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It Isn’t Easy I made the tough decision many years ago to cut my narcissistic mother out of my life.  I’ve been applauded by some for my courageous decision and berated by others … ...
American Psychological Association Retracts Article Positing Excessively High Rates of Sexual Trauma Among Military Men Scholars raised valid concerns regarding the design and statistical analysis which compromise the findings
Five Things Mentally Strong People Do Differently     Ralph Waldo Emerson said that “Every artist was first an amateur,” and in the artistry of mental strength, the saying rings true: we all must start somewhere. And … ...
Why Is Denmark the Happiest Country in the World? Denmark's social democratic public policies and its labor market policies illustrate what the scholarly literature suggests are the most important determinants of human well-being.
50 Isn't the New 30 (and Why That’s a Good Thing) What Gen Xers need to know, as the big 5-0 looms
A Few Questions that Might Transform Your Self-Care You might put yourself last on your list. Work. Housework. Bills. Kids. Spouse. It’s as though everyone and everything deserve care and tending except for you. Or you skimp on … ...
Think, Feel and Do Your Way to a Healthier You Change is a three-pronged process because we are trying to change what we think, how we feel and what we do about our habits. It’s not always easy juggling all three. As thinking, feeling and doing beings, we must explore each one when implementing long-term … ...
Too Busy to Live: Mindfulness of Your Priorities             If we are paying attention to our lives, we’ll recognize those defining moments. The challenge for so many of us is that we are … ...
Gifted Career Thriving: Personality Traits What if your already identified gifts of outstanding intelligence and/or creativity could be combined with powerful and positive personality traits that would allow you to soar?
Two Emotional Skills Which Are Blunted By Early Life Stress Why early life stress causes depression. » Continue reading: Two Emotional Skills Which Are Blunted By Early Life Stress
Today I Love Shadows And Light Today I love shadows and light and the things they both tell us. Light lets us see the things in front of us and shadows let us know how big … ...
4 Pointers for New Parents for Maintaining a Healthy... The transition to parenthood tends to be a stressful time for couples. Because kids radically change your relationship, said Nancy Gardner, Ph.D, a psychologist who specializes in couples and is certified in Emotionally Focused Therapy. “New parents have more to do than they possibly could … ...
Loneliness: Change Your Story about Them, About You. Guest... Bella’s intro: Marina Keegan’s collection of brilliant essays and stories is called “The Opposite of Loneliness.” But what is the opposite of loneliness? I had some unconventional ideas about that, … ...
Some Interesting Research About OCD It’s been a long week for me. I have been fighting higher anxiety, or trying to anyway. So my apologies if this post is not all that substantial. One thing that’s … ...
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children The mental health community has come to understand that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be as common in children as in adults. What began as a disorder mostly of combat veterans has been shown to affect numerous trauma survivors across many situations. Trauma comes in … ...
How to Instantly Relieve Anxiety Things have been a little rough for me lately, I’ve faced some stress with some personal family stuff, work stuff and relationship stuff, and though that always seems to be … ...
A medieval attitude to suicide I had always thought that suicide was made illegal in medieval times due to religious disapproval until suicidal people were finally freed from the risk of prosecution by the 1961 Suicide Act. It turns out the history is a little more nuanced, as noted in this 1904 article from the Columbia Law Review entitled “Is […]
Loss aversion and Romance lazy and disheveled ranks as top deal breker.
5 Reasons Your Fear of Change is a Waste of Time Change is anxiety-provoking and exciting all at the same time. We get anxious about the unknown and how change may affect our lives. On the other hand, we get excited about what the future might bring. Living in a society in which change is revered … ...
A Fact About Sleepwalking That Few Appreciated — Until Now One sleepwalker had jumped out of a third-floor window and sustained severe fractures. » Continue reading: A Fact About Sleepwalking That Few Appreciated — Until Now