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Greed and "The Big Short" What can The Big Short tells us about markets and moral character?
Why Depression May Begin with Food Diets high in refined carbohydrates increase a postmenopausal woman’s chance of suffering from depression. Data was analyzed from an enormous study that analyzed data from over 70,000 postmenopausal women collected … ...
A Little Confrontation Is Good for You In order to “graduate” from the outpatient psychiatric program of Laurel Hospital in Maryland, we had to demonstrate a certain level of competence at assertion skills or confrontation. It’s no wonder it took me three times longer to be discharged than the other patients. One … ...
Inspirational Mental Health Quotes for 2016 A Story of Lost Love and a Broken Heart We were sitting in a booth, sipping on traditional Sweet Tea and waiting for our meals to arrive. It was a … ...
Building a Private Practice: Real Life Stories with Krista... If there is anything you learn from this series, there is no exact one way to  build a practice and Krista Kilbane shares so brilliantly how her path made many turns and what it took to build the right practice for her.  Lot’s of great wisdom from … ...
In Search of Gentleness I look outside onto the ice covered streets.  I can almost feel the harsh air brushing my cheeks.  I feel my feet slip in the snow, and I seek out gentleness. I turn on the news and I see hatred and violence.  I hear all … ...
10 Ways To Be A Possibilities Thinker   In Facebook IM conversation with a friend yesterday, I made a statement which he cyber-chuckled over; since I suggested something that on the surface could have been taken as silly … ...
“Creativity Will Make Your Whole Life Beautiful” Wisdom from... Today, I’m excited to kick-start a new mini interview series here on the blog. As many of you might know, my book Make A Mess: Daily Prompts and Projects for … ...
Quarter-Life Crises: 5 Steps to Stop Floundering Common quarter-life crisis remedies are the opposite of the actual solutions. Here's how to find ourselves and figure out our purpose.
What's Really Going on in the Psychology of Pinterest Among all forms of social media, Pinterest is unique. Drawing users into its DIY world, it satisfies our needs for creative expression (and maybe a little narcissism).
Good News For Animals as We Move Into 2016 An animal is abused every 10 seconds in the United States. Tennessee's animal abuse registry and a new journal are critical for psychology and anthrozoology and give much hope.
The 6 Most Popular Perfectionism Posts from Happily Imperfect... I started writing the Happily Imperfect blog for Psych Central in September of this year. It’s been such a great experience and I want to thank all of you, my … ...
Grieving After Suicide Part 1: Understanding the types of... According to the Centers for Disease control, more than 40,000 people completed suicide in 2013 making suicide the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. Statistics also suggest … ...
Talking to your Daughter About Weight When I was a teenager, my mother, a high school teacher, went back to school to get her Master’s degree in counseling. The next few years were difficult as I … ...
Top 10 Important or Intriguing Psychology Articles of 2015... The field of psychology is diverse and large — the American Psychological Association alone has divisions representing over 54 separate topic areas. Tens of thousands of psychology papers are published every year in peer-reviewed journals. In 2015 alone, there were over 2,000 meta-analyses papers (research … ...
Five Ways To Build Your Mental Strength In 2016     There are a lot of resolutions many of us will make for 2016. We will resolve to be more grateful, deal with stress better, spend more time with family … ...
Internalized Stigma Makes It Hard to Be An Advocate... One part of me thinks this article is great. I am glad to see the trend toward including people with schizophrenia in their own treatment. Like every other patient of … ...
Hope Catalyzes Healing In one study, oncologists were asked what they considered to be the single most important patient attribute that makes the greatest difference in patient outcomes. In treating over a hundred … ...
Multitasking and Preparing with ADHD Our family often packs up at a moment’s notice. We could be invited to go squid fishing Downeast off a pier or north to the vast Maine wilderness to go dogsledding or … ...
Maintaining A Healthy Sleep Routine With ADHD Introduction Maintaining a healthy sleep schedule for anyone is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, for someone with ADHD, maintaining a healthy sleeping schedule is extremely essential. Think about … ...