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Michael McGrady is a Chip off the Old Block

By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on July 11, 2017 in Brick by Brick
“If I’m going to die, I’m going to die living.”

Three Foolish Workplace Practices

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on July 11, 2017 in How To Do Life
Open workspaces, under-use of simulations in hiring, and excessive group input.
A Quick and Painless Way to Manage Social Anxiety
Manage Your Anxiety
The Anxiety Epidemic
The Worry Epidemic
A Mindful Evening
A Mindful Evening
When You're Tapped Before Age 30
Tapped Before Age 30
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What Does the Body Remember?

By Diana Raab PhD on July 10, 2017 in The Empowerment Diary
The body remembers more than we think. We might be amazed what we'd learn if we listened to its messages.

The Question of Contact

By David Kyle Johnson Ph.D. on July 10, 2017 in Plato on Pop
Can personal experience ever be used to justifiably override scientific evidence or argument?

The Feral Child Nicknamed Genie

Genie spent the first 13 years of her life strapped to a potty or a chair in a homemade straightjacket. She was never spoken to but turned out to be highly intelligent.

Coming to Terms with Infidelity: Men Versus Women

Why do some but not all relationships survive infidelity?

What Happened To Moderation, Civility, and Compromise?

How polarized are we, and what can we do to reclaim the democratic virtues of moderation, civility, and compromise?

Can Robots Help People With Dementia in the Community?

What can be done to help relieve the symptoms of dementia? Robots are being developed to assist.

“Shots Fired” Cry Havoc’s take on Dallas Shootings of 7/7/16

By Julie K. Hersh on July 10, 2017 in Struck By Living
Two thought-provoking plays in Dallas, Texas address the anger and pain associated with race in the United States.

We Stand at a Difficult Moment in History

Did Anxiety Help Donald Trump Become President?
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Tales of the One Pot Doc

How to survive as a healthy road warrior, chef style!
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The Lexicon of Delirium

We must depart from traditional perspectives on delirium that have presented it as an entity without history, and one bordering on a transcendent ideal.

Dealing with the Death of a Child

By Kenneth J. Doka Ph.D. on July 10, 2017 in Good Mourning
Do parents soon divorce after a child dies? What effects does the death of a child have on family systems? How can families cope with such a traumatic loss?

Don't Let Safety Advice Fall on Deaf Ears

Can you name two important factors that affect whether people will follow safety advice?

Want to Keep Love Alive? Here's How

There is an idea going around that you may have heard, that-long term relationships eventually and inevitably become flat and boring...

Holding the Right People Accountable for Vaccination Deaths

We must face uncomfortable truths if we want to reduce sources of medical error.

A Lethal Trifecta

Are you worried about a doctor colleague or family member or friend? Here are some things to think about.

Cause Célèbre? The Question of Women CEO Compensation

By James Bailey Ph.D. on July 10, 2017 in At the Helm
Women CEOs need to be vigilant about their impact.

Picking Paint Colors

Use science to select colors that are "just right" for your rooms.

I Feel Your Pain—Is That a Problem?

Empathy is one of the greatest triumphs of humanity. Or is it? Find out why empathy is both great and terrible.

How Type A People Procrastinate

By Caroline Beaton on July 10, 2017 in The Gen-Y Guide
Why so many competent, ambitious people accidentally procrastinate.

Corporations Behaving Badly: Sexual Harassment

Find out why so many corporations and other organizations are being impacted by sexual harassment.

Short Term Sexual Flings and the Narcissistic Personality

By Kevin Bennett on July 10, 2017 in Modern Minds
Do narcissists all over the world go after short-term sexual relationships? Cross-cultural research reveals universal links between narcissism and sex without commitment.

The Ins and Outs of Ageism

Younger workers can face age discrimination, too.

Being Positive: Another Form of Avoidance?

When you start practicing awareness, you know when you’re being falsely optimistic and hiding your hurt with empty affirmations.
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How to Talk About Feelings with Your Romantic Partner

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W. on July 10, 2017 in Off the Couch
Many people come into therapy because a romantic partner wants them to share their feelings. But does this really help a relationship?
Eric Maisel

Survive Your Difficult Family By Being Calm

Much of what gets labeled as individual pathology in adults and children is really the playing out of family stresses and conflicts. Learn what you can do in this 8-part series.

How Pediatric OCD Impacts the Whole Family

OCD can take a significant toll on family.
Carl Pickhardt Ph.D.

What Is the Point of Adolescence?

It's helpful for parents to know that adolescence is a functional process for their daughter or son, no matter how frustrating it may sometimes feels for the adults.