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Sex: Frisky, or Risky? My last cartoon is about what to do if you fall in love with someone at work. (They can be beneath you in company hierarchy.) For any cartoon you enjoy, … ...
Building a Private: Practice- Real Life Stories Featuring Nyshia... Here is the Interview with Nyshia Johnson LCSW: Kelly: All right, everybody, welcome to another interview in our series of real-life stories, building a private practice, and I have Nyshia Johnson, a licensed clinical social worker with us today. And you may also call her … ...
Reduce the Fear of Medical Malpractice     In a perfect world, every professional we trust our wellbeing with would be infallible – they would never have a bad day or make an error. In reality, … ...
Why I Stopped Trying to be Perfect   I had to give up trying to be perfect. For many years, perfectionism was my idol. I worshiped it with zeal, hoping it would deliver me from self-doubt. I … ...
When You Feel Lost or Disconnected from Yourself Maybe you just started a new job. Maybe you’re pregnant. Maybe you’ve experienced a breakup. Maybe you moved. Maybe there’s been some other change, some other transition, some other new … ...
Understanding Covert vs Overt Incest “Covert incest occurs when a child becomes the object of a parent’s affection, love, passion, and preoccupation. … The boundary between caring love and incestuous love is crossed when the … ...
Light therapy shows promise in activating memories lost due to Alzheimer's Not yet tested on humans, scientists say the therapy could offer promise for people suffering from early-onset Alzheimer’s.
Study of teenagers asks: Who’s happier, boys or girls? A World Health Organization report on the well-being of European adolescents found that 15-year-old girls were perhaps the worst off of any group surveyed.
When Being Trusted Feels Scary Nobody wants to be distrusted. But other people’s trustful expectations can give us sleepless nights. Why do we feel this way, and how can we learn to relish being trusted?
Political Bullies and Your Child In the current political race for President, a leading candidate peppers his speech with insults, put-downs and "potty" words. What's the impact on our kids? What's a parent to do?
Om More: 3 Signs You Need to Start Meditating  It’s natural to do what’s pressing and put off activities that give longer term results. But that may not be what’s best for us. A group of neuroscientists from Harvard … ...
The Natural Dietary Add-On Found To Treat Anxiety and Even Major Depression ** PsyBlog's new ebook is out now: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" ** Anxiety reduced 20% on average by a common supplement.
Looking for Your True Self? 10 Strategies for Self-Knowledge How can you find your "True Self?" These 10 strategies can take you down the path of self-discovery.
How to Stop Negative Self-Talk Negative self-talk can seriously damage your self-esteem and impair your quality of life. Learn how to free yourself of the inner critic.
Liberals and Conservatives Have Quite Different Cognitive Styles, Psychology Study Finds ** PsyBlog's new ebook is out now: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" ** Both groups solved the same number of problems, but in different ways.
Success Tips for Later-in-Life Marriages “So what’s the secret for a good marriage?” asked my friend Ellen, who’s seventy-two. She’s stayed unmarried since her early twenties, when she divorced her physically abusive ex-husband. “Choose wisely and learn what it takes to succeed in marriage,” I answered instinctively. While this advice … ...
The Fascinating Reason Plain Faces Are Seen As More Attractive ** PsyBlog's new ebook is out now: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything" ** Some types of faces are easier on the eye and the brain.
To Understand is to Forgive You can choose to replace your old, guilty mind-set with a one oriented around regret. Guilt means you are wrong and need to be punished. So they offer evidence, but … ...
Your brain might be hard-wired for altruism By temporarily inactivating a part of the brain involved in impulse-control, neuroscientists have discovered compelling evidence that we're hardwired for altruism. The discovery suggests possible avenues for treating the empathically challenged.
Animal Mentors Teach Us About Eating Disorders In my last post, I shared in a broad-brush overview kind of way about a new favorite book find, “Zoobiquity.” The more I ponder the book, the more I realize … ...