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What Do You Do When You Have a Toxic Boss: Part 3

By Srikumar Rao Ph.D. on September 16, 2011 in Creativity and Personal Mastery
Are you reading this because you have a tyrant of a boss? Send him - or her - a 'thank-you' card. The strategy you are about to learn will solve the 'toxic boss' problem for good. And, as a by product, it will also get rid of many other vexations you have - at work and outside.

"I'm Fat?"

By Zanthe Taylor M.F.A. on September 16, 2011 in A Million Meals

Is Shame Invisible?

By Thomas Scheff Ph.D. on September 16, 2011 in Let's Connect

Do You Have a Perception Problem?

By Dara Chadwick on September 16, 2011 in You'd Be So Pretty If...
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The Danger of Self-identifying as "Stressed"

Your stress chemicals are inherited from earlier animals. Here's how to conquer that cortisol by wiring in new expectations.

September 12

By Abby Sher on September 15, 2011 in Amen, Amen, Amen

To Tweet or Not to Tweet, That Is the Question Part 1 of 2

By Azadeh Aalai Ph.D. on September 15, 2011 in The First Impression
Can a digital skeptic go against her resistances and allow Twitter into her life?

Hard-Wired for Animals

By Pat Shipman Ph.D. on September 15, 2011 in The Animal Connection

Sexual Modularity in Sex, Gender, and Orientation

By David P Schmitt Ph.D. on September 15, 2011 in Sexual Personalities
For many people, the wonders of gendered diversity hurt their head.
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Handshakes 101

By Janine Driver on September 15, 2011 in You Say More Than You Think

New Study Highlights the Complexity of Transgender Identities

By Brian Mustanski Ph.D. on September 15, 2011 in The Sexual Continuum
This month my graduate student Laura Kuper and I published a new study in the Journal of Sex Research that reports on data we collected from an online sample of transgender individuals.

Police Rush to Sinead O'Connor's Home Fearing Suicide Threat

By Anneli Rufus on September 15, 2011 in Stuck
Police rushed to Sinead O'Connor's home in Ireland last night after the famed singer posted an apparent series of suicide notes online.

Are We Born Into Trauma?

I am fascinated by the notion that we all, as infants, are "born into trauma". If it is true that as infants we are indeed "born into trauma," is it possible that as adults we have the experience of trauma at the very foundations of our psyches and emotional lives?

I Don't Know How She Does It: America's Silent Crisis

By Wednesday Martin Ph.D. on September 15, 2011 in Stepmonster
Millions of women in the U.S. lead double lives. How do they do it? And why does it matter so much?

30 Top Tips for Treating CFS and FMS When All Else Fails (Part 2 of 3)

By Jacob Teitelbaum MD on September 15, 2011 in Complementary Medicine
In this 3-part series, I discuss 30 treatments that can be very helpful in stubborn CFS and fibromyalgia cases. Part 2 focuses on hormonal support and nutritional therapies.

7 Practical Tips for Surviving Your Pub Date

Gina explains why–if you have written a lovely, interesting, original book–you should congratulate yourself and then do yourself a favor and block your own access to Amazon or any other site ranking sales.

ADHD and Death by One Thousand Cuts

By Melissa Orlov on September 15, 2011 in May I Have Your Attention
If you are a spouse with ADHD you may be disappointed or angry that your non-ADHD partner hasn't noticed all the improvements you've been making in your relationship and ADHD treatment. Here's what may be going on.

You Can Prove a Negative

By Stephen Law Ph.D. on September 15, 2011 in Believing Bull

8 Tips to Feel Better About Yourself

By Gretchen Rubin on September 15, 2011 in The Happiness Project
First came the self-esteem movement – then came the backlash to the self-esteem movement. What's pretty clear is we don’t get healthy self-esteem from constantly telling ourselves how great we are, or even from other people telling us how great we are.

Is Death Better Than a Nursing Home?

By Arthur Dobrin D.S.W. on September 15, 2011 in Am I Right?
Is there a right to starve yourself to death in an assisted living facility?

Those Incredible Interpreters

By Francois Grosjean Ph.D. on September 15, 2011 in Life as a Bilingual
We often take the work of interpreters for granted, and yet they are accomplishing one of the most difficult linguistic skills humans can undertake. They are special bilinguals par excellence.
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Separate Accounts: A Happier Relationship?

Keeping your accounts separate: A relationship healer or distancer?