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By Neighborhood Psychiatry & Wellness on January 22, 2022 in Psychiatry for the People
Emerging research provides clinically-relevant findings for those addressing and living with combined social anxiety and depression.
By Arash Emamzadeh on January 22, 2022 in Finding a New Home
Making more money can indeed improve psychological well-being—but only for some people. New research on money motivations helps explain why.
By Andrew Beer Ph.D. on January 21, 2022 in Don't Get Me Wrong
Have you considered changing your personality? There are ways, if you have the will (and sometimes even if you don't).
By Jeremy Shapiro Ph.D. on January 21, 2022 in Thinking in Black, White, and Gray
Marital and family therapists are continually amazed by how often good, intelligent people see things completely differently. This post explains some of the reasons why.
By Aditi Subramaniam, Ph.D. on January 22, 2022 in Parenting from a Neuroscience Perspective
Psychology-driven factors that may make the game Wordle's design so compelling.
By John-Manuel Andriote on January 22, 2022 in Stonewall Strong
Too often we squander our time wishing we could live another life than the one we have been given. But only we can choose to take the road that will lead us to our true home.
By Shari Botwin LCSW on January 22, 2022 in Thriving After Trauma
During the pandemic, it's not helpful to tell yourself things like, “Get over it.” There is no way we can just “get over” the last two years.
By Christopher Bergland on January 22, 2022 in The Athlete's Way
"Breakthrough" vagus nerve stimulation devices could offer new hope for people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who haven't responded well to traditional treatments.
By Palena R. Neale Ph.D. on January 22, 2022 in Leading for Success
Toxic productivity is bad for our mental health and relationships—and can itself be unproductive. Here's a better approach.
By Bradley Murray DPhil, MEd on January 22, 2022 in Real Happiness in a Digital World
Why your social media bubble may be making you less lonely during COVID-19.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on January 22, 2022 in Animal Emotions
Bird expert Rosemary Low tells the stories of 30 women who dedicated their lives to increasing our knowledge of birds and saving them from extinction.
By David Hanscom MD on January 22, 2022 in Anxiety: Another Name for Pain
Anxiety is how you feel when your body is in threat physiology (flight or fight). Carefully choosing what you input into your nervous system will lower anxiety.
By Rebecca Rush on January 22, 2022 in Over The Borderline
A personal perspective: Borderline personality disorder is widely stigmatized. But there are benefits to dating a person in recovery from it, starting with these 10.
By Nir Eyal on January 22, 2022 in Automatic You
Society's fear of technology destroying our children's future has reached a fever pitch.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on January 22, 2022 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The newest online word game, Wordle, may help people feel like they are exercising their brains. Research on video games and cognition suggests that there may be truth to this.
By Ran D. Anbar M.D. on January 22, 2022 in Understanding Hypnosis
Under the guidance of a healthcare professional, hypnosis may improve patients' allergies.
By Kelly-Ann Allen Ph.D. on January 22, 2022 in Sense of Belonging
Schools must prioritize children's need for belonging. They can do so by putting decades of research into practice.
By Joachim I Krueger Ph.D. on January 22, 2022 in One Among Many
Writing well is a skill that takes years to hone. Here are some pointers as to what makes a good text, but nothing beats practice.
By Ariane de Bonvoisin MBA on January 21, 2022 in Tools for Life
Many of us still make resolutions and intentions. Do we make any that involve our kids?
By Sara Canaday on January 21, 2022 in You (According to Them)
Even before COVID-19, research showed shocking levels of stress among workers. So, what’s the answer? Here’s my perspective on the situation.
By Amber Thornton Psy.D on January 21, 2022 in The Balanced Working Mama
Millennial mothers want balance and wellness in motherhood. Here are 5 steps for how to actually find it.
By Kate Gapinski Ph.D. on January 21, 2022 in Frame of Mind
Forgiveness—is it a moralistic cliche or a concept that may save your health? Learn lessons from ancient history and "how-tos" from a cognitive-behavioral therapist.
By Jason Whiting Ph.D. on January 21, 2022 in Love, Lies and Conflict
Do you feel like you must have a happy face, even when you aren’t feeling it? Several cultural factors are working on you.
By Alane K. Daugherty Ph.D. on January 21, 2022 in Healing Stress from the Inside Out
Is your self-care and mental health sliding with the new COVID surge? Science shows how a novel approach can improve your mood and outlook, and motivate you for positive change.
By David H. Rosmarin Ph.D., ABPP on January 21, 2022 in Thriving With Anxiety
No one likes feeling anxious. But before you try eliminating or even reducing the weight of your anxiety, please consider this: Anxiety can actually enhance your life.
By Gina Simmons Schneider Ph.D. on January 21, 2022 in Frazzlebrain
Do you feel haunted by regrets? These five steps can help you stop obsessing and start moving forward.
By Layne Dalfen on January 21, 2022 in Understanding Dreams
If one dream immediately brings to mind another dream, try analyzing them both as a part of a full conversation—it might increase your learning.
By Natalie Kerr Ph.D. on January 21, 2022 in Social Influence
Have you ever felt inclined to express social support, but stopped yourself from doing so?
By Gail Gross Ph.D., Ed.D., M.Ed. on January 21, 2022 in Strategies for Living
In our culture, we think of abuse as being only physical; however, emotional abuse can be equally damaging.
By Matthew S. Boone, LCSW, Jennifer A. Gregg, Ph.D., and Lisa W. Coyne, Ph.D. on January 21, 2022 in Stop Avoiding Stuff
Has COVID taken your get-up-and-go? Try this surprisingly effective way to bring back your vitality.
By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D. on January 21, 2022 in Lifetime Connections
Empathy, as a stand-alone response to another's suffering, can be draining. Compassionate responses add action to emotion, and this nourishes us in ways that empathy alone cannot.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on January 21, 2022 in Canine Corner
Reports suggest that there has been a large increase in the number of dognappings, where certain breeds of dogs (like French bulldogs) are being stolen for resale or ransom.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on January 21, 2022 in Social Instincts
A new study offers advice on how to manage overwhelming emotions.
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