerable. In fact, you might … ...
Anxiety Reduction Technique Works Despite Disbelief, Study Finds People do not expect this to work - but skin conductance tests shows it does. > Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Putting Anxiety Into Words Can Provide Relief, Study Finds People do not expect labelling anxiety to work - but skin conductance tests shows it does.  
Top 10 Secret Signs Of A Perfectionist Some perfectionists are also toxic to others. > Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
The Day You Decide to Stop Despising Your Body You are fed up with bashing your body. With comparing it. With weighing it. With depriving it of food. With exercise that bores you or makes you feel like you … ...
Teenagers Can Benefit from Meditation Teens are under more pressure today than in previous generations. This massive increase in stress and anxiety is believed to have caused an increase in teenage attention disorders. Often they believe they’re doing things wrong. That makes it difficult to focus on the present. Meditation … ...
The 5 Greatest Myths About Emotional Neglect Of the hundreds of psychological and emotional conditions, Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN) is, in my opinion, among the least widely acknowledged. That’s because we have spent decades talking about and … ...
5 Tips for Managing ADHD-Related Anxiety In my last post, I talked about why ADHD and anxiety often go together. So much for the problem, but what about the solution? Today I want to share some … ...
The architecture of audition: Study shows auditory cortex of hearing, deaf people are nearly identical The neural architecture in the auditory cortex -- the part of the brain that processes sound -- of profoundly deaf and hearing people is virtually identical, a new study has found. The study raises a host of new questions about the role of experience in processing sensory information, and could point the way toward potential new avenues for treating deafness.
Today I Love My Family Reunion Today I love my annual family reunion, that the reunion is fifty four years old this year, almost as old as I am, and that I believe I’ve been to … ...
Disclosure Trumps Withholding-Part 2 Disclosure invites disclosure. There is no way to force someone to talk about himself or herself. We can only invite by taking risks ourselves. Enjoying the transparency of another is … ...
Premature Ejaculation: Is Alcohol Making Your Guys Abandon Ship...   You’re more inclined to ask for her phone number after a few drinks. When it comes to sex, though, alcohol can be a turn-off. Sip too much alcohol and … ...
Civilian, Grassroots Programs: Alternatives to Traditional Services for Veterans... Fourteen plus years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan show us the impact of sustained exposure to combat, harsh environmental conditions and extended separation from loved ones have on the psychological well-being of military personnel and their family members. The estimates vary from study to … ...
7 Strategies for Thriving with ADHD Having ADHD can be incredibly frustrating. You want to get things done. But because of the nature of ADHD, you have a tough time with organizing, prioritizing, planning, initiating and completing tasks. This is why it’s so important to have your ADHD properly treated, whether it’s … ...
How parrots help veterans with PTSD Birds that are part of an animal therapy program are paired with vets suffering from PTSD and connect in a way that no human therapist ever could.
How to sleep when horrific news becomes the norm People can learn to practice self-care amid the chaos.
New App: Ding Dong D**k I have had zero sex in five months. I used to have the suave to walk into a place and land a guy. But that was back in the day … ...
The Power of Moving Our Bodies Working out has become synonymous with weight loss or maintenance. That is, we assume that people only work out — that we should work out — to lose weight or to … ...