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Five Blog Templates for Counselors Blogging does not have to be difficult. These five blogging templates will help you learn to structure your thoughts around specific topics. The five types are:  An authoritative post Comment on a video Description of a diagnosis or treatment Alleviating a symptom Interview There are … ...
How to Take Criticism Like a Pro   I was a very sensitive kid. Even a well-intentioned correction or constructive feedback would propel me into tears and a swell of self-criticism equal to or worse than the … ...
Test Your Love: Is It A Sky Rocket? A... Love and Summer, it seems they go together as if the season heats the passion of the heart or is Summer love in the air? The Charming thing about romantic … ...
PART 1: Influential Women Know Why Setting Boundaries is... Setting boundaries is critical for making our best contributions. It’s one of the single best strategies that influential women use to ensure that they have a sustainable impact in the … ...
Can Shame Be Useful in Addiction Recovery? In a recent New York Times article, psychiatrist Sally Satel and psychologist Scott Lilienfeld discuss how shame can be useful in recovery from addiction. I find their position to be provocative, perhaps controversial to some. Recalling Erickson’s psychosocial stages of development, one of the early … ...
The Most Toxic Parents The most toxic parents are the parents that do not at all look toxic. To the outside world they appear as the most normal parents of all. Children of such … ...
Divorce and the Practice of Dating Growing up, many of us learned to value and naturally imagine our futures. We fantasized about who we would become when we grew up. That included who our future mates may be and what they’d look like, and our role in caring for our imaginary … ...
Cost of Stress on the U.S. Economy Is $300 Billion? Says Who? In 2011, I wrote an article about the true cost of job stress. In that article, I cited Dr. Rebecca Goldin (a Professor at George Mason University and Director of STATS.org) throughout and shared Dr. Goldin’s observations about the American Institute of Stress’ baseless claim of the $300 billion price tag of stress on the … Continue reading Cost of Stress on the U.S. Economy Is $300 Billion? Says Who? →
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Prince William calls bullying 'stupid and cruel' in new campaign The second-in-line to the throne reminded people that bullying doesn't just happen on the playground, but can affect people of all ages and all backgrounds in the workplace and throughout society.
How Many Straight People Are There? Regardless of whether it’s sexual identity, attraction, or behavior, fewer women than men say they’re straight.
How to Bring More Laughter into Your Life “Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion, to the futility of thinking and striving anymore. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward — and since I can start thinking and striving again that much sooner.” … ...
Women Are Attracted by Men’s…Girlfriends? Why are women attracted to attached men? And when do you need to worry about your significant other?
To Commemorate WWI, Silence Is the Best Symbol On this weekend that commemorates war in different ways, it behooves us to observe a minute of silence to think about waging peace
Japanese Love and Personality Test (Digit Ratio Theory) This new Japanese trend encourages the use of digit ratio theory to find out the key information about your potential partner before getting too invested.
The Thought Police Embrace the thoughts. I have been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Like you, my mind burps out intrusive, unwanted thoughts. They are real, striking at my core. I would banish them immediately. They would return with a sinister vengeance. Languishing in bed, sheets draped over me, … ...
Today I Love Restful Mondays Today I love restful Mondays that ease me into the week after long, busy, full weekends. I love that this Monday has an especially hard task for me because last … ...
Genetically engineered mice suggest new model for how Alzheimer's causes dementia Using a novel, newly developed mouse model that mimics the development of Alzheimer's disease in humans, researchers say they have been able to determine that a one-two punch of major biological 'insults' must occur in the brain to cause the dementia that is the hallmark of the disease.
Happy Independence Day, 2016 Two hundred and forty years ago, America turned the world upside down by declaring its own right to be a free and independent country. A country freed from the tyranny of a government that didn’t recognize the rights of its own colonist citizens in Parliament. … ...
Set Up To Fail   I have Fibromyalgia. I mention this because the best treatment for it is the opposite of what you might expect it to be. The best treatment, at least in … ...