Loneliness Poses Greater Public Health Threat Than Obesity

The loneliness epidemic is growing and becoming more costly by the day. But there is something you can do about it.

Why Kids Should Dress Up as Batman When Doing Homework

Allowing your child to play dress-up can actually boost their learning and skill acquisition. Here's why.

What Obesity and Interpersonal Conflict Have in Common

Our most basic physical activity impacts our mind in surprising ways.

Find Out What Really Happens in Couples Therapy

Until now, the only way to find out what really happens in a couples therapy session is to go to couples therapy with your partner. That is about to change.

A Simple Trick to Get Your Kid to Stop Whining

You can get your child to stop whining if you follow this formula:

The Unexpected Loneliness of New Mothers

Loneliness might be the last thing new mothers expect to feel, but it is far more common than we realize.

The One Crucial Thing to Do When Your Partner Is Upset

How to stop an argument before it actually becomes one.

5 Excuses People With Fear of Failure Make

Fear of failure will make your mind come up with compelling excuses that will increase your chances of failure. Here's how to catch them and correct them.

Is There a Gene for Loneliness?

Our genes can predispose us to being lonely--here's how.

Three Ways to Lower Post Election Anxiety

Regardless of its source, anxiety tends to operate in similar ways. Here are three things you can do to manage your post-election anxiety:

7 Steps to Making Sound Decisions

Sometimes we just can't make a decision—here is how to get unstuck.

7 Reasons Every New Parent Should Read Welcome to the Club

Raquel D'Apice's new baby milestone book 'Welcome to the club' will not only entertain new parents it will be therapeutic for them. Here’s why:

3 Reasons Twins Live Longer (and How You Can, Too)

A new study examines why twins live longer; non-twins can benefit from their findings as well.

5 Good and Bad Ways Nature Impacts Your Emotional Health

By 2050, 70% of people will live in urban areas. Now consider how powerfully nature affects our minds, brains, and body as illustrated by these recent studies:

10 Real Risks of Multitasking, to Mind and Body

Multitasking has become such a regular part of our lives that most of us believe we can do it well, and few would imagine it was actually dangerous.

5 Mental Habits That Can Limit Your Ability to Think

Your brain has a finite amount of processing power. Here's how to avoid wasting it.

At What Age Do People Feel Most Lonely?

Many people associate being lonely with being old. However, a new study finds many of assumptions about loneliness are wrong.

5 Reasons Someone Close May Become Emotionally Distant

Do you feel disconnected from your spouse or partner? Do they avoid intimacy? Are they acting distant and disengaged? This is what might be going on, and what you can do to fix it.

5 Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem and Make It Stick

The trick is knowing which actions will make you feel better instead of worse.

10 Crucial Differences Between Worry and Anxiety

People often use the terms worry and anxiety interchangeably but they are very different psychological states and have different implications for our mental health. Here's why:

The Real Reason Donald Trump Is Running for President

There have been many articles written about why Donald Trump is running for president and most of them are wrong.

10 Surprising Dating Apps You Never Knew Existed

You won't believe some of these dating Apps actually exist...and have members...!

If Emotional First Aid Were a Dress It Would Look Like This

An artist inspired by themes of emotional vulnerability and emotional resilience created a stunning wearable emotional fashion statement.

Study: Half of All Presidents Suffered from Mental Illness

How many presidents would you guess had mental illness?

What the film Altered Minds Reveals about Family Secrets

Part two of my interview with the director of 'Altered Minds'--focusing on family secrets.

Why Psych Majors Should Watch Altered Minds

Part one of my interview with the director of the psychological thriller 'Altered Minds' starring Judd Hirsch

7 Tips for Getting Over Disappointment

How to get over the disappointment of not becoming an instant billionaire.

A Cheat Sheet for Boosting Your Emotional Health

This simple infographic shows how to boost your emotional health and practice emotional first aid.

Read This If You're Resolving to Reduce Your Drinking

You want to reduce your alcohol consumption--is a period of abstinence really wise? Read on to find out:

Which Accent Do We Trust Most (and Find Sexiest)?

Not all foreign accents impact us in the same way--there is one we clearly prefer. Read on to learn more:

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