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3 Ways to Flourish - New Must-See Research How can you become 9, 18 or 29 times more likely to flourish than others? Read on to discover 3 important pathways to flourishing.
Targeted treatment produces rapid shrinkage of recurrent, BRAF-mutant brain tumor Investigators report the first successful use of a targeted therapy to treat a patient with BRAF-mutant craniopharyngioma, a debilitating, recurrent brain tumor.
Spike activity 06-11-2015 Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: If you only read one thing this week, make it the excellent critical piece on the concept of an ‘autism spectrum’ in The Atlantic. Nature reports that the controversial big bucks Human Brain Project has secured another three years’ funding. Giant all-knowing neurotron brain […]
Free Mental Health Care Makes Financial Sense Often people fret about who will pay for “free” healthcare. One solution more communities should look at is a private-public partnership between the local hospital and the government. In Orange County, Florida, a mental health clinic that opened in 2010 has served over 1,100 patients. … ...
3 Life-Changing Lessons on Body Image and Self-Care —... This month Weightless turns six years old! Wow. Holy moly. To honor the blog’s birthday, I’m sharing six lessons I’ve learned thus far about building a positive body image and … ...
Fun Friday: Mind Games: HORSE FEATHERS Fun Friday – win! go to: http://goo.gl/BBZJGg You Could win a free digital Caricature drawn by Me, Chato Stewart, of you or a loved one just for #horsingaround !!! Can … ...
Don't Decide Like Martians When faced with life-and-death choices, teams often decide on a course of action by voting. However, the voting method may bully some members of a team into going along with risks that they really don't want to take. The film "The Martian" illustrates this strategy, team decision making at its worst.
The 5 Real Reasons You Procrastinate It seems most Americans struggle with procrastination at least occasionally. A simple google search will yield many promising solutions, and yet we still seem to be wasting time and regretting … ...
Why Adults Are Less Happy Than They Used to Be Why American adults aren't as happy as they used to be.
This Common Belief About Male/Female Brains Is Wrong Are men and women's brains really that different? » Continue reading: This Common Belief About Male/Female Brains Is Wrong
The Dark Side of Parenting: The Cause of Bitter Parents Parenting for some is a pleasant and heartwarming experience overall. For other parents, however, parenting has caused them to feel overwhelmed and bitter. What causes bitterness in parents? A few simple factors make a major difference.
3 Challenges Unique to Women with ADHD and How... As a woman with ADHD, you might try your best to keep everything together. But because of your symptoms, it’s that much harder to pay attention, prioritize, perform, get organized and complete tasks. ADHD affects every facet of your life. It comes with a variety … ...
Living Life in Three Acts Recently I began reading Brene Brown’s new book, Rising Strong. I haven’t gotten very far, though. This is because it only took a few pages before I realized (yet again) … ...
Preparation For An Emergency: An Active Shooter, Earthquake, Fire,... Two days ago, the unthinkable happened. There was an active shooter in my neighborhood and I found myself hiding in my bathroom until the police came into my building to … ...
Today I Love The Diamond Beads of Raindrops On... Today I love the diamond beads of raindrops on my window. I love the way the rain makes yesterdays balmy, sunny light seem even more lush and alluring.  I love … ...
Does 'sleeping on it' help you make better decisions? Researchers say sometimes more sleep makes a decision more difficult by providing extra time for doubt or confusion to seep in.
Psychiatry’s Solid Center “Psychiatric disorders result from the complex interaction of physical, psychological and social factors and treatment may be directed toward any or all three of these areas.” –Official Position of the American Psychiatric Association, 1978 1 If you invite the wrong group of psychiatrists to a dinner … ...
Eight Steps to Positive Change If a fairy godmother could grant a wish, what would it be? The answer is most likely an area of life needed some type of change. It could be financial, professional, relational, spiritual, physical, mental or emotional. Whatever the topic, it is possible to change … ...
Off The Rails With ADHD So it happened today that, while I was at work, things went in a different direction from what we had assumed they would go. What we thought was going to … ...
Best of Our Blogs: November 6, 2015 Today’s edition of Best of Our Blogs brings you insightful information on subtle suicide (ever heard of it?), the problems with people-pleasing, the importance of taking responsibility for your own emotional well-being, and more. Subtle Suicide: Are You Killing Yourself a Little Each Day and … ...