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Can Tylenol help heal a broken heart? When a neuroscience student gets dumped, she finds comfort (and an over-the-counter remedy) in her knowledge of the physiology of romantic rejection.
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Mindfulness program may reduce fear, fatigue for cancer survivors A tailored six-week mindfulness program may lead to small improvements in some physical and psychological symptoms that breast cancer survivors often experience.
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How Much Exercise is Too Much? Is exercise becoming an obsession? Too much of this good thing can hurt you.
5 Ways to Weather the Storm and Find Lasting Peace “You can find peace amidst the storms that threaten you.” — Joseph B. Wirthlin Does your mind ever feel like a tornado of whirling thoughts? And when that happens, do you wish for inner peace? Well, not too long ago, after I quit my corporate job, … ...
Relationship Problems? Try Going Neutral Relationship problems take shape in many ways. Joannie came to my office extremely angry with her mother-in-law. No matter what Joannie did, her mother-in-law was critical, inconsiderate or never satisfied. She would … ...
Why Does Evil Exist? Why does evil exist? This question and others (such as “Why do we suffer?”) have plagued humankind since time immemorial. There are Kabbalistic discussions about the existence of evil, but the … ...
Loving Someone As Damaged As You Are No, really. It can be a good thing. People who get each other–who truly understand trauma, down in their bones–can heal each other. In my clinical experience, finding a non-judgmental love … ...
Explaining the Unexplainable: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Millions suffer from chronic fatigue and medical approaches have not been uniformly successful in explaining or treating it. But there is hope if you know where to look!
Did Dogs Arise on Opposite Sides of Eurasia? Were dogs domesticated twice on opposite sides of Eurasia?
While We’re Focused on Opioids, Alcohol Abuse Remains a... While We’re Focused on Opioids, Alcohol Abuse Remains a Leading Cause of Death Did you know that according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), nearly 88,000 … ...
5 Signs that You’re in a Toxic Relationship One of the more lasting legacies of a childhood in which love and validation have been withheld and criticism and marginalization served up on a daily basis is the tendency … ...
What Is Up With Cyber-Bullying? What do most parents ask about cyber-bullying? These answers explain the changing tide of bullying.
How to Heal After an Abusive Relationship If you’ve recently gotten out of an abusive relationship or are considering doing so, your sense of self has likely been altered or even destroyed. So have your feelings of safety and your ability to trust others. You can and will regain these things, but … ...
You Are Not Currency, You Never Were Many of us think we have to repay anyone who says something nice or complimentary to us, to anyone who takes us to dinner, to anyone who pays attention or … ...
Welcome to Our New Blog: Relapse Prevention Addiction hurts. This is true for the addicted person, the loved one of an addict, as well as the victims of the behaviors that are associated with either one of … ...
“Look What She’s Wearing To Work!” Recently, I have had trouble with bullying in the work place. As a result, I have been trying to be low key, wear bland clothes, dress down, stay low under … ...
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