Best of Our Blogs

There’s just a few days left in March, and we’re heading straight for the spring season! Some of you may be busy preparing for Easter weekend while others are in the thick of spring break. Whatever you’re doing, we hope you’ll stop by and see what’s buzzing over at our blogs this week. I’ve scoured our blogs to find the best, most popular posts so that you can quickly click through and find your favorite ones. Happy hunting! And make sure to come back later in the week for another round of “Best of Our Blogs.”

Music Education Helps Kids Brains With Sound Stimuli
(Family Mental Health) – Music isn’t just all fun and games. Did you know it actually helps with communication skills? Hard to believe that all that noise in a music classroom is a good thing, but it is. Read the three things your kids will learn in music class. You might be surprised to know it’s not all about how to hit the drums or play that clarinet.

Am I Normal?
(World of Psychology) – This post had everyone talking on Twitter and it actually inspired one of my favorite comments this week. Robin Richter said, “The best description I’ve heard of normal was ‘a setting on a washing machine’.” It’s also a great way to describe the article as well. In fact, if you’ve ever asked yourself or been asked this question before, then you’ll enjoy reading this post.

Medication or Meditation? Non-drug help for ADHDers
(ADHD from A to Zoë) – Follow Zoë’s journey with meditation and ADHD. It’s not an easy path, but one she thinks, “helped me to overcome my challenges, in part, by altering my brain chemistry.” The key was finding the right type of meditation for her.

New Health Bill Helps Postpartum Depression (PPD)
(World of Psychology) – The new health care bill sparked fire on both sides. But less attention has been given to the details of it. In this article, one aspect of the bill, its affect on PPD or postpartum depression is explored.

5 Gifts of Being Highly Sensitive
(World of Psychology) – One of the most retweeted blogs this week, “5 Gifts of Being Highly Sensitive” features an interview by writer and researcher Douglas Eby, M.A./Psychology. It turns being highly sensitive on its side, finding the positives behind what is often depicted as a negative personality trait. If you’re a highly sensitive person, read this as a gift to yourself.

 


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    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 2 Apr 2010
    Published on PsychCentral.com. All rights reserved.

APA Reference
Uyemura, B. (2010). Best of Our Blogs: March 30, 2010. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 22, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2010/03/30/best-of-our-blogs-march-30-2010/

 

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