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18 Classic Psychology Jokes

Did you hear the one about the nearsighted psychologist?

Crying on the Job: When Anger turns to Tears

Crying on the job is a catch-22; you’re weak if you "tear up" or "break down," but something worse if you "amp up" and "call out" the person who ticked you off.

3 Simple Questions to Improve Your Relationship

By Amie M. Gordon PhD on September 16, 2016 in Between You and Me
We are wired to be selfish—to think about our own needs and desires first. Today, I urge you to take five minutes to consider your partner’s perspective by asking three questions.

4 Ways to Determine if You Have Self-Esteem Issues

If you struggle with self-esteem, you likely, repeatedly hit the same roadblocks within yourself and feel at a loss for improving your situation. There's a way out of this spiral.

How Volunteering Helps You

By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on September 16, 2016 in Cravings
Want a long and happy life? Help someone else stay healthy.

Why You Keep Choosing Unhealthy Relationships

Take this quick relationship test to find out if your friends are right for you.

"Moonshadow" Offers Many Clues for Letting Go of Entitlement

By Christopher Bergland on September 16, 2016 in The Athlete's Way
A new study pinpoints how a sense of entitlement leads to malcontent, distress, and anger. What can we do to break the cycle of entitlement? Pop music and poetry offer some clues.
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Are You Living Well?: 10 Questions You Have to Answer

By Atalanta Beaumont on September 16, 2016 in Handy Hints for Humans
A well-being checklist created to help you stay physically and emotionally healthy.
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What You Should Know About Transcending During Sex

By Diana Raab Ph.D. on September 16, 2016 in The Empowerment Diary
Do you find that some of your sexual encounters bring you to a magical place or a feeling that you're experience an altered state of consciousness? This can be very transformative.

On the Personal Essay

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on September 16, 2016 in How To Do Life
A The Eminents Interview with Phillip Lopate
Do Opposites Attract?... It Depends on How They Interact
Birds of a Feather?
“Date Someone Your Own Size”
“Date Someone Your Own Size”
7 Signs That You've Really Found The One
Finding the One

Setting Effective Treatment Targets for Angry Patients

The truth that I believe we must integrate is that people don’t change for their mental health counselors. They change because their behavior impacts those they love.

How to Fight Those Back-to-School Germs Like a Superhero

Moms aren't really granted sick days. Research shows an easy way to help boost your immune system so you can keep your superpowers running strong.

Partner as Healer

As the trust and commitment in our relationship grew, I was able to speak to him about what I was experiencing: “I am a small, thin, delicate girl.

Need to Jump-Start Your Spiritual Life?

By Russ Gerber on September 15, 2016 in Our Health
Along life's journey you sometimes need an about-face.

Childhood Sexual Abuse: Sexual Recovery Is Possible

By Michael Castleman M.A. on September 15, 2016 in All About Sex
Myth: childhood sexual abuse is so traumatic that it ruins women for life. Truth: recovery is possible, and survivors can create deep, satisfying sexual relationships.

5 Things We Can All Do to Help Stop Suicide

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. on September 15, 2016 in Compassion Matters
The suicidal state is almost always transient and temporary. If we intervene and get people the help they need, we can help save lives. To do this, we must educate ourselves.

7 Ways Yoga Lowers Stress and Anxiety

By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on September 15, 2016 in Think, Act, Be
No surprise here: yoga relieves anxiety. But how? We consider 7 ways yoga can help us better manage stress and anxiety.

Art Therapy

Do you believe that making art is healing and life enhancing? Are you interested in mental health as well? Art therapy combines the two in a unique profession.

5 Brain-Based Reasons to Teach Handwriting in School

Did you know that handwriting will make you and your child smarter than keyboarding?

When Does the Bullying Stop?

By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on September 15, 2016 in Media Spotlight
What are the long-term consequences of being bullied as a child? being a victim can be more far-reaching than you might think.

Birth Is Just One Day, Parenting Lasts a Lifetime

By Darby Saxbe Ph.D. on September 15, 2016 in Home Base
Most prenatal classes focus on preparing for birth - but ignore what happens after the baby comes. Without postpartum prep, the transition to parenthood can be rocky.
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Treat Yourself: Does It Really Make You Happy?

Does treating yourself make you happy? The answer might surprise you.

Helping Your Child Learn How to Fall Asleep

By Kyle D. Pruett M.D. on September 15, 2016 in Once Upon a Child
Few lessons matter more to your child’s well-being.
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Why Do You Always Have Room for Dessert?

By Shahram Heshmat Ph.D. on September 15, 2016 in Science of Choice
Research consistently shows that exposure to a variety of foods results in overeating and weight gain.

Gender Equality Baffles Evolutionary Psychologists

By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on September 15, 2016 in The Human Beast
The fact that men and women were reliably different around the globe was a foundation of evolutionary psychology. This idea is challenged by rising gender equality.

Who's Keeping You Quiet?

By Katherine Hawley Ph.D. on September 15, 2016 in Trust
The best listeners recognize they don't already know it all.

When "Helicopter Parents" Land at Their Kids' Jobs

By Victor Lipman on September 15, 2016 in Mind of the Manager
"Mind if I Skype in to my son's interview?" A recent survey shows that "helicopter parents" are now showing up at their kids' workplace.

How to Cope With Radiotherapy

By Lucy O'Donnell on September 15, 2016 in Cancer Is a Teacher
Knowing what is going to happen when you arrive for your first radiotherapy appointment, and how to cope with the side effects can make it much easier to deal with.

Fascinating Evidence Shows How Melatonin Can Help With GERD

By Lucy O'Donnell on September 15, 2016 in Cancer Is a Teacher
Are you suffering from a multitude of gastrointestinal problems. Look at the findings that suggest melatonin, aside from its other benefits, may greatly help.