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Why is Academia So Negative? Is academia wearing you out? Did it start out being fun but now is just sheer tedium?
5 Ways Stress Knocks Your Love Life Way Off Track Your libido, appearance and more take a hit when you’re feeling too overwhelmed. If being stressed out of your mind didn’t feel bad enough, there’s a study that will make you want to chill the eff out even more. Researchers discovered that men find stressed … ...
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Taking photos can make a good experience better According to the results of a five-year study, taking photos can actually enhance the enhance the enjoyment of positive experiences.
Try These Two Mental Techniques To Feel Less Time Pressure Both techniques can reduce that anxious, rushed feeling on a daily basis, research finds. > Use code "10OFF" for 10% off PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Are religious people honest about their Internet pornography viewing habits? Religious people tend to view pornography more often than they let on—and resist data that tells them so, according to a 2016 study. The study, published in Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention, aimed to answer a few questions regarding religiousness, online pornography use, and perceptions of the self and others [...]
Happier people show greater brain connectivity when processing negative information about themselves Happier people show greater brain connectivity when processing negative information about themselves, according to a recent study published this February in PLOS ONE. The study points to an active process in the brain, involving the dorsal medial prefrontal cortex, which is related to effectively regulating negative emotional information. Life satisfaction, often used as a measure [...]
Please Don’t Punish Yourself You ate a bowl of ice cream. The full fat kind. Maybe, you even ate two bowls. Please don’t punish yourself with cruel words. You are disgusting. You have no … ...
Captive Whales Deeply Suffer Psychologically, Experts Agree Experts across the board, including leaders in animal welfare science, agree that captive cetaceans are psychologically ill and cannot adequately be kept in tiny water cages.
An Easy Way to Guarantee Your Marriage Before tying the knot — or after if you’re already married — why not try out what could be the best way to keep your relationship on track as you journey through life together? Regardless of life’s ups and downs, the two of you can … ...
Why and How You Can Say No Why is it So Hard to Say No? All the people of the world can be divided into two groups: those who can say “no” easily, and those who cannot. … ...
Today I Love The Bounty Of Summer Today I love the bounty of summer. I love the amazing things that grow so well and so plentifully that there is hardly enough appetite available to consume them all. … ...
Timing is Everything When it comes to giving advice to a loved one who has messed up, striking while the iron is hot is likely to get you scalded. Yes, you may be dying to tell him what he did wrong, what he should have done, what he … ...
Simple Ways to Control Worry In my last column I talked about three different broad categories of worry: social, obsessive and general.  In this column I focus on different techniques your clients can use to overcome their worry.  The following tips are straightforward and simple and can be easily taught … ...
How They Attempt to Get Our Vote A The Eminents Interview of Larry Sabato.
Writing to Find Yourself and Free Your Deep Creativity “Writing is a path of profound self-awareness.” Mark Matousek How can writing help us learn more about who we are, and release more creativity? One answer is writing can be … ...
Narcissism VS Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness... On the 4th of July, the USA will celebrate Independence Day. It was our Declaration of Independence that stated that all people, regardless of where they were born or what … ...
The Narcissists’ Pedestal Narcissism – A considerable number of posts have been dedicated to narcissists here on Psych Central, I felt obligated to draw a Mental Health Humor Cartoon; just for them. The other day the … ...
The Narcissist’s Flying Monkeys “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” – Edmund Burke Isn’t it enough that victims have to deal with the hurt and frustration caused merely by loving a narcissist?  To add insult to injury, the narcissist in … ...
8 Warning Signs for Silent Domestic Abuse Victims Do NOT miss these signals. As the founder of a nonprofit that serves domestic abuse victims, I get a ton of emails from women who are reaching out for help — not because they are abused, but because they aren’t sure if they are being … ...