The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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By William A. Haseltine Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Best Practices in Health
Is it really safe to reopen gyms in the midst of a global pandemic?
By Samoon Ahmad M.D. on August 10, 2020 in Balanced
The rise in substance use disorders during COVID will become more apparent as the pandemic eventually ebbs.
By Natalie C Tronson Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Making Memories
What do we know about the long-lasting effects of COVID-19 on the brain and on memory? Other illnesses and inflammation increase the risk of dementia. Will COVID-19 do the same?
By Maryann Karinch on August 09, 2020 in Healthy Connections
Ever find yourself backing off, even from people you love and trust, because they might have "it"? You need more than hand sanitizer to protect yourself from the effects of COVID.
By Christopher Bergland on August 10, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
If the eyes are a window into the autonomic nervous system, new research suggests that changes in pupil diameter may be a way to forecast longevity in people with heart problems.
By Kristen Fuller, M.D. on August 10, 2020 in Happiness Is a State of Mind
The pressure of stress generates the motivation we need to adjust our behavior, and stress could be either good or bad.
By F. Michler Bishop Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Managing Addictions
Never been to a “recovery” meeting? These are different. During this pandemic, a free, online meeting might be just the thing you've been looking for.
By Larry Stybel on August 10, 2020 in Platform for Success
Improve your impact during virtual interviews.
By Joshua S. Yamamoto M.D. on August 10, 2020 in Silent Killer
It is more important than ever to overcome out fear and maintain out health. It may not always be easy, but it can be done.
By Kathleen Bogart Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Disability is Diversity
Disability pride was the foundation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. On the 30th anniversary of the ADA, why is disability pride still rare?
By Michael J Breus Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Sleep Newzzz
Set yourself up for success with a home office that suits all of your needs.
By Marisa Franco Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Platonic Love
It pays to stop and discern who we really want in our life.
By Victor Lipman on August 10, 2020 in Mind of the Manager
How do employees feel about recognition in a COVID climate? Does it still matter, or do concerns like staying alive and employed take precedence? A new survey offers answers.
By Robert Puff Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Meditation for Modern Life
We blame our own inertia when we stay in a job, a relationship, or a setting that no longer serves us well.
By Jack Turban MD MHS on August 10, 2020 in Political Minds
In the digital age, misinformation sadly flows as freely as truth. Transgender youth deserve the public to focus on accurate scientific information regarding their mental health.
By Maria Baratta Ph.D., L.C.S.W. on August 10, 2020 in Skinny Revisited
How do we expect to change dysfunctional behaviors when we can’t even stop touching our faces during a pandemic?
By Michael Pittaro Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in The Crime and Justice Doctor
Are you feeling depressed, anxious, and exhausted adjusting to our "new normal"?
By Polly Young-Eisendrath Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Living with Love
In 2020, I have seen so many travesties against elders and their dying that I have reassessed how their treatment affects and reflects on all of us.
By Karen Manias MBChB, Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Let Food Be Thy Medicine
Part 1: Implicit weight bias is pervasive in medicine. Doctors must take a hard look at our biases to recognise the harm we may inadvertently cause to ourselves and our patients.
By Andrew R. A. Conway Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Channel g
The University of California eliminated the SAT requirement. But why?
By Jennifer Golbeck Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Your Online Secrets
Dogs can help kids develop better emotional and social behaviors.
By David Burkus on August 10, 2020 in Creative Leadership
What are the common traits great teams share? Intellectual diversity, psychological safety, and a purpose worth fighting for.
By Georgia Witkin Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in The Chronicles of Infertility
Nervous about entering the world post-lockdown? Here are some tips to ease your anxiety.
By Anthony Silard Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in The Art of Living Free
A myth about the digital age is that we spend time on our phones because we enjoy them. The truth is that we spend time on our phones because we feel compelled to.
By Elliot D. Cohen Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in What Would Aristotle Do?
If you have sexual anxiety, the pandemic may be creating even more anxiety. Fortunately, there are still things you can do to safely improve your potential for sexual intimacy.
By Ilan Kelman Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Disaster By Choice
Deaths in earthquakes are not "natural disasters". We know how to design infrastructure to stop collapses in tremors. Political decisions determine whether or not we do so.
By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Your Wise Brain
Most of the time, people don't care what you're doing—you are just a bit player in their own personal drama. Or if they do care, it's a passing feeling.
By Shari Eberts on August 10, 2020 in Life With Hearing Loss
Schools should take a more active role in teaching children to protect their hearing.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Animal Emotions
An interview with Lori Gruen and Fiona Probyn-Rapsey about a new book linking ways in which "gender and animal rights activism are associated with sentiment and, often, insanity."
By Elizabeth Cohen Ph.D. on August 10, 2020 in Divorce Course
After your divorce, there may be life events where you have to have extended contact with your ex.
By Joel L. Young M.D. on August 10, 2020 in When Your Adult Child Breaks Your Heart
CFS/ME is a condition that has baffled and divided the medical community for many years. Here, Dr. Young discusses new ways to think about and address this disease state.
By Hilary Jacobs Hendel LCSW on August 10, 2020 in Emotion as Information
Think all psychotherapy is the same? Learn how interventions differ between methods.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on August 10, 2020 in Stronger at the Broken Places
Chronic loneliness is an epidemic in our materialistic culture that fosters competition rather than cooperation and support...
By Vikki Stark M.S.W., M.F.T. on August 10, 2020 in Schlepping Through Heartbreak
Make a personal pledge to yourself that you’ll be mindful about what is going on, conscious of how valuable your partner is to you, and expressive of that appreciation.
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