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Group Polarization and Support for the President

Social psychological commentary of CBS News data that shows four categories of support for Donald Trump.

Seeking Success and Patrolling Failure

By Rob Henderson on February 13, 2017 in After Service
What can sleeplessness, stress, and sexist attitudes tell us about how our minds work?

Three Relationship Tips, Courtesy of the Obamas

By Mark O'Connell L.C.S.W.- R. on February 13, 2017 in Quite Queerly
The exemplary relationship practices the Obamas shared with each other and the world, is a rare and valuable form of leadership that we benefitted from on a daily basis.

Be My Valentine - And Save Our Democracy!

By Gleb Tsipursky Ph.D. on February 13, 2017 in Intentional Insights
Want to have a great Valentine's Day while defending our democracy? Here are a few research-based tips.

Recommitment Vows and Honeymoons Part 3

I know a creative, dynamic man named Ken. When he got married, he enjoyed his wedding day so much that he said to his wife, “We should do this every year!” And they have...
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Reclaiming Happiness

By Mark Banschick M.D. on February 13, 2017 in The Intelligent Divorce
Guest blogger Heather Edwards has five important tips that will help you align with your heart's desires.
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Are You a Realist or a Romantic?

Are You a Realist or a Romantic? Keeping one foot in reality and the other in romance is key. by Max Belkin, Ph.D.
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To App or Not to App

By Dora Calott Wang M.D. on February 13, 2017 in The Kitchen Shrink
American Psychiatric Association takes Leadership in the Wild West of Mental Health Apps
Burned Out on the Job? New Research Shows Why
Burned Out on the Job?
Worn Out
Why Are We So Exhausted?
Five Secrets to a Stress-Proof Brain
Five Secrets to a Stress-Proof Brain
The Teacher Burnout Epidemic, Part 1 of 2
The Teacher Burnout Epidemic
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Is it Time to Replace the Heart as the Symbol of Love?

Is it time to replace the heart as the symbol of love?

Are You a Stretcher or Are You A Chaser?

The answer to this question holds the key to leading a happy and successful life.

Are You Always Busier Than Everyone Else? Do You Want to Be?

Instead of enjoying our time, we learned to manage it. We pass the day checking off tasks from lists as is if having to prove to Life's Parking Attendant we were here legally.

Should You See Fifty Shades for Valentine's Day?

Should you go see Fifty Shades this Valentine's Day? It is prudent to consider how this deliciously salacious movie may impact your relationship, for better or worse.

Can We Really Have a Happy Valentine's Day This Year?

By Tamar Chansky Ph.D. on February 12, 2017 in Worry Wise
Even in a crisis, even in an emergency, we work in shifts. Some of us always need to be on love duty. We need to put the oxygen masks on our relationships first.

The Head, Heart, and Soul in Psychotherapy

Material loss clears the way for spiritual gain, but why wait?

Cancer and Relationships

By Anne Moyer Ph.D. on February 12, 2017 in Beyond Treatment
Cancer and its treatment have many effects on patients that are relevant to their social and intimate relationships.

How to Eat Your Words With Grace

We’ve all done it – opened our mouth and blurted out something so incredibly insensitive and hurtful. Fortunately, because we all have suffered this debilitating condition, we know

Caregiving and Complicated Family Dynamics

By Deborah J. Cohan, Ph.D. on February 12, 2017 in Social Lights
How to care for yourself amidst the chaos of caregiving.
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Ten Commandments for Those Considering Violence

By Steve Albrecht DBA on February 12, 2017 in The Act of Violence
Isn't it time we told potential workplace and school violence perpetrators to stop?

Judges Should Strive to Provide Equal Justice Under Law

Since judicial bias significantly interferes with judges' abilities to perform the duties expected of them, they should do anything and everything possible to reduce their biases.

Diagnosing Donald Trump

What does psychiatric diagnosis add to political criticism of President Trump?

The Danger of Confronting the Family Member Who Hurt You

The more serious the harm, the less likely that the person who hurt you will ever get it.

10 Ways to Defuse the Hostility of People Who Are Angry

By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on February 12, 2017 in The Teen Doctor
We can all benefit from handling anger without responding in kind.

Growing Old Gratefully

By Billi Gordon Ph.D. on February 12, 2017 in Obesely Speaking
Growing old, what can and cannot be done; and what should and should not be done.

New Ways to Have Kids Are Multiplying

Is science outrunning Trump's ideas on reproduction?

Murder, She Didn't Write: Why Can Only Humans be Murdered?

By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on February 12, 2017 in Animal Emotions
It's time to change the language we use when writing about killing other animals. Killing animals to manage or to collect them as trophies should rightly be called murder.

How Exercise Reduces Depression, Anxiety, Cynicism, & Anger

By Matthew MacKinnon MD on February 12, 2017 in Neuraptitude
Exercise may be on par with antidepressants and psychotherapy in the treatment of depression; it even benefits non-pathological mental states as well as reduces mortality.

Five Things You Should Know About Gender Trends on Campus

By Marcia Morris M.D. on February 12, 2017 in College Wellness
College aged adults are redefining what it means to be a man or a woman.
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The Link Between Gratitude and Trust

By Sandeep Gautam on February 12, 2017 in The Fundamental Four
A new study sheds light on how gratitude leads to increased trust via positive emotions.

Social Class

By Dana S Dunn Ph.D. on February 12, 2017 in Head of the Class
Social class is the sociocultural elephant in the room, but we need to talk about it and learn about it to understand the state of our nation.