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Gold Diggers and Unjust Enrichment Gold diggers love your wallet more than they love you. And when they have taken enough from you, they leave. Is there a way to stop them from getting away with it?
Am I in an Abusive, Narcissistic, or Borderline Relationship?... Answer the following questions and see how many you answer “yes” and how many you answer “no” to. The more yes answers, the more likely you are in an abusive , narcissistic, and/or borderline relationship. My loved one calls me names, such as stupid or … ...
Motivational Drive with ADHD As an adult I can have days where I can’t seem to get anything done. Sure the dishes can sit a day and it won’t hurt the floor to have … ...
A MOOC About ADHD University of Buffalo is teaming up with Coursera to offer a massive open online course (MOOC) about ADHD. Titled “ADHD: Everyday Strategies for Elementary Students,” the course is designed for … ...
Two Suicide Risk Factors: New Findings This month the New York Times reported “ Sweeping Pain” as suicide has surged to the highest levels in nearly 30 years. Of great concern is that the increase spans … ...
Genes and Mental Illness: Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics... During my long and narrow-eyed search to find information online regarding having a schizophrenic mother, I have often been faced with information which is a complete and utter downer. Something like this: Hey, you know how your mother is schizophrenic? Well, guess what? That means … ...
Do We Ever Really Say Good-Bye To Those We Love? Perhaps we never really say good-bye to those we've lost: the conversation with them can continue throughout our lives. In unexpected ways. And in the most unexpected places.
Do We Ever Really Say Goodbye to Those We Love? Perhaps we never really say goodbye to those we've lost: The conversation with them can continue throughout our lives in unexpected ways. And in the most unexpected places.
Tool Use and the Emergence of Language Motor and language skills may seem distinct, but in human brains they are closely related.
3 Codependent Traits That Breed Anger and Resentment Codependency, anger, and control all go hand in hand. Today, I’m happy to welcome my colleague Michelle Farris, LMFT, as guest blogger. Michelle is a psychotherapist specializing in anger and … ...
Pregnancy Loss and Depression: The Untold Story Last week, I gave a public lecture at our local women’s hospital. I love the opportunity to interact with the community because I hear about what’s really on women’s minds … ...
8 Behaviours That Really Are Contagious, Psych Studies Find Yawning and laughter are famously contagious but can you guess the others? > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Why Not Knowing Drives Us Crazy We evolved to respond to uncertainty for good reasons, and that response is still strong with us even if the reasons have changed. Uncertainty is stressful like nothing else.
Understanding the Fascinating World of Dreams “I was walking down a dark street, whistling and enjoying the darkness. Suddenly, I heard footsteps. Somebody was following me. I tried to run but my legs were cement. I couldn’t budge. I screamed. Nobody heard me. My heart was beating so fast. I was … ...
10 Signs You Need Some Healthy Distance From your... Few would disagree that parents have the most difficult job in the world. And the huge majority of parents are doing the very best they can for their children. As … ...
What Is Your Role As A Parent To Help... The drug called Ecstasy/MDMA is just one of several that children as young as 8th graders are abusing. Ecstasy is a human-made drug taken orally as a capsule or tablet. … ...
Today I Love The Calm Of Morning Today I love the calm of morning. I love that after a busy day yesterday that included going out late to see a favorite group, The Swampstompers, this morning I … ...
What Is The Criteria For A Major Depressive Episode? Introduction You may have heard of the term Major Depressive Episode. This type of episode pertains to Major Depressive Disorder. However, the question remains what is a Major Depressive Episode. … ...
What should you know about the psychology of hiring... Geraldo Rivera said, “Never take a job where winter winds can blow up your pants”. That’s good advice. Not only should you not take a job where the weather disagrees … ...
Helping Others Is One of the Best Ways of... Let’s say you find someone who just did something generous and put them on the spot by interviewing them. You ask them, “Why did you do that generous thing?” They might say “because it was the right thing to do” or “because I wanted to give back.” What it really...