Articles on Psychology

Abuse

Trauma and Codependency

You can make significant strides in overcoming codependency by developing new attitudes, skills, and behavior. But deeper recovery may involve healing trauma that usually began in childhood. Trauma can...
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Disorders

Mindfulness and OCD

Vincent was a young man experiencing intrusive thoughts. All he wanted in life was to get rid of those tormenting images and thoughts once and for all. One day,...
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Book Reviews

Book Review: Mindful Relationships

While most of us devote a considerable amount of energy and attention to improving our relationships, in their new book, Mindful Relationships: Creating Genuine Connection With Ourselves and Others,...
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Disorders

OCD & Vulnerability

There are two very well-known TED Talks given by Dr. Brené Brown, who has spent much of her career researching shame and vulnerability. She is a great speaker, and I...
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Book Reviews

Book Review: How to Be Miserable

“Imagine that you could earn $10 million for just half an hour’s work,” psychologist Randy J. Paterson proposed to a group of people suffering deep, intractable depression. “… All...
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General

Healthy Sleep Routines

Ultimately, there are no real quick fixes for sleep. A routine of healthy sleep relies on consistency and moderation. That said, there are strategies you can employ to increase...
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Abuse

What is Narcissistic Abuse?

Narcissists don’t really love themselves. Actually, they’re driven by shame. It’s the idealized image of themselves, which they convince themselves they embody, that they admire. But deep down, narcissists...
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