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By Gabriel Young Ph.D. on November 28, 2022 in Shrink Mindset
Ever wonder why your child is so disrespectful sometimes? You may be expecting too much from them.
By Seth J. Gillihan PhD on November 28, 2022 in Think, Act, Be
These factors make couples more likely to separate—but they don’t have to mean that a relationship is doomed.
By Christian B. Miller Ph.D. on November 28, 2022 in Questions of Character
How does your lying compare to most people?
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on November 27, 2022 in Social Instincts
Is your me time past your bedtime? The problem may be deeper than you think.
By Kyle D. Pruett M.D. on November 28, 2022 in Once Upon a Child
Many kids still aren't catching up in school after the pandemic, despite all our talk about their "resilience." How do we support kids' learning and emotional growth?
By Nick Morgan Ph.D. on November 28, 2022 in Communications That Matter
Even the hardest workers among us have to take a break once in a while. Here are a few tips for Type-A personalities who want to learn more about body language over the holidays.
By David Udelf Psy.D. on November 28, 2022 in Sport Between the Ears
What can teenagers teach us about leadership and success? A lot with careful observation. Learn what qualities a prominent business leader, TV star, and surgeon exhibited as youth athletes.
By Isabelle Morley Psy.D. on November 28, 2022 in Love Them or Leave Them
A sincere apology requires that you take responsibility for your actions. Otherwise, "I'm sorry" doesn't mean much.
By Stephen Camarata Ph.D. on November 28, 2022 in The Intuitive Parent
Perhaps the autism spectrum should be sorted into childhood-onset autism and adult-identified autism.
By Kari Anderson DBH, LPC, CEDS-S on November 28, 2022 in Food, Body, Love
How do we make the holiday season more "safe" and connected? Here are three simple steps.
By Carrie Barron M.D. on November 28, 2022 in The Creativity Cure
A charismatic individual with grandiose narcissism can lead others astray. It helps to identify the mesmerized self in the interest of setting a boundary for self-protection.
By Wendy Kramer on November 28, 2022 in Donor Family Matters
Sperm and egg donor anonymity has not been possible since 2005.
By Georgia Witkin Ph.D. on November 28, 2022 in The Chronicles of Infertility
Are you mentally checking out of your fertility treatments? A few adjustments could help you deal with your burnout and stress.
By Diana Hill, Ph.D. on November 28, 2022 in From Striving to Thriving
The holidays are a time that many people look forward to—sparkling lights, family, good food, and gift-giving. But they are also a time when people feel increased stress. Here's what to do about it.
By Anthony D. Fredericks Ed.D. on November 28, 2022 in Creative Insights
Both research and anecdotal evidence suggest that time spent in nature has a clear and decided impact on our creative development and output.
By Emeric Kubiak on November 28, 2022 in The Behavioral Science Hub
Instead of searching for what great leaders look like, we should focus on the means to identify them.
By Elisabeth A. Sheff Ph.D., CSE on November 28, 2022 in The Polyamorists Next Door
An exploration of why neurodiverse people might be especially interested in BDSM and forms of CNM.
By Susanne Paola Antonetta on November 28, 2022 in Mad Woman Out of the Attic
The truths of what we call mental illness.
By Roger M. Cahak on November 28, 2022 in Vitalogy
Maybe the act of surrender is more nuanced than we thought it to be. U2's iconic rock star Bono believes it is.
By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on November 28, 2022 in Click Here for Happiness
Discover science-based strategies to boost your confidence.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, DFAPA on November 28, 2022 in ExperiMentations
New research shows how collective attention to pain brings us together, identifying key factors that cultivate empathy, belonging, and collaborative action.
By Valentina Stoycheva Ph.D. on November 28, 2022 in The Everyday Unconscious
If you are feeling exhausted, and you are not quite sure why, you are not alone.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on November 28, 2022 in Social Instincts
There are many shades of infidelity. Emotional infidelity is one of them.
By Stephen J. Betchen D.S.W. on November 28, 2022 in Magnetic Partners
Personal Perspective: Most people, when pressed, can identify their "type."
By Ahron Friedberg M.D. on November 28, 2022 in Resilience
Relationships are essential to pursuing happiness. Keep them real.
By David Hanscom MD on November 28, 2022 in Anxiety: Another Name for Pain
Most people have a powerful wish to be with close family over the holidays. But often it turns out to be chaotic. Learn why and how to create a wonderful holiday experience
By Melody Wilding, LMSW on November 28, 2022 in Trust Yourself
Do you feel so drained at the end of your workday that you have no energy left for yourself or your family? Try these 4 techniques to boost your emotional energy.
By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on November 28, 2022 in Why Bad Looks Good
Is there such a thing as love at first sight? Research reveals the answer may be in the eye of the beholder.
By Dorothy Firman Ed.D. LMHC, BCC on November 28, 2022 in Living a Life of Purpose
Do the holidays excite or overwhelm you? Explore ways of being that serve you and then, inevitably, serve your world.
By Richard Brouillette, LCSW on November 28, 2022 in Flipping Out
We may learn to block emotions in childhood, but the good news is our feelings are still there waiting for us to reconnect. Here’s how.
Uninvited attention can be both disturbing and dangerous. Yet according to research, there are strategies to shake a stalker.
By Gail Gross Ph.D., Ed.D., M.Ed. on November 28, 2022 in Strategies for Living
Grief never goes away, only lessens with time.
By Barbara Koltuska-Haskin, Ph.D. on November 28, 2022 in How My Brain Works
New research suggests that even a small amount of alcohol consumed daily can cause changes in the brain.
By Kailey Spina Horan, Ph.D., LMHC on November 28, 2022 in The Reality of Gen Z
Do you find yourself saying yes when you really mean no? These five guilt-free phrases can save you time and energy.
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