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I Love You, The Relationship is Over: 12 of... The process of starting a romantic relationship can be exciting and exhilarating for most couples. However, when one or both partners in a relationship display inconsistent messages and behaviors the … ...
Narcissistic Invalidation: No Likes, No Dislikes, No Emotions, No... As a little girl, I noticed a puzzling difference between me…and all the other little kids at school. They had strong likes. They had strong emotions. They had strong opinions. … ...
Simone Biles Overcame Huge Odds to Become Olympian At 19 years old, Simone Biles may not be the youngest gymnast the the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio but she’s definitely the most talked about. It’s very possible … ...
Prince’s Death Motivating Chaka Khan to Seek Treatment... Back in the 1980s, Chaka Khan burst onto the scene with “I Feel For You,” a song written, and first performed, by Prince. The world was shocked when the diminutive … ...
There's No One Addictive Personality People with addictions aren't especially neurotic, dishonest or selfish.
Which Emotions Do We See in Dogs and Cats? New data looks at the basic and complex emotions that pet owners observe in their own dogs and cats.
When Symptoms of Depression Strike in the Summer Most of us are familiar with seasonal affective disorder (SAD). During the short, cold, dark days of winter, 4 to 6 percent of people feel depressed, lethargic, pessimistic and even hopeless. They may eat more and sleep too much. But you might be less familiar … ...
Teaching AI to Think Like Us Does AI threaten human existence? Perhaps not, but it's complicated.
Today I Love Wisdom From Friends Today I love wisdom from friends. I love when someone says something that is meant to apply to a situation and the value of that statement resonates loudly in my … ...
Two Psychological Approaches to Photography The two greatest American photographers, Diane Arbus and Robert Frank, while taking very different approaches to photography, both peered into America's soul, at a personal cost.
6 Questions Everyone Should Ask Their Therapist Finding the right therapist can involve almost as much energy and time as finding the right spouse. Instead of meeting for coffee, or appetizers and drinks, you’re spilling your guts inside a bunch of psychotherapists’ offices, trying to gauge whether all that notebook scribbling is … ...
Center-of-the-Universe-itis: Recognizing Narcissistic Personality Disorder... While working as a social worker in an inpatient psychiatric hospital, I noticed a bumper sticker on the back of a co-worker’s car. It read “It’s All About Me.” When I asked her if that meant she was responsible for everything in her life or … ...
Protect the Children: Change the Legacy of Fear and... In the face of the shooting of two black men by police officers on July 5th and 6th, and the sniper attack on July 7th that killed 5 police officers … ...
What Motivates You To Succeed? People differ in sensitivity to reward and punishment in pursuit of their goals.
Living With A Racing Creative Mind Stephen King has published some 54 novels and six non-fiction books, and has written nearly 200 short stories. Even if you are not that prolific, you may still experience the … ...
Democratic female leaders viewed as less capable of handling terrorism in times of threat: study Democratic female leaders are considered less capable of handling terrorism when worry about terror is high, according to a recent study published this February in Political Research Quarterly. The threat of terrorism has a lasting effect upon the people of the United States and the wider world. Unsurprisingly, this has been shown to influence the [...]
Rumination associated with several forms of mental illness Traditional diagnostic approaches to psychopathologies, like those found in the DSMs, have focused on differences between disorders and resulted in an excessive number of therapies that are applicable to just a tiny percentage of the population. Transdiagnostic strategies on the other hand, take the opposite approach by emphasizing the similarities between groups to develop treatments [...]
Do I Have Trauma? Why Do the Same... Does it feel like the same destructive things keep happening, that you date the same people, leave jobs for the same reason? We learn early how to make decisions, deal … ...
16 Warning Signs You Might Suffer from Conversion Disorder... Conversion disorder is a mental illness when neurological symptom exists without an explanation. Imagine you’re just finishing up your lunch break when you suddenly can’t move your legs. Up until this point, you were perfectly healthy with no signs of any kind of physical illness. … ...