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Why Am I Having So Much Trouble Making New Friends?

Friendships have become a sore point for me at this juncture in my life. I am in my 30s and have a lovely husband and toddler son. I used to work full time and hence, never really developed any friendships in my neighborhood.

Inner Experience in Bulimia Nervosa

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?

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.

No Way Jose Will I Go With You To Therapy!

Especially with the advent of the internet, there's many ways to get marriage help, with or without the participation of your spouse. Here's three options for fixing marriage problems on your own.

Create a More Relaxed Holiday Season

You needn't break out into a sweat whenever you contemplate the holiday season. Create something nurturing, joyful and economical. The power rests with you.

Betrayal: Can We Get Over It?

Betrayal is hard to forgive and forget, but for the sake of our well-being we have to try and do both.

How to Attract Positive Relationships

By Judith Orloff M.D. on October 10, 2011 in Emotional Freedom
Are you longing for relationships that do your heart good and generate stronger connections? Learn how attracting positive energy can transform your ability to build positive relationships, prevent loneliness and ward off fatigue.

What Does Motherhood Do To Your Image?

By Jena Pincott on October 10, 2011 in Love, Sex, and Babies
How men and women are perceived differently when they become parents

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 a perspective on how to put bad feelings like jealousy to good ends.

Who Gets to Be Sick Today?

If couples’ issues are amplified by illness, dealing with dual chronic illnesses makes them grow exponentially. Money, housework, sex and intimacy are complicated by feelings of being a burden, being inadequate, wanting to care, but being unable to do so. We will explore all these. However, you may find that our disabilities are the least interesting things about us.

On the Genius of Infants: Are We Really Born Racist?

It is said that the eyes are a window to the soul, but for people who study babies, the eyes are a window to the brain. Do babies react differently when they are looking intently at the faces of people of different races?

Is Anger the Kathy Griffin of Emotions?

By Nadja Geipert on October 10, 2011 in Eye of the Storm
Dealing with someone who is angry requires finesse. Here is one thing you should never do.

What Does It Mean to Be Mentally Healthy?

By Melissa Kirk on October 10, 2011 in Test Case
For World Mental Health Day, let's cultivate compassionate self-awareness for ourselves and others who struggle with staying balanced.

Slowing Down at Last

By Wendy Lustbader M.S.W. on October 10, 2011 in Life Gets Better
We have to slow down,
because we do not have much time.
Zen Saying

Divorce, Parenting, and Learning How To Get It Right

When you're getting divorced, should governments ask couples to take a course in parenting?

Psychedelics Open the Mind

By Scott Barry Kaufman Ph.D. on October 10, 2011 in Beautiful Minds
I always thought there was something psychedelic about Apple products. Recent research suggests that Jobs' trips in the 70's may have indeed opened up his mind.

Imitate a Spiritual Master: One Candidate, Steve Jobs

By Gretchen Rubin on October 10, 2011 in The Happiness Project
One of my favorite resolutions is to Imitate a spiritual master. My spiritual master is St. Thérèse of Lisieux, and I've read her spiritual memoir, Story of a Soul, many times, as well as a whole shelf full of biographies

What Is Dual Diagnosis?

Dual Diagnosis describes a practice that treats people who suffer from both an addiction and a psychiatric disorder.

Crime Is Down, Elvis Is Dead, So Why We Don’t Feel Safe?

By Steve Albrecht DBA on October 10, 2011 in The Act of Violence
The FBI says crime is down. So how come we don't feel safe?