|Starting Off the New Year as the Best Partner...
||Most of us want to be the best partner we can be. But often we get caught up in work and completing day-to-day responsibilities. We get caught up in the continuous buzzing of our own worries and what-ifs. “We go, go, go until something requires … ...
|Weightless Wishes for the New Year
||May you appreciate your body exactly as it is. And when you don’t, may you forgive yourself and extend a bit of self-compassion. May you forgive yourself for whatever mistake … ...
|Dementia loved ones 'benefit from visits'
||People with dementia feel happy long after a visit or experience they may have forgotten.
|Healthy New Year's resolutions aren't just for adults
||One resolution for any child, regardless of age, is talking to a parent or trusted adult when feeling scared, lonely or has to make a difficult decision.
|Fear and Shame on New Year's Day
||The Roman god Janus, for whom January is named, had two faces. One looked back to the past; the other looked forward. As we do this today, let's talk about how this makes us feel.
|Happy New Year 2016!
||I’m blown away by the fact that another year has come and gone already. Maybe it’s just me, but some years seem to go by more quickly than others. Perhaps that’s a sign that it’s been a particularly good year. In dealing with mental health … ...
|Today I Love 2016
||Today I love 2016 and its determination to conform. I love that when I woke up this morning the ground was covered in snow and there were sudden moments of … ...
|10 Affirmations and Inspirational Quotes for New Beginnings Each...
|| Happy New Year to you and yours! (Or, if you prefer, Happy First Day of the Rest of Your Life)! In either case, why not make it an inspiring one? Start this … ...
||Introduction It’s a new year with new beginnings. Everyone is talking about New Year’s resolutions, and you begin to ask yourself what are your New Year’s Resolutions. However, you have … ...
|This Eye Colour Linked to Being More Competitive, Egocentric And Skeptical
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|Three Ways Parents Create Anger in Kids
||The best way to understand this concept is through a story. Ulla complained about her 6-year-old son’s angry behavior so she brought him in for an appointment. At first he seemed fine but then threw a temper tantrum when he did not get his way. … ...
|All About Willpower
||It’s New Year’s resolutions time! Here’s a collection of articles plus an excellent book, to help you understand and harness the willpower to succeed in your new plans: Do … ...
|My Resolution for 2016: Cut the (Wireless) Internet Cord
||Like many people, I spend far too much time online, much of it truly wasting time, and it affects my work and play even when offline. So, guess what my 2016 resolution is?
|The Curse of FOMO
||“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” — Gautama Buddha FOMO is an acronym for Fear of Missing Out, an affliction exponentially inspired by the holiday season. The omnipresent anxiety and regret that one is absent from social opportunities and novel events, is … ...
|Best of Our Blogs: January 1, 2016
||Happy New Year, readers! Here at Psych Central, we’re ready to help you start off 2016 with a bang, and what better way than to check out what our amazing bloggers have been up to the past few days? Keep reading to learn more about … ...
|A New ADHD Year
||I am a big fan of not making resolutions. See, we get distracted, then we realize the world didn’t end so we get to procrastinating. Then we just either forget … ...
|Dealing with Stigma
||Before you read my story of dealing with stigma, go read the post that inspired it: Internalized Stigma Makes It Hard To Be An Advocate For The Mentally Ill by … ...
|New Year’s & Coping with Loss
||As soon as the Christmas rush subsides and the wrapping paper is thrown away, we start to think about how we will ring in the new year. Images of smiling faces, popping champagne corks, and fireworks tell us how we might be behaving, thinking or … ...
|Your Year in Review
||As the year draws to a close, I have received Facebook notifications inviting me to see my year in review. Whilst it was very brief (I’m not practiced at taking selfies), it was enjoyable and interesting to revisit both the highs and lows of 2015. I guess the personal highlight of this year would be […]
|Psychological research shows how to make your New Year’s resolutions work
||New Year’s resolutions are set with the best of intentions. But they notoriously fail to translate into lasting behavioural changes. The new gym membership falls into disuse come February; items forbidden from the new diet sneak back into the pantry by March. Even goals to work less and spend more time with friends and family [...]