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Researchers image brain cells' reactions to concussive trauma Using a laboratory device that can deliver concussive impacts to cell cultures and image the aftermath in real time, researchers are gaining new insight into how brain cells react to trauma.
Avoiding Burnout in Home Schooling   Whether you’re studying in a traditional school or in a home schooling program, there will come a time when you will experience burnout. This is something that you have … ...
The Career Within You If you're looking for a job or need to manage the job you already have, get to know yourself as well as you can and learn what you can do to achieve practical results.
Does Donald J. Trump have the Temperament to be President? Political commentators on both sides of the isle have raised the question: does Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump have the temperament or character to hold what is,
From Rejection to Revenge The pain of rejection may be a significant cause of fraud as an act of revenge, new research says.
How your Personality Traits Predict your Love Life In love and sex too, character is destiny.
#206: The Shadow Knows   How can we explain the current upheaval in our society and indeed around the world? There are far more good people on the earth than bad so why does … ...
Today I Love The Places Where We Find The Truth Today I love the places where we find the truth, the honesty of friends, the fears that we didn’t know we had, the changes that show us what we miss … ...
Anxiety Depression: Learn How to Be Worry Free From a religious stand-point, Jesus once asked his 12 disciples: “Which of you by worrying can add a single strand of hair to your head?” Now, you may be of … ...
Best of Our Blogs: August 2, 2016 What’s harder than struggling with your own problem? Sometimes it’s seeing someone you love suffer through it. That explains why we often try to solve their problems. We get caught in an invisible dance. They’re trying not to upset us by pretending to do what we … ...
Light Therapy for Depression: Does it Really Work? There are a variety of treatments used for depression.  Popular talk therapies include cognitive and cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy and a variety of short-term, solution-focused therapies. There is considerable data available supporting all of these psychosocial treatments.  And, then there are medications.  There are around … ...
3 Data-Driven, Practical Tips For Writing Well Among others: unnecessarily big words make us seem less competent, not more. I explain why, and offer other practical and effective tips.
Substance Abuse in Bipolar Disorder Substance abuse and dependence in bipolar disorder is a huge problem. More than half of people with bipolar disorder also experience substance use disorder. That rate is seven times higher … ...
Patients seek out alternatives to opioids in treatment of chronic pain Opioids are often considered mandatory for treatment of chronic pain, but many patients would prefer an alternative.
6 Thoughts that Trigger Anger Distorted thinking patterns will destroy your ability to have a healthy relationship. Distorted thinking involves angry thoughts that flash into your mind and make you feel worse. People tend to … ...
#HAPPYMonday Monday’s ugg, by far the hardest day for me on my quest for seven days of HAPPY Thinking —day 4 0f 7--Alright, normally our week starts on Monday. However, my … ...
Messy Feelings I’ve been sad lately.  Quite sad.  A lot of things, honestly, have been making me feel this way, but I haven’t had pretty words to dress the ideas up in, and so I’ve let them slide past. Unfortunately, ideas and feelings never seem to slide … ...
Research suggests exercise can increase a person’s desire for desserts A short period of exercise can increase a person’s implicit desire for desserts, according to a study published this July in the Journal of Health Psychology. The study provides the first evidence that a small amount of exercise increases approach motivation for dessert food images in college students. Exercise can affect the attractiveness of food [...]
Hangovers associated with impaired response times Hangovers are a popular topic of conversation, usually regarding how they can be prevented or cured. The topic has even spilled over into scientific studies. Sadly, there are no miracle treatments to report at this time. Alcohol itself has been extensively studied due to its link to accidents and has been regularly shown to impair [...]
Pornography: Shame-Based Clients vs. Addicted Clients Just Because a Client Says He’s Porn Addicted… As digital technologies become more ubiquitous and porn usage becomes more prevalent and socially acceptable, clinicians, especially certified sex addiction therapists (CSATs), … ...