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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 … ...
Too Many Hats to Wear, Too Little Time Holding down multiple jobs and short term contracts is hard enough to keep strait before the added strain of three kids and ADHD. Meetings, deadlines and events sneak up on … ...
Was Prince Bipolar? I am willing to bet that once the information surrounding Prince’s death is revealed, it will be said that he had an addiction to prescriptive drugs, which I believed may … ...
Friends Are Better Than Morphine, Psychology Study Finds People who are less stressed tend to have more friends. > Get motivated with PsyBlog's latest ebook: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" **
Savoring Simple Pleasures Every Day An important part of taking compassionate care of ourselves is to focus on simple pleasures. Which totally depends on you. That is, you get to decide what a simple pleasure looks … ...
Finding sheds light on what may kill neurons after stroke Strokes, seizures, traumatic brain injury and schizophrenia: these conditions can cause persistent, widespread acidity around neurons in the brain. But exactly how that acidity affects brain function isn't well understood.
How to Live with an Anxious Person It is normal to feel anxious when highway traffic goes from full speed to a screeching halt in a matter of seconds. Or when your child’s school gets placed on lockdown and all you get is a notification from the media. Or when the credit … ...
Suicide Rate Increases: What's Behind the Numbers? A new report from the CDC reveals a 24% increase in suicide in the United States. But why?
How to Get to Know the Real YOU I have spent years searching for the “real me.” Every so often I would catch this fleeting glimpse of someone – a free, funny, warm, spontaneous, creative, loving, laughter-filled being … ...
Hormone, neurotransmitter systems disturbed in alcoholics' brains The brain tissue of people with alcohol dependence shows a variety of changes compared to non-alcoholic control persons. All alcoholics' brains share some characteristics, but some are exclusive to the brain tissue of anxiety-prone type 1 alcoholics or impulsive type 2 alcoholics, according to a recent study.
Salts in the brain control our sleep-wake cycle A new epoch-making discovery has been made, which may prove decisive to future brain research. The level of salts in the brain plays a critical role in whether we are asleep or awake. This discovery may be of great importance to research on psychiatric diseases such as schizophrenia and convulsive fits from lack of sleep as well as post-anaesthetization confusion, according to experts.
3 Procrastination Myths That Won’t Help Your Kids, And... Myth #1: You need to be motivated to start a task… “But, mooooom, I don’t feel like it!” We’ve all heard children reject a task due to their inherent lack … ...
Surviving — and even thriving — through tragedy While some some people bounce back from difficult times, other people are devastated. A growing body of evidence explains why.
Today I Love New Days Today I love new days that remind me that yesterday is done and today is the prize I win for having survived. I love that it is Friday. I love … ...
Best of Our Blogs: April 29, 2016 You’re awaiting a diagnosis, or maybe a correct one. The fear of knowing is almost equally as excruciating as knowing. You feel like the rest of your life is dependent on this one moment. It all feels so final. You’re on the precipice of change and … ...
The Trouble With ADHD So I may be in trouble. I’m not sure. The truth is that I may have missed an appointment. Or, I might have been supposed to do something, for someone, … ...