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Why Friends Should Have Full Legal Rights as Co-Parents... In Canada, two friends who wanted to co-parent a child made history by winning a court case that awarded them the same legal rights as married parents. I described that … ...
How and When to Discuss Adoption With Your Child Are you ready for your child's questions about their adoption? Having confidence and pride in the story of how you became a family is essential to a child's healthy development.
More evidence linking stress to obesity Researchers confirm the link between chronic stress and packing on pounds, as well as difficulty shedding excess weight.
Online Reviews Cannot Be Trusted. Really. Part I Consumer Affairs reviewers give Healthgrades, an online medical review site, a one star rating. We found out why. W. Lee wrote: “A negative review was posted about my practice by someone located … ...
The Levels of Deceptive People There is a moment of realization when working with a person who seems nice on the surface that something is not right. It usually comes in a flash and without awareness, it retreats just as quickly. It is important to listen to those warning signals. … ...
When Childhood Trauma Meets Creative Television Think the effects of childhood trauma are irreversible? The corrective emotional experience is a reason for realistic optimism.
How to make time for fitness when you are a busy parent Everyone struggles with making time for health and fitness. We simply live incredibly busy, fast paced lives. When you add parenting into the mix, it can feel like attempts at a regular exercise routine are impossibilities. When you can’t even find time to go to the bathroom or to cook a meal without some sort […]
The Politics of Talking Politics at Work Politics is already a sensitive subject at the office. The touchiness has been amplified recently. Yet whether it’s in the office, during happy hour or even on social media, politics will likely come up. Although it’s easier said than done, plenty of experts maintain you … ...
On Race and the Internet While the Internet has long been seen as the last bastion of free speech where anyone could post comments without fear, the dark side of this freedom is also apparent
Staying Safe In A Fast-Changing World Everyday accidents are on the rise and here's how to avoid them.
Brain's role in Tourette tics simulated in new computational model A new computer-based brain simulation shows that motor tics in Tourette syndrome may arise from interactions between multiple areas of the brain, rather than a single malfunctioning area.
Tips For Parenting Your Child With ADHD Introduction Are you stressed out?  Does your child have ADHD?  Are you wondering how do you handle this situation?  This article will provide tips on this specific topic. Don’t Turn … ...
Getting a leg up: Hand task training transfers motor knowledge to feet The human brain's cerebellum controls the body's ability to tightly and accurately coordinate and time movements as fine as picking up a pin and as muscular as running a foot race. Now, researchers have added to evidence that this structure also helps transfer so-called motor learning from one part of the body to another.
It's true: The sound of nature helps us relax Playing 'natural sounds' affects the bodily systems that control the flight-or-fright and rest-digest autonomic nervous systems, with associated effects in the resting activity of the brain, new research shows.
The Linguistic Trick That Helps You Cope With Strong Emotions It is a way of expressing universal, shared experience and creating some emotional distance. • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic • Dr Dean is also the author of Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything.
ADHD Vs. Conduct Disorder Introduction You have obviously heard of the disorder ADHD, since this whole blog is about ADHD.  However, have you ever heard of the disorder Conduct Disorder?  Both of these disorders … ...
The Benefits Of Journaling For Bipolar Disorder Introduction In my previous article, I described what you write down in a mood disorder journal.  In this article, I will describe the benefits of a mood disorder journal.  They … ...
Brain's 'GPS' does a lot more than just navigate The part of the brain that creates mental maps of one's environment plays a much broader role in memory and learning than was previously thought, according to new research.
What Do You Write Down In Your Mood Diary? Introduction Are you suffering from Bipolar Disorder?  Have you considered keeping track of the changes in your daily routine in a diary or journal?  Consider giving this option a try.  … ...
How to Move Through Anxiety with Greater Ease: A... Experiencing anxiety is unpleasant. Unless perhaps you are on line for an amusement park ride, most of us find anxiety challenging to face. Recently I had the opportunity to face some anxiety head on, right before and during some planned surgery that a close family … ...