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Impulses, Assumptions, and Errors – Why Hot States Spell...   Anecdotally we have all been told not to go to the grocery store when we are hungry, drive when we are raging angry, or make major life changes when … ...
Coping With Extreme Emotions Extreme emotions can be so painful. Who wants to experience intense pain? Avoiding them or trying to not feel them doesn’t work. For the emotions to pass, you have to … ...
Sometimes Evolutionary Mismatch is a Good Thing Often, modern environments mismatch ancestral environments to our detriment. But sometimes, unnatural technologies can be beneficial. Here’s an example.
Here Is The Memory Trick Backed By Science A technique that everyone can benefit from, whatever their artistic talent. ** PsyBlog's new ebook is out now: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Bipolar Tale: How Zoloft, Chinese Food, Good Sex, and... The College Years College. I remember those days. It’s hard to believe that this May will be 6 years since I got my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Fairmont State … ...
It’s Not Lack of Empathy, It’s Resilience I don’t know if it’s my body language, my words or the things that I say but I feel like I don’t react well to people. It’s some insecurity mechanism … ...
If No One Told You This Today or Ever Today, I’m sharing words you might need to hear right now, or words you might need to remember, because you easily forget, or because you’ve never heard them. Words you … ...
Reconnecting to Yourself Every Day We can get disconnected from ourselves regularly. Even on a daily basis. This can happen because we’re fully focused on checking off tasks from our to-do lists. Or because we’re fully focused on taking care of everyone else. It can happen because we’re stuck in … ...
Covering The ADHD Assessment Checklist Introduction To receive a diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, you may be wondering what is the procedure. According to Additude Magazine, an ADHD Assessment Checklist can be performed. You … ...
Anam Cara “In Celtic Spiritual tradition, it is believed that the soul radiates all about the physical body, what some refer to as an aura. When you connect with another person and … ...
Making Friends and Fitting in with ADHD My son, Jimmy, is in the fifth grade. He is outgoing, active and thoughtful. But he often lacks the ability to stay on track with conversations or to ask others about … ...
Today I Love Things That Work Out Today I love things that work out, like road trips that are planned on the fly that have connections with friends made as the trip unfolds. I love April days … ...
Three Ways to Find (and be) a Faithful Partner A partner who is faithful, all other things being equal, is one who will make you happier. This 3-part checklist will help you spot the danger signs.
What Is Prozac? Introduction There are a variety of medications to treat symptoms associated with depression. However, for the purpose of this article, I am going to focus on one type of medication … ...
Three Tips for Engaging Authentically With Teens If you work with teens, you probably already know that the quality of your relationship with them is an important and potent predictor of success across a range of settings. But for many of us, engaging with adolescents is not always instinctive.  Even if we … ...
Dealing With Uncertainty With ADHD Introduction With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, the mind is constantly operating. It is constantly thinking to the point where a person’s thoughts become scattered. This leads to restlessness. Therefore, with … ...
Psychology Around the Net: April 23, 2016 Earlier this week, a recently unemployed friend of mine began a round of several interviews for a new job that, if all goes well, potentially could be the perfect fit for him. During the first interview he was asked, “What is your strongest attribute and … ...
Seeking Whimsy Every Week Artist and author Julia Cameron has a whimsical paperweight she always keeps on her desk. When the light hits it, the various shades of pink sparkle. She made the paperweight … ...
Understanding Marital Status Discrimination: From a Congressional Candidate... When constituents write to their political leaders and candidates, what they get back in just about every instance is a form letter. That’s not entirely a bad thing, I don’t … ...
10 Greatest Psychological Movies Photos by jason-sh, a psychoanalyst and filmmaker (I wrote and directed two feature films and a number of award-winning screenplays), I have decided to offer my choice of the 10 … ...