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Therapy Made Simple

Therapy can help. Here's how: Read about the painful childhood, negative thoughts, getting therapy now, and more. Featuring posts by Seth J. Gillihan, Ph.D.
Therapy can help. Here's how: Read about the painful childhood, negative thoughts, getting therapy now, and more. Featuring posts by Seth J. Gillihan, Ph.D.
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When Chaos Reigns

Certain personality types love chaos and hysteria, especially when they're in the center of it all. Here's how to keep your cool, even when they lose theirs.
Certain personality types love chaos and hysteria, especially when they're in the center of it all. Here's how to keep your cool, even when they lose theirs.
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Read great essays from the week, including cyberbullying, jealous dogs, arrogance, and more.
Read great essays from the week, including cyberbullying, jealous dogs, arrogance, and more.
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Introverted Like Me

Do happiness and extraversion go hand in hand? Not necessarily. The introverted are just as joyful, sometimes even more so. Plus, read about high anxiety, introverts at work, and reasons to celebrate your introversion.
Do happiness and extraversion go hand in hand? Not necessarily. The introverted are just as joyful, sometimes even more so. Plus, read about high anxiety, introverts at work, and reasons to celebrate your introversion.
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When We Judge Others

We can't help but size other people up with our snap judgements and easy apprehensions. Is it time to rethink hasty conclusions?
We can't help but size other people up with our snap judgements and easy apprehensions. Is it time to rethink hasty conclusions?
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What Personal Demons?

Fear comes in all shapes. From phobias about spiders to anxieties over romance, people often quake in their boots. Here are some tips to conquer your fears.
Fear comes in all shapes. From phobias about spiders to anxieties over romance, people often quake in their boots. Here are some tips to conquer your fears.
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Feeling Defensive?

You can have a healthy set of defense mechanisms that protect you from anxieties, low esteem, general despair, and other issues. But there is a point of no return as well.
You can have a healthy set of defense mechanisms that protect you from anxieties, low esteem, general despair, and other issues. But there is a point of no return as well.
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How to Get Along

Our unpleasant and acidic atmosphere is stifling us. Can we stop the cycle of ill will and get along?
Our unpleasant and acidic atmosphere is stifling us. Can we stop the cycle of ill will and get along?
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Mom Knows Best

Any way you look at it, the mother-child relationship is no simple thing. At any given moment, it may be as joyful as it is difficult. Celebrating motherhood.
Any way you look at it, the mother-child relationship is no simple thing. At any given moment, it may be as joyful as it is difficult. Celebrating motherhood.
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Where's Your Mojo?

Get off your backside and get moving! Read about obesity and cognition, starting a fitness plan that will stick, and more.
Get off your backside and get moving! Read about obesity and cognition, starting a fitness plan that will stick, and more.
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Are You Stuck?

Trapped in a dead end and unable to move forward? Here's how to break free of your rut. Cover Image: DeanDrobot/Shutterstock
Trapped in a dead end and unable to move forward? Here's how to break free of your rut. Cover Image: DeanDrobot/Shutterstock
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Friend or Frenemy?

You know it when you can’t trust that “friend.” Maybe you need to adjust your expectations or even walk away. Here’s the science behind the faux buddy.
You know it when you can’t trust that “friend.” Maybe you need to adjust your expectations or even walk away. Here’s the science behind the faux buddy.
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The Bite of Sarcasm

Acerbic wit, biting remarks, and backhanded compliments are the sarcastic person's calling cards. But do the sarcastic know that a sharp tongue cuts and wounds? Cover Image: Racorn/Shutterstock
Acerbic wit, biting remarks, and backhanded compliments are the sarcastic person's calling cards. But do the sarcastic know that a sharp tongue cuts and wounds? Cover Image: Racorn/Shutterstock
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It's a beautiful spring day, find some shade and read these great essays from the week, including genetic markers, romantic ghosting, use of force, and more.
It's a beautiful spring day, find some shade and read these great essays from the week, including genetic markers, romantic ghosting, use of force, and more.
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Om Sweet Om

Sure, you can meditate on a mountaintop, but you can also learn to be more mindful throughout your day—just bite into an apple and savor it. Living in the present is its own reward. Cover Image: Everst_Shutterstock
Sure, you can meditate on a mountaintop, but you can also learn to be more mindful throughout your day—just bite into an apple and savor it. Living in the present is its own reward. Cover Image: Everst_Shutterstock
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What Are Your Priorities?

Do you prioritize work above all else? Some of us have difficulty enjoying leisure time and attend to the laptop constantly. Are you a workaholic?
Do you prioritize work above all else? Some of us have difficulty enjoying leisure time and attend to the laptop constantly. Are you a workaholic?
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How to Deal with Toxic People

We all try to avoid the ire and fire of a difficult person, but sometimes crossing paths with one is inevitable at work and at home. Herein, the art of managing the unruly.
We all try to avoid the ire and fire of a difficult person, but sometimes crossing paths with one is inevitable at work and at home. Herein, the art of managing the unruly.
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Get Out of Your Own Way

Procrastinating, drinking, or overeating? Self-sabotaging behavior results from a misguided attempt to rescue ourselves from our own negative feelings. Featuring posts by Alice Boyes, Ph.D.
Procrastinating, drinking, or overeating? Self-sabotaging behavior results from a misguided attempt to rescue ourselves from our own negative feelings. Featuring posts by Alice Boyes, Ph.D.
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Top Posts: April 2018

Have a look at the best of the month, including essays about your brain on stress, evolutionary mismatch, making amends, and more.
Have a look at the best of the month, including essays about your brain on stress, evolutionary mismatch, making amends, and more.
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April 21 - 27

Hail to a Happy Spring with these great reads on fair evaluations, pretty girls, pet healthy, and more.
Hail to a Happy Spring with these great reads on fair evaluations, pretty girls, pet healthy, and more.
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