Your Psychic Pain

The link between social and physical pain. Plus: Some essential truths about chronic pain, broken hearts, and the uses of Tylenol.

KA-BOOM! The Explosive Pain of Shame

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Shame is so powerful it can make you feel worthless.

Manage Emotional Pains with RAINS

By Meg Selig
RAIN on your parade of negative thinking habits.

Can Energy Psychology Treatments Can End Chronic Pain?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
If releasing negative energy from bad memories relieves pain, maybe ...

When Children Have Been Bullied: Healing Options

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
All kids are at risk for needing to heal from a school bullying incident.

Weight loss: How to turn pain into pleasure

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Physical activity is not as gruelling as one might think.

Adolescence and Self-Confidence

By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.
Teaching adolescents how to manage self-confidence is important to do

The Pain of Singlism: Is It Personal?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Economic singlism is consequential; interpersonal singlism hurts

She's So Trauma

By Mark O'Connell L.C.S.W.- R.
Sometimes we have good reason to be dramatic

Love Hurts…For Real

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Social rejection experienced as physical pain

Mindfulness: Potent Medicine for Easing Physical Suffering

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Mindfulness helps us respond skillfully to bodily pain and discomfort.

The Break-Up Cure: 7 Ways to Heal & Find Happiness Again

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
7 tips to finding happiness after separation

Do People Tell You That You’re Too Sensitive?

By Vikki Stark M.S.W., M.F.T.
The secret to facing anger without fear

Chronic Pain Syndrome and Other Psychosomatic Illness

By Sharon K. Farber Ph.D.
In Western medicine, a philosophical dichotomy between mind and body persists.

The Meaning of Psychic Pain

By Steven Stosny, Ph.D.
To understand psychic pain, ask “how” not “why”

The Impact of Mind Wandering on Chronic Pain

By Mark Borigini M.D.
Dream you dreamers, but don’t forget the Tylenol.

Brainwave neurofeedback for Autism - can it help?

By Arshya Vahabzadeh M.D.
Helping children to control their own brainwaves may help autism symptoms

The Shame About Shame

By David Leibow M.D.
Shame: the biggest impediment to dealing with emotional problems in college.