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The Outing of Zeke Smith as Transgender on “Survivor”... Zeke Smith endeared himself to Survivor fans last year when he competed on Millennials vs. Gen-X so it’s no surprise that the show asked him back for Survivor: Game Changers. … ...
Music Helps Me, A Person With Bipolar Disorder Music has always been a love of mine. I am not musically gifted or anything. I just like to listen to it. When I was old enough I began going … ...
16 Charts That Will Help You To Chill Out At some point stress and tension build up in all of us, fatiguing our body and making it extra difficult to get out of bed. When we feel like this, the last thing we want is someone telling us to ‘chill out’, because it’s not easy to rest when we have so much to do. […]
Your Emotions Are Talking to You When you’re with other people, a friend, a stranger, or a family member, you experience emotions. Lots of them. Some of those emotions are pleasant and some are not so … ...
How I Healed My Inner Child Growing older does not mean we’ve actually grown “up”. Aging chronologically and mentally are two very different things, as my young adult life so brilliantly demonstrated. I was completely out of control: alcohol abuse, depression and would throw temper tantrums that would make a three … ...
Why Promising Weight Loss to Patients is Unethical I’m about to share what could be considered a controversial or even unpopular opinion. I don’t say this to “put down” other clinicians, rather I feel that it is my duty as a therapist to express why I believe that promising weight-loss to our patients … ...
Start Your Life Passport My United States passport is expired. I keep meaning to get it renewed, but the reality is, with upcoming career changes, I don’t see myself needing it anytime soon. And I haven’t added anything to my “bucket list” in years because I haven’t been inspired … ...
Yoga Could Help Relieve Depression, Study Suggests New research finds promising results for yoga in the treatment of depression.
What Children Can Teach Us About Paying Attention Thinking like a five-year-old can help you learn more in a new environment. • 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.
Brain structure, anxiety and negative bias linked in healthy adults Healthy college students who have a relatively small inferior frontal cortex - a brain region behind the temples that helps regulate thoughts and emotions - are more likely than others to suffer from anxiety, a new study finds. They also tend to view neutral or even positive events in a negative light, researchers report.
Bullying, Incognito: Deliberate Social Exclusion When we think of bullying, a picture of aggression is typically conjured — the taunting, name-calling, and physical abuse. Beyond the playground in the adult world, however, bullying often takes place masked in more insidious forms. Deliberate social exclusion can manifest in many ways across … ...
Feeling Lost? Part 3 Here’s a Map Intimacy/Lover Linda: When you begin to master the tasks of the wanderer, caregiver, warrior, and orphan, you move into the intimacy stage. All along we have had … ...
Managing Emotions: Making Choices to Cope Emotions are a survival response and causes the human body to trigger the “fight or flight” response. This is a hardwired and fast reaction, in which the body gets literally … ...
How I Learned About the Perils of Grit Grit, the Scarlett Johannson of organizational cures, has problems. We summarize neglected research on the dark side of promoting and nurturing grit.
Regulator of chromosome structure crucial to healthy brain function and nerve development Research showed that a regulatory protein of chromosome structure (cohesin) is essential for proper maintenance of gene expression in the developing brain. Reduced cohesin impaired development of nerve cells, leading to anxiety-related behavior in mice. This research outlines a role for cohesin as a master controller of genes necessary for development of healthy nerve cell networks.
Today I Love The Spring Sunlight Today I love the spring sunlight streaming in to the living room and making lights unnecessary.  I love the early morning as the days get longer. I love that the … ...
Human cognitive map scales according to surroundings A new study refines our understanding of a human skill -- the ability to instantaneously assess a new environment and get oriented thanks to visual cues.
PODCAST: Hypersexuality – An Ignored and Misrepresented Symptom of... In this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe and Vincent address the frequently ignored and often misrepresented aspect of bipolar disorder – hypersexuality. Many seem to view this as a desirable state, believing it to be little more than having frequent sex. It is often … ...
I Did the Best Thing I Could. So Why Do I Feel Bad? Moral values come in many different kinds, and they can come into conflict with each other, sometimes creating situations in which anything we do will involve violating some value.
What We Know About Aging and Pain Older adults experience pain at higher rates that the rest of the population. But exploring a range of treatment options can help.