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Is it Fear of Failure or Fear of Success? Should you take a chance or should you play it safe? Whether you want to ask someone on a date or run a marathon, there are both potential risks and rewards. … ...
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America’s Real Evolution Problem A new study shows that a solid and comprehensive college education has almost no effect on knowledge of evolutionary principles. This is a problem. A big problem ...
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Catching up on lost sleep really may reverse a few restless nights A new study finds that only two days of make-up sleep reverses the metabolic damage from sleep deprivation — at least in the short term.
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Lies Abusers Tell Their Victims Ever wondered what abuse sounds like? What do abusers say to their victims to get them to acquiesce? Some of the statements listed below might even sound acceptable in certain environments, but they are not. Abusive behavior is pervasive and without awareness, it will continue. … ...
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Free Webinar: So You Want to be a Mental... Sharing our experiences with mental illness and its challenges is how we learn about others and grow in our own journeys. Since the Internet’s inception, people have been sharing their stories and struggles online. Blogs have been a staple of the internet for the last … ...
Today I Love The Postcard Perfect Snow Flakes Today I love the postcard perfect snowflakes falling outside my window, reminding me of Robert Frost’s poetry. “The only other sound’s the sweep of easy wind and downy flake” … … ...
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#182: When Parents are Gaming Addicted Allan Foster via Compfight What happens when parents are already addicted to gaming? One of the replies that I received after last week’s blog was that of a woman with … ...
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Shortcomings of Evidence-Based Practice in Community Health... Examining evidence-based practice, I want to use professional experience to look at how putting-the-cart-first treatment translates into wasted public dollars and second class services. I take myself out of the State Hospital, and insert myself 13 years later in the ranks of the mental health … ...
Best of Our Blogs: January 19, 2016 In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, try this short exercise to help you reflect on what freedom means to you. If I was free from _____, I would be more _____. (e.g. If I was free from self-criticism, I would be more compassionate towards … ...
Top Ten Psychosomatic Symptoms The origin of a psychosomatic illness is within the brain.  The purpose of the psychosomatic illness is the brain’s attempt to throw a person’s consciousness off guard by inducing physical changes in the body, in order to prevent the person from consciously experiencing difficult emotions, … ...
A Distillery The most potent 22 tips on how to do life from my eight books, 3,000 articles, and 3,100 tweets.