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Slow Down for Quick Stress Relief “For fast-acting relief try slowing down.” – Lily Tomlin It sounds much too simple and easy, but slowing down really does work like a magic pill to help reduce stress. Think about it. When you’re in a hurry, you’re much more likely to be anxious, … ...
Understanding Skirt Club Can an all-women's sex party help us understand our deeper selves?
How to spot the symptoms of teenage depression — and possibly save a teen’s life The second-leading cause of death for adolescents between 12 and 18 is suicide.
How Does A Narcissist Think? Here is how narcissistic behavior is dangerous and harmful to others.
How to Be with Sadness The thought of going to a funeral used to be a terrifying prospect for me. Walking into a room filled with sadness and grief evoked — well — an intense desire not to go. Anxiety was all I could feel. It obscured the feelings I … ...
Why Social Stigma Matters Hate crimes are on the rise. New research helps to explain why.
10-Minute Exercise That Will Reduce Your Worries Escape from worries about past and future and find it easier to focus on the present moment. → 24 HOURS LEFT: 25% off Dr Jeremy Dean's new depression ebook "Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do" - Use code 'activate'. • Dr Dean is also the author of "The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic" and "Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything".
Performance vs. Ability in Psychology Research Unwarranted assumptions invalidate research on personality disorders
Secret Documents: Facebook Appears to Put Features, Profit Above... Facebook, the 13-year-old behemoth with 1.23 billion active users, generates over $8 billion per quarter in revenue — $3 billion of that is net income (e.g., profit). But with so many users, Facebook appears to have left its users’ safety as a secondary concern. Until … ...
5 Life Skills Predict Health and Happiness Later in... If you could choose to master any life skill, optimism wouldn’t be a bad place to start. That and four other life skills have been linked to health, happiness and even financial wealth later in life. Psychologists have known for a while that certain traits like optimism tend to be...
The Most Powerful Question You Will Ever Be Asked I am a therapist. My job is to talk to people and help them to solve their problems. Throughout the course of therapy I ask clients many, many questions. Questions are the heart of therapy, as they require an individual to think. That thinking process … ...
Surprise! Nagging Your Spouse to Lose Weight Backfires Sometimes the worst way to keep people from engaging in harmful behaviors is to tell them to avoid those behaviors.
Treating Opioid Abuse: Focus on the Patient, Not Just Pain "Drugs do not grab you and hold you in a bear hug"
Rapid smell source localization: Mechanism discovered Fundamental insights into the mechanism of smell localization have now been gained by researchers. This marks an important step in unraveling the entire neural odor localization mechanism, which is highly valuable to the study of memory diseases such as Alzheimer's. The team used mice for the experiment, which are smell identification champions. Using a novel non-invasive technique based on infrared technology, they revealed that localizing odors is achieved by comparing information gathered from the left and right nostril.
Have ADHD? Designing an Environment That Ignites Your Attention... When you have ADHD, it can feel like anything and everything hampers your focus. Everything is big and blinding. Everything is distracting. The TV. The slightest sound. The silence. Social media. Your coworkers. Your computer. Your dog. It can feel like anything and everything is … ...
Who Is Having Threesome Sex? Psychologists ask young adults whether they would be up for a spot of multi-partner sex. Let’s see what they found out.
Who is Having Threesomes? Psychologists ask young adults whether they would be up for a spot of multi-partner sex. Let’s see what they found out…
Do Selfies Make Us Self-Conscious? A new study explores how taking and sharing selfies can make us more attuned to how others’ see us.
The Complex Relationship Between Personality and Happiness... Extraverts are happier, and so are the emotionally stable, personality researchers tell us. It also pays to be more open to new experiences, more agreeable, and more conscientious. What does that mean for the rest of us—the introverts, the neurotics, the disorganized? You may recognize … ...
The Wisdom of "It's Not My Fault" When we are not caught in self-blame, we are free to love this life. Opening to the possibility of "It’s not my fault" creates space for deep inner freedom.