Feeling Good? What Makes Good Feelings Flow?

How much good feeling have you been experiencing? Would you like more? Check out these 5 factors.

Mom Loved You Best! The Rise and Fall of Sibling Rivalry

When and why did you experience sibling rivalry? With hindsight, what do you know now that you didn't understand then that makes the rivalry vanish?

How Good Are You at the Art of Conversation? A Quiz

What makes a good conversationalist? These 10 key factors may surprise you.

How Does Your Child Sleep?

Having difficulty getting your child to bed down in the evenings? Check out this new book for frazzled families.

What's the Best Career For Me? A Quick Way to Identify It

Try this quick three-question visualization to learn the essence of the kind of work you most enjoy doing.

Mom Humiliates Daughter via Facebook: Discipline or Abuse?

Have you ever seen what emotional abuse looks like? Here's a live example from a story that broke just this past week. What would you do if you saw someone doing this to a teenager?

Self-Talk: Create-Your-Own Anxious, Depressed or Happy Moods

Your self-talk can keep you feeling good. It also can make you prone to slide into depression or anxiety. This quiz can help you become aware of ways in which your self-talk habits may be helping or hurting your emotional state.

Vanishing Twin Syndrome: Your Intuition May Be Right

Intuitions can lead you to surprising discoveries. Trust them, and go find out more....including if you have a hunch that you may once have had a long-lost twin.

If You Tend to Get Scattered, Check for Adult ADD/ADHD

Children with attention deficits tend to be recognized by parents, pediatricians and teachers. Adult ADD sufferers by contrast often go undiagnosed. Yet adult ADD can destroy relationships at home and at work.

Hire an Au Pair? Help Yourself; Help Her; and Help the World

So many moms, and dads as well now, have too much to do with juggling work and home life. Ever thought your family could use a nanny? A nanny may also need you!

Should You Use This Word? It Decreases Your Effectiveness

There is a common yet all-too-potent word that can profoundly undermine you. It also can antagonize others. Fortunately, there's tricks for eliminating it from your vocabulary.

How to Feel Better When You’re Feeling Bad

When you feel down, discouraged or frustrated, Buddhist concepts and techniques that focus you in the immediate present can offer surprising relief. Here's some starter key ideas, and info on an accessible and engaging guide that can help you to learn more.

Your Inner Monkey: Learning From Your Way-Way-Back Past

How far back do you look when you want to learn from the past? Your monkey ancestors actually can teach you much about why you do what you do now.

Great Leaders: The Secret That Freud Understood

Want to know the secret to what makes a group tick or tumble? Look to Freud.

How to Heal After Upsets: A Safe 4-Step Route to Recovery

Mad at someone? Healing dialogues that lead to learning from a past upset can turn what felt like a curse into a blessing.

Marijuana Use By Kids and Teens: Parents, Pay Attention!

I live in Colorado, one of the first states to legalize marijuana possession and use. Beware....Whether you call it pot, weed or marijuana, the long-term impacts of this mind-altering drug, especially for kids and teenagers, spells danger.

And the Opposite of Impatience Is....

Impatience and irritability can increase with the stresses brought on by the Chanukah-Christmas season--or you can wash away your negative emotional reactions by dissolving them in this powerful antidote......

Discipline Versus Abuse: Three Cheers for the NFL

Adrian Peterson's suspension from the NFL is offering an opportunity for learning for all football fans. Is discipline of children the same as punishment? What can this situation teach other parents?

Are You a Workaholic? If So, This May Be Why

Whether you love or feel bad about what you do too much of, you may be great at ...

Prescriptions Without Meds for Anger, Depression and Anxiety

Much has been written of late of the downsides of taking medications for emotional difficulties. Here's a set of alternatives to taking pills to combat anger, anxiety and depression, the Big Three of negative emotional states, and also for addictive habits.

Need a GPS for Navigating Life's Challenges?

Aiming for personal happiness and positive relationships, yet having trouble finding your way? What are your options when the pathways that you thought would lead to well-being feel instead like they are leading to disappointment, frustration, work difficulties or family, relationship or marital problems?

10 Keys to Becoming Psychologically Savvy

Are these 10 psychological understandings enhancing your well-being?

Love: 13 Reasons Why It May Not Lead to Marriage

Statistics and speculations on the causes of the epidemic of singleness spreading over our country, and how to combat it.

Healing from a Toxic Relationship

Poetry can prove surprisingly beneficial for healing from a toxic relationship. The images in these poems can help guide the way through the five challenging steps of recovery.

Bad Mood Be Gone with 30 Seconds of Temporal Tapping

Wouldn't it be amazing if a quick 30 seconds of tapping in a circle around your right ear while you say the right magic words could instantly alleviate bad moods? If it could melt anxious feelings into a state of relaxed calm? Try this experiment. It may work for you. It does for me.

Dying to Help: What Caregivers' Dilemmas Can Teach Us

How can healthcare professionals' dilemmas when they cope with medical epidemics offer a vital lesson to all of us about sustaining well-being?

Good Resources for Dealing With Narcissism

If you or someone you know has narcissistic habits like dismissive listening, believing "it's all about me," or quickness to anger in response to criticism, check out these resources.

Does Media Violence Breed Real Life Killing?

Terrorism from abroad scares us, and yet the larger danger may be the terrorists we inadvertently are breeding within our own families and communities. Over 1000 research studies have clarified a frightening reality. Fortunately, there's lots you can do about it.

Can Marriage Affect Your Heart Attack Risk?

Recent European studies have been clarifying the impacts, good and bad, of marriage on heart health.

Heartbroken: What Does Neuroimaging Show About Your Pain?

If someone you love leaves you, you are likely to suffer potent urges to bring them back. If a loved one dies, the pain is similar. Neuro-imaging studies are beginning to clarify why you feel what you do when you lose someone you love.

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