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13 Ways to Find More Meaning

By Megan Dalla-Camina on October 16, 2016 in Real Women
Are you one of the many people going through the motions when it comes to your career and struggling to find your purpose? Here are 13 simple ways to find more meaning.

The Purpose Driven Emergence of Platform Cooperatives

By Dan Pontefract on October 16, 2016 in Working on Purpose
Maybe it is time for both Uber and Airbnb to contemplate becoming a Platform Cooperative just like the fabulous example of Stocksy.

Want to Have a Better Marriage? Here's How

Books and blogs are filled with tips to strengthen your marriage. You don’t need this advice.

When Politics and Rape Culture Collide

By Azadeh Aalai Ph.D. on October 16, 2016 in The First Impression
In what ways does the most recent scandal as the presidential election nears represent a collision between rape culture and politics?

A Drug to Improve Performance and Creativity

If study drugs give you a significant cognitive advantage, do you "cheat" if you take them? Do you become a different person?

Our Evolving Sense of Identity

Renew you spirit with these scientific discoveries.

How Long Should You Wait for Your Partner to Commit?

When you don't get the level of commitment you desire in a relationship, how do you decide when enough is enough?

10 Ways to Tell if You're Being Gaslighted

Gaslighting is psychological abuse. 10 ways to tell if you're being gaslighted.

Claustrophobia: Cause and Cure

By Tom Bunn L.C.S.W. on October 16, 2016 in Conquer Fear Of Flying
On top of a building, the most direct escape is to jump, a thought that can trigger panic and make stairs and elevators seem impossible to navigate. The answer: alarm attenuation

7 Steps That Can Help Anyone Start to Meditate. Even You.

By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on October 16, 2016 in Think, Act, Be
If you've wanted to start meditating and weren't sure where to begin, use this guide to get started.

Nietzsche vs. the Batek

Could Nietzsche’s 'Superman' survive in a traditional human society?

Earth Home Economics: Rebecca Adamson and “Enoughness"

By Darcia Narvaez Ph.D. on October 16, 2016 in Moral Landscapes
"If you don’t change directions, you’re going to end up where you’re headed.” The words Rebecca Adamson's mother told her as a child find new meaning in a globalized world.

What Goes Into the Creative Act? Can Therapy Be Creative?

By Sheila Kohler on October 16, 2016 in Dreaming for Freud
Is there any overlap between therapy and the creative act?

Leaning Into the Wind

What's wrong with peer support programs that employ persons in recovery from SMI? Nothing, except that they do not combat the negative stereotypes of mental illness.

Six Reasons Teens Turn to Drugs

There comes a time in a teen’s life where he or she is faced with the decision to take a drug. The power of that one decision is oftentimes underestimated.

To Be Awakened

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on October 16, 2016 in How To Do Life
Some of my clients', colleagues', friends', and my changed opinions.

Freedom vs. Security in Z Nation's Zombie Apocalypse

Z Nation, Syfy's road trip adventure set in a zombie apocalypse, turns darker and explores Erich Fromm's "basic human dilemma," freedom vs. security. Is freedom worth the fear?

An Election Gender Bender

By Deborah J. Cohan, Ph.D. on October 16, 2016 in Social Lights
How the election may be different if Clinton were a man and Trump were a woman.

What Is Positive Psychology?

How do you explain what positive psychology is to others?
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What Exactly Is LGBTQ?

What Exactly Is LGBTQ? Does this "umbrella" cover the range of diversity? Eugenio A. Duarte, Ph.D.

Which Candidate Will Make America Safer?

By Gleb Tsipursky Ph.D. on October 15, 2016 in Intentional Insights
Both candidates promise to make you safer. But which one will actually do so? This articles describes how research shows how candidates mislead our intuitions on this topic.

Medical Marijuana and Pregnancy

By Ira J. Chasnoff M.D. on October 15, 2016 in Aristotle's Child
Should a doctor do a pregnancy test before prescribing marijuana to a woman of childbearing age?

Coping With Election-Related Stress

The American Psychological Association just released their annual report about stress in America. This year, they focused on stress related to the current election process.

Please Keep Your Emotional Support Iguana Off My Couch

By David J Ley Ph.D. on October 15, 2016 in Women Who Stray
Emotional support animals offer valuable assistance. But sometimes, therapists need to focus on helping people develop alternative strategies of soothing and anxiety-reduction.

No, ADHD Is Exposed by France

A response to Dr. Rettew’s post.

Clown Scare to Grow Violent, then Subside after Halloween

By Robert Bartholomew Ph.D. on October 15, 2016 in It's Catching
It's likely to get worse before it gets better.

France Is Great, But Their Kids Have ADHD Too

Before packing up the kids and moving the France, take a moment to consider the science about ADHD.

How a Narcissist Can Derail You

Narcissism can derail families, relationships, work environments, and social and political institutions.