|Is There Room For Forgiveness in Your Relationship?
||What is Forgiveness in a Relationship? With couples, forgiveness implies the recognition that although one has been hurt by the other, there is willingness to release the negative thoughts and … ...
|Exploring Your Creative Expression to Explore Yourself
||I hope everyone who celebrated Christmas had a wonderful holiday. And if you don’t celebrate Christmas, I hope you had a wonderful day! I’m kicking off the weekend by sharing … ...
|6 Tips To Manage Your Medication On Vacation
||I am currently on vacation for the holidays. I’ve been able to see all my close family. Exchanged presents. Ate a damn good ham. That is all fine and good, … ...
|3 Science-Based Tips for Recovering from the Holidays
||Phew! Christmas is over (unless you still have more events to attend…or to host.) But either way, the big day is over. We should all of course be grateful for the day and for the family and friends that we get to spend time with … ...
|The Doctor Will Hear You Now
||For over 50 years Dr. Alec Spencer served his community in the hills of eastern Kentucky. What was the secret behind his effectiveness?
|Children who sleep more get better grades
||Sleep plays a fundamental role in the way we learn. Emerging evidence makes a compelling case for the importance of sleep for language learning, memory, executive function, problem solving and behaviour during childhood. A new study that my colleagues and I have worked on illustrated how an optimal quantity of sleep leads to more effective [...]
|Drug Addiction Recovery: Where Failure is Not An Option...
||Many people struggling with drug addiction think that recovery is nearly impossible for them. They’ve heard the horror stories of painful withdrawal symptoms, they can’t imagine life without drugs, and … ...
|Smoking and Mental Illness
||Every morning, I can look forward to two things: one of my cats snuggling up on my face or my older brother Derek asking someone for cigarette money. Derek is an avid smoker, and a schizophrenic. He started smoking a few years ago, just before … ...
|How to Be OK With Your Diagnosis
||I know what it’s like to be terrified of a label. I was diagnosed schizophrenic ten years ago and at the outset the label of crazy was like a death … ...
|Why Do We Fail To Keep Our New Year’s Resolutions?
||The start of the New Year is often the perfect time to turn a new page in your life, which is why so many people make New Year's resolutions. But why do so many people fail?
|Ten Persuasive Behaviors For Meetings
||Everyone has advise for best behaviors to use in meetings—here are ten that are not often discussed yet are highly influential.
|Psychologists have helped with the mental side of the NBA game
||Increasingly, NBA teams are acknowledging the importance of the mental aspect of the game and have hired team psychologists.
|Embrace Looking the Way You Look
||I spent many years of my life wishing away my looks, wishing away the qualities and traits that make me me. I had wished for tanner, smoother skin (as opposed … ...
|4 Constructive Ways to Deal with Criticism
||To live and be part of a community at work, home or school means we are sometimes told truths we may not like to know or hear. We get labeled for our shortcomings and judged on our failures and mistakes. While the temptation to block … ...
|Would We be Healthier With a Higher Divorce Rate?
|The Emotions: 10 Awesome Psych Studies You Should Know
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|Midnight Munchies Mess Up Memory
||A new study has found that late-night snacks can mess up your memory, as well as disrupt your normal sleeping patterns. Eating at times normally reserved for sleep causes a … ...
|Today I Love All The Well Wishes
||Today I love all the well wishes and blessings I saw being passed around yesterday. I love remembering green Christmases of other years. I love these holidays no matter what … ...
|5 Ways to Help You Make Up Your Mind
||We are constantly making decisions but for some people, these come harder than for others. Find out what to do when you can’t make up your mind.
|5 Ways to Get out of the Indecisiveness Trap
||We are constantly making decisions but for some people, these come harder than for others. Find out what to do when you're stuck in the indecisiveness trap.