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Why Fear Compassion A few years ago I wrote about BugZooka which is a “fast, simple, safe and clean way to rid your home of unwanted spiders and bugs.” Well, it broke. Which … ...
Single by Choice and Single at Heart: Is There... The name of this blog, “Single at Heart,” refers to a set of single people who, culturally, are almost entirely invisible. They are the single people for whom living single … ...
Are There Benefits to OCD? About 2.3 percent of the people in the U.S. have OCD and related disorders like hoarding disorder, body dysmorphic disorder and trichotillomania/dermatillomania. Add in anxiety disorders, from generalized anxiety and … ...
Valuing your time over money may be linked to happiness Thousands of people participated in six studies on happiness, and researchers found that the group was evenly split between those who valued money or time.
Being Beautifully Bipolar Some people think I have it easy. I have bipolar disorder and I have everything under control and the sun shines on me wherever I go and I’ve mastered the … ...
The Appeal of Borderline Personality Borderline individuals can be appealing, interesting people. "Don't hate me because I'm borderline!"
Natural Remedies for Rapid Relief of Anxiety Excerpted and adapted from Anxiety: Top Tips For Rapid Relief Of Anxiety, Panic, Nervousness, and Worry by Lance Levan Some forms of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) have proven to ease the stress of anxiety, based on research studies. Complementary medicine includes strategies that are … ...
PowerBall: MEGA Reasons Gambler: My Gamblers addiction Group decided that using “Quick-Pick” IS NOT relapsing…So we’ll take $10,ooo PowerBall tickets!!! Caption: Don’t be tempted by MEGA False Reasons!   ©⊗®⊗©⊕®⊗© Support the Mental … ...
How to Use Couple Counseling Deciding to go to couple counseling can seem a bit overwhelming. Some guidelines on how to start and what to expect
The ability to control dreams may help us unravel the mystery of consciousness We spend around six years of our lives dreaming – that’s 2,190 days or 52,560 hours. Although we can be aware of the perceptions and emotions we experience in our dreams, we are not conscious in the same way as when we’re awake. This explains why we can’t recognise that we’re in a dream and [...]
It’s OK to be Paranoid In the time I’ve been living with schizophrenia there have been numerous instances, almost too many to count, where I fell into a whirlwind of paranoia. Maybe it was surrounding … ...
My Theme for the New Year This year instead of setting resolutions, intentions or a word of the year, I’ve decided to do something a little different: create a theme. That just feels right. I like … ...
Grit Revisited Does grit apply at the team level, and is team or collective grit more than the sum of the grit scores of the individuals who comprise the team?
This Dieting Advice Is Pretty Obvious — But Still Hard To Follow Why the most obvious dieting advice is so hard to follow. » Continue reading: This Dieting Advice Is Pretty Obvious — But Still Hard To Follow Related articles:The Real Psychological Reason Diets Are Hard To Follow Why Dieting Does Not Usually Work The Unexpected Effect of Food On Women’s Romantic Feelings Most Unlikely Weight Loss Trick Revealed by Psych Experiment 10 Most Addictive Foods: All But One Are Highly Processed
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Would You Do This if You Won the Lottery? Last week’s cartoon was a list of quotes about the holidays for the cranky and slightly depressed. For any cartoon you enjoy, you’re invited to share it anyplace except Pinterest. … ...
Today I Love This January Thaw Today  love this January thaw. I love that it’s a part of this beautiful, murky grey Saturday morning. I love that it’s heading for plus 5°C or 41°F if you … ...
Psychology Around the Net: January 9, 2016 This week’s Psychology Around the Net brings you the latest info on the relationship between social networks and your health, the danger behind e-cigarette ads and teen addiction, why mental health first aid is as important as CPR, and more. (Oh, and as a bonus, … ...
How Microbes, Viruses, Imprinted Genes, etc. Shape Behaviour Important insights into mental health—not to mention into who we are—follow from the realization that biologically speaking human beings are anything but single, unified organisms.
Spike activity 08-01-2016 Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: The State of Texas now allows guns in state-run psychiatric hospitals, according to the Statesman. I am genuinely lost for words. Sifting the Evidence has an excellent piece on the science behind the UK’s new lowered alcohol intake recommendations. Scale Invariance: A Cautionary Tale […]