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By William R. Klemm Ph.D. on January 13, 2019 in Memory Medic
Recent research emphasizes the importance of memory as therapy for depression.
By Margaret Wehrenberg Psy.D. on January 12, 2019 in Depression Management Techniques
High activity and depression? Yes, they can coexist but you can learn to regain balance.
By Goali Saedi Bocci Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Millennial Media
With over 64 million Americans suffering from a mild form of SAD, a host of interventions can be helpful in keeping the winter blues at bay.
By David J Bredehoft Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in The Age of Overindulgence
Overindulging children can lead to external rather than internal life goals, resulting in greater risks of unhappiness, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and intimacy problems.
By Danny Penman Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Mindfulness in a Frantic World
A new study shows that mindfulness reduced anxiety and stress in US Special Forces. Can even the most elite performers benefit from mindfulness training?
By Arash Emamzadeh on January 10, 2019 in Finding a New Home
New research suggests that instead of trying antidepressants for a couple of months, there might be a better and quicker way of predicting which antidepressant will work.
By Robert Puff Ph.D. on January 10, 2019 in Meditation for Modern Life
Although a definition of happiness rooted in the pleasure principle is accepted as common knowledge, it is one worth challenging.
By Eric S. Jannazzo Ph.D. on January 10, 2019 in The Full Spectrum
We like to believe that we are all capable of this essentially human experience. And yet many of us depend on people unable to offer what we really mean when we speak of love.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on January 09, 2019 in Fixing Families
It's easy to feel neglected in relationships when the other person always seems preoccupied or uncaring. Here are some of the common underlying causes.
By Linda Esposito LCSW on January 09, 2019 in From Anxiety to Zen
That state in-between feeling blah and bad can linger too long. Before you head back to therapy, try these psychological hacks first.
By Roberta Satow Ph.D. on January 07, 2019 in Life After 50
Are you afraid to change because you can't forgive yourself for taking so long?
By Meg Selig on January 06, 2019 in Changepower
Micro-exercises. The G-spot. Lottery winners. Music and eating. Recent research could improve your health, happiness, and habits.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on January 06, 2019 in Fixing Families
Many people consciously or unconsciously believe that they don't deserve to be happy. Here, some of the common causes and ways to put the guilt to rest.
By Goali Saedi Bocci Ph.D. on January 04, 2019 in Millennial Media
When therapy is not always an option, what are the alternatives?
By Judy Tsafrir M.D. on January 04, 2019 in Holistic Psychiatry
Could your depression, anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, chronic pain, breathing problems, digestive and dermatological problems be the result of an environmentally acquired toxicity?
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on January 04, 2019 in Emotional Fitness
We have another new year to look forward to. Even with all the struggles and loss, I would rather be involved in life than sit on the sidelines.
By John Amodeo Ph.D., MFT on January 03, 2019 in Intimacy, A Path Toward Spirituality
Life presents unavoidable losses and adversity that we have little control over. But we do have control over how we relate to what happens to us. How can we find our balance?
By Rosemary K.M. Sword and Philip Zimbardo Ph.D. on January 03, 2019 in The Time Cure
What can you do if you've recently lost a loved one and the new year looms ahead? How can you go on? Here are a few things that might help.
By Rubin Khoddam PhD on January 02, 2019 in The Addiction Connection
Utilize these six tools from cognitive behavioral therapy to help decrease your pain and begin engaging with your life in a meaningful way.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on January 02, 2019 in Fixing Families
Longstanding emotional, physical, and relationship issues can cause us to give up, to let our problems or others run our lives. Maybe it's time to step up and reclaim your life.
By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D. on January 02, 2019 in Feeling It
Mindfulness is popular but is it just a fad or worth considering for your new year's resolution? Is it really worth all the hype? Here's the real talk.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on January 02, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
When your partner is keeping secrets, the way you proceed depends on your relationship, and whether you are aware of the hidden information.
By Eric R. Maisel Ph.D. on January 01, 2019 in Rethinking Mental Health
Recently "mania" shifted from mental disease to symptom of bipolar disorder. This provokes the question: what do we mean by "mania"? Do we perhaps mean many very different things?
By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on January 01, 2019 in Click Here for Happiness
The complete guide to living happily in 2019, according to science.
By Jennice Vilhauer Ph.D. on December 31, 2018 in Living Forward
Opportunities to achieve what you want in life are coming to you more often than you realize. Learn what you can do to stop missing them.