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What Is A Narcissist? I’m going to say something very weird, very off-putting. So stick with me here. Narcissists are incredibly logical, yes logical, in a twisted kind of a way. They all think, … ...
The Impact of Secrets and Lies in a Relationship:... You need only glance at the newsstand at any store checkout to read about the latest secret or lie exposed in the lives of the Rich and Famous. Why are … ...
Resolve To Stay Resolute to Avoid Epic Fails White Board: new year resolution- FAIL – Caption: Great Another Year for me to list STUFF I’ll just give up on in a month! Resolve To Stay Resolute to Avoid … ...
The Highly Sensitive Creative Person Are creative people more likely to be highly sensitive? Writer Carolyn Gregoire in an article on the topic thinks one reason highly sensitive people may be so creative is an … ...
7 Tips to Overcome Goal Setting Frustration As part of a standard team meeting at work, I was asked to write down new goals for this year and the next five years. This is not an unusual request. In the past, such an activity was enjoyable and even exciting. Dreaming about the … ...
I Hate Being Insecure… I think that everyone has some level of insecurity; some of us are insecure about our looks, some of us are insecure about our educational and job skills, and some … ...
Trying To Keep Up With The Cost Of Prescriptions About a month ago I started a new medication. It replaced two others, which in my book is great. The fewer the better, in my opinion. It is a newer … ...
Odds are good that risky gambling choices are influenced by a single brain connection One person’s risky bet is another’s exciting opportunity. The difference between those outlooks comes down to more than just disposition: It turns out that people with a stronger connection between two brain regions have a more cautious financial outlook. “Activity in one brain region appears to indicate ‘uh oh, I might lose money,’ but in [...]
Valuing your time more than money is linked to happiness Valuing your time more than the pursuit of money is linked to greater happiness, according to new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. In six studies with more than 4,600 participants, researchers found an almost even split between people who tended to value their time or money, and that choice was [...]
Microcephaly study: Slow stem cell division may cause small brains Duke University researchers have figured out how a developmental disease called microcephaly produces a much smaller brain than normal: Some cells are simply too slow as they proceed through the neuron production process. Published online Jan. 7 in the journal Neuron, the findings provide not only a new mechanistic explanation for microcephaly, but they could also [...]
A small incentive with a meal makes people choose smaller portions Try this on for size: The Happy Meal could be the answer to our nation’s obesity epidemic. Not the actual contents of a McDonald’s kid’s meal, but the concept of it. Researchers from the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management as well as the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and Dornsife [...]
Stories about our deepest values activate brain region once thought to be its autopilot Everyone has at least a few non-negotiable values. These are the things that, no matter what the circumstance, you’d never compromise for any reason – such as “I’d never hurt a child,” or “I’m against the death penalty.” Real-time brain scans show that when people read stories that deal with these core, protected values, the [...]
Study shows thinking from God’s perspective can reduce bias against others From the Christian Crusades to the Paris attacks, countless conflicts and acts of violence have been claimed to be the result of differing religious beliefs. These faith-based opinions are thought to motivate aggressive behavior because of how they encourage group loyalty or spin ideologies that devalue the lives of non-believers. However, new research published in [...]
Teens with autism and caregivers should plan early for adulthood As the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders continues to rise, medical professionals have emphasized early diagnosis, intervention and treatment. However, less attention has been given to children with autism once they reach their teen years and adulthood. Now, one University of Missouri researcher is working to find ways to support teens with [...]
'Window of recovery' can reopen after stroke Using mice whose front paws were still partly disabled after an initial induced stroke, researchers report that inducing a second stroke nearby in their brains let them 'rehab' the animals to successfully grab food pellets with those paws at pre-stroke efficiency.
Be More Careful with Your Language I tend to be a little over the top in my criticism of people’s language and grammar. I am by no means perfect when it comes to these areas, but there are some things that cause me to want to smack people. (Not in a … ...
The Price of Loving Someone Narcissistic Or Borderline Loving someone who is severely borderline or narcissistic sets the stage for one of the most heartbreaking relationships a person can have.
Why You Need to Drop the Mask If I can be honest, I’ve worked on this blog post for days. I have written and re-written this blog to make it perfect. I wanted to come across as … ...
One in four teens are sexually harassed by their own friends online It’s not just strangers who target children online. Kids’ own friends are sexually harassing them over the Internet, finds new research led by a Michigan State University cybercrime expert. About 1 in 4 children said they were pressured by their friends online to talk about sex when they didn’t want to, according to the study [...]
Is Asperger's an Autism Spectrum Label We Want to Keep? Many identify with Asperger's syndrome, a part of the Autism Spectrum. New revelations that Dr. Asperger may have participated in murder in WWII cast doubt on his legacy.