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9 Sweet Acts of Self-Love to Try Today On Friday I shared examples of loving ways to treat our bodies. Today, I’m sharing a list of sincere and kind acts we can perform for showing ourselves some much … ...
Create Your Own Definition of Beauty Today, profoundly albeit subtly, the paradigm surrounding cosmetics has made many women want to attain looks similar to the celebrities they see on television and in movies. And women need not look too far, for with the parallel development of cosmetics and plastic surgery, these desires … ...
The Most Reassuring Thing You Can Say To Someone Experiencing Fear And Anxiety Fear and anxiety are emotions that can trap you, but facing them can help, explains a clinical psychologist.
Happiness: How To Maximise Pleasure And Joy! You’re a diamond. I’ve always said that each person was a diamond hidden in the ground. The start of the personal development journey is digging the diamond up, and clearing … ...
Today I Love That There’s A Day For Love Today I love that there is a day for love. I love that I was given that thought this morning by my friend Caitlin who started “Today I Love…” and … ...
3 Romantic Research Findings Every Couple Should Know About... I like to think of Valentine’s Day not just as a day of romance, but also as a day of care. After all, relationships don’t thrive on romance alone. They require … ...
22 Ways to Love Yourself More Before anybody else can love you, you have to love yourself. You’ve heard this many times before. But what does it mean to love yourself? And how do you actually … ...
Psychiatric Treatment of Transgender Patients Identifying as transgender or gender noncomforming is not uncommon in the college population. In a recent survey of college students, 0.2% of respondents (from a pool of 123,078) identified as transgender (National College Health Assessment II: Reference Group Executive Summary Spring 2013. Hanover, MD: American … ...
Valentine’s Day Relationship Health Checklist “We’ve got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can’t just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it’s going to get on by itself. You’ve got to keep watering it. You’ve got to really look … ...
Passing the Torch: Advice for Therapists Going Into Private... A very nice thing happened to me while in line at the bank the other day. A young therapist standing behind me recognized me and asked for my advice. Imagine! With four young adults in our family who rarely ask for advice and only occasionally … ...
Why Philanthropy Is Important to Me Many long-time readers of WorkplacePsychology.Net know that I have a special place in my heart for philanthropy. I give because I know what it feels like to struggle. My life’s journey has been marked by challenges. These hardships have served as important life lessons. They keep me humble and remind me daily to give thanks, … Continue reading Why Philanthropy Is Important to Me →
How many people have you slept with? Valentine’s Day is here and it can be a time for couples to discuss their relationship; how it’s going, or, where it’s going, or conversations about people’s past. There is … ...
Love: Do you Give Your Heart? Flowers? Chocolate?... James, You don’t get me… I would’t be caught alive eating that!! Do you understand your partner’s needs? Love: Do you Give Your Heart? Flowers?  Chocolate? or Brains? Is your … ...
Language juggling rewires bilingual brain in a good way Bilinguals use and learn language in ways that change their minds and brains, which has consequences -- many positive, according to a cognitive scientist.
Sometimes We Need to Relax and That’s OK I have trouble with this. I’m sure a lot of other people do too. Essentially, I feel like I should be doing something productive every second of every day. While … ...
This Is Why Taking Antidepressants Makes Me a Better... It wasn’t until I had visions of smothering my five-month-old daughter that I knew I needed help. I’ve struggled with depression since I was 15 years old, and I’ve tried to effectively treat that depression for 16 years and counting. I’ve tried talk therapy, cognitive behavioral … ...
Sometimes People Won’t Like You I’ve been in this (diagnosed) bipolar business since October 2008. That was a bit ago. I have learned a few things. Sometimes people can’t deal with your mental illness. It … ...
What Pervades All Creative Work I think creating is really about telling the truth—even when we’re writing about mythical dragons or painting magical lands or penning poetry or redesigning a logo. When we’re making anything. … ...
Procrastination is ADHD’s Nemesis: Working from Home Although working from home and spending time with my kids sounds great, it has some serious downsides. I tend to procrastinate and have to fight the urge to put things … ...
The New Website for the International Personality Item Pool Authorities have controlled psychological testing for decades. While this regulation might reduce harm, it also stifles creativity and progress. The IPIP is an antidote.