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Experiences Beyond the Classic 5 Stages of Grief

Human beings are complex, each with a unique experience of grief to be honored. The human experience of loss is commonly shared, no matter who you are or what status you have in the world. 11 Thoughts EVERYONE Has During The Stages Of Grief Elisabeth […]

The Natural Way To Boost Mental Wellbeing In 2 Weeks

It reduces depression and anxiety, increases happiness and leads to higher social-emotional well-being. Dr Jeremy Dean's ebooks are: The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything

Textbook fail: Rosenhan’s classic “On Being Sane In Insane Places” covered without criticism

Of 12 abnormal psychology textbooks surveyed, half covered Rosenhan's classic study, but only two included any criticism. By Christian Jarrett

Fake news and neurobabble: how do we critically assess what we read?

With unprecedented access to news and knowledge, how do we make judgements about what we read? Neuroscience news is a case in point In an era of fake news and alternative facts, it seems as if our collective ability to critically assess information is starting to falter. Show More Summary

How to Dialogue through Successful Conflict Resolution

Relationships are hard work and in order to create healthy communication patterns, one must learn to have successful conflict resolutions. Many times you might find yourself at a communication impasse and feel increasing frustration.  It’s common to feel as though there isn’t a way around […]

Key to keeping friendships alive different for men and women, scientists say

For women, phone calls can keep long-distance friendships going, but men need to meet face-to-face, study shows Much like a long-distance romance, it can be difficult to keep the spark alive in a friendship with someone living in a different city. Show More Summary

5 Pieces of Advice to My Quarter-Century Self

Turning 25-years old can be a difficult time in a young person’s life. After graduating high school and possibly now college, they find themselves in their first career job, trying to meet new people for friendships and love, and for the first time in their […]

Concerning study says psychotherapy research has a problem with undeclared researcher bias

Lots of researchers studying therapeutic effectiveness have spent years training in a particular approach, but they rarely declare it. By Alex Fradera

Trump’s fragile male ego craves the dangerous drug of adulation | Joan Smith

The president’s hyped-up behaviour at his Florida rally was an alarming display of his neediness. Maybe he should have his own theme park Therapy has never been so expensive. At the weekend, it cost American taxpayers millions of dollars...Show More Summary

How to Take Notes You Will Remember

23 hours agoAcademics / Psychology : PsyBlog

Laptop versus hand-written notes: what the difference reveals about memory. Dr Jeremy Dean's ebooks are: The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything

How To Dramatically Improve Your Motivation

23 hours agoAcademics / Psychology : PsyBlog

Attendance at fitness classes was 90% higher in the group that used this type of motivation. Dr Jeremy Dean's ebooks are: The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything

5 Things I Wish Had Known When I Started Dating an Addict

“Don’t let people pull you into their storm. Pull them into your peace.” – Kimberly Jones I was finally in a solid place when I met my now-ex-boyfriend earlier this year. I had created some healthy habits for myself and was fully recovered from the […]

5 Tips on Getting Along with Others to Get Ahead

“Getting along with others is the essence of getting ahead, success being linked with cooperation.” – William Faulkner There are many books, blogs and quotes on how to achieve success, many of which are completely genuine and offer wise tips. It can, however, be a […]

There is no ‘rule of six’ – the truth about the science of queueing

You wait longer when other people are behind you, we should stand on both sides of an escalator, and we usually get away with pushing in. Psychology professor Adrian Furnham explains what studies show us about standing in line EveryShow More Summary

Basic Needs, Basic Beliefs, Basic Pathologies

Kahneman in his book ‘Thinking fast and slow‘ elucidates the two type of thinking processes involved- a system I consisting of fast, intuitive processing, and a system II consisting of slower, more deliberate processing. Lesser known is the fact that a similar dual process theory of personality [...] Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)

Alex Barakan obituary

As a young man, after an initial interest in Freudian psychoanalysis, my friend Alex Barakan, who has died aged 99, went on to develop his own style of therapeutic psychology. Whether as a client or friend, it was the quality of his listening that was so striking and which was so appreciated by the hundreds of people he helped throughout his long life. Continue reading...

Clearing Emotional Clutter from Your Relationship

No, it has nothing to do with Scientology. Have you ever heard of clearing exercises? They are the single greatest ways for couples to reconnect, communicate, work through arguments, and tap into a sense of clarity and ease in their relationship. 3 Simple Words That […]

Does your life have a purpose, or are you just a drifter? Quiz

If you are a go-getter you may find that you live longer than those happy just to drift through life Does your life have purpose? Are you a drifter or do you have a cast iron plan for the future? To find out, answer the following three statements on a scale from 1 (strongly disagree) to 7 (strongly agree). Show More Summary

How a Healthy Food Obsession Became an Eating Disorder

Starving myself was never my initial goal, although I have done a good job of doing just that. If ever there was a time to be honest, it is now. For the past 2 years of my life, I have spent every waking minute thinking […]

What Your Musical Taste Says About How You Think

Four favourite songs which reveal you have an empathic thinking style. Dr Jeremy Dean's ebooks are: The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything

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