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How to Manage Your Friends (Without Making It Awkward) When you’re a fast-rising millennial stepping into a managerial role for the first time, there’s certainly a lot to think about. You’ve probably wondered if your older colleagues will consider you experienced enough. Or maybe you’ve thought about how the shift in responsibility will affect … ...
A New Way to Predict Whether Your Partner Will be Unfaithful Being able to figure out how faithful your partner will be would seem to be a worthwhile goal. New research suggests a pretty simple, “skin-deep” method.
10 Things Parents Need to Teach Their Teen The goal of parenting teenagers is to raise fully functioning adults by 18 years old. The age is predetermined by the legal system that declares a person an adult at that age. Therefore, regardless of the emotional maturity of person, they need to be equipped … ...
Psychology Around the Net: April 22, 2017 Happy Saturday, sweet readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net covers mindfulness vs. talk therapy, the physical and mental pros and cons of “frenemies,” the controversial “controlled drinking” treatment for problem drinking, and more. Mindfulness May Rival Talk Therapy For A Variety Of Mental Health … ...
On Grieving and Celebrating the Deceased Aunt Jane died.  She was 95.  Aunt Jane was the lady who taught me how to play jacks and cats’ cradle in 1969 when I was six-years-old.  She fed me salmon patties, which I grew to like.  She took me on daily walks by the … ...
Even Fish Need Friends Friends calm us down when we're stressed. But how? There's still a lot scientists don't know, but recent studies in animals and humans provide some answers.
Need a Midday Energy Boost? Skip the Caffeine, Take a Walk Brief bouts of low-to-moderate intensity physical activity are more energizing than a 50 mg dose of caffeine (such as a can of soda or shot of espresso), according to a new study.
This Natural Juice Helps Keep Your Brain Young Older brains can perform like younger ones with this supplement. • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic • Dr Dean is also the author of Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything.
The Importance of ’13 Reasons Why’ and It’s Reflection... Warning: This article does include spoilers for the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why”. On March 31, 2017 Netflix released a new series titled, “13 Reasons Why”, based off the book by author Jay Asher. This series depicts a young man, Clay Jensen, and his journey … ...
Treating Depression by Training Your Amygdala A recent study indicates that increasing activity in the amygdala during positive memory retrieval can have a strong antidepressant effect in depressed individuals.
Positive Reinforcement May Be Key to Healthy Habits A little more carrot and a little less stick may be the trick to maintaining a balanced diet, exercising more, and drinking less. That’s according to a new study from an international team of psychology researchers published in the journal Psychology & Health. Generally, there are two kinds of motivation...
Medical history reveals multiple sclerosis begins to impact patients sooner People with multiple sclerosis can show signs of something wrong five years before the onset of disease, much earlier than previously thought, according to a new analysis of health records from people with the condition.
How to Treat Opiate Use Disorders Opiate use disorder is increasingly common, and it is important to develop a systematic approach for treating it. In this article, I will discuss some of the more important elements of treatment, starting with the need to address patients’ denial and moving on to some … ...
Best of Our Blogs: April 21, 2017 In a few days it will be Earth Day. Will you spend it raising environmental awareness, reducing your carbon footprint or perhaps planting a tree? Whatever your beliefs about the planet, no one could argue its importance to our health. There is another thing you can do. Connecting with … ...
Intelligence, Education, Personality and Social Mobility What predicts upward social mobility? We identified four important factors: education, intelligence, higher openness and lower neuroticism.
Intelligence, Education, Personality, and Social Mobility What predicts upward social mobility? We identified four important factors—education, intelligence, higher openness and lower neuroticism.
Shrinks Defy Dangers of Trump Presidency At a conference at Yale, psychiatrists and psychologists begin carving out a new role to combat the gaslighting of America by Donald Trump.
10 Tips for Working with a Narcissist The nervousness, tension, and terror that Meryl Streep portrays as Miranda Priestly in the movie “The Devil Wears Prada” is all too familiar for some. Sadly, many narcissists rise to the top of the food chain with ease leaving a trail of destroyed relationships behind. … ...
12 reasons why a dog can help you cope with depression and anxiety The World Health Organisation declared April 7 as World Health Day focusing on mental health. This year-long campaign aims to educate, raise awareness and help people suffering from mental illness Depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues now affect more than 300 million people worldwide according to the World Health Organisation, and more needs to […]
10 Famous People with Depression, Bipolar Disorder or Both... Whenever I hit a depression rut, where I feel disabled by the illness and therefore pathetic for being brought to my knees by a bunch of thoughts, it helps me to review celebrities — esteemed politicians, actors, musicians, comedians, astronauts, writers, and athletes — that I … ...