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How Do Children Become Narcissists?

Have you ever wondered what type of childhood experiences lead people to develop Narcissistic disorders? Here are some common scenarios that lead children to become Narcissistic.
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Why We Can Change Our Minds at the Last Minute

Why do we suddenly change our minds at the last minute? Here's why and how to avoid the crisis

Psychiatry and Tech: An Odd Couple, An Impending Marriage

The Engagement between Tech and Psychiatry Grows

The Five Best Ways to Ruin an Apology

Here's how to de-code those relationship-busting apologies in love and work.

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Are We Over Simplifying Our Wellbeing?

Do you struggle sometimes to maintain your wellbeing? Does it feel like circumstances around you just seem to keep pulling you down?

Authoritarianism Comes with a Huge Price

Empathy is the key to conflict resolution and lack of empathy is the source of great conflict.

Should You Change Careers or Merely Pivot?

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on May 28, 2017 in How To Do Life
A transcript of an exchange with a caller to my radio program.

7 Signs You're a Control Freak (And What to Do About It)

Would you recognize the signs that you're a control freak? Here's how to tell if your need for control has crossed the line.

The Film "All the Rage" and Psychosomatic Pain

Psychosomatic disorders may appear to be purely physical but they originate in emotions that are unconscious or dissociated from consciousness.

Commencement Speech: What Scientists Can Start Doing Today

Text of speech given at Penn State College of Medicine's 2017 Commencement.

3 Ways Millennials Can Manage Their Ambition-Related Stress

By Caroline Beaton on May 28, 2017 in The Gen-Y Guide
Though responsible for great success and progress, ambition can also cause feelings of worthlessness, mania and anxiety. Neuroscience now explains why.
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Quiz: Self Care for the Sensitive

How Narcissistically vulnerable are you? Take this quiz and learn how to protect the narcissistically vulnerable parts of yourself.

"13 Reasons Why:" Psychological Costs for Vulnerable Kids

This binge-able series is wildly successful with teens, but they may also find it unexpectedly evocative, disturbing, and misleading.

5 Ways to Strengthen the Intimacy in Your Relationship

By Abigail Brenner M.D. on May 28, 2017 in In Flux
Life has a way of becoming fast, busy, and routine. In the course of living our lives we may take our relationship for granted. We need to take the time to keep intimacy alive.

Parenting High School Students in Spring Semester Meltdown

Is your exhausted, stressed-out high school student crumbling at the end of the school year? These tips will help you provide the practical support your child needs.

How to Talk to a Narcissist About Being Narcissistic

4 ways to communicate to a narcissist about narcissistic behavior.

Online, Too Many Dating Choices Decreases Committment

For many online browsers, the biggest problem is not dishonesty, but decision-making. Too many choices increases objectification and decreases committment. So how do you choose?

52 Ways to Show I Love You: Making Miracles

Parents, patients and staff at Blythedale Children's Hospital show what love can manifest as they use trust, caring and commitment to transform lives with assistive technology.
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Inducing the Swoon

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on May 28, 2017 in How To Do Life
How an average person can land an above-average job.

Moving Online Romance Offline: How Soon Is Too Soon?

How long should you wait to transition online courtship into realtime romance? Because compatibility and chemistry are best judged in person, perhaps sooner rather than later.

Keeping a Dream Journal

One of the greatest values of a dream journal is the way it grows in power and depth over time.

Unimagined Sensitivities, Part 2

By Michael Jawer on May 27, 2017 in Feeling Too Much
When elephants encounter their dead, they become quiet and tense.They also become agitated at the imminent death of a fellow. These behaviors are suggestive of mourning and grief.

My Chicken Soup Epiphany

By Sheila Weinstein on May 27, 2017 in What Do I Do Now?
A lesson from my chicken soup

Unimagined Sensitivities, Part 1

By Michael Jawer on May 27, 2017 in Feeling Too Much
While it would seem to be the end of sensitivity, death actually conjures up an amazing range of accounts that are highly relevant to sensitivity, in humans and many other animals.

Sibling Leadership Network hosts 10th annual conference

Two-day event brings together siblings of people with disabilities to learn about new services and support, research initiatives and advocacy efforts.

How Sex Toys Impact Relationships

How does using sex toys impact the satisfaction both partners derive from a relationship?

A Grieving Gorilla: A Picture That's Worth Entire Courses

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on May 27, 2017 in Animal Emotions
A photo of a sad orphaned gorilla and a comforting human raises numerous questions about what other animals think and feel and the emotions shared in human-animal relationships.

Facebook Banned Another Political Activist - Myself!

Facebook Banned Another Political Activist - Myself!

A Quantum Leap for Literacy?

By Michael Hogan Ph.D. on May 27, 2017 in In One Lifespan
In recent years, technology has emerged that creates new possibilities for storytelling, creativity and creative education. But how do we design pedagogically valuable ebooks?
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Marriage Begins with Irreconcilable Differences

This 1-minute marriage test will rock your world.
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Can You Hear What You See? More So Than You Imagine

Perception may be due for a redefinition. Our eyes see, but vision can apparently also hear. Tactile receptors can also taste. We may all have a bit of synesthesia in us.
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How to Tell When Your Child Has Started Adolescence

Accustomed to parenting a child, it can be hard for parents admit when childhood is over and parenting an adolescent has begun.

Business Jargon is More Useful Than You Think

By Andy Molinsky Ph.D. on May 27, 2017 in Adaptation
Poking fun of business jargon is, shall we say, low hanging fruit... But is it really that bad?