Let’s face it: The traditional 9-to-5 work lifestyle is long gone.
For many of us, it’s not unusual to stay at the office until 7 or 8, or to burn the midnight oil working on a freelance gig, startup idea, or extra project to get ahead at work.
Even if your company promotes a healthy work-life balance, your workload may get out-of-control at some point and you’ll simply need to bring work home in the evenings or over the weekend.
Because the consequences of being rejected were so extreme, our brains and behavior adapted to avoid disapproval from others. In fact, research has shown that social rejection activates many of the same brain regions involved in physical pain, which helps explains why disapproval stings.
We’re told to just "start networking," but in reality it’s never that simple. When you’re new to the professional networking scene, figuring out how exactly to create
Here is some advice to help parents deal with the emotions evoked by sending their child off to college.
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And in regards to romantic relationships, social networking sites such asFacebook and Twitter also may increase feelings of insecurity.
However, the real issue often lies with the technique or approach – which you might unwittingly think is helpful and yet is anything but. That’s why we asked ADHD experts to share strategies that don’t work for ADHD (and what does). Below, you’ll find three ineffective strategies.
In her latest book Parenting in the Age of Attention Snatchers: A Step-by-Step Guide to Balancing Your Child’s Use of Technology psychologist, researcher and attention expert Lucy Jo Palladino, Ph.D, shares a slew of helpful strategies. She shows parents how to help their kids sharpen “voluntary attention.” This kind of attention requires effort and helps us achieve our goals.
How do I recall my years in elementary school? I surely remember assignments and standardized tests, but I can also conjure up images of snacks and story time and recreation with my peers in order to forge social relationships (which, in my opinion, is integral for development).
However, the light appears rather dim for today’s schoolchildren. The current academic curriculum is intensive. Lots of work, little play and tests galore.
1. ADHD is not caused by our super-busy, tech-consumed culture.
Some blame "helicopter parents" for college students' mental health problems. These parents hovered over their children, not allowing them to feel their emotions and not allowing them to solve their own problems. These parents handled their children’s problems for them. But the children did not learn emotional regulation and coping skills. When they go off to college, they are emotional novices. They are unable to deal with the stress of independent living and studying for their chosen careers.