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Today I Love Saturdays Of Serendipity

Today I Love Saturdays Of Serendipity

Today I love Saturdays of serendipity and peace. I love when we ease into a day knowing what we want to do and just arrange each part of our day...
9 Ways to Free Yourself from Ruminations

9 Ways to Free Yourself from Ruminations

Of all my symptoms of depression, stuck thoughts are by far the most painful and debilitating for me. The harder I try to move the needle from the broken record...
Alexithymia: A Personality Trait

Alexithymia: A Personality Trait

Dave started going to counseling because his marriage was falling apart. He said that wife had enough of his “lack of presence, no emotional response, and no intimacy.” While he...
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Psychology Around the Net: January 19, 2019

Psychology Around the Net: January 19, 2019

Within this week’s Psychology Around the Net, you’re going to meet a psychiatrist who uses social media for good, get a plethora of self-care tips (many of which I guarantee...

Suicidal Ideation (Trigger Warning)

This is not the way my life was supposed to turn out, at least according to me. By now I would be working at a big name fashion magazine making...
Don’t Wave the Big Guns Around

Don’t Wave the Big Guns Around

Linda: Sometimes in an argument, when one partner feels that they are losing, in their fear and desperation, they get out the big guns and start waiving them in the air....
Dietary Bull$hit, Medical Narcissism (Pt 2 of 2)

Dietary Bull$hit, Medical Narcissism (Pt 2 of 2)

In my forested hilltop hamlet of sixty Norwegian souls, there is a Little Free Library. How the book Japanese Women Don’t Get Old or Fat: Secrets of My Mother’s Tokyo...
3 More Ways to Be Loving Toward Yourself

3 More Ways to Be Loving Toward Yourself

The idea of loving ourselves may seem strange, confusing or utterly ridiculous. It may seem selfish, abstract or out of reach. When psychotherapist Kirsten Brunner, MA, LPC, talks to her...
Harmful Family Lies, Secrets, and Legacies

Harmful Family Lies, Secrets, and Legacies

Everyone tells a lie at some point or other in their life, no one is perfect. There is no one reason why someone might tell a lie as he/she might...
Using Some Discretion

Using Some Discretion

The word discretion means several things. It means to have the freedom to act, as in “at your own discretion.” It also means acting with decorum, choosing actions that are...
What Two Men In Their 90s Taught Us About Happiness

What Two Men In Their 90s Taught Us About Happiness

Bernard, our upstairs neighbor, had just turned 94 (years old!) when he first began to learn how to use a desktop computer. He would send us an email every weekday...
Boosting Screening for Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders

Boosting Screening for Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders

Medical policymakers are increasingly urging aggressive screening and integrated care to help women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs), including postpartum depression. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, PMADs...