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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 [...]
Justin Bieber’s Relationship With Mom Has Deteriorated... When Justin Bieber first emerged on the scene, one of the things that was immediately apparent was that he had a very close relationship with his mother, Pattie Mallette. Over … ...
Best and Worst New Year's Resolutions Look not to kale or collards.
Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions and Other Stats I love Statistic Brain. According to it’s data, here are the top 10 resolutions of 2015: 1. Weight loss 2. Get organized 3. Save more money/spend less 4. Enjoy life … ...
What is Affluenza? Is it Real? Affluenza is a term describing a “metaphorical illness” whereby children or teens who grow up in a privileged lifestyle, largely isolated emotionally and developmentally from their working parents, feel excessive pressure to achieve in both academic and extracurricular activities. This can make children feel more … ...
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Behind the Bipolar Blog: The “Real” Gabe Howard As 2015 comes to a close, I sit here and reflect on everything that I achieved in the past year. Living with bipolar disorder and anxiety colors how I feel … ...
Differences and Similarities: The Troublesome Tactics of Stonewalling and... As defensive approaches to communication, stonewalling and gas lighting share a few common traits. They both: (1) block healthy communication between two persons; (2) are indirect attempts to gain the … ...
New Me: Realistic New Year’s Resolutions   Another year has come to an end and if you’re anything like I am, you’re reflecting back on the last 364 days with a mix of emotions. With hindsight … ...
Top 15 Weightless Posts in 2015 Every year I share a round-up of the most popular posts here on Weightless (as judged by pageviews). Below are 15 posts you guys really liked—everything from questions we can … ...
On Making (and Keeping!) New Year's Resolutions A "fresh start" is a good way to kick a new habit into high gear, so take time to think about changes you want to make and use these tips to set yourself up for success.
New Year’s Resolutions and Fitness Goals If you are like most people, you will set a New Year’s resolution or goal. That goal may be fitness- or health-related. Many people fail to reach their fitness goals — not because of lack of effort, but because of their mindset. There are four … ...