Winter, Not So Blue

Winter, Not So Blue

The long, chilly season doesn't have to be a bummer.

Do Dogs Suffer Seasonal Depression?

By Stanley Coren Ph.D., F.R.S.C.
Data suggests that dogs and cats do suffer.

Six Strategies for Coping with the Blues

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
From getting out in nature, to reaching out to others, how to weather the blues.

Is Dorian Gray a tragic hero? (Re)defining Hedonism

By Ryan T. Howell Ph.D.
Hedonism as the maladaptive pursuit of pleasure.

What Matters is Whether You Matter to Others

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
What matters is whether you matter to others

More Guilt, Less Shame

By Liane Davey Ph.D.
Use guilt as a motivator for yourself and your team.

Eight Ways to Actively Fight Depression

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
An innovative approach to treating your depression

Gifts of the Shadow

By Julie J. Exline Ph.D.
In nature and in daily life, there’s beauty in the interplay of light of shadow.

Sitting with Crows: Winter Blues, Mourning and Hope

By Ravi Chandra M.D.
A meditation on crows and finding meaning in difficult times

Learning to Float in Grief

By Nancy Berns Ph.D.
We need to learn how to be comfortable in grief without drowning.

The Brain Needs Downs to Have Ups

By Loretta G Breuning Ph.D.
Happy brain chemicals rise after they dip

How to Hang on to Happiness: 4 Myths and 5 Real Strategies

By Peg Streep
Is there a way to stay joyous?

Light Therapy Good, Bunkum Bad

By Michael Terman Ph.D.
Hit the market, skip testing the technology!

A Quick and Quirky Addition to Depression Treatment Options

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Which of your pre-frontal lobes has more energy?

Brain-Training Apps Won't Make You Smarter

By Jordan Gaines Lewis
I sure could use a memory boost, but I won't find it with an app.

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

The Self-Compassion Playlist

By Juliana Breines Ph.D.
Stress-reducing songs to fight the winter blues.

Eight Keys to Life Hardiness and Resiliency

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Helpful Reminders During Challenging Times

Why Self-Compassion Helps You Meet Life's Challenges

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
A healthy dose of self-compassion can give your motivation a boost.