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By Katie Willard Virant MSW, JD, LCSW on April 15, 2019 in Chronically Me
Living with chronic illness means living with heightened uncertainty. Learn more about what makes uncertainty so challenging and about strategic ways you can address it.
By Alice Boyes Ph.D. on April 15, 2019 in In Practice
Five tips for scaling back in a frenetic world.
By Arash Javanbakht M.D. on April 15, 2019 in The Many Faces of Anxiety and Trauma
Although we do NOT use brain scans to diagnose PTSD in the clinic, we use them to understand what happens in the PTSD brain.
By Chloe Brotheridge on April 15, 2019 in A Calmer You
I was riddled with panic attacks, but now I help others to live a calmer life.
By Roy Eidelson Ph.D. on April 15, 2019 in Dangerous Ideas
Too often, transition-age urban youth face long odds and challenging futures. A trauma-informed care approach, focused on resilience, can make a difference.
By Michele Kerulis Ed.D. on April 14, 2019 in Sporting Moments
How a Chicago-based artist uses art to encourage people to discuss mental health.
By Amy Cooper Hakim Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in Working With Difficult People
Are you overwhelmed by your manager's demands? Try these tips to breathe easier in the office.
By Jamie Gruman Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in Don't Forget the Basil
Do you feel guilty when you are not working? You're not alone.
By Darcia F. Narvaez Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in Moral Landscapes
How can parents assess whether they are providing an evolved nest to their children?
By Victor Lipman on April 13, 2019 in Mind of the Manager
Organizations in a "lean mode" often do well. But what about the people at those companies?
By Jason N. Linder, MA, LMFT on April 12, 2019 in Mindfulness Insights
If you feel like you aren't in control of your attention, this can help, and it need not take a lot of time.
By Dan Mager MSW on April 12, 2019 in Some Assembly Required
Part 1: There are many opportunities to anchor awareness in the here and now and access brief, meaningful moments of mindfulness throughout your day.
By Roni Beth Tower Ph.D., ABPP on April 12, 2019 in Life, Refracted
When events of daily life overwhelm, consider whether you can delegate, delete, delay, re-prioritize, extend, recharge, replace, find a hidden opportunity, or identify a message.
If you spend most of your day speeding from task to task, this post may save your life.
By Diana Raab Ph.D. on April 11, 2019 in The Empowerment Diary
Have you often wondered what inspires poets to write poems? Or why you can relate to some poems, but not others? Learn why poetry can be healing and transformative.
By Ewan Morrison on April 11, 2019 in Word-Less
Ten cures for our modern panic attacks from the ancient Romans
By E. Paul Zehr Ph.D. on April 11, 2019 in Black Belt Brain
Forced fitness behaviors that keep our favorite characters from meeting unfortunate early ends could also be usefully channeled by us to increase our own healthy activity time.
By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D. on April 10, 2019 in The Teen Doctor
It's crucial to examine your friendships.
By Arash Emamzadeh on April 09, 2019 in Finding a New Home
A new study examines behavioral reasons why people with trauma (PTSD) develop depression.
By Marilyn A. Mendoza Ph.D. on April 08, 2019 in Understanding Grief
To quote The Everly Brothers, "Whenever I want you, all I have to do is dream."
By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on April 08, 2019 in Cravings
When tensions rise, quick relief may be just around the corner.
By Daniel P. Keating Ph.D. on April 08, 2019 in Stressful Lives
Is it time to panic about teens' use of screen time? Some make that claim, but careful research doesn't support it. Meanwhile, the real sources of teen stress go unattended.
By Allison E McWilliams Ph.D. on April 08, 2019 in Your Awesome Career
Instead of celebrating the era of the "side hustle," it's time to interrogate what working a full-time job plus a part-time job is doing to people’s abilities to actually live.
By Amy Cooper Hakim Ph.D. on April 07, 2019 in Working With Difficult People
Does your boss contact you after hours and on weekends? Take these steps to reclaim your free time.
By Alicia H. Clark Psy.D. on April 05, 2019 in Hack Your Anxiety
We may experience good things that lead to stress. Can "good stress" cause anxiety? It turns out that anxiety is always a risk when stress is in the picture.
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