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Clinical review: Psilocybin therapy could be significantly better than current psychiatric treatments Having a guided psychedelic experience may be a powerful treatment for depression, anxiety, and addiction. A new review of clinical trials suggests that psilocybin-assisted therapy has the potential to help alleviate a variety of psychiatric disorders. Psilocybin is the primary mind-altering substance in psychedelic “magic” mushrooms. The drug can profoundly alter the way a person [...]
Dealing with Narcissists in the Workplace What do you do if you have to work with a narcissist, particularly the boss?
How to Metabolize a Compliment When you receive a compliment, do you get squirmy, suspicious, or uncomfortable? Or do words of appreciation bring a gentle smile to your face and a warm feeling in your belly? When someone thanks you for helping them, or expresses gratitude for your kind words … ...
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5 Reasons to Streamline Your Life These 5 research-based reasons for living a streamlined life will convince you that it’s time to take a new look at your home, and your calendar.
The Best of Moms There is a lot of talk about dysfunctional moms: those who harm their children, fail to parent, or even over parent. But not so much attention is paid to those moms who are excellent. Some are capable by instinct, others have good modeling from other … ...
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8 Cool Facts About Brain Freeze Brain freeze is one of the most common types of headaches. The scoop on what was once referred to as “ice-cream induced headache.”
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From A Mother Who Died Too Young I share reflections on losing my mother at a young age to cancer, and what this has taught me about motherhood.
Book Review: The Power of Positive Leadership NOTE: For this book review, I intentionally and excessively quoted the author throughout the post. I do this for two reasons: (1) I prefer to have the author’s words speak for themselves rather than me interpreting, generalizing, or inadvertently misinterpreting the intent, and (2) It helps you, the readers, see the quality of the author’s … Continue reading Book Review: The Power of Positive Leadership →
Should We Replace Math Classes With Chess Classes? Chess is a game that involves critical thinking, focus, spatial reasoning, and a whole range of complex cognitive skills. It’s also a game that’s just plain fun. Put those two things together, and you might have the perfect teaching tool. At least, that’s what a group of researchers from Denmark...
Only 4 More Days For 25% Off Activate (new PsyBlog ebook) Are you experiencing a period of low mood or depression and need a path back to happiness? • Use code 'activate' for 25% off Dr Jeremy Dean's new ebook "Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do". • 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".
Dementia-related brain changes observed before memory or thinking problems are noticeable Scientists discover a potential predictor for early dementia that could inform the development of drug and therapeutic interventions to treat or slow down the disease.
The Real Truth About Generational Differences Do generations actually exist? The truth about Millennials.
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This Can Make Working Motherhood Needlessly Harder — But... When you’re traveling for work, do you tell yourself that you’re abandoning your children and dodging your responsibilities as a wife and mom? When you’re working from home, and you let your child play by themselves, do you tell yourself that you’re a neglectful mom? … ...
A Proposal To Provide Hope For Middle-Aged Men Left Behind Men's pain today has to do with relationships, not just employment
Chronic childhood illness linked with later life mental health problems A new study into the effects of chronic physical illness in children on their life-long mental health has found that such experiences appear to increase the chances of them having depression and anxiety in adulthood.
Can Envy Ever Be a Positive Emotion? Envy lets us know about our rank in the pecking order. But how we respond determines whether the outcome will be destructive or help us become better people.