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By Tim Leberecht on January 27, 2020 in The Romance of Work
One escape from the anxiety of social media is communication minimalism, a new trend that reduces communication to something that we feel rather than do.
By Scott A. Bonn Ph.D. on January 27, 2020 in Wicked Deeds
Professional hitmen are employed to eliminate a troublesome or unwanted individual. Serial killers are something else.
By Glenn C. Altschuler Ph.D. on January 27, 2020 in This Is America
Research by social scientists, neurobiologists, geneticists, and evolutionary biologists demonstrates the positive impact of social connections on well-being and longevity.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on January 26, 2020 in ExperiMentations
How therapists "use the self" to enhance therapeutic process and outcomes is poorly understood but very important. Research spells out three key aspects.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in Emotional Fitness
Rhett and Scarlett never tried to actually work out or even talk about their problems no matter how small they were. Both of them were unhappy with their unresolved feelings.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 28, 2020 in How To Do Life
An under-considered factor in how we turn out?
By Stephen Gray Wallace on January 27, 2020 in Decisions Teens Make
Parents, teachers and all youth influencers can lead by example, promoting compassion, empathy, gratitude and service – each linked to kindness – along the way.
By Vinita Mehta Ph.D., Ed.M. on January 27, 2020 in Head Games
Recent research demonstrates the profound lessons therapists learn in their own treatments — and how they pass it on to their patients.
By Ned Morgan on January 27, 2020 in In the Mountains
Can snowsports lower the incidence of depression? A recent large-scale Swedish study confirms as much.
By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D. on January 27, 2020 in The Mindful Self-Express
Some studies have shown that mindfulness interventions increase positive feelings but we don’t really know why this happens. A recent research study sought to delve deeper.
By Caitlin Cantor LCSW, CST, CGT on January 27, 2020 in Modern Sex
Struggling to communicate with your partner? Learn the most important communication skill there is and how to get better at it.
By Temma Ehrenfeld on January 27, 2020 in Open Gently
Noise hurts your hearing, and can increase your chances of breast cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
By Gary L. Wenk Ph.D. on January 27, 2020 in Your Brain on Food
No dietary nutrient has ever been proven scientifically to cure depression. The advice you hear is designed to convince you to stop your current lousy diet
By Robert Bartholomew Ph.D. on January 27, 2020 in It's Catching
Viral media may be more of a worry than Coronavirus .
By Katherine Nguyen Williams Ph.D. on January 27, 2020 in The Modern Child
How your child/teen hears about Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter's death is important. How you can help your child cope with the news.
By Whitney Goodman LMFT on January 27, 2020 in Healing Together
If you relate to any of the signs on this list, it might be helpful to get in touch with your inner child.
By Art Markman Ph.D. on January 27, 2020 in Ulterior Motives
A consequence of putting something in a category, is that you come to believe that it belongs in that category because it has some essence that makes it a member of that category.
By Wayne Jonas M.D. on January 27, 2020 in How Healing Works
One of the defining factors of aging successfully is the ability to remain physically active later in life. By maintaining bone health you can ensure you remain active as you age.
By Meaghan Mobbs on January 27, 2020 in The Debrief
Social Media Outrage and Military Veterans-- research helps explain why veterans express outrage about national events
By William R. Klemm Ph.D. on January 27, 2020 in Memory Medic
Research may yet find better ways to help you remember.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 27, 2020 in How To Do Life
Questions for self-exploration that can yield practical benefit.
By Loriann Oberlin MS, LCPC on January 27, 2020 in The Full Picture
Fred Rogers depth of understanding has held for decades and may be the key to our own happiness and a better, more neighborly, world.
By Jeremy E. Sherman Ph.D., MPP on January 27, 2020 in Ambigamy
Having language, humans are overwhelmed with possibilities and the fear of missing out. Prejudice is a way of denying the overwhelm. Here are two ways to help us all feel safer.
By Joni E Johnston Psy.D. on January 27, 2020 in The Human Equation
From the hit show Mind Hunter to documentaries about Ted Bundy; there was a lot of buzz about serial killers in 2019. But what happened in real life? Take a look at five trends.
By David Ludden Ph.D. on January 27, 2020 in Talking Apes
Men have no monopoly on aggression, and they can often be the victims of violent acts in the home.
By Sarah Greenberg, MFT on January 27, 2020 in Life's Work
We all want to live lives of meaning. But the search for purpose can feel lofty and out of reach. Turns out sources of meaning may be right under your nose.
By Carolyn C. Ross M.D., M.P.H. on January 27, 2020 in Real Healing
Are you finding it hard to keep your resolution for 2020? Here's why resolutions are difficult to stick with and what you can do about it.
By Robyn Koslowitz Ph.D. on January 27, 2020 in Targeted Parenting
New research on the imagery rescripting technique seems to demonstrate that social anxiety disorder can be understood and treated best as a special case of PTSD.
By Maureen Healy on January 27, 2020 in Creative Development
Ever wonder what mindfulness really is, especially regarding your children?
By Relly Nadler Psy.D., M.C.C. on January 27, 2020 in Leading with Emotional Intelligence
Coaching is a quick way to boost your performance—98 percent of coaching clients said their coach "provided practical, realistic, and immediate usable input."
By Susan Pease Gadoua L.C.S.W. on January 27, 2020 in Contemplating Divorce
Change some of your marital agreements and you may be able to stay until death do you part... happily.
By Gad Saad Ph.D. on January 27, 2020 in Homo Consumericus
Tragedies can offer important reminders about how to live a full and decent life.
By Sam Louie MA, LMHC on January 27, 2020 in Minority Report
The tragic death of basketball great's Kobe Bryant is a reminder to us all on the fragility of life.
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