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Life Lessons Children Learn When They’re Not Happy All the Time

You and your child don’t have to agree on everything. Everybody wants to make their children happy. But trying to make your children happy ALL the time is a bust. Nobody is happy all the time. You don’t want to teach your child that they must […]

The Dangerous Personality Trait On The Rise In The Young

This personality trait is on the rise among the younger generation. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW) The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything

Forgiveness: Why You Should Consider It and How to Forgive

A gift to yourself   The idea of forgiveness makes many people shout, Never!!  Indeed, resentment, blame, recrimination and desire for revenge seem so much more natural than forgiveness. Is there anything to be gained by forgiving an offender? Formerly associated only with spiritual wellbeing, […]

Here’s a clever demonstration of how we simulate the mental experiences of story characters

Readers showed patterns of memory performance that suggested they'd simulated the thoughts of story characters. By Christian Jarrett

Own Your Anxiety and Become a Discoverer!

Nathaniel, a college student had been suffering from anxiety for over two years. He found psychological help through his university but continued to feel lonely in his journey. He had chosen to hide his anxiety from his family and friends for fear of been judged […]

Depression in heart attack survivors is common, often untreated

One in five people hospitalized for heart attack or chest pain develops major depression.

Why Americans are having less sex

Theories about why include parenting demands and social media.

The life-changing science of photographing your clutter

Students encouraged to photograph things before giving them away donated 35 percent more.

Racial disparities raise risk of Alzheimer’s

The stress of poverty and racism may substantially raise the risks of dementia for African Americans.

Moms need social support, and not just in the baby years

Support networks may help mothers develop closer relationships with their teens.

Can you talk about your mental health to your boss?

Not everyone can count on their employers' understanding and many people feel unable to be open at work about their mental health.

Coffee drinking linked to lower risk of death

Studies confirm that a few daily cups of coffee can be part of a healthy lifestyle.

Is It Anxiety or OCD?

Anxiety can mean many different things to many different people. When handled in the correct way, a little bit of anxiety is usually helpful. It warns us to be careful if we sense danger. It can remind us of consequences we once had to live […]

How A Man’s Chest Signals His Intelligence

Now we know why some men undo more shirt buttons than they should. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW) The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything

How Lists Can Help You Choose a Mate Wisely

Many singles hope to marry yet lack clarity about what traits to look for in a spouse. Consequently, they may get involved in relationships that disappoints them. Some settle for less than they deserve because they don’t recognize their own fine qualities. Another obstacle to […]

Feeling Stressed When You Wake Up? How to Have Calmer Morning

Have you ever wondered how your mornings have become so unproductive, and messy-truly setting the tone for the rest of your day? Have you found that your mood has suddenly soured before clock strikes noon? If you find yourself in this predicament, how you set […]

How to stand the test of time as an artist | Ryan Holiday

The most enduring works are made with heartfelt intent, says Ryan Holiday, not to mention a lot of hard work In 1937, literary critic Cyril Connolly sat down to write a book around an unusual question: how does an author create something...Show More Summary

Do secrets make you ill? - Personality quiz | Ben Ambridge

Some secrets are more likely to cause mind wandering and it’s that, not the secret itself, that interferes with contentment, says Ben Ambridge Psst! Keeping secrets may not actually be such a great idea. So how many do you currentlyShow More Summary

Pediatric OCD and Its Effects on Family

A study published in the March 17, 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry concludes that pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder negatively affects not only the children who suffer from it, but also their parents. At the risk of sounding snarky, […]

3 Ways Emotional Vampires Create Work Stress

Do you know someone who, after spending even a little time with them, you feel completely and utterly drained but don’t know why? I bet you do — ESPECIALLY if you work in a hostile workplace! That’s the definition of an emotional vampire and probably […]

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