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Defense Against Manipulative Dating Games 2: Taking Too Much

Have you ever been tricked by a date or lover "playing games" with you? Learn how to prevent them from giving too little...or taking too much.

Watching Out for the Gorilla

By Julie K Hersh on June 22, 2011 in Struck By Living
How well do you know your teens in your practice or in your home?

Help! My Child Is Screaming On The Floor, Now What?

Stop tantrums and meltdowns with these 5 creative tips.

Would Buddha Make a To-Do List?

Detach yourself from false ego concerns and procrastination by taking a path of self-improvement and accomplishment. Use a custom to-do list as your guide.

How Keeping a Zen Mind Can Save a Relationship

Three Zen masters—one from Korea, one from Vietnam, and one from the United States—have offered powerful teachings to keep us from rushing to judgment about others, teachings that can save a relationship.

How to Define Emotional Infidelity: Different Types Cheating

By Seth Meyers Psy.D. on June 22, 2011 in Insight Is 20/20
Think carefully about how you define cheating.

Wild Resistance

By Jennifer Hamady on June 22, 2011 in Finding Your Voice
Why do we- in life, in relationships, and in creativity- so often cling to self-consciousness, when joy and self-expression are so freeing and freely available?

Procrastination Nation

Let's face it: You are procrastinating. Even as you read these words you are avoiding doing something that you "should" be doing. And that's okay (as long as you keep reading my post). Americans are superbly efficient at at least two things: 1) Keeping Sarah Palin in the popular press, and 2) Procrastination. Now that I think about it, perhaps those two are linked.

When a Sister-In-Law Becomes a Frenemy

You married your husband and not his sister; sometimes relationships with a boyfriend or spouse's siblings can be tough to negotiate. It sounds like your sister-in-law may be very protective of her brother and jealous of his relationship with you

Stake Land drives home its message

By Ethan Gilsdorf on June 21, 2011 in Geek Pride
This doomed world may feel familiar, full of paranoia and desperation, but Stake Land remains one of the genre’s smartest entries in years.

Brain Wiring

By R. Douglas Fields on June 21, 2011 in The New Brain
Wiring up the male and female brain

How to Tell What Your Man is Really Thinking

By Donna Barstow on June 21, 2011 in Ink Blots Cartoons
Read my lips - a cartoon about figuring out what the hell he's trying to say.

Would A Weiner By Any Other Name Smell More Sweet?

Now that our long national nightmare of Weinerhood is over, I have to say when you have the name Weiner, it doesn't help that your scandal was about your wiener. If your name were, say, Jones, strike that, Smith, you might not have been in the same amount of trouble.

Looking at Autism from "The Other Side"

For many parents, accepting their children have autism can be a devastating and overwhelming experience. Learn how one imperfect mother gets awakened to the "other side" of autism -- the positive one.

Augmented Cognition: On Beyond Zebra, For Sure

What do you do when human cognition is inadequate for the complexity of the environment we have already created? You develop augmented cognition, where thinking arises as an emergent behavior of designed techno-human networks.

Do we use only 10 percent of our brain?

Is it true that we use so little of our brain, or is this a misinterpretation of classic findings in neuroscience?

Nobody Wins During Prom Season

An ostentatious display during a time of economic depression.

Wouldn’t You Like Your Date “Preshrunk?”

By Clifford N. Lazarus Ph.D. on June 21, 2011 in Think Well
Despite having an impressive array of effective methods, techniques, and strategies at their disposal, there is one specific intervention of potentially unparalleled power that, ironically, most therapists are loath to even consider.

Bringing Musical Joy to Joplin

By Kimberly Sena Moore on June 21, 2011 in Your Musical Self
On Friday I'm traveling with 50 fellow musicians from the Warrensburg Community Band to Joplin. This concert has been planned for months, yet it's importance has shifted drastically as a result of the tragic events on May 22. What originally started as a simple summer concert has now turned into a gift to the people of Joplin. Here is why.