So you're not a "10" in every which way. But you're probably pretty spectacular in some way, and definitely good enough in most areas of life. If ever there were a time to stop beating yourself up for being human, it is now.
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By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Why Bad Looks Good
Research suggests that personal growth after a breakup is surprisingly common.
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There are more options than people realize to enter the mental health field.
By Alexander Danvers Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in How Do You Know?
A machine learning algorithm can predict whether someone is liberal or conservative from a photo alone.
By Madeleine A. Fugère Ph.D. on March 06, 2021 in Dating and Mating
Secrets can impair self-regard, feelings of authenticity, and relationships.
By Nelisha Wickremasinghe, DProf. on March 08, 2021 in Spellbound
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By Shoba Sreenivasan, Ph.D., and Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D. on March 08, 2021 in Emotional Nourishment
The COVID 19 global pandemic is going to raise many medical, psychological, legal, and ethical dilemmas for patients, medical professionals, and society.
By Deborah J. Cohan, Ph.D. on March 08, 2021 in Social Lights
Eleven tips from a professor's perspective.
By Lee Jussim Ph.D. on March 08, 2021 in Rabble Rouser
Even if people believe their own propaganda, it is still propaganda.
By Anthony D. Smith LMHC on March 07, 2021 in Up and Running
Oppositional on one hand; submissive on the other, Passive-Aggressive Personality is very confusing. Learn how this personality is a distinct condition that deserves recognition.
By Hal Shorey Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in The Freedom to Change
Do you believe that you can change your life? Most people think that who they are is made up of some truth that is unalterable. But you can learn to write a new story.
By Georgia Witkin Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in The Chronicles of Infertility
How to start saying "no" to things that don't serve you and say "yes" to self-care.
By Laura Markham Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids
Address the needs and feelings that are driving the behavior, and you can nip it in the bud.
By Harriet Lerner Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in The Dance of Connection
People won’t love you for setting boundaries so don’t expect applause.
By Jeffrey Pickens Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Psychology Through Technology
Accelerated by the pandemic, is a digital social life here to stay? And am I the only one that hopes we don’t let video contact become the default method of togetherness?
By Adrian R. Camilleri Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Life’s Biggest Decisions
Think you can guess what your future big life decisions will be? Guess again.
By Noam Shpancer Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Insight Therapy
We all get bored. And while boredom does not strike us with the intensity of other, better-studied emotions, it can be a forceful influence on people’s mood and behavior.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in How To Do Life
A way to become more special, professionally and personally.
By Dave Carbonell Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Anxiety Coach
Why do so many people find that their responses to chronic anxiety make things worse rather than better? Here’s why, and what to do about it.
By Tamara Goldsby Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Less Stress, More Peace
A new study finds that health problems and negative emotions may also be connected to childhood adversity.
By Debra Mashek Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Relationships, Intimate and More
In a well-functioning collaboration, we go with the flow, remaining both present and flexible amid uncertainty and noise.
By Gary Bernhard, Ed.D. and Kalman Glantz, Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Evolution in Daily Life
Guilt is a terrible feeling, but it served a critical purpose in the hunter-gatherer bands of our ancestors. What purpose does it serve today?
By Daniel Flint M.A. on March 07, 2021 in Behavior Problems, Behavior Solutions
In this fourth installment of what kids need from their parents, here are five empirical research findings on father-son relationships.
By Roos Vonk Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in The Ego and Other Inconveniences
We can’t know our ambitions before roaming around freely, with trial and error. Only by exploring the terrain, with curiosity and an open mind, can we discover who we are.
By Kimberly Quinn Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Optimized
Why ADHD can be reframed as a superpower.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Moral Landscapes
Many parents worry that their children need to be in school to learn. Noticing the limitations of schooling offers insight into what can be learned perhaps better outside of school.
By Jessica I. Morales CHt./EFT on March 07, 2021 in Building the Habit of HERO
Is touch deprivation affecting your emotional well-being? Here's how to counteract the negative effects of social distancing.
By Marilyn A. Mendoza Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Understanding Grief
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By Josh Gressel Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Putting Psyche Back Into Psychotherapy
The term "addiction" gets used so loosely it can seem meaningless. I offer a new definition.
By Eric R. Maisel Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Rethinking Mental Health
Want to learn what creativity coaches recommend about the creative life? Come explore this two-month series.
By Andrew E. Budson M.D. on March 07, 2021 in Managing Your Memory
Although smell and taste are often reduced in dementia, you can do something about it. Start by spicing up your cooking.
By Roni Beth Tower Ph.D., ABPP on March 07, 2021 in Life, Refracted
By consciously navigating the challenges of a pandemic, a romantic love relationship of 25 years emerges with greater strength, intimacy, and gratitude. Here's how.
By Marty Klein Ph.D. on March 07, 2021 in Sexual Intelligence
Parents who don't want porn to be their kids' sex education can do something about it.
By Barbara Klein Ph.D., Ed.D. on March 06, 2021 in Twin Dilemmas
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