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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 … ...
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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 … ...
Suicide rates have soared in the U.S. Suicide rates have soared 24 percent in the U.S. since 1999, with the biggest increases among women, federal researchers report.
Dealing with OCD as a Teen While I can see OCD symptoms even in my childhood, now that I know what they are, my first “spike” of symptoms came my junior and senior year of high … ...
Destroying the Planet. We've Been Doing It For a Long Time. We need to recognize our common human blindness: We have never been able to put aside short-term gain for the good of the earth. Even though we have nowhere else to live.
Constant Rage and Aggression Could Be Linked to Brain... Clean the damn litter box, people! Intermittent explosive disorder (IED) is when people are overcome with anger and lose control of their emotions. This disorder is characterized by hostility, loss of control and recurring aggressive outburst. People with IED can explode into a rage-filled episode … ...