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10 Tips for a Successful Relationship Love is undoubtedly the most important aspect of any relationship, but it is not enough by itself. To become trusted and loving partners for life, both of you have to put in considerable time and effort. Below are some tips that can get you started. … ...
Emotional Tweeting: Study Tests Which Are Most Socially Contagious Which types of emotional tweets are most contagious? » Continue reading: Emotional Tweeting: Study Tests Which Are Most Socially Contagious
Are Sugar Substitutes Healthier than Sugar? It’s Debatable. As our hearts ache from the loss of life in Paris, I am reminded of the joie de vivre of the French people and their love of gastronomy. Vive la France! In this post, I look at new research on the potential health benefits of using sugar substitutes. Regardless of the science, the French remind us that eating delicious food in moderate portions is a healthy source of joy.
Today I Love The Strength Of France Today I love the trees that have set their buds in a silent promise that the winter not yet arrived will have an end. I love that every season shows … ...
Are you Fascinated by Your Partner? An 11-Item Quiz Studies on relationship satisfaction don’t always capture the true qualities that promote intimacy between partners, especially when it comes to sexuality. The real key, as recent research shows, may lie in a much more intense feeling called, for lack of a better word, “fascination.” This 11-item scale will put your fascination with your partner to the test.
We Stand with Paris, We Stand with France The day after the tragic terrorist attacks in six different places in Paris, the world awakes with sadness. And resolution. Modern terrorism has long existed in places like the Middle East, but large-scale attacks of this kind on the European continent are uncommon. It is … ...
Psychology Around the Net: November 14, 2015 Another week, another round of mental health-related news in the headlines! Feeling behind? Don’t fret. We’ve got the scoop for you right here. Read on to learn about new research on combat service and suicide rates, what’s normal and what’s worrisome among children and anxiety, … ...
Are We Really an Increasingly Mobile Society? Do you think Americans are more mobile than ever before? Most people seem to. In fact, the mobility of contemporary life seems so self-evident that in many articles, claims about … ...
Child abuse rises in connection with soldiers’ deployments Children under age two may be at heightened risk for abuse and neglect during the six months immediately following a parent’s return from deployment in the U.S. Army, and the risk may rise among Army families with soldiers who are deployed more than once. Researchers from the PolicyLab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) [...]
Not so happy old age? Depressive symptoms increase with age The notion that older people are happier than younger people is being challenged following a recent study led by a University of Bradford lecturer. In fact it suggests that people get more depressed from age 65 onwards. The study, led by psychology lecturer Dr Helena Chui and recently published in the international journal Psychology and [...]
Parkinson’s disease: A new tool aims to improve diagnosis and advance treatment A group of experts working under the umbrella of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS), have developed a new tool for healthcare professionals that they hope will mark a significant advancement in the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, especially in its early stages. The results of their study, published in the journal [...]
Can listening to music help you sleep? By now, you’ve surely heard that Americans aren’t getting enough sleep. In our always-on society, a solid chunk of nightly rest seems, well, like a dream. We shave the edges of sleep to keep up, exchanging extra waking hours for compromised health, productivity and safety. Despite this, we actually know how to sleep better; the [...]
Obama: “Ban the Box” on Job Applications – Your... President Barack Obama recently directed federal agencies to ban the box on job applications that ask if you’ve ever been convicted of a crime.  Well, let’s just go there. I … ...
Will This Turkey Inspire You to Trust People? Will This Turkey Inspire You to Trust People?
When Anticipated Plans Change Have you ever emotionally invested in a plan, counted down the days, marked it on your calendar, and eagerly awaited its arrival — only for the plan to change or fall apart? When this occurs, we may be disappointed and frustrated. I, for one, always … ...
Does Diabetes Increase The Risk Of Depression? Or Does Depression Increase The Risk Of Diabetes? Through several of my patients, I’ve had the opportunity to learn more about specific challenges facing Veterans, their struggle with Depression, and … ...
The Dark Tetrad: Possibly THE Scariest Boss No matter what the profession, if a boss has this personality combination, they are terrifying. The Dark Tetrad is composed of four parts: narcissism, Machiavellianism, psychopathy, and sadism. Sadism is the addition to the Dark Triad which has narcissism, Machiavellianism and psychopathy. For either condition, … ...
Worthy of Love I grew up believing I was unlovable and that no one in their right mind would ever waste their time on such a sorry excuse for a human being.  My mother seemed … ...
Therapists Confirm Trump's Narcissistic Personality Disorder People with narcissistic personality disorder think that they are deeply important and special. They constantly need admiration and flattery to feel good about themselves. They sometimes also struggle to look at others as anything more than just extensions of themselves, which often times can lead to control issues and abuse. Do we want a president with this disorder?
New brain imaging technique identifies previously undetected epileptic seizure sites Researchers have developed a brain imaging technique for patients whose epilepsy does not respond to drug treatment and are not candidates for seizure-relieving surgeries. The imaging technique, known as glutamate chemical exchange saturation transfer (GluCEST), images changes in glutamate levels in brain structures that identify the location of seizures not detected with conventional MRI.