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A Mother's Day Gift You Will Never Think Of!

By Pamela Madsen on April 07, 2011 in Shameless Woman
When it comes to products being marketed to women about their "down there" places - the race is on to be smart, clever and out there. The question is: Do you really want to give certain things to dear old mom for Mother's Day?

Is Depression Making Me Sleepless, Or Is Insomnia Making Me Depressed?

The same parts of the brain's information network can throw up very different symptoms - making both patients and doctors confused.

Quiz: Are You a Moderator or an Abstainer, When Trying to Give Something Up?

By Gretchen Rubin on April 07, 2011 in The Happiness Project
One of the great mysteries of happiness is: why don't we do the things that we know will make us happy? Why do we skip exercising? Why do we eat two doughnuts for breakfast? Why do we buy that thing we don't really need? Etc.
Let's Hear It for Real Sunshine!
Meet Your Maker
Going Full Throttle in the Garden
Bliss by Veggies

Chatting with your younger self

By Kristie L Miller PhD on April 06, 2011 in A Date With Socrates

What’s Wrong With Smart Drugs for All?

By Paul W Cooper CPsychol, AFBPS on April 06, 2011 in The Innovative Learner
Smart drugs are just modern technology which means they are a good thing ... doesn't it?

Making a Difference

By Jennifer Hamady on April 06, 2011 in Finding Your Voice
My background is as a professional singer, which has afforded me the privilege of participating both musically and personally in many extraordinary moments. Yet some of the most powerful experiences of my career and life have been off stage- in coaching young artists, volunteering my time, getting to know my readers and listeners, and mentoring.

What Distinguishes Erotica from Pornography?

Even though many people see these two orientations to human sexuality as overlapping (and some even as identical), I see them as existing on essentially different planes. . . .

The False Promises of Pop-Spiritualities

By Carlo Strenger on April 06, 2011 in Homo Globalis

Emotional Freedom for Kids of Divorced Parents

Let me suggest that parents go on a personal crusade to figure out how to reduce tension with an ex-spouse and make the communication even a bit better and more natural – to have more normal conversations that are not booby-trapped but instead, permit a flow of discussion between parents, for the sake of the kids.

Video: Keep a Milestone Journal (Or a Milestone Book)

By Gretchen Rubin on April 06, 2011 in The Happiness Project
This week’s resolution is to keep a milestone journal.

You'll notice that I accidentally switch back and forth in terminology -- calling it a "milestone journal" and a "milestone book." Which phrase has a better ring? Or can you think of a better term, altogether?

Aaron Sorkin to His Daughter: Smart Girls Have More Fun

By Nancy Matsumoto on April 06, 2011 in Eating Disorders News
What fathers can do to protect daughters from poor body image and eating disorders.
The ABC's of Psychotherapies for Borderline Personality

The ABC's of Psychotherapies for Borderline Personality

A review of the various psycho-therapeutic approaches to treating borderline personality.

Passive Aggressive Behavior at Chore Time: Using Benign Confrontation

This article is a follow-up to the previous post, providing a detailed explanation and example of the six steps of Benign Confrontation of passive aggressive behavior.

Being A Superhero--It's About the Costume?

By Robin S. Rosenberg Ph.D. on April 05, 2011 in The Superheroes
People dress in costume for a variety of reasons, including the "ego boost" that can come with the garb.

What Children with Autism Want You to Know

By Ricki G. Robinson M.D., M.P.H on April 05, 2011 in Autism Solutions
Over and over, I found I was hearing similar themes from children with autism. Each child just wanted to be heard. I share with you today a few of the most common and perhaps the five most important things they want to share.

The Art of Losing Control

It's tempting to compensate for a spouse's distraction and disorganization by exerting control. Do so at your own peril.

A Career Fit for a Romantic: Elizabeth Taylor’s

By Elizabeth Wagele on April 05, 2011 in The Career Within You
No actresses matched Taylor's hold on the collective imagination. In the public's mind, she was the dark goddess for whom playing Cleopatra as she did with such notoriety, required no great leap from reality.

Have You Listened to Your Self-Talk Lately?

Would I ever call a friend "dumb" or "stupid" or an "idiot"? No!

Why Reading a Boring Article Every Day Actually Made My Vacation More Fun

By Gretchen Rubin on April 05, 2011 in The Happiness Project
I just got back from a very nice week’s vacation. While I was away, I tried an experiment on myself, which turned out very successfully.

Men's Fantasy of a Threesome: Why Men Want a Ménage a Trois

By Seth Meyers Psy.D. on April 05, 2011 in Insight Is 20/20
Having a threesome is at the top of many men's wish list.

The Downside to Celebrating Mental Illness

By Stanton Peele on April 05, 2011 in Addiction in Society
Interviews with people with various maladies and ailments are media staples, where they are presented as helping inform the public of the conditions borne by the suffering interviewee. What if the whole circus causes more serious problems than it solves, as could have occurred with "hiccup girl" Jennifer Mee.