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By Toni Bernhard J.D. on December 12, 2018 in Turning Straw Into Gold
Reading holiday letters from friends and family made me wonder what I'd put in one, given that I've been virtually housebound all year.
By Shainna Ali Ph.D., LMHC on December 12, 2018 in A Modern Mentality
Have you quit on a past resolution? Before you give up on goal-setting altogether, here are 10 thoughts that may help you in your personal journey.
By Devon Frye on December 12, 2018 in Brainstorm
A study finds that men with “hostile sexist” views perceive female romantic partners as having the upper hand—and may be more likely to act aggressively towards them as a result.
By Sue Scheff on December 12, 2018 in Shame Nation
Why do smart people do dumb things on social media? How can you prevent digital blunders when posts come back to haunt?
By Ilene Strauss Cohen Ph.D. on December 12, 2018 in Your Emotional Meter
Most of all, appreciate the gift of contentment this holiday season by limiting your focus to what you do have.
By Brad Waters on December 12, 2018 in Design Your Path
The traits and practices that can help us weather stressful events and grow from trauma.
By Glenn Livingston Ph.D. on December 12, 2018 in Never Binge Again
Does feeling guilty about your eating mistakes make things worse or better? Can guilt make you fat?
By Sherry Hamby Ph.D. on December 12, 2018 in The Web of Violence
In a society where women are often guilty until proven innocent, it is rare that a woman has only one #metoo story to her name.
By Christopher Bergland on December 12, 2018 in The Athlete's Way
We all know music has the power to evoke positive emotions. Recent neuroscience research pinpoints the reason why songs you love make you feel good.
By Andrea Bonior Ph.D. on December 12, 2018 in Friendship 2.0
Trust is a crucial building block of a solid relationship, and yet it doesn't come automatically. It grows with time and effort. Here's how to cultivate it.
By Bernard D. Beitman M.D. on December 12, 2018 in Connecting with Coincidence
What do you do if your romance is charged with coincidences? Be careful about falling for the belief that this relationship will last forever.
By Izzy Kalman on December 12, 2018 in Resilience to Bullying
A boy made the news because he's being picked on for having the same name as the president. But it doesn't mean he needs to be a victim of bullying.
By Jean Kim M.D. on December 12, 2018 in Culture Shrink
While online dating has led to many happy relationships, its nature provides cover for people looking to take advantage of others, for different reasons.
By Warren Berger on December 12, 2018 in The Questionologist
Why is asking questions at work important? Quite simply, it enables you to be better at your job.
By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC on December 12, 2018 in Canine Corner
A new survey finds some surprising trends in dog naming that indicate what we pay attention to in our popular culture and how we feel about dogs in general.
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on December 12, 2018 in Shadow Boxing
Shocking deviant sexual crimes make us wonder how these offenders became this way and what we should do with them.
By Laura Markham Ph.D. on December 12, 2018 in Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids
When your children look back, will they describe a parent who communicated the spirit of the season with laughter, warm embraces, and joyful presence?
By Michelle McQuaid on December 12, 2018 in From Functioning to Flourishing
Do you bounce into work Monday morning? Are you full of energy, enthusiasm, and ideas for the week ahead?
By Peter Toohey Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Annals of the Emotions
Sinkholes, rotting old houses, and ghost towns are often in the news. What’s their appeal, and what do they say about psychology?
By Sebastian Ocklenburg, Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in The Asymmetric Brain
Embracing someone can go a long way to boost both your mental and physical health.
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Peaceful Parenting
Worry about what's to come is natural. Yet anxiety can paralyze us. To remain peaceful. we need the tools to keep it at a manageable level.
By Jennifer Lackey Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Knowledge, an Investigation
We tend to prize the novel over the true, giving rise to the rapid spread of fake news. The result is an epistemic crisis.
By Bernard J. Luskin, Ed.D., LMFT on December 11, 2018 in The Media Psychology Effect
Access to excellence: One of America's answers to higher education without staggering student debt.
By Joseph H. Baskin M.D. on December 11, 2018 in Cell Block
Do people get away with faking mental illness to avoid prosecution?
By Susan M. Pollak MTS, Ed.D., on December 11, 2018 in The Art of Now
Will we all learn meditation through an app?
By Elinor Greenberg, Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Understanding Narcissism
If you are wondering whether someone is too narcissistic to be a friend, here is some information that can help you make up your mind.
By Meredith Resnick L.C.S.W. on December 11, 2018 in More Than Caregiving
It's hard to care for an aging parent; it's hell when they've molested you.
By Arash Emamzadeh on December 11, 2018 in Finding a New Home
A new study finds that across 16 years of marriage, a husband’s negative perception of his wife’s friends is predictive of divorce.
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on December 11, 2018 in Emotional Fitness
We usually celebrated both Chanukah and Christmas, which meant bunches of presents for us kids. But that wasn’t going to be the case this year.
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