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When love fails, it can leave partners baffled. This information may help explain the combativeness that can undermine many relationships.
Distress has been cited at the sixth vital sign in diagnosing cancer, so managing stress can be critical for both prevention and recovery.
A Personal Perspective: School shooting media coverage may heighten school shooting risk while increasing mass vicarious trauma.
Women in midlife may be at higher risk for depression, so it is important than ever to find support and cultivate healthy coping strategies.
The body can buckle under sustained stress, leaving one vulnerable to disease, depression, and the adoption of poor coping skills that only make things worse.
To combat negativity and increase positive communication, try a 30-day positive messaging challenge.
Is new love the truest form of love? If so, how can that feeling be maintained long-term?
Will you approach people by speaking with them or talking over them? Learn the power of open-minded negotiations.
One of the biggest challenges in treating depression is overcoming the tendency to withdraw and isolate. There are several strategies to help turn the tide.
How to make the most of the body’s time to repair, heal, and assimilate learning and long-term memory.
Bullying destroys lives and no one is fully removed from it, so it’s in all of our best interests to understand what we can do to confront it.
And after a year and a half of an isolating and grief-filled pandemic, many people may need friends—and could also benefit from dusting off some critical relational skills.
Betrayals can be traumatic and inflict deep psychological wounds coupled with serious biological ramifications.
Understanding the thought distortions of FOMM (fear of making mistakes) that keep you paralyzed and prevent you from living your best life.
The two types of love, and steps to help you attract healthier love in your life.
The gift of receiving may be the hardest lesson of all.
In today’s COVID-19 pandemic, it might be fitting to learn a few things from the AIDS pandemic on this 32nd anniversary of World AIDS Day.
See why vacations and sacred family traditions improve mental health, lead to a stronger immune system, and enhances creative innovation.
Find out the differences among the many titles of psychology professionals, and get answers to some questions people always want to know but are too afraid to ask.
The COVID pandemic brings death anxiety to the foreground as people hear of disease and death counts daily. But are therapists avoiding this critical topic due to their own fears?
Empathy and compassion are the balms of the Spirit.
What can we learn from our body in youth and aging, in vigorous health and illness—and in times of great distress and despair?
Reclaiming your thoughts from stress, media pressures, addiction, anxiety, and despair.
Love won in 1967. Can it continue to win today?
Abuse thrives in stress and the protection of isolation.
Here are some things you can do to disrupt the harmful effects of stress and improve your health, state of mind, and quality of life.
As people isolate in quarantine, another risky habit may develop as alcohol consumption is on the rise.
Tips for staying motivated and engaged in an online classroom.
General overreactions to current situations could indicate a triggering event that mirrors subconscious memories and sensations from formative years.
Research reveals that the cumulative losses in one’s life take a toll. Here are some things to consider as you heal through grief, loss, despair, and pain.
Kimberly Key, M.A., is past division president of the American Counseling Association and author of Ten Keys to Staying Empowered in a Power Struggle.
Positive, practical, tips on challenges including career mobility, parenting, dating, divorce, working relationships, and discrimination.