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4 Ways to Survive Unexpected Situations Life throws unexpected things at us all the time. The four tips will help you survive unexpected stress—and maybe even come out ahead.
Managing Your Medication Introduction According to additude magazine, “Successfully treating ADHD with medication isn’t as simple as filling a prescription and living happily ever after. There is no standard medication or dosage for … ...
Today I love The Open Space Of My Home Today I love the open space of my home, though in truth I am looking forward to everything being within easy reach in my next home. I love that my … ...
Smiling Means Different Things in Different Cultures Max Eastman once wrote that “a smile is the universal welcome,” but it turns out the universal welcome might not be so universal. Although previous research has suggested that smiling can make you look more attractive, approachable and competent, these findings have mostly come from certain kinds of cultures. In...
When Your Relationship Ends, How to Find the Silver Lining Getting over the ending of your relationship can, no doubt, be a difficult process. By rewriting the story, you can find the elusive silver lining.
The Best Way to Move on After a Breakup Getting over the end of your relationship can be a difficult process, but finding the silver lining will help you move on.
Can You Say “Dementia” to a Client? Will You? As a professional in mental health I can guarantee you will see dementia in your practice. The question is if you will recognize it early enough to provide the client and his/her family with the resources they need to cope. Dementia symptoms can be so … ...
Psychology Around the Net: May 21, 2016 They’re at the tailend of the U.K.’s Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) across the pond! Similar to October’s Mental Illness Awareness Week here in the U.S., the U.K.’s MHAW, supported by the Mental Health Foundation, is all about educating people about mental health and helping … ...
Was Jesus Psychotic? Awhile back I wrote an article, “Religion and Mental Illness: How we define “hyper” religious and what does that mean.” It explores the link between hyper religion and mental illness. … ...
#ImSoOCD: Taking it Back Just a quick one today. A fellow writer from another one of those freelancer groups has kicked off an attempt to take back #ImSoOCD on Twitter. If you have OCD, … ...
Why parents are choosing to have kids share rooms even when there's space Sharing a room teaches children how to negotiate, how to compromise and how to work out conflicts, all of which are important skills to develop.
A 'sixth sense' may protect drivers, except while texting A coping mechanism that keeps part of the brain's attention on the road lets experienced drivers tolerate many mental stresses and distractions, except with regard to texting.
7 Steps to Unlock Your Secrets How many secrets do you have trapped inside of you? Secrets about past abuse. Secrets about known abuse. Secrets about current abuse. Secrets attract shame. Shame attracts silence. Silence is … ...
Untwisting The Lies Of Sex & Relationship “It’s passionate! It’s full of possibilities! It’s fun!”  How often do you say that about sex and relationship? If you’re anything like the majority of people on this planet… not … ...
True Story: How I Survived My Possessive, Abusive Relationship... Love doesn’t provoke you to sob in a corner. It doesn’t put a fist through your wall. This article discusses my personal account of an incredibly serious matter. If you or anyone you know is a victim of domestic violence or abuse of any kind, … ...
The Seductive Allure of Psychological Atlases A psychological atlas is a map that depicts regional variations in the observed scores on a psychological measure or test. Why are they often problematic?
How to Be Yourself Who am I? It’s a question we spend our entire lives asking, isn’t it? After all, we change our minds. We change in other ways. We grow. We experience different … ...
High School Commencement Horror! Eighteen years is a long time to keep silent about how narcissism ruined my 1998 High School graduation ceremony. What happened on that awful day highlights how narcissists steal the … ...
Does the Full Moon Make Your Kids Less Sleepy? The folkloric link between sleep and waking behavior and the moon has been with us for a very long time. We’re only at the beginning of a scientific exploration.
What Are Healthy Boundaries and Why Do I Need Them? What are boundaries? Relationships need boundaries. A boundary says this is where I end and where you begin. It says this is how you can treat me. Think of your … ...