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Brutality! Agony! Havoc! Before WE Cry Help for... Trigger warning: Trigger warning: Please note: Over the next posts, I will be talking about my father’s cruel and harsh treatment of me. While I watered it down to make … ...
Is Brutality and Agony for YEARS is it... Trigger warning: Trigger warning: Please note: Over the next posts, I will be talking about my father’s cruel and harsh treatment of me. While I watered it down to make … ...
Breaking Free from an Abusive Relationship Following are ten steps to take to break free from an exploitive, abusive, or toxic relationship.  While you may believe that your primary problem is the other person, let me emphasize, your primary prisoner is not another person, but rather, your belief system. Once you … ...
5 Great Resources for PECS materials This post will provide you with some great resources for getting materials to teach and use PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) with the kids that you work with. PECS-USA Find the four steps of PECS Use a flow chart to figure out if you should … ...
Here’s What Happened When I Put My Electronics Away... I have to admit that I generally have my electronics fairly close to me most of the time. I oftentimes think that I am justified because of my commitment to … ...
Depression symptoms that steadily increase in later life predict higher dementia risk, study shows Depression symptoms that steadily increase in older adults are more strongly linked to dementia than any other types of depression, and may indicate the early stages of the disease, according to the first ever long-term study to examine the link between dementia and the course of depression.
Mother Shaming I think every mother has experienced this at some point: Your young child is acting out in some way, you’re trying to handle it, and you can feel other people’s … ...
Awareness: A Hardwired Gift and the Science Behind It Awareness is a hardwired gift. It may cause us to frown when we see another frown, find food when our stomach growls, smile at a baby, or hold the door open for another. You may or may not remember telling yourself to do these things. … ...
Why Do Animal Tragedies Go Viral? A new study investigates why the death of Cecil the Lion became an instant world-wide internet sensation.
OCD and Sexuality: I Can’t Help the Guardian Column... In the Guardian’s Private Lives column last week, a woman wrote to share her concern’s about her boyfriend’s sexuality. He had been struggling with the idea he might be gay, … ...
What If Money Can Buy Happiness? Money can’t buy happiness and it can’t buy love. But what if it’s a myth. What if there are ways in which your money can make you happy?
Spike activity 29-04-2016 Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: This is how it feels to learn your memories are fiction. Good BBC Future piece on confabulation from an event with the fantastic Headway East London. However, not rare as the strap line claims. Neuroskeptic covers an interesting study on the neural precursors of … Continue reading "Spike activity 29-04-2016"
Beyonce: Making Marriage Work? Is it worth the effort?
How To Experience Intense Awe And Wonder Awe and wonder can help people feel more connected and reframe problems. > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
How to Stop Being So Needy and Dependent   If you’re like most people, you’d like to have a stronger, happier marriage or romantic relationship. We all have a core need to be in relationship with others and … ...
Meditation – A Cure for Loneliness? Ask anyone who has been meditating for over a year and they will likely tell you that this was one of the best decisions that they have made in their … ...
How to Break A Woman’s Psyche Find the sweetest, most codependent woman alive. This is imperative or nothing wonderful can come of the system for breaking your woman’s psyche I’m about to relate. Let’s get down … ...
How to forgive, even if you think it's impossible Carrying around resentment and anger, guilt and shame, hurts our health, happiness and relationships.
Hawaii looks to allow psychologists to prescribe drugs State lawmakers are attempting to make Hawaii one of a few states that allow psychologists to prescribe medication in hopes of increasing access to mental health services.
Love Thy Boundaries “Love thy Neighbor; yet don’t pull down your hedge.” — Benjamin Franklin Boundaries. You know you’re supposed to have them. Maybe your boundaries are abstract, and you just go with the flow. Maybe you think it’s only people who are “too nice” or forgiving that … ...