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10 Ideas for Finding Your Voice I’m in the middle of redesigning my website and creating a new site for Make a Mess (the book). So I’ve been thinking a lot about voice lately. What do … ...
Coping with Traumatic Events without Turning to Alcohol or... Coping with Traumatic Events without Turning to Alcohol or Drugs The world is in a state of chaos. Whether it’s mass-shootings, terrorist activities, social injustice, or natural disaster, those who … ...
The Link Between Temporary Anxiety and Obsessive Cleaning... Interesting. I have a pattern for cleaning. It’s usually when I have people coming over or when I don’t want to do something I should do. It’s not that I have a sink full of dirty dishes at all times or dust balls the size … ...
What is the Connection Between Inflammation and Depression?... Inflammation of the Small Intestine On June 7, 1956, President Eisenhower suffered severe stomach pains that sent him to Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He had experienced stomach problems for … ...
To Anyone with ADHD… Here’s Why We Love You This week, I came across a news story that made me cry. It was about a six-year-old boy who was afraid his Autism would land him on the naughty list … ...
Do Progressive or Conservative Policies Promote Happiness? Academic research suggests that happiness increases as government's role in managing the economy increases.
7 Tips to Make your Holidays (Mostly) Peaceful Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, or other winter holiday, there’s probably a thing or two that you’re dreading. Despite all the songs about peace and harmony, love and joy, … ...
Robin Williams’ Widow Shares Final Conversation The world was absolutely stunned by the sudden death of Robin Williams last fall. When it was confirmed that the comedian had committed suicide, the situation was even more tragic … ...
Pyramids: Amazing Accomplishment or Narcissistic Lunacy? When you include the costs of civilization, it stops looking like such a great deal.
Stress and Suicide – Is It Linked? (part2) Okay, before you get upset about the tasteless comparison – this is a Suicidal Turkey (part 1). Think about the real stress and triggers imaginary Suicidal Turkey Tom would face at this time of … ...
Stress and Suicide – Is It Linked? Stress and Suicide -is it linked? Over the past weekend a tragic suicide at occurred on the highways of the Florida turnpike.  Tom was a good guy according to those that … ...
Treatment associated with changes in brain activity in borderline personality disorder According to newly published research, a specialized psychotherapy has been linked to changes in activation patterns in certain areas of the brain in patients with borderline personality disorder, suggesting its impact may go deeper than symptom change.
Violence in Mexico affected children's mental health Children who lived in Juarez, Mexico -- once dubbed the murder capital of the world -- in 2010 have high levels of behavioral and emotional problems, according to new research.
Moral Intelligence 101 Moral dilemmas are much more fundamental than moral principles.
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 If pushed to choose, would you say this image contains a circle or not? » Continue reading: Is This A Circle? What The Answer Reveals About You Advertisement Get yourself from Crisis to Coping - your instant emotional toolbox. Pre-order the book here and start smiling.
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 medical officer.
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 life expectancy.