Highlights: January 20-26

Highlights: January 20-26

Here's what we've loved reading this week, including: helicopter parenting, the perks of playing music, and the link between gratitude and nonviolence.

Trusting Leaders

The title is a double entendre.

L.A. Shrinks: Is Your Therapist's Life a "Hot Mess"?

A new Bravo reality television show depicts questionable behaviors.

Is Technology Making Your Kids Mindless?

Are your children driven to distraction (and unhappiness)?

Grateful Kids Flourish, But Are They Also Less Violent?

The role of gratitude in social harmony

Can You Be Mentally Healthy and Hurting?

Examining the idea of varieties of mental health

Musical Training Boosts Verbal Memory

Learning to play the saxophone could increase the size of the auditory cortex.

Helicopter Parenting—Uh-Oh, It's the Law!!

Custody battles encourage parents to vie at overinvolvement.

Zen and the Art of Embracing Rejection

What's so good about negative feedback?