Highlights: December 16-22

Here's what we loved reading this week, including:

Letting Go

By Amy Przeworski Ph.D.
The first school day after Newtown

5 Big Discoveries About Parenting In 2012

By David Rock
Raising children will always be a puzzle, but here's a little help.

Death In Connecticut

By Gordon S Livingston M.D.
Wherein lies comfort for the 20% of us wirh no religious affiliation?

Mindfulness Training and the Compassionate Brain

By Christopher Bergland
Meditation cultivates concentration, empathy, and insight at a neural level.

The Loss of Passion in Marriage

By Sonja Lyubomirsky Ph.D.
... and when you can expect it to return.

Finding Hope and Renewal in the Face of Tragedy

By Ditta M. Oliker Ph.D.
A Tale of Survival

A Psychological Guide to Bad Christmas Gifts

By Jordan Gaines Lewis, Ph.D.
Still need something for the special lady in your life? Try an old sock.

Medical Privacy For Royalty and the Rest of Us

By Robert Klitzman M.D.
Kate MIddleton's nurse gave out medical information & has lessons for us all