|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.
|Psychology Around the Net: December 26, 2015
||Ah, you survived — and possibly thrived in — the holidays, sweet readers, and we’ve got just what you need to unwind and catch up on what’s going on in the world of mental health. Grab a cup of joe (or hot chocolate…unless you’re experiencing … ...
||In the season of giving, the key is forgiving. We victimize scapegoats by blaming them for what we hate in ourselves. But the better it works, the more it injures you.
|I Am a Special-Needs Parent Raising a Special-Needs Child...
||My 11-year-old son Sam has anxiety disorder, for which he takes a daily dose of Zoloft. He’s also being treated with Adderall for ADHD. And he was recently diagnosed with autism. I’m 52 years old and bipolar. I ingest a nightly cocktail of four psychotropic … ...
|Selfies Kill More People Than Sharks Do
||How did the need to show off on social media come to trump common sense for sensing danger and one's instinct for self-preservation?
|This Holiday, Relax & Reflect On Your Year
||Happy Holidays you guys!! I hope you’re having a good break so far. Holidays are a time for people to relax, reflect on their year and make plans for the … ...
|How to Manage Your Anger
||Anger is a much-misunderstood emotion. While powerful and often intense, anger also can manifest itself in subtle ways. It can motivate you to take action or compel you to take inappropriate action. It’s also somewhat unpredictable, in that you may not always know when you’ll … ...
|Merry Christmas 2015
||I’d like to take this moment to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas! May the joy and peace of the season be with your family, your friends, and most of all, with you. Whether you spend it with others or on your own, … ...
|Today I Love That It Is December 25th
||Today I love that it is December 25th again and as I was raised by a Christian family, this day holds more pleasant memories for me than any other. I … ...
|It Came Without Packages, Boxes Or Bags
||How ADHD Stole Christmas! You know I’ve written in rhyme before, and I’ve emulated the great Theodor Seuss Geisel. But the truth is, that I respect and adore him way … ...
|The Question Nobody Can Answer
||Since humankind began recording history, the one question that has been pondered again and again is, “What is the meaning of life?” Various philosophers, priests, psychologists and psychoanalysts have attempted … ...
|Single for the Holidays and Doing Fine
||I’m single. It’s the holidays. I live 3,000 miles away from everyone in my family. And I’m doing just fine. I know that last sentence is not supposed to follow, … ...
|When Your Writing Starts To Resonate With People
||I’m one of those people who’s always wanted to be a writer. I believed I was meant for it, and I wanted it down to the core of my bones. … ...
|4 Tips to Feel Safer in a World of Terrifying Violence
||You have more control than you think. Even before the shooting in San Bernadino and terrorist attacks in Paris, Beirut and Kenya, were you wondering how to keep yourself and your family safe? It’s often something we ask others — usually politicians — to take … ...