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By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on July 29, 2021 in Cravings
Do you lose control of your eating behavior when faced with sugary sweet and fatty foods? Processed foods may play a big role in your struggles to eat well and maintain a healthy weight.
By David Scharff M.D. on July 28, 2021 in A Psychoanalytic Exploration
The people of Hong Kong face a new reality. Hong Kong's forced return to Chinese rule will affect people's mental health, and our role as mental health advocates.
By Shainna Ali Ph.D., LMHC on July 28, 2021 in A Modern Mentality
Simone Biles' historic Olympic decision resonated with many who live with mental health struggles. Here are 5 key lessons we can take from her actions.
By William Damon Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in The Puzzles of Your Past
Purposeful people look ahead to goals they seek to accomplish over the long haul.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on July 29, 2021 in How To Do Life
A Personal Perspective: Here's a particularly potent use of your time.
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D. on July 29, 2021 in Evolution of the Self
Because most defense mechanisms are frozen in time and space, and don’t know how old you are, they act like “parentified children,” sabotaging efforts to reach coveted adult goals.
By Roberta Satow Ph.D. on July 29, 2021 in Life After 50
Do you have extreme emotional reactions to disappointment in others or yourself?
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on July 29, 2021 in Canine Corner
It is unlikely that dogs feel shame or guilt. The same body language signals that we interpret as guilt are actually signs of fearfulness in dogs.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on July 29, 2021 in Stronger at the Broken Places
A Personal Perspective: Nancy Rosenfeld is an ordinary hero—a woman who lives with bipolar disorder, a devastating and life-threatening illness.
By Lawrence R. Samuel Ph.D. on July 29, 2021 in Boomers 3.0
Although death can be said to be the only certainty of life, many Americans are wholly unprepared for it when it knocks on the door of a loved one.
By Joe Pierre M.D. on July 29, 2021 in Psych Unseen
Why were the experts so wrong about pandemic suicide prognostication?
By Lori S. Katz Ph.D. on July 29, 2021 in Healing from Sexual Trauma
The hurt is real and you have every reason to justify it. But is it getting in the way of your relationships?
By Darlene Lancer, JD, LMFT on July 29, 2021 in Toxic Relationships
Envy, jealousy, and shame are primal emotions that are inextricably intertwined. They're evidence of individual and relationship problems of intimacy and autonomy that cause pain.
By Ravi Chandra M.D., D.F.A.P.A. on July 28, 2021 in The Pacific Heart
Simon Biles and Naomi Osaka made mental health history this week. Here's why.
By Joseph Mazur on July 28, 2021 in The Speed of Life
We tend to think our smartphones are always smarter than we are. Do our phones know facts better than our gut feelings?
By Nancy J. Kislin, LCSW, MFT on July 28, 2021 in Family and Trauma
Does your heart start to pound every time you hear the word "lockdown"? Do you worry about your child's and your own mental, emotional, and social health?
By L.S. Dugdale, MD on July 28, 2021 in The Lost Art
Want to prevent a bad death? Then learn to live an examined life.
By Shireen Jeejeebhoy on July 28, 2021 in Concussion Is Brain Injury
The pandemic exposed the fallacy of evidence-based medicine. Yet doctors still rely on it for brain injury care instead of the evolving science of regeneration.
By Onnie Rogers Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in Who Am I, Who Are We?
Girls face constant pressures to disconnect from themselves in order to maintain superficial relationships with others.
By Michelle Tangeman LMFT, BCBA on July 28, 2021 in Thriving Toddler
Time-out, time-in, or both? Learn more about what time-out from positive reinforcement is all about.
By Daniel A. Kinderlehrer, MD on July 28, 2021 in Recovery from Lyme
Specific foods can trigger neuropsychiatric symptoms in susceptible people, and they are often the foods they crave.
By Alexandra H. Solomon Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in Loving Bravely
Although we need to be able to assess goodness-of-fit in an intimate relationship, we can also challenge our existing definitions of compatibility.
By Caroline Leavitt on July 28, 2021 in Runs in the Family
If you find yourself over-apologizing, it might just be a matter of self-confidence.
By John-Manuel Andriote on July 28, 2021 in Stonewall Strong
Trying to imagine what resilience looks like? Consider the iconic stonewalls of New England, monuments to the tested and toughened people who built them.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in In Practice
How to change your perspective on yourself and your problems.
By Tracy P Alloway Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in Keep It in Mind
Did you know that social anxiety can affect your memory? A few tips can make a big difference.
By Wendy Suzuki Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in Brain Awakenings
What Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles taught us this week.
By Geraldine K. Piorkowski Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in Beyond Pipe Dreams and Platitudes
How can romantic love survive after the honeymoon phase is over? Sustaining factors provide the permanent glue.
By Matt Grawitch Ph.D. on July 28, 2021 in A Hovercraft Full of Eels
Resilience is more complicated than modern experts seem to believe.
By Gail Gross Ph.D., Ed.D., M.Ed. on July 28, 2021 in Strategies for Living
Do you remember that first moment when you cradled your newborn in your arms and saw her gazing back at you? It’s a feeling I will never forget.
By Rob Henderson on July 28, 2021 in After Service
There are two types of narcissists, and one is quieter than the other.
By Jonathan Stevens, M.D., M.P.H. on July 28, 2021 in Mind Matters from Menninger
Biles' bold stance will hopefully empower others to ask for what they need for their mental health.
By Richard E. Cytowic M.D. on July 28, 2021 in The Fallible Mind
Do less. Take a walk. Look up at trees. Soak in the silence. The energy bandwidth the brain has to work with is limited.
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