The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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By Kevin Cokley Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Black Psychology Matters
Are you concerned about "Black on Black violence?" Don't allow politicized rhetoric to distract from the tragic loss of life.
By Jake Teeny Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in A Difference of Opinion
Why has the mask-wearing debate continued this long? Why do people continue to resist wearing one? Here's what can you do to better understand and convince others.
By Linda Esposito LCSW on August 03, 2020 in From Anxiety to Zen
Do you find yourself more jumpy, edgy, and short on patience these days? If so, these strategies can help you reach a functional anxious state, with more peace of mind.
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Shadow Boxing
A journalist discovers a family secret that leads back to mob murders and secret lives of relatives whose past remakes the family identity.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on August 04, 2020 in How To Do Life
A way to jump-start a small business
By Berit Brogaard D.M.Sci., Ph.D on August 03, 2020 in The Superhuman Mind
Here we search for an answer to the question of why twin studies seem to yield unusually high heritability estimates for personality traits along three of the Big Five dimensions.
By Atlanta Behavioral Health Advocates on August 03, 2020 in Outside the Box
Congressman Lewis dedicated his life to fighting hate, racism and injustice. Will you join me in carrying on his vision where human compassion overcomes division?
By Matt James Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Focus on Forgiveness
The medical community has finally accepted the mind/body connection that ancient healers and spiritual paths have known for thousands of years.
By Michael W Corrigan Ed.D. on August 03, 2020 in Kids Being Kids
Going back to school in this pandemic comes with too many unknowns. But evidence suggests COVID-19 cases will skyrocket, because children are NOT actually stoppers of the disease.
By H. Colleen Sinclair Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Unpacking Social Relations
As we appear to have entered the age of misinformation, the source of messages can really matter.
By Katherine K.M. Stavropoulos Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Neuroscience in Translation
Is the public health crisis actually a "great equalizer"? Or is it simply furthering existing inequity?
By Bryan E. Robinson Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in The Right Mindset
This can steal the mojo from your intimate relationship and tear it apart.
By Robert Puff Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Meditation for Modern Life
We all experience peak moments of exhilaration in our lives, but hanging on to them too tightly can keep us from seeing the beauty each new moment brings.
By Krystine I. Batcho Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Longing for Nostalgia
We are immersed in stories, but little is known about their cumulative impact on us over time.
By Gail Sheehy on August 03, 2020 in Passages
Even after her respiratory symptoms stopped, young triathlete Katie Swanson still didn't feel quite right: her speech changed as had her brain function.
By Steven Taylor Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in You, Me, & Psychology
Another dose of Groundhog Day. How a film could help you change your life. Seen as little more than a light comedy when it came out, Groundhog Day is taken more seriously today.
By Michael Schein on August 03, 2020 in The Anatomy of Hype
Bestselling novelist Darin Strauss explores the psychology of fame in his new book.
By Gina Barreca Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Snow White Doesn't Live Here Anymore
I wanted to be Janis Joplin, but she was too sad to emulate; I wanted to be Joni Mitchell but she was too pretty to imitate; I wanted to be Grace Slick but she was way too cool.
By Chloe Carmichael Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in The High-Functioning Hotspot
Have you tried everything to "just let go" and not let things get to you. But you still struggle.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Hope + Resilience
COVID-19 is affecting people all across the world in different ways. Here are some insights about Zimbabwe's COVID-19 response from Dr. Rosemary Chigevenga.
By Andrea Brandt Ph.D. M.F.T. on August 03, 2020 in Mindful Anger
It’s often the fire of this type of experience that burns away what is false and not serving you, and in rising from the ashes, you can become your most authentic, best self.
By Lloyd I Sederer M.D. on August 03, 2020 in Therapy, It’s More Than Just Talk
The Last Dance was the title that Bulls’ coach, Phil Jackson, gave to their 1997-1998 season, when they went on to win their sixth championship.
By Anthony Silard Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in The Art of Living Free
With a constant queue of people vying for our attention, many of us have greatly reduced the number of people we’re willing to speak with in real time by phone or in person.
By Elizabeth Cohen Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Divorce Course
The pain of divorce can be overwhelming. But, you can feel better by focusing on sensual pleasure.
By Alice E. Schluger Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Words of Wellness
Is your exercise regimen really beneficial for your health? How to get on the right track and accomplish your athletic goals.
By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W. on August 03, 2020 in Off the Couch
Chronic stress can lead to anger, irritability as well as feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. 8 ways to de-stress for improved mental and physical health.
By Gil Noam Ed.D., Dr. Habil on August 03, 2020 in The Inner Life of Students
How parents can help their children survive and thrive, no matter how schools reopen.
By Janina Larissa Bühler Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in How "I" Shapes "We"
Can partners support us to personally grow? Insights into people's ideal selves and how partners can help us move toward our ideal selves.
By Rick Hanson Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Your Wise Brain
Think of sobriety in terms of the big picture, and in the context of a life well-lived. Sobriety is a gain - of health, self-respect, unclouded mind, peace with others and bliss.
By Christopher Bergland on August 03, 2020 in The Athlete's Way
The dog brain interprets the emotional tone and meaning of spoken words in ways that mirror speech processing hierarchy in the human brain, a new fMRI-based study shows.
By Richard Brouillette, LCSW on August 03, 2020 in Flipping Out
Chairwork therapy can heal internalized racism and other forms of oppression on the inside.
By American Psychoanalytic Association on August 03, 2020 in Psychoanalysis Unplugged
Back to school in the age of Coronavirus. Here is advice for parents on how to make a comfortable choice.
By David Ludden Ph.D. on August 03, 2020 in Talking Apes
Facial cues of trustworthiness make people look more attractive as potential long-term mates but not as short-term lovers.
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