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Four Steps to Unconditional Love via Laughter and Forgiveness

By Rita Watson MPH on October 12, 2011 in With Love and Gratitude
Those who can laugh at themselves are able to brush aside hurt with a sense of compassion or a feeling that tells them, "Is this person really worth my anger?" Keep in mind that those who are consumed with anger oftentimes just hurt themselves.

Thinner, Sexier, Hotter: 3 Ways to Help Your Daughter Resist Media Pressures

Without having to resort to a full-on pop music ban or complete shunning of media, you can help your daughters—and other young girls—become aware of negative media messages.
Writing the Perfect Resume: A 5-Step Guide

Writing the Perfect Resume: A 5-Step Guide

The resume or CV is the first image you present of yourself when you’re applying for a job, award, scholarship, or position in graduate school. Here are five simple steps you can take to make sure that yours produces the desired results.

Joy Walking

By Grant McCracken Ph.D. on October 12, 2011 in Patterns, Culture, and Commerce
Joy walking is like joy riding, except we don't steal cars, we steal moments.

The Narcissist's Dilemma: They Can Dish It Out, But...

‭When criticized, narcissists show themselves woefully incapable of retaining any emotional poise--or receptivity. It doesn't much matter how constructive the criticism is either.

What Are the Paradoxes of Fall?

By Elisabeth Pearson Waugaman Ph.D. on October 12, 2011 in "What's in a Name?"

Are We Raising Good Citizens?

By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D. on October 12, 2011 in The Moment of Youth
Raising children to become good citizens doesn't happen by chance. It happens because we develop good citizens! And frankly, we need to do a better job!

Me, My Child, and OCD

By Joanne Limburg on October 12, 2011 in The Woman Who Thought Too Much
Sometimes you have to feel the fear and let your child do it anyway.

Update on the NYT iPhone Neuroimaging Scandal

By Ben Y Hayden Ph.D. on October 12, 2011 in The Decision Tree
The continuing saga of the crummy New York Times editorial arguing that you "love" your iPhone.
Like Mommy, Like Baby
Crybaby: Music to the Ears
Can Babies Do Math?
A Baby's Urge to Be Heard

Why Men Don't Ask You Questions

By Donna Barstow on October 12, 2011 in Ink Blots Cartoons
If a man doesn't ask you any questions, maybe he really likes you, but respects your boundaries. Or something not as nice.

It Hurts My Feelings When You Scream at Me!

By Abby Sher on October 11, 2011 in Amen, Amen, Amen
The only one who can change this is me.

My Teenager Is a Nervous Wreck

By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on October 11, 2011 in The Teen Doctor
What to do when you feel like your teenager takes life much too seriously.
Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs: Outsiders, Redemption and the Meaning of Life

Steve Jobs' life spoke to all outsiders: entrepreneurs, adoptees, the disabled, dreamers of all stripes. What lessons can you draw to challenge yourself to reach new horizons? Including a tribute and memorial by Richard Bramson.

The Difference Between Healing and Curing

By Lissa Rankin M.D. on October 11, 2011 in Owning Pink

Overcoming Jealousy

By Raj Raghunathan Ph.D. on October 11, 2011 in Sapient Nature
Most people won't admit to feeling jealous when a close friend does well, even though research shows that they do. However, admitting to feeling jealous is an important step in overcoming it.

Sex Offenders on the Job: The Megan’s Law Database Loophole

By Steve Albrecht DBA on October 11, 2011 in The Act of Violence
What good is allowing public access to the Megan's Law registered sex offender database if we can't use the information for hiring purposes?

Don’t Waste My Time…

By Art Markman Ph.D. on October 11, 2011 in Ulterior Motives
We all know that time flies when you're having fun. The flip side, of course, is that boring events seem to drag on. How does your sense of entitlement affect your perception of the passage of time?

US Is a House Divided: Can National Service Save Us?

By Arthur Dobrin D.S.W. on October 11, 2011 in Am I Right?
National service holds out the hope of blurring the lines between reds and blues, conservatives and liberals, theists and non-believers

Inner Experience in Bulimia Nervosa

By Russell T Hurlburt Ph.D. on October 10, 2011 in Pristine Inner Experience
The inner experience of women with bulimia nervosa is characterized by complex multiplicity. Although this complex experience occurs frequently, the women themselves don't know their experience is complex.

Childfree Women Have More Friends than Mothers! Fact or Fiction?

By Ellen Walker Ph.D. on October 10, 2011 in Complete Without Kids
Intuitively, it would seem that a woman without kids would have an abundance of free time, and therefore more hours to devote to friendships. But for several reasons, this is not necessarily the case.

Betrayal: Can We Get Over It?

By Liane Holliday Willey Ed.D. on October 10, 2011 in The Pragmatic Aspie
Betrayal is hard to forgive and forget, but for the sake of our well-being we have to try and do both.
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Jealousy: The 3 Main Causes and Their Cures

Jealousy eats you up inside, and causes you to pick fights with the one you love. How could this distressing feeling be a helpful solution to a real-life dilemma? Here's how.