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Today I Love Sunny Saturdays At The Pool

Today I Love Sunny Saturdays At The Pool

Today I love sunny Saturdays at the pool. I love how I end up in some of the most unusual places just because I’m happy to tag along to things...
Psychology Around the Net: March 23, 2019

Psychology Around the Net: March 23, 2019

Ever wonder how food affects your mental health? Do you think social media addiction should be formally classified (and should the companies behind them be taxed for help)? What’s your...
“Proving” That You’re Trying With ADHD

“Proving” That You’re Trying With ADHD

One of the most common ways ADHD gets interpreted is by people thinking that ADHDers “aren’t trying.” People think to themselves “oh, she would’ve paid more attention if she cared”...
8 Tips for Healing Emotional Wounds

8 Tips for Healing Emotional Wounds

Do you ever wonder if healing from emotional wounds is really possible? Can someone really heal from trauma, rejection, depression, a broken heart? Perhaps you’ve been hurting for a long...
6 Ways to Overcome and Benefit from Embarrassment

6 Ways to Overcome and Benefit from Embarrassment

Henri Rousseau once wrote, “It’s not the criminal things which are hardest to confess, but the ridiculous and shameful.” We’ve all been there, strutting down the path of humiliation with...
Lost in the Shadows of HIPAA

Lost in the Shadows of HIPAA

A person can be lost living on the street with a debilitating mental illness. They can refuse all help from a caring family, even if they are cognitively impaired and...
I Need To Do Something

I Need To Do Something

A doctor friend of mine mentioned recently that the thing he remembers most about the DSM definition of ADHD is the part that states the person with this disorder may...
Spiritual Counseling & The Plain-Vanilla Viewpoint

Spiritual Counseling & The Plain-Vanilla Viewpoint

Sometimes people, including psychologists and social workers, believe that they have an unbiased, base-line or “plain vanilla” point of view. It can be very difficult for someone who aligns with...
9 Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship

9 Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship

When Bryan first met his girlfriend, he was smitten. She was charming, helpful, generous, kind, and interesting. She would laugh at his lame jokes, tell him how smart he was,...
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The Seeming Senselessness of Grief

The Seeming Senselessness of Grief

To say I’m not in love with grief is putting it mildly. I’ve been cycling through the (alleged) five stages of grief for, well, three solid months now since my...
1 Thing Modern Parents Are Doing SO Wrong

1 Thing Modern Parents Are Doing SO Wrong

“Sunrise, sunset, sunrise, sunset,” sang Topol in Fiddler on the Roof. “Swiftly fly the years.” And in the twenty years that have swiftly flown since I graduated High School, another...
Delusions May Stem from ‘Sticky’ Beliefs

Delusions May Stem from ‘Sticky’ Beliefs

A study published in the journal Brain offers new insights into the development of delusions — false beliefs that are rigidly held with strong conviction despite contradictory evidence. Based on the...
Some Autistic Kids Are In Tune with Mom’s Emotions

Some Autistic Kids Are In Tune with Mom’s Emotions

For children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), recognizing facial expressions in others is especially challenging. New research, however, finds that some ASD children display skilled and proficient emotional processing skills...