|How to Establish Boundaries After Divorce
||Yesterday my post covered why boundaries are needed after a divorce and remarriage. The act of having healthy boundaries in your “new” life helps to define the changes that have … ...
|3 Tips to Make Saying No a Whole Lot Easier
||We need to say no in all areas of our lives, to all kinds of people, to all sorts of situations. You might need to say no when someone asks you to take on a task or invites you to a social event, and you’re … ...
|Is This A Circle? What The Answer Reveals About You
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|How to Cope with Loneliness and Grief this Holiday...
|| This holiday season many of us will experience loneliness and loss. We usually associate grief with death, but we grieve a lot of other losses as well. Some of the … ...
|Obesity 'biggest threat to women's health' in England
||Obesity is the biggest threat to women's health and the
health of future generations, warns England's chief
|Study finds happiness doesn't guarantee longer life
||Researchers find that whether you are happy or whether
you are stressed generally makes no difference in your
|American Muslim doctors feel greater scrutiny, even patients’ suspicions
||Study found that nearly half of American Muslim doctors felt more scrutiny at work compared to their peers, and nearly one in four said they experienced religious discrimination during their careers.
|SUICIDE: He Died, He Commit Diabetes!
||He Died… He Commit Diabetes??! NOTE: my belief is that people don’t COMMIT SUICIDE – rather, that they have succumbed to illness. If I died because of my uncontrolled diabetes, … ...
|Mindfulness Mechanics: Peeking Under the Hood
||We've all heard mindfulness is good for you, but have you ever wondered how it can influence our relationships?
|Are You Feeling Fearful? 5 Reasons Why
||Fear feels terrible. I would choose anger or happiness over fear any day. Do you ever feel fearful? I bet you do. Sometimes people express feelings of fear with statements like: “I feel … ...
|Today I Love The Sunshine Pouring In
||Today I love the sunshine pouring in my window this morning. There are scattered clouds around, but the sun seems to be ignoring them and shining around them to keep … ...
|Anger in Marriage: Fear of Compassion
||As compassion decreases, resentment and anger automatically increase. Common problems become insoluble. If unfettered by the better angels of our nature, resentment and anger inevitably turn into contempt.
|5 Ways To Recover Self-Esteem After A Mental Health...
||Experiencing a mental health episode like mania, psychosis, a suicide attempt, or any other crisis that causes you to act in ways you wouldn’t normally act, or say things you … ...
|What’s More Powerful in a Relationship, Food or Money?...
||Last week’s cartoon was about the spirit of gift-giving, and asks the question: is it better to give everyone on your Christmas list the same thing? For any cartoon you … ...
|9 Triggers of Mania in Bipolar Disorder
||Mood swings are the mainstays of bipolar disorder. There are small ones like everyone has, but there are also swings that go over the top or right to the bottom. … ...
|Best of Our Blogs: December 11, 2015
||Happy Friday, sweet readers! During today’s edition of Best of Our Blogs, our Psych Central bloggers get straight to the point. Are you a perfectionist? Do you suffer from feeling like you have to rescue people? What about finding peace when you’re overwhelmed with anxiety? … ...
|I Hope I Still Love Christmas … When I Grow Up
||Technically, when you have ADHD, there is a part of your brain that doesn’t develop the same way that the rest of humanity’s brains do. The part is within the … ...
|Have You Been Shamed for Being Single?
||The December 2015 issue of Cosmopolitan magazine includes the story, “Stop Single-Shaming Me!” As reporter Julie Vadnal notes in the tagline, “If you’re single, it’s seen as a problem to … ...
|Mantras for the Holiday Season and Beyond
||On Sunday I wrote a holiday reminder for all of us. Today, I’m sharing some mantras you can say to yourself — whether it’s during the holiday season or into … ...
|Plant compound found in spices and herbs increases brain connections
||Brazilian researchers from D’Or Institute for Research and Education (IDOR), Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) have demonstrated in laboratory that apigenin, a substance found in parsley, thyme, chamomile and red pepper, improves neuron formation and strengthens the connections between brain cells. Previous experiments with animals had already [...]