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By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on April 16, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
People with social anxiety disorder mull over their perceived public mistakes. A new treatment shows the value of a single intervention with mindfulness and cognitive therapy.
By Elizabeth Young on April 16, 2019 in Adaptations
But I am deeply rattled by the pattern of catastrophic connections my mind has been forming: the what-ifs are harder to fend off these days.
By Suzanne Gelb Ph.D., J.D. on April 16, 2019 in All Grown Up
Is overeating making you miserable? One simple question can begin to turn things around.
By Katie Willard Virant MSW, JD, LCSW on April 15, 2019 in Chronically Me
Living with chronic illness means living with heightened uncertainty. Learn more about what makes uncertainty so challenging and about strategic ways you can address it.
By Ryan Bonnici on April 15, 2019 in An Executive’s Open Journey
A C-suite executive explains that truly courageous bosses are opening up about their own mental health, discussing it with colleagues, and helping their businesses as a result.
By Jennie Lannette MSW, LCSW on April 15, 2019 in PTSD Quest
PTSD can seem like an abstract idea, but it's a very real condition.
By Chloe Brotheridge on April 15, 2019 in A Calmer You
I was riddled with panic attacks, but now I help others to live a calmer life.
By Michael Karson Ph.D., J.D. on April 15, 2019 in Feeling Our Way
A remarkable class action suit—over which mental health services an insurance company can deny—could have nationwide implications.
By Michele Kerulis Ed.D. on April 14, 2019 in Sporting Moments
How a Chicago-based artist uses art to encourage people to discuss mental health.
By Harriet Lerner Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in The Dance of Connection
Here's why even the best marriages get stuck in too much distance, too much intensity, and too much pain.
By Susan K Perry Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in Creating in Flow
Everyone dies, but many of us would like to deny that hard-to-face reality. Can you cure your dread of death? See what researchers have found.
By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in Compassion Matters
Insecurity, anxiety, disatisfaction, and jealousy can all be effects of experiencing an anxious attachment pattern. How does this pattern form and go on to limit our relationships?
By Jason N. Linder, MA, LMFT on April 13, 2019 in Mindfulness Insights
Do you feel at the mercy of your emotions? Mindfulness has a simple, yet profound answer.
By Devon Frye on April 13, 2019 in Brainstorm
A new study finds further evidence of an association between cannabis use—particularly heavy use—and a risk of developing psychosis. But questions about causality remain.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on April 12, 2019 in Fixing Families
Life is filled with problems but not all problems are created equal, and chronic problems pose unique challenges.
By David Evans on April 12, 2019 in Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Like children's fairy tales, mysteries take us from fear to reassurance.
By Jason N. Linder, MA, LMFT on April 12, 2019 in Mindfulness Insights
If you feel like you aren't in control of your attention, this can help, and it need not take a lot of time.
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on April 12, 2019 in Ambigamy
Childhood narcissism can be so rough that some of us spend our whole lives trying to climb clear of our wrong beginnings and may never manage. Here's how to get beyond it.
By Scott C. Anderson on April 12, 2019 in Mood by Microbe
Early microbial disruptions can alter brain development, setting the stage for later mental illnesses. What happens in the first thousand days could change your mood for life.
By Beth Kurland Ph.D. on April 12, 2019 in The Well-Being Toolkit
5 ways to help your kids with their worries—or to help ease your own.
By Kathryn Gordon Ph.D. on April 12, 2019 in Out of the Ivory Tower
The Fab Five help people work through their avoidance using cognitive-behavioral therapy principles.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on April 11, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
Incorporating fasting into a regular routine is popular among people looking to lose weight and improve their metabolic health.
By Ewan Morrison on April 11, 2019 in Word-Less
Techniques of the Stoic philosophers that beat modern anxiety (part 2)
Ten cures for our modern panic attacks from the ancient Romans
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on April 10, 2019 in Ambigamy
Are you sick of all those snobs out there? Do you laugh about them with your friends? You may be a counter-snob. If so, enjoy but keep it light.
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