Working to Live or Living to Work?

By Jaime L. Kurtz Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in Happy Trails
Here are three simple ways to improve your work-life balance.

Do You Overeat? You Might Want to Blame Childhood Stress

By Peter A. Ubel M.D. on December 08, 2016 in Critical Decisions
Eating only when you are hungry: That’s a real luxury.

How Do People View Men With Tattoos?

By Vinita Mehta Ph.D., Ed.M. on December 08, 2016 in Head Games
A forthcoming study reveals our altered perceptions of tattooed men.

Thinking About Thinking

By Robert J King Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in Hive Mind
Are minds computers? Yes and no.

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Bully Bingo

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in Ambigamy
52 tricks adult bullies use (all variations on "I know you are but what am I?"). If you're dealing with someone who uses a lot of them, then Bingo! you're dealing with a bully.

The Real Fear That Elected Donald Trump

By David Ropeik on December 08, 2016 in How Risky Is It, Really?
Donald Trump played on our fears, not of immigrants or terrorists or globalization, but the deeper fear of losing control over our lives and futures.

Is Shrinking Optimism Tied to Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy?

By Christopher Bergland on December 08, 2016 in The Athlete's Way
U.S. life expectancy dropped in 2015 for the first time in over two decades, the CDC reports. Could lower optimism and increased pessimism be tied to this drop in life expectancy?

How to Frame Company Response to Election Using Neuroscience

By David Rock on December 08, 2016 in Your Brain at Work
How to frame outreach efforts to make the most of your company’s talent, and of people’s commitment, in these times of uncertainty.

Don't Confuse Filing With Closure in a Divorce

By Wendy Paris on December 08, 2016 in Splitopia
Rushing to make it legal can actually slow down your divorce and make closure harder.

The Single Most Important Leadership Attribute?

By Victor Lipman on December 08, 2016 in Mind of the Manager
A recent survey offers a clear and entirely reasonable answer.

Social Comparison: Don’t Let It Ruin Your Holiday

Social comparison often triggers cortisol, which taints a good life with a bad threatened feeling. Fortunately, you can re-direct this natural impulse. Here's how.

The Long Reach of Diet

By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in The Human Beast
Dietary recommendations are often faddish as illustrated by flip-flops on whether to take vitamins. Now researchers are grasping how diet interacts genes and offspring.

Sexual Fantasy as a Form of Play

By Alexandra Katehakis MFT on December 08, 2016 in Sex, Lies & Trauma
How do you distinguish between which fantasies deepen sexual expression with healthy play, and which ones prey on others by repeating old traumas?

Don’t Forget the Holiday Gift for Your Romantic Relationship

By Madeleine A Fugère Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in Dating and Mating
This holiday season, don't forget the most important gift of all, your romantic relationship.

Brain Freeze: Is Winter Actually Good for You?

Already dreading the colder weather and the shorter days? Don't be, there's always a silver lining.

Bulimia: An Integrated Map of Nine Key Elements

By Gregg Henriques Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in Theory of Knowledge
Sparked by a recent research on personality factors and eating disorders, this post maps out nine key components to help understand the development of bulimia.

When It's Time to Forgive

By Arthur Dobrin D.S.W. on December 08, 2016 in Am I Right?
You've been hurt—maybe you shouldn't forgive.

Use Your Holiday Party to Make (Not Break) Your Career

By Wendy L. Patrick Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in Why Bad Looks Good
You work hard all year long. Come the holidays, here is how to make your holiday party work for you!
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Psilocybin, LSD, and the Inner Life

By Andrew McCarron Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in Light Come Shining
The therapeutic potential of psilocybin

Talking to Your BFF About Your Relationship Troubles

By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in Emotional Fitness
If you need to talk to someone, I highly recommend that you choose someone who can see the whole relationship, not just your side of it.

We Are All More Fact-Free Than We’d Like to Think

By Michael Karson Ph.D., J.D. on December 08, 2016 in Feeling Our Way
Facts are opinions held by the right people.

How to Make Yourself Infinitely More Attractive

By John Kim, LMFT on December 08, 2016 in The Angry Therapist
Make yourself more attractive.

Raising a Wild Child: A New Film From the Born Wild Project

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in Animal Emotions
A new film by an "estrogen powerhouse" shows that free time in nature teaches youngsters independence, physical coordination, problem solving, and important social and play skills.

Trump Wins: Is America Headed Toward a New Racism?

By Rupert W Nacoste Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in A Quiet Revolution
Once he is inaugurated as president, Trump will have the power to propose policies that mirror his anti-group campaign rhetoric; we must understand that prejudice is not racism.

What to Say When Someone Asks About Your Holiday Plans

By Irene S Levine Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in The Friendship Doctor
Idealized holidays like Christmas have a way of making those with non-traditional families, very small families, or no families feel very sorry for themselves.

8 Ways for Parents To Build More Joy in 15 Minutes or Less

By Erin Leyba LCSW, Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in Joyful Parenting
Research suggests that 15-minute bursts of focused time can help parents build more joy, strengthen their relationships, and recharge their batteries.

Dreaming in the Library of Babel

By Patrick McNamara Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in Dream Catcher
Borges' story describes the plight of librarians seeking to understand an infinite library containing both gibberish and useful information.

Election Results Literally Making You Sick?

Have the presidential election results made you sick? Put yourself in charge of the remedies.

Holiday Party Attire: Captivate Through Creativity and Class

By Wendy L. Patrick Ph.D. on December 08, 2016 in Why Bad Looks Good
Out of the office but on the clock? Take advantage of the opportunity to dress to impress, making your holiday party the most wonderful workplace celebration of the year.

Family and Depression During the Holiday

Preparing for holiday stress can make it less so

Do You Have the "Right" Amount of Ex-Partners?

By Ryan Anderson on December 08, 2016 in The Mating Game
A recent study has found some surprising results regarding an individual's sexual history. Neither men nor women want with either too much or too little sexual experience.

How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Here are some evidence-based tips to avoid gaining weight this holiday season.

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.