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Why Brendan Hines Wishes He Had Said Hello to Elvis Costello

By Michael Friedman Ph.D. on October 12, 2017 in Brick by Brick
Nobody wants to be considered one-dimensional.
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How to Improve Your Sex Life Tonight

Want better sex? Follow these tips and really get what you want.

A 10-point strategy for responding to sexual harassment

By Peter T. Coleman Ph.D. on October 12, 2017 in The Five Percent
How can women protect themselves from abuse at work in the era of Harvey Weinstein and Bill O'Reilly?

What Parents, Grown Kids Mean By "Independent" Is Different

By Jane Adams Ph.D. on October 12, 2017 in Between the Lines
Can your kids be adults even if they're not wholly independent? And is that still a valid endpoint to maturity? Interdependence may be an idea whose time—and place—has come.

Scams, Scandals, and Security Breaches

We may feel bombarded with stories about the lack of ethics, seemingly everywhere. But we can take charge and actively establish rings of trust around us.

Getting Sentimental Could Increase Your Savings

By Brad Klontz Psy.D., CFP on October 12, 2017 in Mind Over Money
How can we harness positive, emotionally charged memories to develop a deeper incentive for saving?

New Research Finds No Evidence of a "Narcissism Epidemic"

By Joe Pierre M.D. on October 12, 2017 in Psych Unseen
Maybe Millennials aren't so self-absorbed after all.

Taming the Wild Beasts

In learning to live in integrity with the truth of our experience rather than from a commitment to protection, we begin to cultivate the kinds of qualities...

Do Dogs Understand "You Can Play 5 Minutes Then We Go Home"?

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on October 12, 2017 in Animal Emotions
I'm often asked if dogs have a sense of time. They likely do, but we have little to no idea of what the passage of time looks like to them although we act as if it's like ours.

How Can We Promote a Sense of Global Community?

By Peter T. Coleman Ph.D. on October 12, 2017 in The Five Percent
Sustaining our planet: How can we promote a sense of global community? 10 big ideas on peace and justice from the career of Morton Deutsch

When Your Spouse Is Addicted

How do you cope if your spouse is struggling with addiction? Learn how to be honest, but not enabling.
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Better Sleep with 5-HTP

By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on October 12, 2017 in Sleep Newzzz
Relaxation, a strong bio clock, and better sleep: 5-HTP may help.
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Train Your Mind Like You Train Your Body

By Jim Taylor Ph.D. on October 12, 2017 in The Power of Prime
Why isn’t mental training treated the same as physical and technical training? Well, it should be.

A Key Strategy Used to Accept a Mental Health Problem

By Lauren Mizock Ph.D. on October 12, 2017 in Cultural Competence
Lessons from research on resilience among transgender and gender diverse people
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6 Manipulations Used in Sexual Harassment

What manipulative tricks do sexual harassers use to get women to comply? A recently released tape of Harvey Weinstein talking to a model may hold some clues.

What Is Fairness?

In parental alienation cases, a presumption of equal blame can be unfair.

Feel the Wind at Your Back

By Jaime L. Kurtz Ph.D. on October 12, 2017 in Happy Trails
Consider a new type of gratitude question.

Dating After a Break-up?

By Jane Greer Ph.D. on October 12, 2017 in Shrink Wrap
Starting over?

Communicating With Your Dog

By Jann Gumbiner Ph.D. on October 12, 2017 in The Teenage Mind
Dogs do not speak in words but they communicate with us through sounds, postures, tail positions, and other non-verbal cues. Our job is to listen.

The Rise of Uninvited Sexual Images

By Sue Scheff on October 12, 2017 in Shame Nation
Are you receiving unsolicited sexual content? A new survey says unwanted sexual images are becoming the norm among millennials. Protect yourself from sextortion.

The Talk

By Tina Traster on October 12, 2017 in Against All Odds
Weinstein, Trump, and Cosby have brought sexual abuse to the fore. How do parents of gender-fluid children address this issue?

Bigfoot Parents Have Small Brains

By Robert D. Martin Ph.D. on October 12, 2017 in How We Do It
Birds and mammals mostly show intensive parenting, linked to their “warm-blooded” nature and quite large brains. Incubator birds show no care of their chicks and have tiny brains.

Four Non-Prescription Remedies for ADHD

By Temma Ehrenfeld on October 12, 2017 in Open Gently
A healthy diet and supplements my help ADHD.
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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.