Heavy Drinkers Lose Memory Faster With Age

A new study has found that men drinking heavily in mid-life experience faster declines in their cognitive abilities. The study, published in the journal Neurology, found that men who drank the equivalent of 2.5 drinks per day showed faster declines ...

Jan 23

Categories: Addictions

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Study finds troubling relationship between drinking and PTSD symptoms ...

The estimated 9 percent of college students who have symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are likely to drink more alcohol than peers without the psychological condition. In turn, heavy alcohol consumption exacerbates their PTSD ...

Jan 22

Categories: Addictions, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex ...

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Just fifteen minutes of mindfulness meditation can improve your ...

Do you have an expensive but uncomfortable pair of shoes or jeans at the back of your cupboard that you never ever wear, but you simply cannot throw away because to do so would be to admit defeat and recognise that you wasted a lot of money? If so, ...

Jan 22

Categories: Mindfulness Meditation

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Prepare for Parenting by Healing Your Childhood Wounds

We often hear the cornerstone of healthy parenting quoted as consistently “responding with sensitivity” to our infants’ and children’s emotional and physical needs in relation to their biological-developmental stage. And while I agree this ...

Jan 21

Categories: Parenting, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex ...

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Bullies and Victims at Risk of Mental Health Illnesses

For young children and adolescents, bullying can be a norm at school. Children who face bullying can suffer mental health illnesses especially if they do not seek help. Not only are victims of bullying at risk, a new study is reporting that bullies ...

Jan 21

Categories: Bullying, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development

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Fake It 'Til You Make It: Why Faking Confidence Is Actually A Really ...

You’ve probably heard the phrase ”fake it ‘til you make it.” The idea is that imitating confidence — be it at work, in romance, or whatever — can A) trick people into thinking you’re competent and confident and B) eventually lead to ...

Jan 21

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Is Self-Control a limited Resource?

It might be true that people have a harder time controlling themselves when they are tired at the end of the day, but that doesn't mean that self-control is a limited resource, say authors in the Cell Press publication Trends in Cognitive Sciences ...

Jan 20

Categories: Control Issues

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Greater protection of foreign domestic workers' mental well-being ...

SINGAPORE - A migrant workers' group has called for greater protection of the mental well-being of foreign domestic workers (FDWs). The Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (HOME) said current laws in Singapore are not adequate in ...

Jan 20

Categories: Workplace Issues

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Comedians Have Psychotic Personality Traits

What makes a great comedian? In comedy it’s often a matter of taste–one man’s comedian is another’s buffoon–but are there certain personality factors that make a comedian? To find out a new study published in the British Journal of ...

Jan 20

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Which psychological therapies work best for borderline personality ...

This systematic review of psychological therapies for borderline personality disorder (BPD), conducted in Spain, takes an interesting approach to reviewing the literature. Unfortunately, there appear to have been challenges in translating the ...

Jan 19

Categories: Borderline Personality Disorder

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The Relationship Between Anxiety and Performance

I choked. It was just a middle-school tennis match against a manifestly worse player, but I became overwhelmed with anxiety. Before we’d started, the most important thing was to win. But during the match, I just wanted to get off the court fast. ...

Jan 18

Categories: Anxiety

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Brain can perform more than one function without sacrificing time or ...

Many studies suggest that pushing your brain to multitask — writing emails, for instance, while watching the day’s latest news and eating breakfast — leads to poorer performance and lower productivity. But for at least one everyday task — ...

Jan 17

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Want to Stop Arguing and Change Spouse's Behavior? Start With Mirror

Ever want to change something about your partner? Get him or her to eat better or work less? Exercise more? Stop nagging or yelling? Start with a mirror. Your best chance of transforming someone else—and the dynamic in your relationship—is to ...

Jan 17

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Relationships & Marriage

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Narcissism - to a point - can make a more effective leader, ...

Although Narcissus himself might not have been able to step away from his reflection in the mirror to get to the office, when it comes to leadership, a moderate amount of narcissism can go a long way. So says a new study published in the journal ...

Jan 16

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The Open-Office Trap

The open office was originally conceived by a team from Hamburg, Germany, in the nineteen-fifties, to facilitate communication and idea flow. But a growing body of evidence suggests that the open office undermines the very things that it was ...

Jan 16

Categories: Workplace Issues

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