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David Bowie's Life at the Extremes

By Mark D. Griffiths Ph.D. on February 15, 2017 in In Excess
David Bowie was one of the most interesting people that ever lived. With an ever-shifting persona he sometimes lived life at the extremes (addiction and an interest in the occult)

Becoming More Efficient

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on February 15, 2017 in How To Do Life
Making better use of your time.

6 Possible Explanations for Gray Hair

Why do people go gray? Graying of hair is a complicated process. Here are six hypotheses that try to explain this age-related phenomenon.
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Fake News & "Alternative Facts": The Decline of Rationality

By Ray Williams on February 14, 2017 in Wired for Success
We are inundated with waves of anti-expert, and anti-science information, where opinions in the form of “alternative facts” and fake news are being promoted as the truth.

The Missing Piece for Many Parents: Time to Reflect

By Erin Leyba LCSW, Ph.D. on February 14, 2017 in Joyful Parenting
Stress, exhaustion, and overwork may be edging out the time parents need to synthesize, abstract, and articulate the parenting lessons that they glean from their experiences.
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The Pursuit of Happiness

The biggest challenge in relationships -- with ourselves and others
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How New Year's Resolutions Succeed or Fail

Why change is so hard and why it doesn't have to be.

The Truth About Becoming More Confident

By Megan Dalla-Camina on February 14, 2017 in Real Women
Are you dreaming of the day when you'll suddenly have the confidence to speak up and go after what you want? Here are 4 small steps you can take to build your confidence today.

XO in XY

By Laura Betzig Ph.D. on February 14, 2017 in The Political Animal
A small army of human geneticists is unfolding the history of human mating from our sex chromosomes.

National Single Awareness Day Comes but Once a Year

By Frances Kuffel on February 14, 2017 in What Fat Women Want
Maybe it should be called National Single Undying-Gratitude Day.

How to Make Your Relationships More Resilient

Developing high-quality relationships is critical to a happy, healthy and resilient life.

Low-Intensity Aerobic Exercise Has Surprising Brain Benefits

By Christopher Bergland on February 14, 2017 in The Athlete's Way
There is growing evidence that low-intensity physical activity has multiple brain benefits. A new study reports that easy aerobic exercise boosts visual sensitivity and perception.

All About Love

By Ralph Ryback M.D. on February 14, 2017 in The Truisms of Wellness
Romantic love is typically what we're talking about when Cupid's arrow strikes. Yet, love comes in all forms, shapes and sizes. Here's what we know about the chemistry called love.

So You Think You Can Dance?

By Lydia Denworth on February 14, 2017 in Brain Waves
What makes a woman a good dancer? The hips don't lie.

Be Mine: Dealing With Possessiveness in a Relationship

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. on February 14, 2017 in Compassion Matters
There are many ways people try to control their partners in an effort to calm their own emotions. How can we break these patterns and achieve an equal and trusting relationship?
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7 Ways to Express Your Love

By Diana Raab Ph.D. on February 14, 2017 in The Empowerment Diary
Are you feeling depressed? Have you run out of ideas on how to show someone you loved them? This article will offer you tips which will help you honor the love in your heart.

A Life-Pivoting Change of Identity

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D. on February 14, 2017 in Ambigamy
Hunger for pride can become dangerously addictive. Abandoning pride and being proud no matter what, don't solve it. Instead, change what you're proud of.

What To Get Your Ex For Valentine's Day

By Wendy Paris on February 14, 2017 in Splitopia
Valentine's Day is a chance to celebrate all the people in our lives—including our ex. 

Job Skills and Jobs Help, But They Are Not Enough

Do you think that acquiring job skills and a well-paying job prevents crime? Rarely is this true. Change is a lot more complicated.
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What Young Athletes Really Need

By Jim Taylor Ph.D. on February 14, 2017 in The Power of Prime
This article is aimed at early in the sports pipeline where the foundation of young athletes’ attitudes are laid, which often determines how long they stay involved in sports

Psychosexual Stages: Freud’s Theory of Personality

By Adrian Furnham Ph.D. on February 14, 2017 in A Sideways View
Is it true that many of our adult behaviours are a function of unresolved conflicts in childhood?

Rethinking the College Mental Health Crisis

By Kristen Lee Ed.D., LICSW on February 14, 2017 in Reset 24/7
Do bubble wrap and special snowflake myths distract us from the realities today's students face? A biopsychosocial lens can help us find ways to cultivate agility and resilience.

Feed the Wolf of Love

By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on February 14, 2017 in Your Wise Brain
The wolf of hate today breeds alienation, anger, and conflicts with others. The wolf of love is fed with our hearts and with hopes.

Divorce in Middle Age

The dissolution of a marriage is usually a major life stressor. Yet, it's up to you whether your new life is aimed toward fulfillment and growth or one of regret and stagnation.

Mindful Eating for the Mamavore

Do you pay attention to what you are eating? Having kids can make it challenging. Here are a few reminders to keep us on our mindful eating game.

Military Training Changes Who We Find Attractive

By Robert Burriss Ph.D. on February 14, 2017 in Attraction, Evolved
Do you have a 'type'? Research shows that exposure to a tough environment, such as an army boot camp, can change your type -- altering the kinds of faces you are most attracted to.

Nine Types of Love

By Kimberly Key on February 14, 2017 in Counseling Keys
Cats may have nine lives. Humans have nine loves. In fact, we can benefit from all nine of these types of love.

Ignorance Is Not Bliss & Won't Make Concussions Go Away

By E. Paul Zehr Ph.D. on February 13, 2017 in Black Belt Brain
The world? Not flat. Smoking? Causes cancer. Heavy collisions in sport? Cause concussions. Major sports leagues need to stop assessing blame and invest in solutions.