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When a Recovery Princess Needs a Harm Reduction Intervention

By Stanton Peele on June 20, 2017 in Addiction in Society
Carrie Fisher maintained the image of a drug recovery princess. The image itself may have been lethal.

Anxiety as Depression Waiting to Happen

Why does anxiety often lead to depression, and even create further anxiety? This article provides an answer, and discusses a key factor in overcoming the comorbidity.

Are You As Effective As You Think You Are?

Are you as effective as you think you are? How do you know?
A well-respected leader learns that she can be even more effective.

Laser Listening: Paying Attention from Inside Out, Part 3

Adam S. McHugh, author of The Listening Life, discusses the challenges and opportunities for introverts as listeners.

7 Tips for Becoming More Mindful

By Leena S. Guptha DO on June 20, 2017 in Embodied Wellness
Feeling tired? Stressed out at work? Implementing some mindfulness techniques into your life can work wonders!

Teaching About Neo-Diversity Matters

Everywhere…nooses, swastikas, KKK rallies… around the nation. What is the stimulus for this intergroup tension in America? It’s rapid social change; it’s all about neo-diversity.
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Why Complainers Need Your Compassion

The freedom to complain is part of a healthy society. Here's how best to respond to your own, or someone else's, occasional complaining.

John Grisham Can't Be Stopped

Struggling against the impulse to give up on something important to you? Take a lesson from John Grisham -- a writer even more persistent than his characters.

The 5 Defense Mechanisms That Can Sabotage Your Relationship

Defense mechanisms are a common way to manage anxiety, but they can get in the way of your close relationships. New research shows how to make your defense mechanisms work for you.
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Why We Should Be Having More Meaningful Conversations

Meaningful conversation is linked to happiness? Introverts got it right.
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How to Change Your False Beliefs

By John Kim, LMFT on June 20, 2017 in The Angry Therapist
How to life coach someone.
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5 Keys to Making Mental Training like Your Sports Training

By Jim Taylor Ph.D. on June 20, 2017 in The Power of Prime
Despite athletes and coaches saying that the mind is so important, it is the piece of the athletic performance puzzle that is most neglected.

Some Tips for Staying Married

Suggestions from a long-married guy for keeping your marriage going beyond those first few crazy-in-love passionate years (or months).
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Is Your Partner Passive-aggressive?

Passive-aggressive try to block whatever it is you want. You feel their unspoken anger. Learn the signs and what you can do.

The One Question to Ask Every Therapist

A therapist who thinks it’s fine to coast is hardly an advertisement for change.

Learning Stuff While Missing the Point

By William R. Klemm Ph.D. on June 20, 2017 in Memory Medic
The best way to remember factoids is the thinking required to understand them.
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Four Talks to Change How You Think about the Refugee Crisis

When it comes to engaging the complex issues surrounding the global refugee crisis, listening to those with experience and expertise is essential.

The Shame of Adult Sexual Harassment

By Sam Louie MA, LMHC on June 20, 2017 in Minority Report
There's not much public space for adults of sexual harassment to feel safe, since adults are supposed to know right from wrong and have the language to say no. But I can tell you..

How Hobbies Impact Your Head and Your Heart

Are you looking to feel happier, younger and smarter? An hour a day could make all the difference.

Four Steps to Leveraging Mundane Moments to Find Purpose

Been thinking about leaving your "boring" job? Major shifts are not always the answer to finding meaning in life. Learn the art of mindfulness and finding purpose in the mundane.

Are You Setting the Right Goals?

Do you struggle setting or sticking with your goals? It turns out you’re not alone. So where are we going wrong?

Parents, Your Millennial Wants to Talk with You about Love

A new report from Harvard indicates that millennials long to talk with their parents about romantic relationships. Here's how to get your intergenerational love dialog started.

How Wonder Woman Is and Isn't a Feminist Superheroine Movie

Must a feminist heroine's sex appeal be the film's primary focus? The audience can make up its own mind about her attractiveness without characters ham-handedly pointing it out.

To Age Well, You Need Friends

By Temma Ehrenfeld on June 19, 2017 in Open Gently
New research suggests that the importance of friendship increases with age. This works both ways—quarrels with friends, it suggests, is tied to chronic health problems.
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A Simple Five Step Process for Achieving Daily Happiness

Happiness is a state of mind—one that doesn’t stick around for 24 hours a day. It comes and goes, always making you aware of its presence.

I Am a Teen and Have Feelings Toward a Teacher

How to deal with feelings toward a teacher.

Broken Heart Syndrome: New Research and Tips on Recovery

Stress cardiomyopathy, which primarily affects women, has not been considered life-threatening. But new research shows that it can have long term physical effects.