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What to Do in Your 30s to Be Happy in Your 50s What can you do in your 20s and 30s to increase your chances of happiness later in life? Here are three key lessons from the real experts.
How to Talk to Teens about Sexting: 8 Helpful Tips     Not long ago the term sexting wasn’t a term you heard very often or at the very least understood by most. Unlike the teens of yester years whose … ...
5 Myths About What Therapy Should Be Like —... Today, thanks to the internet, there’s a lot more information about therapy and how it works. But that still doesn’t stop some myths from being perpetuated. And perpetuated. These myths might come from television and movies. They might come from friends or colleagues or even … ...
Why We’re Politically Stalled Out It's not just that we disagree with one another. We have trouble putting ourselves in our political opponents' shoes. I explain why that's bad for everyone involved.
Co-Occurring Disorders And ADHD Part II Introduction In my previous article, I discussed the relationship between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, as well as Disruptive Behavior Disorders and Substance Abuse Disorders. In this article, I will expand … ...
Choices–Basic Training For The Soul Among the thinking classes there is the general assumption that black and white thinking, that is thinking that assigns ideas and things into simple polar opposites, is the mental refuge of … ...
4 Reasons Compliments Make You Cringe Do you have trouble accepting compliments? Science explains why kind words feel so uncomfortable.
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Co-Occurring Disorders With ADHD Introduction Are co-occurring disorders possible with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? The answer is yes. According to Chadd, “More than two-thirds of individuals with ADHD have at least one other coexisting … ...
Free Webinar: Inspired Disability: Turning Invisible Disabilities into Visible... What do Henry Winkler — aka Arthur “the Fonz” Fonzarelli from TV’s Happy Days; Rick Green, known for his roles in TV’s The Red Green Show and History Bites and comedy troupe The Frantics, and Jonathan Mooney — popular motivational speaker and acclaimed author of … ...
Living Someone Who Has Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder... From the outside looking in, things look perfect. That is precisely the impression a person with Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD) intends to give. They seem to be the model spouse, parent, friend, and most especially employee. And they have many rewards, honors, recognitions, and … ...
Brain inflammation linked to depression in multiple sclerosis Patients with multiple sclerosis have higher rates of depression than the general population, including people with other life-long disabling diseases. Symptoms of multiple sclerosis arise from an abnormal response of the body's immune system. Immune response has also been linked to depression, leading researchers to think it could be a shared pathological mechanism that leads to the increased rates of depressive symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis.
New technique could revolutionize surgical treatment of epilepsy A pioneering new technique has been developed that could revolutionize the surgical treatment of epilepsy. The new technique is designed to help surgeons and neurologists measure the relative contribution to the occurrence of seizures made by different brain regions, and so determine the brain regions to remove that will have most benefit to the individual.
Today I Love This Silver Hazy Morning Light Today I love this silver hazy morning light that seems to come from everywhere and go everywhere at the same time. I love the spectacular blue skies and miles of … ...
The Fat, Sick, and Close to Dead Diet   Joe Cross‘s 60-day long juice fast has been turned into a documentary. For two months, Joe lived on nothing but freshly juiced vegetables and water. After 50 days, Joe … ...
PTSD–Case In Point “You can’t patch a wounded soul with a Band-Aid.”  Michael Connelly, The Black Echo  Imagine you have a client 49-years-old named Sally. Sally was referred to you by her lawyer for a substance assessment. Sally, during the assessment, shares she was here do to a … ...
The Psychological Impact of Divorce on Adult Children I recently viewed the 2013 comedy, “A.C.O.D,” starring Adam Scott, Clark Duke, Richard Jenkins, and Catherine O’Hara. “A.C.O.D” showcases a serious storyline in a comedic light, while addressing the psychological impact divorce can have on adult children. While I can’t speak to such an experience … ...
Gambling, ADHD, OCD And Kleptomania Papers in psychiatric journals have claimed that many of the characters in the Star Wars movies have underlying psychopathologies including pathological gambling, OCD and ADHD
Part 2: The Secret to Avoiding Pitfalls that Hold... Setting boundaries is one of the most foundational strategies for making our greatest contributions. Yet, many women allow five common pitfalls to hold them back from taking steps to set boundaries … ...
Mastering The Art of Negotiation-Part 1 Linda: We live in a time of great cynicism about marriage. Everyone knows a friend or family member who married with great enthusiasm and love, whose relationship turned sour, ultimately ending … ...