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By Meredith Atwood on December 01, 2021 in The Doctor of Nonsense
We all have internal nonsense that keeps us from showing up, for our lives, our dreams, or ourselves. Here's a challenge to help move ourselves forward.
By Roberta Satow Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in Life After 50
In general, the fear of regret is the greatest enemy of good decision-making. But for people with narcissistic issues, the fear of regret is linked with the fear of shame.
By Caroline Kamau Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in The Science of Mental Health
Dogs don’t park their happiness into the future, and neither should you. Seize your day by being intellectually or physically playful, and finding comfort in routine.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on November 30, 2021 in Fulfillment at Any Age
The association between "Type A" and "Type C" personalities with heart disease and cancer is widely believed. But a new report calls these links into question.
By Judith Orloff M.D. on December 01, 2021 in The Empath's Survival Guide
Empaths often fear change. This meditation practice can help you surrender to the ebb and flow of life.
By Brittney Chesworth Ph.D., LCSW on December 01, 2021 in Managing Health Anxiety
Does death anxiety keep you from enjoying life? It can be helpful to identify why you fear death to challenge inaccurate assumptions about the well-being of your loved ones.
By Arash Emamzadeh on December 01, 2021 in Finding a New Home
A new study suggests you-talk or I-talk (i.e. focusing on the stressed partner) is functional in coping interactions, but you-talk is dysfunctional in conflict discussions.
By Eugene Beresin M.D., M.A. on December 01, 2021 in Inside Out, Outside In
We tend to have unrealistic expectations for the holidays, but research shows that they are often times of intense stress.
By Joe Kort, Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in Understanding the Erotic Code
Fear doesn't belong in schools. Immediate response is imperative to reduce young people's trauma responses.
By Adam Fetterman Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in It’s All a Metaphor
"It doesn't apply to me, so it isn't real!" When we learn about a new scientific finding and it doesn't match our personal experience, we might be tempted to reject the science.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in Social Instincts
A new study explores the psychological benefits of nonreligious spirituality.
By Danielle Sandalic on December 01, 2021 in Tough Choices
How free are we to choose what we do, really?
By Ran D. Anbar M.D. on December 01, 2021 in Understanding Hypnosis
Use of hypnosis can help open our minds to new possibilities that can be life changing.
By Liz Matheis Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in Special Matters
The long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our kids.
By Jim Taylor Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in The Power of Prime
There is uncertainty about whether we can make deliberate choices in our lives or rather just think, feel, and behave in ways driven by the five life forces that have guided us.
By Lee Jussim Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in Rabble Rouser
Commentary: If political biases infect social science scholarship, one recently published study may not be the way to find out.
By Susan Newman Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in Singletons
When it comes to making big decisions, certain “decision drivers” affect your thinking, whether or not you recognize or acknowledge them.
By Sally Augustin Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in People, Places, and Things
Losing track of the flow of time can make us tense. Design can help.
By Franchell Richard-Hamilton M.D. on December 01, 2021 in The Roots of Health
Is Omicron as scary as it sounds?
By Riccardo Dalle Grave M.D. on December 01, 2021 in Eating Disorders: The Facts
The role of parents in the CBT-E for adolescents with eating disorders is to support the implementation of the one-to-one treatment, not to drive it.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in Emotional Fitness
There are three steps that all great creatives take: They see it (or hear it) in their heads, they believe in it and in themselves, and they create it.
By Sarah A. Benton MS, LMHC, LPC, AADC on December 01, 2021 in The High-Functioning Alcoholic
This particular holiday season may pose greater challenges than those in the past for individuals in early sobriety. Here are some tips to help.
By Leon F. Seltzer Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in Evolution of the Self
Listing all your successes, however modest—whether academic, athletic, work-related, or otherwise—will help you feel more positive about yourself when you meet someone new.
By C. Dominik Guess Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in A World of Creativity
Gun violence has been in the news after trials acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse and convicted three men for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. How can we find common ground?
By Salene M. W. Jones Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in All About Cognitive and Behavior Therapy
It's a common misconception that cognitive behavioral therapy focuses exclusively on negative, automatic thoughts. That's only half the story.
By Leah Marone LCSW on December 01, 2021 in Gaining and Sustaining
Family gatherings during the holiday season can be particularly triggering for some. Families that adopt a proactive mindset and plan ahead can avoid certain stressors.
By Timothy A Carey Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in In Control
Global calamities can reveal the goals and standards that leaders actually prioritize regardless of what their rhetoric is.
By Jenny Grant Rankin Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in Much More Than Common Core
Leveraging the benefit of having men in children’s lives and communities.
By Glenn R. Schiraldi Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in Hidden Wounds
Consuming the right nutrients improves mood, brain health, and brain function, while preparing the brain to rewire the hidden wounds from childhood.
By Stephen J. Betchen D.S.W. on December 01, 2021 in Magnetic Partners
Here are the worst kinds of affairs and advice for how to handle them.
By Donald Altman on December 01, 2021 in Practical Mindfulness
Are the holidays stressing you out? A few changes can change your outlook and make this a holiday to remember.
By David J Bredehoft Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in The Age of Overindulgence
Can parents be friends with their children? How is a friend-to-friend relationship different from a parent-to-child relationship? Is it childhood overindulgence?
By Suzie Pileggi Pawelski, MAPP and James Pawelski, Ph.D. on December 01, 2021 in Happy Together
How to be kinder to yourself and others.
By Christina Curtis on December 01, 2021 in Stop Dreaming, Start Doing
Is your busy life wearing you down?
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