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By Andy Tix Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in The Pursuit of Peace
Research on problem-focused and emotion-focused coping suggests what we can do to respond well during times of stress.
By Cody Kommers on March 18, 2019 in A Friendly Interest
Some notes on engaging with the present.
By Steven C. Hayes Ph.D. on March 18, 2019 in Get Out of Your Mind
Learn to do what matters most even without motivation.
By Susan M. Pollak MTS, Ed.D., on March 16, 2019 in The Art of Now
Can mindfulness and compassion help with the relentlessness of parenting?
By Terri Apter Ph.D. on March 15, 2019 in Domestic Intelligence
A new dark side of parental ambition has just been exposed that may crush a child's self-belief.
By Marianna Pogosyan Ph.D. on March 14, 2019 in Between Cultures
New research shows how negative emotions change the brain’s neural circuitry by suppressing connectivity of the “trust network.”
By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D. on March 12, 2019 in Feeling It
Nearly half of Americans report feeling lonely. These practices can make a difference.
By Robert L. Leahy Ph.D. on March 11, 2019 in Anxiety Files
How we think about things adds to our stress. Here are some ideas about how to think differently.
By Key Sun Ph.D. on March 10, 2019 in The Justice and Responsibility League
Perfectionism research suggests a portion of people set standards. However, all people use standards to regulate their activities.
By Robert T Muller Ph.D. on March 09, 2019 in Talking About Trauma
Rehabilitation should not include isolation.
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on March 07, 2019 in Sleep Newzzz
There are countless distractions challenging us in modern life. Your sleep habits can make it better—or worse.
By Hal Shorey Ph.D. on March 06, 2019 in The Freedom to Change
Most of us say that we want other people to change but resist allowing them to break out of old molds. This is why.
By Scott C. Anderson on March 06, 2019 in Mood by Microbe
Microbial genes are inherited, and they help guide the formation of your immune system and the development of your brain.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on March 05, 2019 in Fixing Families
Cognitive behavioral therapy is the most widely used evidence-based approach to anxiety and depression. Here's what you need to know.
By Hal Herzog Ph.D. on March 04, 2019 in Animals and Us
A randomized control trial found therapy dogs did not benefit children undergoing cancer treatments. But that is not what the press reported.
By Robert H. Woody Ph.D. on March 04, 2019 in Live... In Concert
A virtuoso performance is a sure-fire way to bring applauding audiences to their feet. It’s thrilling, awe-inspiring, even otherworldly.
By Steven C. Hayes Ph.D. on March 04, 2019 in Get Out of Your Mind
Most of our daily struggles make sense in light of evolution. Here's what you can and cannot change.
By Diane Dreher Ph.D. on March 01, 2019 in Your Personal Renaissance
Why do 60 percent of college students have anxiety disorders? Research points to three major reasons.
By Scott C. Anderson on February 27, 2019 in Mood by Microbe
Do horses get depressed? What we found working with race horses brought us into the world of psychobiotics. Our minds are still reeling.
By Shauna H Springer Ph.D. on February 27, 2019 in Free-Range Psychology
One thing that determines how much patients will open up is how much anxiety a therapist transmits to them.
By Iddo Landau, Ph.D. on February 26, 2019 in Finding Meaning in an Imperfect World
Some who suffer from depression and anxiety refuse therapy or medication, saying they're inauthentic. Here's a response to that argument.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on February 23, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Most people enjoy receiving praise, and times when they’ve been complimented stand out in their minds. New research shows the difficulties for people with social anxiety disorder.
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on February 21, 2019 in Think, Act, Be
Have you struggled to recover from a psychological condition? Maybe it's time for a better story about health and healing.
By Emily G Lattie Ph.D. on February 20, 2019 in Tech at Your Service
Struggling to meet college student mental health needs? Consider meeting them online.
By Gurit E. Birnbaum, Ph.D. on February 17, 2019 in Intimately Connected
Insecure patterns of attachment may impair sexual functioning in romantic relationships.