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1 Million Steps for OCD It seems like there’s an awareness walk for everything these days — but I’m of the opinion that they’re a good thing. I’ve heard people complain, and I definitely understand … ...
Parenting After Abuse It’s a known fact that children don’t come with a set of instructions or a manual to help their parents raise them.  There really is no right answer on how … ...
Checking Up on the Science of Homosexuality What does science really tell us about sexual orientation?
The Root Causes of Codependency and Narcissism? There’s an elephant in the room of our conversations on codependency and narcissism, and pretending the elephant is not there has proved costly to couple and family health and relationships, our communities and … ...
Depression is driven by networks of genes that span brain circuits, study suggests Depression is a disorder that involves changes in coordinated networks of hundreds of genes across key brain circuits, according to a study. Researchers show through their work how tweaking gene networks can affect susceptibility to depression.
Three Ideas for People Who Grew Up with Non-Supportive... Some parents really are loving, supportive, communicative and wise. Other parents lack basic communication skills and honestly don’t care about their children. Many parents fall somewhere in between. Still, other … ...
Best Depression Treatment Targets Four Main Symptoms Suicidal thoughts, hypersomnia and changes in appetite have the lowest symptom strength. > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Does "Mother Love" Play a Role in Rearing Better Dogs? Puppies that are not frequently touched by their mother may grow up to be more easily frightened and less sociable.
American Psychological Association, United Palestinian Appeal Enter Agreement to Distribute Books to Children in Gaza Strip, West Bank Charitable distribution of Arabic translations of books to benefit children exposed to trauma
When the Creative Process Gets Rough, These Reminders May... When you’re going through a rough patch in your creative process or simply just starting, your brain might come up with 100 reasons to quit, 100 reasons why you’re not qualified … ...
10 Myths About Dating Sex and Marriage Everyone Should Know It turns out that opposites do not attract, women's libido is just as strong as men, and more... > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Is Your Kid an Addict? According to The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, 4 out of every 25 people over the age of 12 have an addiction. When six addicts are put together, one of them will have a multiple addiction problems. This means that for every standard … ...
How to Find Power in Silence “Silence is a source of great strength.” — Lao Tzu (6th century BCE) How is silence a source of strength? I adore the works of Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, author of the Tao Te Ching, but sometimes I don’t know what he means. Does he … ...
HealthiestBlog: A Magic Bullet To Reduce The Damaging Effects Of Sugar On Your Brain Get the latest from HealthiestBlog, Psyblog's sister website... > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Microaggression, Mens Rea and the Unconscious Mind Why are good intentions not enough?
Today I Love The Outdoors Today I love the outdoors. I love living with the doors and windows open. I love that I haven’t cooked in my kitchen in two days because I’ve been cooking … ...
'Sixth sense' protects drivers except when texting A sixth sense protects distracted drivers when they are being absent minded or upset, but not when they are texting, a new study has found.
How ‘Mad Men’ Taught Us about Trauma, Shame &... Don Draper, a character on the TV series “Mad Men,” was a survivor of childhood trauma. But when we first met Don, we met a man who had it all. He was at the pinnacle of his career, happily married to his gorgeous wife, Betty, … ...
Your Very Own ADHD One of the incredible insights you have when you start learning about ADHD is that you’re not alone. There are other people out there with variations on the same life … ...
Social Support Reduces the Odds of Developing Cancer In a very famous epidemiology study, one of the most referenced of its kind because of its impressive sample size, UC Berkeley researchers Dr. Lisa Berkman and Dr. Leonard Syme … ...