10 Things to Try When You’re Feeling Lonely

By Toni Bernhard J.D. on December 07, 2016 in Turning Straw Into Gold
Anyone can feel the pain of loneliness. Here are ten ways to ease the pain of loneliness.

Where Has Passive Aggressive Personality Disorder Gone?

By Adrian Furnham Ph.D. on December 07, 2016 in A Sideways View
Personality disorders are highly disputed diagnostic labels. Passive-aggressiveness may not be a personality disorder, but the behavior pattern is well recognized in the workplace.

Does Anyone Know The Future?

By Tom Bunn L.C.S.W. on December 07, 2016 in Conquer Fear Of Flying
You or I, after sending a bowling ball half way down the alley, might have a pretty good idea what will result. Ramakrishna Sarathy had an ability to do that with people.

Ho! Ho! Who? How Kids Understand Live Santa Clauses

By Thalia R. Goldstein Ph.D. on December 06, 2016 in The Mind On Stage
In December, Santa is everywhere—malls, parades, and parties. But how do kids understand this live magical man? Experiences, more than age, seem to matter for understanding.

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The Psychology Of Financial Dominatrixes

By Mark D. Griffiths Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in In Excess
There have been an increasing number of media reports about women who demand money from men who in turn get sexual pleasure from the activity. But why?

How Gender-Fair Are You Really?

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in How To Do Life
A self-assessment inventory.

Lab Rat's Pinker and Relaxed Ears Tell Us They're Feeling Ok

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on December 07, 2016 in Animal Emotions
New research shows there are facial indicators of positive emotions in rats. We are obliged to pay attention to these signs and use them on an individual's behalf.

What I Tell Anyone Who Wants to be a Life Coach

By John Kim, LMFT on December 07, 2016 in The Angry Therapist
You want to be a life coach?

Making Lemonade: Part III

By Carol S. Pearson Ph.D. on December 07, 2016 in The Hero Within
This is the last in a series of three blogs in which I offer an archetypal approach to understanding the forces at work both in the U.S. and around the world.

"Forgiveness Saved My Life"

By Robert Enright, Ph.D. on December 07, 2016 in The Forgiving Life
Can we learn from those who are suffering in prison? They may be our teachers when it comes to forgiving.

Pain, Sleep, & Affection

By Sean M. Horan Ph.D. on December 07, 2016 in Adventures in Dating
Do you think you get as much affection as you'd like? New research examines that perception, along with pain and sleep.
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New Kid in Town

By Stephen Gray Wallace on December 07, 2016 in Decisions Teens Make
Changing schools can raise a lot of questions for young people, both social-emotional and logistical. But there are ways to make the transition less stressful.

My Mother Has No Boundaries

By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on December 07, 2016 in The Teen Doctor
How mothers and daughters can treat each other respectfully.

Excellence Gaps In Education: A Major, But Solvable, Problem

Are talented but disadvantaged students performing lower than their full potential? And if so, what can we do to help them?

A Fresh Look at Millennial Parents, Part 1

By Kyle D. Pruett M.D. on December 07, 2016 in Once Upon a Child
What they are feeling and needing in their parenting

The 5-Question Holiday Relationship Test

Gain some insight into your relationship over the holidays by asking yourself these questions.

Why Did They Bring Frankincense and Myrrh?

By Gary L. Wenk Ph. D. on December 07, 2016 in Your Brain on Food
In ancient times, frankincense and myrrh were commonly used together for both medical and religious purposes.

Having Your Cancer Treatment at Home

By Lucy O'Donnell on December 07, 2016 in Cancer Is a Teacher
Who would have known that it is now possible to have long-term or acute cancer oncology treatment at home.
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Poetry In a Time of Crisis

Poetry is a place where we can preserve our imaginations, as well as necessary silence.

Feeling Blah? Here's How to See Your World with Fresh Eyes

By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on December 07, 2016 in Think, Act, Be
Rather than missing out on our life, we can experience anything as though for the first time.

Whole for the Holidays

By Susan Sparks on December 07, 2016 in Laugh Your Way to Well-Being
Five Mindful Ways to Stay Sane this Month!
Bob Bawell photo — Creative Commons License

Does Stress Cause Premature Graying in Dogs?

By Stanley Coren Ph.D., F.R.S.C. on December 07, 2016 in Canine Corner
New data shows that dogs suffering from anxiety and stress will show graying hairs on their face prematurely

How Lawyers and Psychologists Are Helping Immigrant Children

By Rita Watson MPH on December 07, 2016 in With Love and Gratitude
Immigrant children need a place to call home. But to find "home" requires pro bono lawyers, mental health professionals, sensitive school-based programs, and caring volunteers.

If We Don't Ask, We'll Never Know

By Mitch Prinstein Ph.D. on December 07, 2016 in The Modern Teen
After a few minutes with a mental health professional, this is what parents are shocked to learn about their kids

Can Brain Stimulation Improve Memory in Seniors?

By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on December 07, 2016 in Media Spotlight
Are there ways of protecting the aging brain and preventing the loss of cognitive functioning? A look at some new advances into brain stimulation in older adults.

How We've Been Lulled Into Overeating

By Temma Ehrenfeld on December 07, 2016 in Open Gently
The phrase "Everything in moderation" enters our brains as "Go ahead, don't be stingy." We overestimate how much we can eat "moderately."

Are You Doing Too Much?

By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on December 07, 2016 in Your Wise Brain
Sometimes you have to give up the rewards of a new thing for the greater rewards of making some space in your life.

Don’t Be a Drone, Get Up and Roam!

By Jaime L. Kurtz Ph.D. on December 07, 2016 in Happy Trails
One easy change can make your work life more enjoyable and productive and might even make you healthier.

"I Wish I Stopped Trying to 'Fix' Myself 20 Years Ago"

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on December 07, 2016 in How To Do Life
Reclusive Jaime Baird candidly describes himself and his life.

Deadlines and the Pacing of Creative Projects

By Wilma Koutstaal Ph.D. on December 06, 2016 in Our Innovating Minds
What pacing best gives your creative process the space and freedom it needs?

The Effects of Digital Technology on Learning

Does technology interfere with classroom learning?

How to Really Be There When Your Partner Is Hurting

When the person you love most has experienced something deeply painful and traumatic, it can be difficult to know how to respond.