March 2010

Psychology Today Magazine March 2010

Name Callings

Could your name pull you toward a particular profession?

Advice: Fantasies of Revenge

How to heal family wounds.

Advice: My Mother, the Druggie

How to forgive an addict.

Advice: Marie Antoinette Meets Texting

What to do when he's not listening.

PT Blogs: Pop Goes Psychology II

PT debunks more conventional wisdom.

The PT Bookshelf: From Self Control to Marriage

Book reviews on teaching tots self control, taking control of the work environment and finding marital bliss.

Sleep: Throw Away the Sleeping Pills

Belief in sleep meds may inhibit sleep.

Happiness: Pie in the Sky

Broad thinking brings broad grins.

Earnings and Yearnings: Moving On Down

How are kids affected by a family's change of fortune?

Insights: News

Tidbits from inspiration to secret trysts.

Headcase: Gender Blender

Adam Lambert rocks androgyny.

Beauty Treatment: Pales in Comparison

Finding the perfect pallor

Q/A: Agent Provocateur

Alain de Botton insists on asking the rude questions in the back of our minds.

Keen Cuisine: Dairy Queen

When the first food may be the best food.

Mind Your Body: Strength in Numbers

The upsides of exercising en masse

Natural Element: Office Spaces

Does clutter seek its own level?

Nature's Bounty: A Heady Feast

The way to one's stomach can be through the ears.

Personality: A Million-Track Mind

A deejay mixes highbrow and low.

Quirky Minds: Mountain Biking with the Blind

People can echolocate like bats.

Recipe: Parsing Parsley

It's got too many goodies to be cast solely as garnish.

Blame: Goat Hunting

Finding targets to blame

Diagnosis: Not a Life Sentence

Bipolar symptoms can lessen with age.

Therapy Watch: Head Over Heels

Is love always obvious?

Urges: The Need to Know

Why we seek out hurtful information

Sex ed: The Porn in Your Head

Who fantasizes about what—and why