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Thin Mint Addiction: Symptoms & How to Kick It

You know the Thin Mint. Oh yes, you do. The two of you have been in cahoots for a while now. But is your Thin Mint addiction stopping you from having the life you deserve? Learn how to conquer the cookie. The Thin Mint is not the boss of you. Don't give it the power.

OCD for You and Me

By Abby Sher on January 18, 2012 in Amen, Amen, Amen
Is this thing on?

I Feel Discouraged By My Messy House

By Gretchen Rubin on January 18, 2012 in The Happiness Project
2012 Happiness Challenge: For those of you following the 2012 Happiness Project Challenge, to make 2012 a happier year -- and even if you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge -- welcome! Each week in a video, my friend Maria poses a question about some Pigeon of Discontent raised by a blog reader.

Where Is Love? How Do You Find Love?

There are a couple tricks of the mind that make people overlook perfectly good partners. But, you don't have to make those mistakes. Learn to overcome the biases...and find the love you're looking for!

President Clinton, Blackness, and the American Dream

By George Davis on January 18, 2012 in Modern Melting Pot
"The South Will Rise Again" would have come true, if President Clinton had not held out.

The Devil Inside: Psychotherapy, Exorcism and Demonic Possession

By Stephen A Diamond Ph.D. on January 17, 2012 in Evil Deeds
Based on having read the (mostly) horrific reviews for the new supernatural horror flick "The Devil Inside" (2012), I won't be sprinting to the theatre to see it any time soon. Make that ever. But, despite its reported pure stupidity and total lack of originality or redeeming artistic value, fans are nonetheless flocking to it in droves. What's the fascination?

Rediscovering your Sexuality After Divorce

By Lisa Thomas LMFT on January 17, 2012 in Save Your Sex Life
After a divorce, there will come a time to begin thinking about having a sexual relationship again.

How to Manage the Anxiety That Comes With Change

By Susan Biali M.D. on January 17, 2012 in Prescriptions for Life
Most of us associate fear with danger, yet there are key times in your life when feeling fear actually means you're on the right track. As medical doctor and life coach Dr. Susan Biali explains, understanding this fear and knowing how to manage it can be the key difference between running scared from your dreams or reaching the top of your most prized personal mountain.

Comparing Religion and Science Cognitively

Hundreds of authors, both religious and scientific, have compared the intellectual content and commitments of religion and science, but, until now, no one has compared their cognitive foundations.

Jennifer Gilmore: My Bridge to Nowhere

By Jennifer Haupt on January 17, 2012 in One True Thing
"We thought that once we decided on adoption, out of the ether, a child would appear. We were wrong."

5 Ways to Boost Work Productivity

Hey, you. Yes, you - the one who is looking at funny cat pictures during work hours. You know who you are. Here's how to work less and produce more.

Familiarity Breeds Enjoyment

By Raj Raghunathan Ph.D. on January 17, 2012 in Sapient Nature
Although the saying, "familiarity breeds contempt," suggests that we learn to dislike familiar stimuli, scientific results suggest the opposite: we develop greater liking toward familiar stimuli. A simple and effective means of deriving greater enjoyment from life, then, is to familiarize ourselves with various stimuli--from foods and music to activities and viewpoints.

The Art of Disagreeing Agreeably

Do you avoid conflict? Feel reluctant to offer differing opinions? Do you err on the other side, disagreeing often ? This triple A (AAA) strategy for expressing disagreement can enable you to share your differing viewpoints in a way that keeps your relationships harmonious.

The Two Most Deadly Words to Innovation

By Jonathan Fields on January 17, 2012 in Awake at the Wheel
It was so obvious. So clearly true. Yet, how many of us still sit and wait for proof that the nutty idea in our heads WILL work, before we're willing to invest more time, money, energy and risk of loss and judgment?

Train Your Brain to Fight For (Not Against) You

By Jamie Turndorf Ph.D. on January 17, 2012 in We Can Work It Out
If you've followed my previous blogs, you know that heated fighting creates a biochemical imbalance in men—called ANS arousal, or the Fight-Flight response.