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A Spotless Mind: Good or Bad? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to delete a painful memory?
Paying employees to lose weight Does offering financial incentives for employees to drop pounds work?
Dear Body: A Letter Dear Body, Today isn’t too good. Honestly, I feel disgusting. I feel like I want to eat an entire tub of ice cream. And I might. Because it hurts. Everything hurts. … ...
The 5 Quickest Ways to Wreck Your Relationship The majority of us have experienced that moment when we realize our relationship is in rapid decline. Although this slide into couple distress often ends in a breakup, it doesn’t have to. In all likelihood, there’s some behavior undermining the relationship’s foundation of love and … ...
This is What Long-Term Stress Is Doing To Your Short-Term Memory The study also tested how long it took memory to recover from long-term stress. ** PsyBlog's new ebook is out now: "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything (Ebook) **
A Cultural Look at Body Bashing (guest post) I am happy to share this guest post by Andrea Wachter, LMFT, who is the co-author of the new tween/teen book “Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Breaking the “I Feel Fat” … ...
Big and small numbers are processed in different sides of the brain Small numbers are processed in the right side of the brain, while large numbers are processed in the left side of the brain, new research suggests.
Saving Lives at Suicide Hotspots Many iconic landmarks are also suicide hotspots. Do on-site prevention efforts really work or do they just spoil the view and lead people to go elsewhere. A new study weighs in.
How To Tell Good Therapy From Bad? Good therapy is not hard to find, if you know what to look for.
Safely Prescribing Meds for ADHD: Interview with Brigette Vaughan,... CCPR: Can we begin by identifying the commonly prescribed medications for ADHD in children? Ms. Vaughan: The most common medications used in child psychiatry or by family practitioners and pediatricians for ADHD are the stimulants dextroamphetamine/amphetamine (Adderall) and methylphenidate (Ritalin). They have been around for … ...
How a Dog's Brain Processes Human Faces New research using fMRI shows that the bilateral temporal cortex plays a key role in facial recognition in dogs.
Today I Love The Weekend Fast Approaching Today I love the weekend fast approaching and that I have no big plans. My weekends always seem busy when I’m just doing the usual week-endy things but after the … ...
3 Ways to be Physically Healthy While Fighting Depression... These days, people have a hard time managing their physical health. From weight issues and lack of exercise all the way to proper sleep and diet, maintaining proper physical wellness … ...
How to Know If Someone Has Really Changed It can be difficult to assess between temporary shifts in a person’s character from more permanent transformations. Early on, both look very similar with immediate adjustments, periodic relapses, and hopeful promises. After a year, time becomes the best indicator of continued change. But when a … ...
When Loss Comes Knocking Loss is a common human experience. There isn’t a life left untouched by it. From the moment our first tooth falls out; even though we are told that another will replace … ...
Best of Our Blogs: March 4, 2016 Maya Angelou infamously said these words: “When you know better, you do better.” Sometimes it takes our friends and family time to understand what we’re going through. Sometimes they never understand. The best we can hope for is to do better ourselves. Sometimes loved ones … ...
How To Pay Attention If you ask the average person on the street to define ADHD, most would say it’s a lack of attention. They’ll tell you that people with ADHD cannot focus. I … ...
Common Issues to Anticipate When Starting a Private Practice... I started my private practice on the side. At first it was to pay off student loan debt. Then it was to save up for a vacation. Then I started to see that the income was approaching my full-time job.  Many counselors venture out and … ...
All About Me! If It's All About You, Where's the Space for Anyone Else?
Having a Spouse with Bipolar Disorder is Harder on... Everyone experiences bipolar disorder differently. People with bipolar disorder have different levels of functioning. Sometimes a lot of help and support is needed, other times less so. The same goes … ...