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By Madeleine A Fugère Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Dating and Mating
Across all stages of our relationships, we intuitively respond incorrectly when we try to answer these basic questions.
By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Click Here for Happiness
Why we get stuck on the path to self-improvement, and what we can do to move forward.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The newest personality trait is one that has actually been around for decades, but it's gaining renewed interest from late-breaking research.
By Ilene Strauss Cohen Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Your Emotional Meter
All of us have triggers that can lead us to overreact at times. If we know what those triggers are, we can learn to be more in control of ourselves when our buttons are pushed.
By David P. Barash Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Pura Vida
Albert Schweitzer got it right: Life deserves our utmost respect. But it is natural and perseverative, not miraculous.
By Traci Stein Ph.D., MPH on August 15, 2018 in The Integrationist
Roughly 80% of women have painful periods, and medication provides insufficient relief. In a new study, app-guided acupressure eased pain.
By Daniel R. Stalder Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Bias Fundamentals
A new study suggested trigger warnings might harm students. But several caveats have been missed. The results even reveal that warnings might be helpful.
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Peaceful Parenting
Conflict can drive people apart or bring them together. We can move on if conflict is resolved productively. Yet sometimes this isn't possible. Here's help.
By Ugo Uche on August 15, 2018 in Promoting Empathy With Your Teen
Young adults diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome often struggle with chronic anxiety. As a result, they can exhibit symptoms of habitual procrastination.
By Randi Gunther Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Rediscovering Love
5 common reasons why need-to-win partners behave as they do.
By Tasha Eurich Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in The Power of Insight
Are you sick of how polarized the world has become? Asking this question can help turn adversaries into allies.
By Elana Premack Sandler L.C.S.W., M.P.H on August 15, 2018 in Promoting Hope, Preventing Suicide
How might I be different in my life now that grief is a bit more in the background?
By Pamela B. Paresky Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Happiness and the Pursuit of Leadership
What can we do about bigotry, hatred, and racial violence? A former skinhead says the answer is love.
By Steve Taylor Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Out of the Darkness
When people go to see the Grand Canyon, the Eiffel Tower, or the paintings of van Gogh, they are unconsciously hoping for a mind-stopping moment.
By Marlynn Wei M.D., J.D. on August 15, 2018 in Urban Survival
Research finds that 10 minutes of walking and meditation can improve your mood.
By Kathy McCoy Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Complicated Love
Why do some relationships thrive through the years while others falter? Here are seven ways to help your relationship become a lasting one.
By Judith J. Wurtman Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in The Antidepressant Diet
A good joke, or that cheesecake that I’m not really hungry for? The healthiest choice is obvious. So why aren’t we touting this therapy?
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Lifetime Connections
Generation Lonely isn't just the older adult population. Young adults feel the effects of emotional isolation, too.
By John Kim, LMFT on August 15, 2018 in The Angry Therapist
It's not what you think.
By Ellen Hendriksen, Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in How to Be Yourself
Why is it so easy to delay a task, but so hard to get started? Learn about why we procrastinate and the solutions to get back on track.
By Hilary Jacobs Hendel LCSW on August 15, 2018 in Emotion as Information
Going to a funeral used to be a terrifying prospect for me. Walking into a room filled with sadness and grief evoked an intense desire not to be there.
By Michael Ungar Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Nurturing Resilience
Sex education is under attack, while a Pennsylvania report tells us children are vulnerable to sexual abuse by clergy. The take away: Kids need information.
By Odelya Gertel Kraybill Ph.D. on August 15, 2018 in Expressive Trauma Integration
Working with developmental trauma requires a different framework of treatment than work with trauma experienced later in life.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on August 14, 2018 in Stronger at the Broken Places
Love is a powerful force, but love alone, without a through examination of each other's core values, will not be enough to sustain a long-term partnership.
By James Lake, MD on August 14, 2018 in Integrative Mental Health Care
Curious about the benefits of relaxation and guided imagery? Research finds beneficial effects on generalized anxiety, panic attacks, and traumatic memories.
By Arash Emamzadeh on August 14, 2018 in Finding a New Home
In a four-part series on panic attacks, I discuss their common features, the bodily symptoms associated with them, and how to manage them. This is part three.
By Ellen Kirschman Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Cop Doc
Can what officers believe make them vulnerable to post-traumatic stress?
By Kit Yarrow Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in The Why Behind the Buy
Are FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) or FOBO (Fear Of Better Options) killing the emotional benefits of back-to-school shopping?
By Gail F. Melson Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Why the Wild Things Are
An estimated 80 percent of children first encounter death and permanent loss of a loved one when a pet dies. Yet, we know little about this experience.
By Georgia Witkin Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in The Chronicles of Infertility
Are movie stars the exception to the rule when it comes to fertility?
By Alice LoCicero Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Paradigm Shift
Council once again saves APA from itself.
By John Nosta on August 14, 2018 in The Digital Self
In a world defined by speed, it's ironic that business leader find the speed of technological change their biggest concern.
By Bob Rosen Ph.D. on August 14, 2018 in Are You Aware?
The speed of change requires you to be constantly adapting, so get on the balcony to get a new perspective, then step back on the dance floor to put the plan into action.
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