The sheer volume of information now accessible online is staggering; there are around 50 billion pages on the Web. A real danger for children is that they will feel like they are drowning in this torrent of information.
Can we clinical psychology researchers convince ourselves that we are doing anything other than trying to clear up the status quo in a paradigmatic approach that hasn’t been seriously questioned for over half a century?
By Matthew J. Wichrowski M.S.W., H.T.R. on December 10, 2012 in Healing Green
For thousands of generations the environment has shaped the ways that we respond to many features of our world. An appreciation of these responses can be used to lower stress, enhance mood, and enjoy ones surroundings to the fullest.
Everywhere you go, you face cookies, candy, booze, and snacks and treats of every kind. While this creates a festive atmosphere, it can also lead to a lot of anxiety and/or guilt in those of us trying to resist temptation.
Rationally, I shouldn't care about college football. I think the sport is hard on players, and an expensive distraction to the academic missions of universities that field successful teams. Why then do I care?
When asked how she accomplishes so much, British writer Caitlin Moran replied with “caffeine, alcohol and fear." Said in jest, at least in part, I think this statement rings true for many. What does that say about motivation?
There has been a long standing myth that suicide rates increase over the holiday season. According to the Mayo Clinic this is completely false. What is true is that the rates of depression and stress do increase.
H.R. professionals used to work hard to maintain their usefulness and integrity. They understood that providing personal professional services is particularly complicated when the provider is a friend, a colleague or a boss. Nowadays, however, they are increasingly hard to find.
Thin women, as a group, are not the victims of hate crimes because of their thinness. To name the experience of someone like Delizia as the result of “discrimination” dilutes that term to the point that nearly anything counts.