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Healthy New Year's resolutions aren't just for adults One resolution for any child, regardless of age, is talking to a parent or trusted adult when feeling scared, lonely or has to make a difficult decision.
Fear and Shame on New Year's Day The Roman god Janus, for whom January is named, had two faces. One looked back to the past; the other looked forward. As we do this today, let's talk about how this makes us feel.
Happy New Year 2016! I’m blown away by the fact that another year has come and gone already. Maybe it’s just me, but some years seem to go by more quickly than others. Perhaps that’s a sign that it’s been a particularly good year. In dealing with mental health … ...
Today I Love 2016 Today I love 2016 and its determination to conform. I love that when I woke up this morning the ground was covered in snow and there were sudden moments of … ...
10 Affirmations and Inspirational Quotes for New Beginnings Each...   Happy New Year to you and yours! (Or, if you prefer, Happy First Day of the Rest of Your Life)! In either case, why not make it an inspiring one? Start this … ...
Welcoming 2016. Introduction It’s a new year with new beginnings. Everyone is talking about New Year’s resolutions, and you begin to ask yourself what are your New Year’s Resolutions.  However, you have … ...
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Three Ways Parents Create Anger in Kids The best way to understand this concept is through a story. Ulla complained about her 6-year-old son’s angry behavior so she brought him in for an appointment. At first he seemed fine but then threw a temper tantrum when he did not get his way. … ...
All About Willpower It’s New Year’s resolutions time! Here’s a collection of articles plus an excellent book, to help you understand and harness the willpower to succeed in your new plans:   Do … ...
My Resolution for 2016: Cut the (Wireless) Internet Cord Like many people, I spend far too much time online, much of it truly wasting time, and it affects my work and play even when offline. So, guess what my 2016 resolution is?
The Curse of FOMO “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” — Gautama Buddha FOMO is an acronym for Fear of Missing Out, an affliction exponentially inspired by the holiday season. The omnipresent anxiety and regret that one is absent from social opportunities and novel events, is … ...
Best of Our Blogs: January 1, 2016 Happy New Year, readers! Here at Psych Central, we’re ready to help you start off 2016 with a bang, and what better way than to check out what our amazing bloggers have been up to the past few days? Keep reading to learn more about … ...
A New ADHD Year I am a big fan of not making resolutions. See, we get distracted, then we realize the world didn’t end so we get to procrastinating. Then we just either forget … ...
Dealing with Stigma Before you read my story of dealing with stigma, go read the post that inspired it: Internalized Stigma Makes It Hard To Be An Advocate For The Mentally Ill by … ...
New Year’s & Coping with Loss As soon as the Christmas rush subsides and the wrapping paper is thrown away, we start to think about how we will ring in the new year. Images of smiling faces, popping champagne corks, and fireworks tell us how we might be behaving, thinking or … ...
Your Year in Review As the year draws to a close, I have received Facebook notifications inviting me to see my year in review. Whilst it was very brief (I’m not practiced at taking selfies), it was enjoyable and interesting to revisit both the highs and lows of 2015. I guess the personal highlight of this year would be […]
Psychological research shows how to make your New Year’s resolutions work New Year’s resolutions are set with the best of intentions. But they notoriously fail to translate into lasting behavioural changes. The new gym membership falls into disuse come February; items forbidden from the new diet sneak back into the pantry by March. Even goals to work less and spend more time with friends and family [...]
Justin Bieber’s Relationship With Mom Has Deteriorated... When Justin Bieber first emerged on the scene, one of the things that was immediately apparent was that he had a very close relationship with his mother, Pattie Mallette. Over … ...
Best and Worst New Year's Resolutions Look not to kale or collards.
Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions and Other Stats I love Statistic Brain. According to it’s data, here are the top 10 resolutions of 2015: 1. Weight loss 2. Get organized 3. Save more money/spend less 4. Enjoy life … ...