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Drawing on the science of attachment, Emotionally Focused Therapy has been adapted for use with individual patients.
Kids are natural born psychologists, trying to figure out how the world, and the people in it, works. They’re never too young to learn some of the basic principles of social science.
Genius is not an accident. Great achievements require a great amount of work—and there’s no age limit.
Therapy for trauma must go beyond talking about past events, because there is a deep emotional residue that leaves survivors living as if the past were still present.
Miscarriage can be an emotionally intense experience for individuals, couples, and families.
The big surprise about narcissism is that some narcissists recognize that the trait is detrimental to their own life.
How do you hold on to a sense of self when you have a condition that distorts and twists the public image of yourself?
If you’re in a conversation to try and change someone’s mind, stop right there. Back up and start over. This time, try for understanding.
There is a way to counter the relentless stream of negativity from your inner critic: self-compassion.
ADHD has a habit of getting into bed with couples. Unless recognized by both partners, ADHD can distort relationship life, which can subvert sex life.
Dicks are a breed of jerk who accuse others of what is really wrong with themselves. The problem is, it can happen to anybody.
Healthy sexuality has a relatively small positive effect on couple’s lives—but avoidant sexuality has a very powerful destructive effect on a relationship.
Self-esteem, self-concept, and motivation aren’t birthrights; they have to be worked for, and it’s a parent’s responsibility to be the teacher.
To deal effectively with anxiety, a shift in mindset is required. Curiosity will do more to relieve your anxiety than trying to banish the symptoms.
With all that multitasking, you never really get to focus your attention. Not only is there another way of being, you and your brain need it.
Everyone knows that military duty has its hazards. But no family is ever prepared for that knock on the door.
If you think yoga is good for adults, consider the benefits it has for children.
The U.S. excels at putting young people on a conveyor belt of success as measured by the SAT. The result is a generation of anxious kids and burned out adults.
Most people yearn to reveal their true selves in relationships, but outworn patterns of behaving keep them stuck and feeling alone.
In the best relationships, we see a reflection of ourselves that indicates what we need to change—about ourselves.
It’s time to get beyond thinking what is normal and what isn’t. It’s time to create a life that works for you — one that expresses you fully.
A mass tragedy shatters not just the lives of individuals but the fabric of the community itself. It takes special efforts to ensure recovery at every level.
Relationships today function best when partners have a shared idea of what their purpose is as a couple.
We are all embodied. To some degree, when we run up against problems, we all convert mental energy into physical symptoms.
As if parenting adolescents weren’t challenging enough already, today it must be done in two worlds—the real one and the online one. Are you ready?
You’re in a relationship but you’re feeling a bit distant from your partner? Act now to repair the connection. Here’s how.
For too long, loved ones have been blamed for the substance use problems among family members.
It may be that we’re thinking about—and treating—Type 2 diabetes all wrong.
Most leaders are terrible at their jobs. But, of course, you knew that; you encounter evidence of it every day. One thing great leaders do—they recruit others to help them.
It may be possible to improve your health by changing the way you think about it.
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