|Despite Daughter’s Death, Amy Winehouse’s Mom Has No Regrets...
||In a memoir to be released tomorrow, Janis Winehouse-Collins, details her relationship with her famous daughter, the late Amy Winehouse, and says that she does not live with regrets. Despite … ...
|Transcendental Meditation may reduce PTSD symptoms, medication use in active-duty personnel
||Regular practice of Transcendental Meditation enables some active duty service members battling post-traumatic stress disorder to reduce or even eliminate their psychotropic medication and get better control of their often-debilitating symptoms, researchers report.
|Surviving January — the Most Depressing Month of the...
||January 24 is on record as being the most depressing day of the year. It’s not hard to figure out why. The bills come in from all those generous gifts you gave back when the holiday spirit had you feeling rich. The resolutions you made … ...
|What the Most Creative Countries in the World Do
||It's time that we loosen our ideology and tighten our strategy for making innovation happen.
|Confronting Passive Aggressive Behavior
||Do you know someone who is overtly cooperative but covertly defiant? Do you live or work with a person who carries out tasks with intentional inefficiency?
|The Significance and Psychological Appeal of David Bowie
||David Bowie was a charismatic and talented star. What lessons can be learned from his life and work?
|My Main Issue with Having Faith
||Just to clarify, I have more than one issue with the phrase “have faith.” And in previous years (decades), I have mostly ignored these issues, sensing that any enlightenment I may … ...
|Why Recognizing The Mother Wound Is So Hard
||Before unloved daughters can begin to heal, they need not only to be able to recognize that they are wounded but also to see how the wounds shape their behaviors. … ...
|The Brain Training That Could Reduce Sadness and Anxiety
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|David Bowie, A Personal Remembrance
||Words cannot adequately express what David Bowie meant to me, but here is my best attempt.
|Today I Love David Bowie
||Today I love David Bowie and the years of music he gave us. I love that I got to see him perform in Toronto in 1983. I love that, while … ...
|How To Do Well In School With ADHD
||Introduction One of the things I have always struggled with is school due to suffering from ADHD. However, after establishing structure as far as school is concerned school became much … ...
|Does Owning a Gun Protect You?
||Does personal ownership of guns really offer better personal protection? The main reason Americans own guns is, apparently, for protection, yet, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Vermont point out in a new study, little is actually known about … ...
|Can Practicing Mindfulness Lead to Unconditional Love?
||Is it even possible to find unconditional love? Unconditional love. A love that comes without any conditions, expectations, constraints, or parameters; a love that just IS. A love that is so perfect and so pure that it’s given freely — no matter what. Does it … ...
|ADHD Without The “H”
||I’m not a calm person. In fact, I’m a bit bouncy. I’m about to turn 57 and I still get the urge to climb trees, fences, buildings, things. In my … ...
|Lessons from Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg's New Film
||If you want some insights into human evolved psychology and don’t mind laughing your head off, then "Daddy’s Home," featuring Will Farrell and Mark Wahlberg, is for you!
|Emotional Abuse and the Impact of Absence
||So often we think of abuse as something that happens to us, but have you ever thought about what it means to a person who suffers from the abuse of omission? Emotional abuse can be so deceptive, that most of the time, people who are … ...
||Things seem so complicated sometimes. So many plans and responsibilities. So many reveries and dreams and memories. So much behind and so much ahead. Sometimes it gets to be too much for me. My brain reaches capacity and it sort of shuts off. I guess … ...
|God Loves Stories
||I remember hearing this story in my young adulthood and it touches me even more now that I have become a storyteller. “When the great Rabbi Israel Baal Shem-Tov saw … ...
|5 Ways Faking Confidence Leads to Authentic Happiness
||Sometimes you have to work with what you’ve got! Fake it ’til you make it — We hear this advice all the time. But, does the approach really work? When you know what you’re doing and where you’re going, you carry yourself more assertively and, as … ...