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Technology as a Path to Peace

By John Nosta on October 12, 2017 in The Digital Self
Technology is emerging as the ultimate connector to provide a new and and significant human engagement that can lead to better understanding and even peace.

Omega-3s in Mental Health Care, Part 2

Are you curious about the role of omega-3 fatty acids in mental health? Omega-3s may be helpful in the early stages of schizophrenia and may be beneficial in PTSD, but not ADHD.

Is Direct Care Work in Mental Health Right for You?

Direct care work is not necessarily easy, but they payoff is large.

Models of Respect

By Dan Peters Ph.D. on October 12, 2017 in From Worrier to Warrior
How do you get it? How do you teach it?

Study Links Gut Microbiome With "Ridiculously Healthy" Aging

By Christopher Bergland on October 12, 2017 in The Athlete's Way
One of the largest human studies on microbiota recently identified a correlation between healthy aging and a healthy gut.

Why It's Hard to Let Go of Your Self-Limiting Beliefs

There's a good chance you developed self-limiting beliefs during childhood that you're still holding onto. Research explains why it's so hard to recognize your capabilities.

Does Cutting Taxes Sap Productivity?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D. on October 12, 2017 in The Human Beast
The bigger the government, the more productive the workers.
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Is Collecting Art Healthy?

How to artfully make art make you feel better.

Does Raising a Dog's Excitement Level Improve Performance?

Attempting to generate higher levels of motivation and excitement may be detrimental to the performance of some dogs based upon their personality or temperament.

Why Anxiety Is Inevitable and Necessary

By Nick Luxmoore on October 12, 2017 in Young People Up Close
We rush to diagnose rather than listen, panicking when things don't go according to plan. Anxiety is normal and needs to be understood.

Yes, Condemn Weinstein, but Don't Endorse a “Pence Rule”

All of us are alarmed and angered by revelations about Harvey Weinstein. But does this justify restrictive rules on interactions between men and women like Mike Pence follows?

Listening Patience

On several occasions, I have observed patients who seemed to be listening when I was talking to them, but left me doubtful about just how much they actually heard.

It's Up to Her from Here

By Tina Traster on October 12, 2017 in Against All Odds
We've been her safety net from day one. But now it's time for our adopted daughter to experience the joy of success and the despair of failure without intervention

Sex Addiction Summer Camp or Toxic Masculinity?

By David J Ley Ph.D. on October 11, 2017 in Women Who Stray
Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein joins the long line of men who flee to sex addiction treatment in an effort to avoid or suppress sexual scandals.
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Questing for Economic Utopia, Part 2

By Chris Kutarna Ph.D. on October 11, 2017 in Age of Discovery
Worried that we're all serving the economy instead of the other way around? You're right, and here's how to flip that logic.

Are We Living in a Culture Where Heroism is Celebrated?

By Azadeh Aalai Ph.D. on October 11, 2017 in The First Impression
Are there public figures willing to risk their reputations or brands to speak out against injustice?

7 Infidelity Preventatives Your Marriage Needs Today

By Zack Carter Ph.D. on October 11, 2017 in Clear Communication
The best defense is a good...defense.

Risk, Fear, and the Rise of Demagogues

By George Michelsen Foy on October 11, 2017 in Shut Up and Listen!
Politicians have traditionally appealed to our fight-or-flight reflex to save their political bacon. Donald Trump looks set to do the same.

My Daughter Found Out About My Affair

By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on October 11, 2017 in The Teen Doctor
Should you tell the truth about an affair?

A Surprising Way to Deal with Stress

Looking for a new way to deal with stress? Here's one that may surprise you.

Are Same-Sex or Heterosexual Relationships More Stable?

As Americans become more accepting of sexual minorities, differences between same-sex and different-sex relationships are smaller than ever.

Don’t Just Blame Facebook for Fake News: It’s Us, Too

Is social media use a race to the bottom of our brainstems?

Some Thoughts on National Coming Out Day

By Gemima St. Louis Ph.D. on October 11, 2017 in Mind Matters
The goal of National Coming Out Day is to promote a world in which it is safe for LGBT people to be open and honest about their identities.

Should Other Doctors Have Access to Your Psychiatry Note?

Should other doctors have access to your psychiatry note on the Electronic Health Record? It may improve physical wellness but your psychiatrist will have to adapt too.
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Are Past Relationships Putting a Damper on Your Current One?

By Vijayeta Sinh Ph.D. on October 11, 2017 in Life in Balance
Don't drag past relationships with you. Trying to understand them will help you move forward.

Self-Soothing Skills Learned in Childhood

Here are some curious childhood stress relievers that will help you identify your own. Your early habits are pathways in your brain that you can build onto today.

Roadblocks to Intimacy & Trust VI: The Break: Independence

The Roadblocks to Intimacy and Trust Series explores the impact of early childhood relationships on the establishment of intimacy in adulthood.

3 Ways to Create Sacred Space at Work

Thrive in a healthy and happy work environment by creating a sacred space at work.