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When Spotting Lies, This Expert Sees Things Differently Thoughts from an expert lie detector...
Cut Down the Advice-Giving and Lift Up Your Marriage If you’re a first-born with a younger, same-sex sibling, you may be especially prone to wanting your partner to do things the right way, which is your way.
Moral Function and Moral Perfection We have a natural morality. But it is limited. Moral perfection requires work.
Look At Me In The Eyes What goes through your mind when you are striking up a conversation with someone new and they refuse to make eye contact with you?  Do you think that they are … ...
20 Situations in Which Men “Gaslight” Women (Get Them... It’s refreshing to read an article by a guy on “gaslighting,” a tactic used so often by men to silence and make the women in their lives feel crazy and confused, that it’s automatic. Is she … ...
20 Situations in Which a Man “Gaslights” a Woman... It’s not usual for a woman to hear the words “you’re crazy” from the man in her life. Don’t believe it for a moment, says Bashar Ali in a recent article, A Message to Women From a … ...
Kevin Hines Recommends Bipolar Disorder For Dummies In a recent interview with Pam Cook for KTVU News, global mental health spokesman and advocate Kevin Hines suggested that people who suspect a loved one is suffering from depression … ...
Today I Love The Easiness Of Sunday Today I love the easiness of Sunday morning, sleeping in late, the quiet of the gentle, light snow fall, the purposeful calm to the lack of traffic on the street. … ...
Re-Visioning Strength: What It Really Means to Be Strong... In this year’s presidential election cycle, there is understandable anxiety about terrorism. Political candidates are competing to reassure voters that they are the strongest candidate and have the best plan for keeping us safe. This raises some interesting psychological issues. How do we react when … ...
3 Ways To Be Present—even during conflict Many people are seeking ways to be more present in their lives: meditation, mindfulness, yoga . . . and all are helpful. But what about during heated conversations with your … ...
Labeling Someone a Sociopath: Answers to Your Questions... Labelling someone a sociopath can be a double-edge sword. It can help you protect yourself better, but it can also cause you to have very negative feelings (anger, disgust, etc.) … ...
Self-Care Sunday: Connecting to Your Creativity, Connecting to Yourself... On my creativity blog, I’ve been sharing interviews with some of the people who’ve generously contributed to my forthcoming book Make a Mess: Daily Prompts and Projects for Rediscovering Your … ...
10 Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease You Should Know Being able to spot the signs of Alzheimer's is crucial as early diagnosis can help. » Continue reading: 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease You Should Know Related articles:The Peanut Butter Test for Alzheimer’s Disease 10 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease This Fine Belief May Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease Signs of Depression: 10 Common Symptoms You Should Know New MIND Diet Lowers Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Over 50%
The E-Word and Why “Millennial Values” Are Good News... Words are tricky things. They can be dangerous. One reason ADHD stigma is so persistent is that it’s hard to find the words to describe ADHD to people who haven’t … ...
7 Surprising Quirks You Didn’t Know About Binge Eating... Binge eating disorder (BED) is one of the most common eating disorders, yet it wasn’t included as an official diagnostic category until 2013, when the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Ed. (DSM-5) was published. Prior to 2013, it was listed simply as … ...
Is There Anything Good about Loneliness? Loneliness has a prominent place in the news these days. As the number of people who live alone continues to grow, as does the number of seniors, concern swells. Studies … ...
You’re SO Emotional! If I had a dollar for every time I heard, “Lenora, you’re SO emotional,” I’d be a rich woman today. Were you subjected to this denigration too? Does it ring … ...
Narcissism at Work: The Arrogant Executive We place emphasis on the benefits of high self-esteem. But when does high self-esteem turn into subclinical narcissism? Why are so many leaders and politicians narcissistic?
Behavioral Therapy for ADHD Kids/Teens Most of the time, when a child is diagnosed with ADHD, the doctor involved sets up a treatment plan for the child that’s in accordance with the parents’ wishes. I’ve … ...
What is Smartphone OCD? “New epidemic among executives: Smartphone OCD.” When I saw the headline come through my email, I thought for sure the story would be about those people who arrange their apps … ...