Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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The gift of receiving may be the hardest lesson of all.
In today’s COVID-19 pandemic, it might be fitting to learn a few things from the AIDS pandemic on this 32nd anniversary of World AIDS Day.
While the people in your life may be gone (or maybe they are right there with you), you can increase feelings of emotional security through cherished routines and traditions.
Find out the differences among the many titles of psychology professionals, and get answers to some questions people always want to know but are too afraid to ask.
The COVID pandemic brings death anxiety to the foreground as people hear of disease and death counts daily. But are therapists avoiding this critical topic due to their own fears?
Empathy and compassion are the balms of the Spirit.
What can we learn from our body in youth and aging, in vigorous health and illness—and in times of great distress and despair?
Reclaiming your thoughts from stress, media pressures, addiction, anxiety, and despair.
Love won in 1967. Can it continue to win today?
Abuse thrives in stress and the protection of isolation.
Here are some things you can do to disrupt the harmful effects of stress and improve your health, state of mind, and quality of life.
As people isolate in quarantine, another risky habit may develop as alcohol consumption is on the rise.
Tips for staying motivated and engaged in an online classroom.
General overreactions to current situations could indicate a triggering event that mirrors subconscious memories and sensations from formative years.
Research reveals that the cumulative losses in one’s life take a toll. Here are some things to consider as you heal through grief, loss, despair, and pain.
The phenomenon of holiday stress takes a toll on health. Addiction, loneliness, depression, holiday heart syndrome, and death are all dangers.
Sometimes we are forced to endure a tradition, and the benefits are hidden from our conscious. Other times, we are grieving the loss of loved ones, and traditions keep them alive.
To understand why feelings are denied and treated like a potential enemy is to recognize the difference between feelings and emotions.
A study finds that generous people have more kids and higher incomes.
The spectrum of social scientists repeatedly uncovers and asserts that a multitude of variables influence the escalating violence we are witnessing.
Creativity solves problems and creates meaning. When you feel stuck, consider if one (or all) of these three most common emotional blocks are affecting you.
Research has shown that our propensity to make patterns out of data can be rather addicting. On top of that, weight problems can result from burdening our brains with endless data.
We can learn a lot from the Three Little Pigs story if we compare stress to the big bad wolf and our bodies (us) to each of the houses that we erect as a defense against stress.
What human evolutionary traits are essential to the success of our humanity and the planet's health?
Examining the narrative of 2019's theme for International Women's Day.
The heart’s hidden lock opens to the feelings of love when this love list gets checked off. Using the list can help you discern healthy love from infatuation or false love.
Workplace abuse can progressive effects on employees and, in severe cases, it can result in death. Here are basic strategies for surviving the government shutdown.
Crossing the divide between sports fanatics and those who are mystified by them.
Some of our greatest inspiration and most cherished memories are born out of a profound capability of being fully present. The gift of childhood reminds us how to connect to now.
Every year of life impacts us, but nothing is as crucial to the personality’s development as the first six years. It also shapes many of perpetual problems later in life.
Kimberly Key, Ph.D., is past division president of the American Counseling Association and author of Ten Keys to Staying Empowered in a Power Struggle.
Positive, practical, tips on challenges including career mobility, parenting, dating, divorce, working relationships, and discrimination.