After having lived through my second hurricane in Florida (Hurricane Andrew was my first), I have some ideas about what makes the experience less stressful for those who are stuck in place. While I can’t begin to imagine the devastation experienced by many living in […]
Completing a college degree can be a hard ball game and not everyone can hit it out of the park. I think we all can agree that college life often brings up tough challenges that can break even the strongest of students if they are not able to handle them well. Besides academic pressure, students often have to juggle […]
I’ve been listening to Sound’s True’s Self-Acceptance Summit, a free 10-day online event with leading experts such as Dr. Parker J. Palmer, Dr. Rick Hanson and Iyanla Vanzant presenting on self-acceptance. It’s been life changing. I realized that almost all problems lead back to a feeling […]
"Public health policy should... remove recommendations regarding bilingualism as a strategy to delay dementia", the researchers said. By Alex Fradera
Even the highest achievers, such as Albert Einstein and Maya Angelou, suffer from this corrosive form of low self-esteem. But there are coping strategies The philosopher Bertrand Russell wrote: “The whole problem with the world is that...Show More Summary
Schizophrenia does not mean you have a split personality or automatically become violent.
Science says there are some perks to getting angry.
Many youths go to the ER for some other reason and doctors discover they are also addicted to or dependent on opioids.
Long after the floodwaters recede and the debris is cleared, the mental health impacts of disasters like hurricanes can linger.
Conflict, terrorism and gun violence are claiming more lives around the world now than a decade ago.
Many parents' insecurities about money keep them from talking to their kids.
Those with intense clown phobia can experience real feelings common to anyone experiencing panic or anxiety.
Insufficient sleep will exacerbate other issues associated with menopause including mood disturbance and weight gain.
The word depression is used in different contexts. Some people claim it for minor problems like being disappointed, hurt or discouraged. Others use it to describe feelings of such heaviness and dejection that they are barely able to function. Symptoms may be so severe that […]
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While the excitement of returning to (or beginning) college can hold the promise of many transformational and wonderful opportunities — it can also be a time filled with new stressors. Recent studies show that increased academic demands, changes in sleep and eating patterns, reduced family […]
You didn’t get the job you really wanted. But you aren’t surprised. The odds were stacked against you anyway. Even if you prepared more, the result would’ve been the same: Someone else would’ve gotten the position. Or you did get the job. But it has […]
Part of the explanation for women being easier to read could be that they are more emotionally expressive than men. By Emma Young
Well, I’m gearing up for my book tour, and thinking about my book talk. I’m considering opening my talk by describing a familiar situation that illustrates how differently the Four Tendencies see the world. What do you think of that idea? Consider this scenario: What Would […]
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