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Backwoods Predators Terror in the deep, dark woods is not just a movie script; predators look for relaxed arenas where people tend to trust strangers.
How to Let Go of the Thoughts that Cause Depression Depression is different from other illnesses in that, in addition to the physiological symptoms (loss of appetite, nervousness, sleeplessness, fatigue), there are the accompanying thoughts that can be so incredibly painful. For example, when my Raynaud’s flares up, the numbness in my fingers can be … ...
Which Hot Button Words Are Dealbreakers in Relationships?... I was reading about certain words that should never be used in advertising because they yield poor results. The article pointed out that people are far less likely to click on the word “submit” on a web site because it is too committal. As an … ...
We're All Artists "Aren't we all artists?" was the response I received when I asked a Parisian shop owner if he was an artist or if he just sold art. This experience redefined how I saw "artists".
The New Perfection: Pretty Good Welcome to the University of North Carolina or, more apropos, the University of No Chance. At least regarding my likelihood of graduation. A self-conscious freshman, I remember the red ink coating my first Chapel Hill exam. As I replayed the exam, those latent doubts about … ...
The Ambiance of a Restaurant Controls What We Eat and Drink Serving tasty food doesn’t do a restaurant much good if customers don’t stay long enough – or never even walk through the door in the first place. How do restaurants entice us?
How dream therapy can change your life Research shows that dreams may be an important way of processing emotionally relevant information.
Psych Central Attends HealtheVoices 2017 Patient Advocacy Conference... This past weekend, a group of over 100 online health advocates gathered in Chicago to attend the third annual HealtheVoices conference. I attended because of the work I do as a mental health activist. Psych Central’s founder, Dr. John Grohol, sat on the advisory panel, … ...
A New Way to Deal with the Needy and the Narcissistic It can be a challenge to have to reassure the incessantly needy and narcissistic person. New research shows how to help you, and them, break out of their clingy habits.
Dealing with Needy People Needn’t Wear You Down It can be a challenge to have to reassure constantly an excessively needy person. New research shows how to help the highly dependent break out of their habit.
What are 'Horizontal Hostilities?' Horizontal hostilities occur between groups whom one would expect to have close affinities. "Compromise" becomes the stuff of betrayal, more heinous than straight-out opposition.
Psychology Around the Net: April 29, 2017 Happy Saturday, sweet readers! Regardless of which day you read this, chances are I’m trying (or have succeeded for that day) to get some exercise in. I made an appointment with my doctor last week to find out why I’ve been so, so exhausted lately. … ...
Bullies Beware: Rule Breaking Required It is easy to be intimidated by bullies, but breaking a few social rules can turn would-be enemies into fast friends.
How to Recover after a Narcissistic Relationship One of the defining characteristics of Narcissistic Personality Disorder is a lack of accurate perception of reality. The narcissist sees the world through a self-absorbed lens in which they are the stars and others are there to support and serve them. Those attracted to the … ...
6 Tips for Weathering Life’s Storms with Your Partner... How to grow stronger…together. I just heard it again today. A friend was speaking about his life and reported on how different it is now than what he thought it would be at this point. Yes, friends, life happens! How To STOP An Argument With … ...
Pimp Culture Glorification and Sex Trafficking What may seem like a harmless portrayal of pimp culture has detrimental impacts on sex trafficking and other forms of sexual violence.
The Common Sleep Pattern That Kills Attention And Creativity Sleep pattern linked to better ideas, focus and planning. • Click here for your free sample of Dr Jeremy Dean's latest ebook The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic • Dr Dean is also the author of Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything.
“Why Did I Ever Leave You?” People who have not learned the skills to transform their romance into deeper love come to a halt when the most passionate phase of the relationship naturally wanes.
Involved Dads Strengthen the Couple’s Relationship If you visit any playground, children’s sports game or peer competition, you will undoubtedly see that one parent pushing their child to climb just a little higher, run just a little faster and try just a little harder. While mothers hold the critical role of … ...
Study revises the development, evolutionary origin of the vertebrate brain Researchers have made the first detailed map of the regions into which the brain of one of the most closely-related organisms to the vertebrates is divided and which could give us an idea of what our ancestor was like.