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By Martin Seif Ph.D. ABPP and Sally Winston Psy.D. on November 28, 2021 in Living with a Sticky Mind
For those with chronic indecisiveness. the uncertainty inherent in every decision creates doubts that lead to delay, avoidance, and procrastination.
By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on November 28, 2021 in Why Bad Looks Good
Do online daters have too many choices to make just one? Research has some answers
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on November 27, 2021 in Fulfillment at Any Age
It may seem odd to think of emotions as tools, but according to new research, they can come in handy as a way to solve problems.
By Lea Lis MD on November 27, 2021 in The Shameless Psychiatrist
If you are a parent struggling to adjust to your new routine, here are some tips that can help you create more structure.
By Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D. on November 29, 2021 in Liking the Child You Love
If you're exasperated from dealing with your adult child's disrespectful attitude, endless drama, and entitled demands, isn't it time to say "enough"?
By Silva Neves on November 28, 2021 in Talking Sex and Relationships
Much medical progress has been made but the harmful stigma sticks around. Let's remember the lives of those of died and protect the well-being of people who live with the virus.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on November 28, 2021 in Moral Landscapes
You evolved to have more social intelligence than an ape, but whether or not you develop it depends on your childhood experience.
By John T. Maier Ph.D., MSW on November 28, 2021 in Philosophy and Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is an important and increasingly influential form of behavior-oriented therapy. It also has deep roots in the philosophy of mind and motivation.
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on November 28, 2021 in Peaceful Parenting
If you live with a narcissistic partner, preserve your dignity and prevent yourself from being disempowered by tackling issues in three strategic ways.
By Anthony J. Nedelman Ph.D. on November 28, 2021 in Sharpening Some Iron
Men's mental health is on the decline. Let's work together, support each other, and change that.
By Nicolas Davidenko Ph.D. on November 28, 2021 in Illusions, Delusions, and Reality
Wollaston's classic gaze illusion shows that how we perceive someone's gaze direction is greatly influenced by head orientation. New research shows the same is true in reverse.
By Suzanne B. Phillips, Psy.D., ABPP on November 28, 2021 in Speaking About Trauma
We all have things that have particular meaning to us. The question is whether attachment to our stuff leaves room for our partner.
By Lynn Taylor on November 28, 2021 in Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant
Could the Great Resignation signal the time to become a permanent freelancer? Here's what to consider before you take the big leap.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on November 28, 2021 in How To Do Life
The case that believers are entitled to their longshot of hope.
By Nancy L. Segal Ph.D. on November 28, 2021 in Twofold
Here are some excellent sources of information about twins.
By David Ludden Ph.D. on November 27, 2021 in Talking Apes
Gender-affirming medical procedures have helped many people lead productive lives, but some come to regret their transition.
By Whitney Casares M.D., MPH on November 27, 2021 in Parenting, Without Losing Yourself
Are you a mother who feels like you're running on empty? You probably are. Learn how to break the cycle of burnout.
By Mitch Abblett Ph.D. on November 27, 2021 in Compassionate Warriors
The holidays bring the unwanted gift of difficult conversations to home and work. Learn to turn the muck of these moments into a prize worth claiming.
By Pamela S. Willsey LICSW, BCD, PCC on November 27, 2021 in Packing for Success
Are you conflicted about going home for the holidays? A holiday homecoming doesn't have to be difficult. Try these quick tips to make trips home everything you want them to be.
By Marisa T. Cohen Ph.D., CPLC on November 27, 2021 in Finding Love: The Scientific Take
Being mindfully aware in the bedroom can enhance our desire and our experience.
By Radhule Weininger M.D., Ph.D. on November 27, 2021 in Heart Medicine for a Changing World
How recurrent painful patterns may be holding you back and what to do.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on November 27, 2021 in How To Do Life
Making the most of self-study, tutoring, classes, and on-the-job training.
By Jessica Del Pozo, Ph.D. on November 27, 2021 in Being Awake Better
You may have heard of toxic positivity. Does resilience have a dark side too?
By Scott Haas Ph.D. on November 27, 2021 in Shrink in the Kitchen
Telling your own story may include trauma, but also has much more detailed narrative.
By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on November 27, 2021 in Why Bad Looks Good
If you are devastated after a breakup, you probably don’t want to see your ex—or do you? This might be why.
By Christopher Bergland on November 27, 2021 in The Athlete's Way
A new evolutionary biology based "active grandparent hypothesis" helps to explain why humans evolved to thrive when physical activity is part of our daily routine as we get older.
By Arash Emamzadeh on November 26, 2021 in Finding a New Home
A recent paper uses the concept of neuroticism to describe a new way of understanding and treating psychological disorders.
By Loren Soeiro, Ph.D. ABPP on November 26, 2021 in I Hear You
Do you criticize yourself too much? Does it seem like you're always on your own case? Decentering means gaining distance on thoughts like these so you can choose how to respond.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on November 26, 2021 in Living Single
Other people’s stereotypes of single people can cause some single people to doubt themselves. The psychological dynamics can be subtle, with no one realizing what is happening.
By Dona Matthews Ph.D. on November 26, 2021 in Going Beyond Intelligence
Some kids are explosive, easily frustrated, and chronically inflexible. You can turn things around by learning to look at their challenging behavior as a clue to skills deficits.
By Paula Davis J.D., M.A.P.P. on November 26, 2021 in Pressure Proof
The best cure for burnout is prevention. Managers and organizations need to create the right type of workplace environment where burnout will not occur in the first place.
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on November 26, 2021 in Never Binge Again
We tend to punish ourselves by severely restricting food and criticizing ourselves the day after a food binge. Since this makes another binge more likely, try this instead.
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