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. Try these alternative options.

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.

Are You Good Enough?

How comfortable do you feel with yourself? The time-tested ideas of Donald Winnicott suggest that feeling good enough fosters acceptance from others.

What's Up With Online Therapy and Marriage Counseling?

Is web-based therapy the way of the future? And is the future already here now?

Why Doesn't She/He Listen To Me? 10 Possibilities

Not being heard erodes a sense of personal empowerment and invites depression. What may be going on when the perspectives you offer get ignored or negated?

Will This Surprising Depression Treatment Prove to Be Real?

Wouldn't it be amazing if you could left depression with a simple five minute wave of a magic wand? The new technique in the video in this article may come close!

Do You Think of Narcissism as an Autistic Spectrum Disorder?

“Of course not!” you might say dismissively. Not so quick. Better think again. And check the similarities that others are noticing.

Borderline Personality: Does a BPD Diagnosis Imply Raging?

One aspect of the cluster of traits listed in the DSM for borderline personality lies at the core of this disorder. That trait accounts for all the others. This is a trait that loved ones, friends and work associates all may readily identify. It lies at the heart of what can make an individual a difficult, "high maintenance" person--but it's not anger.

Wedding Vows: Reminders to Us All of What Love's About

Weddings may appear to be for the folks who are marrying. Yet they also offer potent messages to those who share the moment.

Excessive Anger Is An Emotional Disorder..Shh! Don't Tell!

What pervasive cognitive/emotional/behavioral disorder was left out of the new diagnostic manual for emotional disorders? Here's some hints: What emotion most frequently gets you in trouble? What behavior of others most quickly leads to your wanting to avoid them?

The Kidnapped Girls in Nigeria, Modern Slavery, and You

Was Sochhi built with forced labor? Is sex trafficking real? Are you a slave?

Are BPD "Drama Queens" Manipulative, Sadistic, and Worse?

Having to interact with someone with a borderline personality disorder can be extremely maddening—for both sides. High intensity emotions are costly. They make interactions stressfully upsetting, emotionally draining, and demoralizing.

Sexless Marriage Causes and Cures

A sexless marriage is a vulnerable marriage. Here's some ideas to think about if yours looks in jeopardy.

Borderline Personality Disorder: The Sufferer's Experience

When a man or woman with borderline personality patterns erupts in strong emotions, loved ones can feel under fire. At the same time, the person with bpd also suffers.

Verbal Abuse of Children: What Can You Do About It?

What can be done when parents, who are supposed to be nurturing their children, instead treat them destructively with deprecating comments, raging, and by using them as pawns to fight their own battles?

Acetaminophin in Pregnancy: A Cause of Kids' and Adult ADHD?

Do these signs and symptoms describe you? Or someone you love? And if so, were Mom's meds the culprit?

Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Makes Sleep Debt Feel Chronic

When does feeling tired during the day become a sign of a significant underlying problem? And what are the treatment options?

The Joy of Blogging: Applause without the Burdens of Fame

On the relationship between bloggers and readers that makes readership better than fame.

Thrill-Seeking: What Parts of Your Brain Are Involved?

Why do smart people sometimes feel attracted to absurdly dangerous activities? Why do winter Olympic athletes for instance devote their lives to putting their lives in danger?