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By William Van Gordon, Ph.D. on December 15, 2019 in Contemplative Psychology
Take a quiz to see if you are addicted to yourself
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on December 15, 2019 in How To Do Life
Useful, not-obvious takeaways.
By Richard Gunderman MD, Ph.D. on December 14, 2019 in Fully Human
To save children, connect with the moral imagination.
By David Schwartz LMFT on December 14, 2019 in Adolescents, Explained
How often can a child hear the word “no” before it begins to damage their self-esteem? When correcting children and adolescents can cause more harm than good.
By David J Bredehoft Ph.D. on December 15, 2019 in The Age of Overindulgence
Rewarding self-control, modeling it, teaching distractions, if-then thinking, and goal setting are some of the strategies parents can use to teach children self-control.
By Marilyn A. Mendoza Ph.D. on December 15, 2019 in Understanding Grief
How climate change can affect you emotionally, and some ways of coping.
By Guy Winch Ph.D. on December 15, 2019 in The Squeaky Wheel
Loneliness and hostility have more in common than we realize.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on December 15, 2019 in Moral Landscapes
A stranglehold of ideas are keeping us from climate action.
By David Niose on December 15, 2019 in Our Humanity, Naturally
Mindfulness is promoted as revolutionary, but it's arguably just the opposite.
By David Hanscom, MD on December 15, 2019 in Anxiety: Another Name for Pain
Anxiety results Framf a mental or physical threat that compels you to exert control to solve it. When you cannot, you will become angry in an effort to regain control.
By David A. Clark Ph.D. on December 15, 2019 in The Runaway Mind
When distressed, we struggle to control a barrage of negative thinking. It’s easy to assume that a failure in mental control means you have to try harder. But what if it’s the op
By Iben Sandahl on December 15, 2019 in The Danish Way
Skin hunger, also known as touch deprivation, is an underrated concept that many people fail to talk about, as it can feel uncomfortable and shameful to acknowledge its existence.
By Neighborhood Psychiatry on December 15, 2019 in Psychiatry for the People
Compassion is in short supply, and more needed than ever as anxiety, depression and distress soar among young people. Research shows the positives of a user-friendly intervention.
By Diana Raab Ph.D. on December 14, 2019 in The Empowerment Diary
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the chaos and commotion of the holidays? Do you feel as if you will never get all your tasks done? Here are some ways to help navigate.
By Pamela S. Willsey LICSW, BCD, PCC on December 14, 2019 in Packing for Success
Looking for gift ideas with meaning? Try using these tips to sustain the connection you have with your older kids.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on December 14, 2019 in Stronger at the Broken Places
Becoming skilled in any endeavor requires the building of skills necessary for competence and mastery.
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on December 14, 2019 in Peaceful Parenting
Some people do nice things in a close relationship in order to set themselves up to excuse emotional inadequacies. However, without empathy and accountability love is lost.
By Madeleine A Fugère Ph.D. on December 14, 2019 in Dating and Mating
Feminism promotes a more positive body image, more positive attitudes towards sex, and more satisfying sexual relationships.
By Suzanne Gelb Ph.D., J.D. on December 14, 2019 in All Grown Up
Need to give your career a boost or find a new job? These tips can help to get a head-start.
By E. Paul Zehr Ph.D. on December 14, 2019 in Black Belt Brain
Comedy comes from the antics and injuries of the lead character Clark Griswold. But what if some of the erratic behavior in Christmas Vacation is due to concussion?
By Christopher Bergland on December 14, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
Psilocybin moves closer to being approved as a "breakthrough therapy" for treatment-resistant depression.
By Holly Parker, Ph.D. on December 14, 2019 in Your Future Self
If we only look at how we behave toward our partner during conflict, science suggests that we’ll miss something else that’s worthy of attention: How we relate to our own emotions.
By Kari Anderson DBH, CEDS-S on December 14, 2019 in Food, Body, Love
Will knowing it takes 20 minutes to "walk off a soda" help people or harm them? This psychotherapist says it's the latter.
By Jelena Kecmanovic Ph.D. on December 14, 2019 in From Science to Practice
If you feel unusually stressed, here is an approach that teaches you how to accept your negative emotions and focus of living a purposeful life.
By Michael Alcee Ph.D. on December 14, 2019 in Live Life Creatively
The shortening days getting you down? Here are some tips to help you get through these darkest days.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on December 14, 2019 in Fixing Families
The start of a new relationship is filled with challenges regarding space, expectations, and control. An exercise to demonstrate the common obstacles and tips for moving forward.
By Arthur J. Clark Ed.D. on December 14, 2019 in Dawn of Memories
Seeking to Understand the Purpose of Behavior Through Early Recollections
By Anthony Tobia, M.D. on December 14, 2019 in Views Through the Psychiatrist’s Lens
What can the protagonist of Disney’s darkest animated film possibly have in common with Friday the 13th? The answer is staring at you in the face!
By Elizabeth Dorrance Hall Ph.D. on December 14, 2019 in Conscious Communication
Are holidays with family more stress than they are worth? These research-based tips will help get your holiday conversations started and keep them civil.
By Amy Morin on December 14, 2019 in What Mentally Strong People Don't Do
Your smartphone can actually be a great mental muscle building tool, but only if you know the strategies that will help you grow mentally stronger.
By Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH on December 14, 2019 in Being Unlonely
Why you should understand the reciprocal relationship between workplace loneliness and burnout
By Viorica Marian Ph.D. on December 14, 2019 in Language and Mind
Psycholinguistic experiments reveal how the mind works.
By Gary L. Wenk Ph.D. on December 14, 2019 in Your Brain on Food
Combining psychoactive drugs can produce highly variable effects upon brain function.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on December 14, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Individuals with borderline personality disorder are known to have difficulties in emotion regulation. New research shows the two processes that lead to their ups and downs.
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