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By David Scharff M.D. on July 28, 2021 in A Psychoanalytic Exploration
The people of Hong Kong face a new reality. Hong Kong's forced return to Chinese rule will affect people's mental health, and our role as mental health advocates.
By Shainna Ali Ph.D., LMHC on July 28, 2021 in A Modern Mentality
Simone Biles' historic Olympic decision resonated with many who live with mental health struggles. Here are 5 key lessons we can take from her actions.
By William Damon Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in The Puzzles of Your Past
Purposeful people look ahead to goals they seek to accomplish over the long haul.
By Gary W. Lewandowski Jr. Ph.D. on July 27, 2021 in The Psychology of Relationships
Your relationship partner needs to feel understood. Being a better listener is the secret to better relationship communication.
By Ravi Chandra M.D., D.F.A.P.A. on July 28, 2021 in The Pacific Heart
Simon Biles and Naomi Osaka made mental health history this week. Here's why.
By Joseph Mazur on July 28, 2021 in The Speed of Life
We tend to think our smartphones are always smarter than we are. Do our phones know facts better than our gut feelings?
By Nancy J. Kislin, LCSW, MFT on July 28, 2021 in Family and Trauma
Does your heart start to pound every time you hear the word "lockdown"? Do you worry about your child's and your own mental, emotional, and social health?
By L.S. Dugdale, MD on July 28, 2021 in The Lost Art
Want to prevent a bad death? Then learn to live an examined life.
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy on July 28, 2021 in Concussion Is Brain Injury
The pandemic exposed the fallacy of evidence-based medicine. Yet doctors still rely on it for brain injury care instead of the evolving science of regeneration.
By Onnie Rogers Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in Who Am I, Who Are We?
Girls face constant pressures to disconnect from themselves in order to maintain superficial relationships with others.
By Michelle Tangeman LMFT, BCBA on July 28, 2021 in Thriving Toddler
Time-out, time-in, or both? Learn more about what time-out from positive reinforcement is all about.
By Daniel A. Kinderlehrer, MD on July 28, 2021 in Recovery from Lyme
Specific foods can trigger neuropsychiatric symptoms in susceptible people, and they are often the foods they crave.
By Alexandra H. Solomon Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in Loving Bravely
Although we need to be able to assess goodness-of-fit in an intimate relationship, we can also challenge our existing definitions of compatibility.
By Caroline Leavitt on July 28, 2021 in Runs in the Family
If you find yourself over-apologizing, it might just be a matter of self-confidence.
By John-Manuel Andriote on July 28, 2021 in Stonewall Strong
Trying to imagine what resilience looks like? Consider the iconic stonewalls of New England, monuments to the tested and toughened people who built them.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in In Practice
How to change your perspective on yourself and your problems.
By Tracy P Alloway Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in Keep It in Mind
Did you know that social anxiety can affect your memory? A few tips can make a big difference.
By Wendy Suzuki Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in Brain Awakenings
What Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles taught us this week.
By Geraldine K. Piorkowski Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in Beyond Pipe Dreams and Platitudes
How can romantic love survive after the honeymoon phase is over? Sustaining factors provide the permanent glue.
By Matt Grawitch Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in A Hovercraft Full of Eels
Resilience is more complicated than modern experts seem to believe.
By Gail Gross Ph.D., Ed.D., M.Ed. on July 28, 2021 in Strategies for Living
Do you remember that first moment when you cradled your newborn in your arms and saw her gazing back at you? It’s a feeling I will never forget.
By Rob Henderson on July 28, 2021 in After Service
There are two types of narcissists, and one is quieter than the other.
By Jonathan Stevens, M.D., M.P.H. on July 28, 2021 in Mind Matters from Menninger
Biles' bold stance will hopefully empower others to ask for what they need for their mental health.
By Richard E. Cytowic M.D. on July 28, 2021 in The Fallible Mind
Do less. Take a walk. Look up at trees. Soak in the silence. The energy bandwidth the brain has to work with is limited.
By Amanda L. Giordano Ph.D., LPC on July 28, 2021 in Understanding Addiction
Difficulties in emotion regulation are consistently linked to addiction. Perhaps the key to prevention efforts includes enhancing emotion regulation skills.
By Michael Reilly, MD, and Keon Parsa, MD on July 28, 2021 in Dissecting Plastic Surgery
Lip perception and how it can be enhanced.
By Ruth Gotian Ed.D., M.S. on July 28, 2021 in Optimizing Success
It is time to take the lessons from the last year and implement them into our new world. You can be successful and still be kind. The two are not mutually exclusive.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in Emotional Fitness
Many young people are deciding not to have children. Here’s a perspective from someone who made that choice and now isn’t so sure it was the right one.
By Beverly Engel L.M.F.T. on July 28, 2021 in The Compassion Chronicles
Do you find yourself considering going back to an emotional abuser? If so, these suggestions may help you gain clarity—and courage.
By Christopher Bergland on July 28, 2021 in The Athlete's Way
As runners, humans evolved with a pogo stick-like ability to spring into the air. New research shows how elite runners master this "flight phase."
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in How To Do Life
Should you aim to be just 90 percent of the best you can be?
By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in Click Here for Happiness
Eudaimonia is a life well-lived. Here are some tips on how to create it.
By Gina Barreca Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in Snow White Doesn't Live Here Anymore
You heart is your archive. You mind is your collection. Your soul is your lost-and-found. Make an inventory.
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