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A Pretty Good Organizing System for Non-Linear Thinkers

By Nancy Darling Ph.D. on November 15, 2017 in Thinking About Kids
Non-linear thinkers are great at connecting ideas. This organizing system helps harvest non-linear connections and tame the chaos.

Psychologist vs. Psychiatrist With Wonder Woman in Between

A psychologist helped build up the comic book industry. In the 1950s, a psychiatrist wrecked it. Both saw comics' powerful potential, whether to improve society or destroy it.

Is Exercise the Secret to Keeping Weight Off?

By Alexis Conason Psy.D. on November 15, 2017 in Eating Mindfully
Is exercise the secret to keeping weight off long-term? The news headlines tell us yes but the research tells a different story.

Change Your Brain With Cognitive Therapy

Ever question the touchy-feely techniques recommended by your therapist? Here's why you should take their advice!

You Can't Be Mad At Your Mind for Having Unconscious Biases

By Elizabeth R Thornton on November 15, 2017 in The Objective Leader
You Can't Be Mad at Your Mind for Having Unconscious Biases
You can be proud of yourself for overcoming your biases with the help of a Bias Transformation Worksheet

Do You Know About The "Missed Approach" Procedure?

By Tom Bunn L.C.S.W. on November 15, 2017 in Conquer Fear Of Flying
It's a standard procedure, but since it isn't used often, if you don't know about it, it could really frighten you.

Roadblocks to Intimacy & Trust X: Breaking the Silence

I know of no relationship that improved without conversation.

Challenging the Ageist Paradigm

By Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle on November 15, 2017 in Aging with Wisdom
Where do you see ageism in our culture and how do you respond?
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It’s Never Too Late to Put Yourself First

Sometimes we take a stand and decide it’s time to take a good look at our lives and change. Sometimes we find ourselves in circumstances that force to change.

Compassionate Conservation Matures and Comes of Age

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on November 15, 2017 in Animal Emotions
Among the major goals of compassionate conservation (CC) is taking killing off the table. Conservation is a moral pursuit and as such CC focuses on individual well-being.
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After 50 Years, The Kennedy Magic Is Still Alive

By John Nosta on November 15, 2017 in The Digital Self
As if it were yesterday, the myth and the magic of JFK are alive and well.

Estrangement and the Holidays

By Kathy McCoy Ph.D. on November 15, 2017 in Complicated Love
Has estrangement from a parent or adult child led to holiday blues? The holidays bring opportunities to reconnect or to begin healing.

Domestic Violence Victims Kept Silent by Trump’s Policies

It's vital to create a safe and supportive environment for a person looking to escape an abusive situation. Our current immigration policies do not create such an environment.

What is Redemption After All?

It helps to be a little more found than lost.

Is Nuclear War Coming to a Community Near You?

By Alice LoCicero Ph.D. on November 15, 2017 in Paradigm Shift
When Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump trade insults, the future of the human race is at stake. Why citizens should stop this madness.
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The Nine Ingredients of Great Sex

By Michael Castleman M.A. on November 15, 2017 in All About Sex
It's not that difficult to enjoy great sex. Just incorporate these nine elements into lovemaking.

What Do You Bring to the Dating Table?

By Randi Gunther Ph.D. on November 15, 2017 in Rediscovering Love
Read now for the the 5 questions to ask yourself.

Long-Term Effects of Antipsychotics

Data support the long-term use of antipsychotics in persons with schizophrenia. However, less is known about the efficacy of long-term use for other conditions.

Making Space for White Mothers of Biracial Children

By Tiffany McLain LMFT on November 15, 2017 in Living Between Worlds
For white parents, having a biracial child is an eye-opening experience. It's time for society to make room to help these parents grow into their new roles.

Inconsistent Findings for Valerian as a Sleep Aid

Are you thinking about trying Valerian for insomnia? The evidence is weak and other non-pharma approaches are probably more effective.

The Hurricane Brain of The Accidentals

By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on November 15, 2017 in Brick by Brick
The truth is that there are no cures—they’re temporary.
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Making Better Bureaucrats

By Glenn C. Altschuler Ph.D. on November 15, 2017 in This Is America
Often deemed rule-obsessed, callous, petty, power-trippers, bureaucrats strive to satisfy the impossible expectations we have of them. They deserve our respect.

Really Getting Real! Part 2

What follows is an example of what such a self- characterization can sound like when it is delivered at the beginning of a relationship with the intention...

Is Your Sexuality Harmonious or Obsessive?

By Grant H. Brenner M.D. on November 15, 2017 in ExperiMentations
Research suggests that distinguishing between harmonious and obsessive passion is a useful psychological re-frame and associated with different outcomes.

Metaphoria by Design

By Toby Israel Ph.D. on November 15, 2017 in Design on My Mind
Architecture and interior design can use storytelling metaphors to elicit emotions and thus be transformative in relation to our own journeys.

Managing Diabetes in Festive Times

Are you worried about managing your Type 2 diabetes as the holidays approach? Are you anxious about going to social gatherings? Talking about your concerns and planning can help.

Women, Trauma, and Healing: What Mary Marxen Can Teach Us

By Pamela D. Garcy Ph.D. on November 14, 2017 in Fearless You
Are traumatic memories challenging your connection with your body? Mary Marxen's shares her inspiring story.

Block the Pop-Ups: Think Less, Think Better

By Nicole F. Bernier, Ph.D. on November 14, 2017 in Ripening With Time
Imagination is used in a positive way whenever it brings peace. Imagination is used negatively whenever it brings unnecessary agitation.