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Narcissists Think Highly of Themselves, Mostly. A central aspect of narcissism is grandiosity. That is, narcissists tend to think highly of themselves. They tend to have a positive view of themselves compared to others.
How to Survive the First Set of Holidays without... Perhaps a new custody agreement has the kids spending the holidays with their other parent. Or perhaps this is the first holiday after the death of a loved one. Or perhaps a family member is deployed with limited contact. Or perhaps a recent break-up in … ...
Turning Lemons into Lemonade On the Tibetan plateau, near the white peaks of the Himalayas, not a tree or a bush can be seen. The only vegetation that can survive is coarse tuffs of … ...
A Surprising Way To Cope With Everyday Stress Imagine if everyone coped with stress in this surprisingly effective way... » Continue reading: A Surprising Way To Cope With Everyday Stress Advertisement Get yourself from Crisis to Coping - your instant emotional toolbox. Pre-order the book here and start smiling.
Knowledge Makes A Great Gift! Because the holiday season brings family members of all ages together, it’s a great opportunity for people to share knowledge. Adults often don’t realize how important it is for kids … ...
Today I Love The Sun Making An Entrance Today I love the sun making an entrance onto a scene that looks like it could be a stage. Maybe that’s its way of wishing me good luck tonight. I … ...
Learning from your mistakes: Not in the case of brain damage Do people learn from their mistakes? This question is often a subject of discussion at rehabilitation centers. For people with memory problems preventing mistakes is a better learning strategy. New research has now demonstrated that ‘errorless learning’ also works with people with non-congenital brain damage.
Cosmetic Procedures: Filling More than Lines and Wrinkles?... Jennifer, a 26 year old former model, appeared in my office one summer day saying she was thinking of having Botox injections. My first response was surprise. “Why in the world would this beautiful young girl want a cosmetic procedure?” My second response was curiosity. … ...
3 Tips for Really Listening We all want to be heard. We want to be understood. We want undivided attention as we share our thoughts, feelings, worries, triumphs and trials; as we share ourselves. That means the other person isn’t playing with their phone or watching TV. They aren’t distracted … ...
Watch Out Women, For This During The Holidays: CDR Leo Reynolds via Compfight I once flipped out on a one-armed woman at Macy’s during the holiday rush. I felt like her one arm didn’t give her a right to … ...
Forget Diets, just Eat Natural! The diet industry is huge. There is an obesity problem in many countries around the world. So the diet industry has also become huge in the last half century or … ...
Boost your productivity: Pros and cons of to-do and got-done lists Research shows that both lists aren't for everyone, and may even be counterproductive for some.
'Homing' treatment could aid recovery for brain damaged patients Scientists believe they may have found a way to aid recovery and minimize the risk of life-threatening infections in patients with traumatic brain injuries.   
It Isn’t Always Easy To Be Beautifully Bipolar Having bipolar disorder isn’t always beautiful. Going through this med change I have been particularly irritable. Last week I was physically incapable of doing everyday tasks. I’ve been snappy with … ...
Mirror Neurons and the Multiplicity of Dream Figures Your dreaming mind is responsible for creating and juggling several dream characters at once, attributing distinct feelings, voices, and actions to each. How is this possible?
New Study Suggests Giving Up Facebook Will Make You... Are you strong enough to take a break? I’m addicted to Facebook. I don’t just go on there once or twice a day — I’m constantly on there. But there are a lot of things I don’t see on my feed, some things (and people) that … ...
What It’s Like to be a Teen with ADHD This week, I want to share some new perspectives with you. I’m doing a series of interviews with people of various ages, genders, and backgrounds, who have ADHD. I want … ...
Scientists discover the function, connections of three cell types in the brain Using genetic tools to interrogate cell types sheds light on how the brain processes visual information, report scientists. Learning how the brain analyzes visual information at a detailed level may one day help doctors understand elements of disorders like schizophrenia and autism.
How brain architecture leads to abstract thought Using 20 years of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data from tens of thousands of brain imaging experiments, computational neuroscientists have created a geometry-based method for massive data analysis to reach a new understanding of how thought arises from brain structure.
Sadness-induced inflammation in the body linked to comorbid diseases Feeling sad can alter levels of stress-related opioids in the brain and increase levels of inflammatory proteins in the blood that are linked to increased risk of comorbid diseases including heart disease, stroke and metabolic syndrome, according to a study.