Being in control feels safe, but you can feel safe when you’re not in control too. The world is unpredictable and your power is limited, so feeling safe without control is a valuable skill.
Date Posted: June 9, 2016
Categories: Happiness, Stress ManagementGO
Depression has been called a "we-disease" because when the dark clouds arrive, it's not just the depressed person who is affected, but all those close to them. A new study in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationship explored these spillover ...
Categories: Depression, Relationships & MarriageGO
Moving home during childhood increases the chances of mental health problems later on, new research finds.
Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life TransitionsGO
People in relationships automatically see tempting others as less attractive, new research finds.
Categories: Relationships & MarriageGO
An unfortunate side effect of the biological revolution of psychiatry is in perceiving emotional discomfort as undesirable or bad, something we shouldn't feel, something that can be medicated away. And while medications can be life-saving and ...
Categories: Anxiety, Stress ManagementGO
A new review of research into anxiety disorders has reported that women and adults under the age of 35 are more likely to experience anxiety than other groups.
Categories: Anxiety, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) IssuesGO
ADHD in children puts stress on parents. In fact, parents of children with ADHD report greater parenting stress, less satisfaction in their parenting role, and more depressive symptoms than other parents. They also report more negative interactions ...
Categories: Caregiver Issues / StressGO
In the business world, individuals are required to perform. If you're unproductive for a while, you may risk losing your job. Thing is, our mind doesn't really care. We often feel we cannot directly control its processes and performance, especially ...
Categories: Positive PsychologyGO
If you've recently gotten out of an abusive relationship or are considering doing so, your sense of self has likely been altered or even destroyed. So have your feelings of safety and your ability to trust others. You can and will regain these ...
Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Aggression & Violence, ...GO
To put it succinctly, self-care is the ability to set aside time where you intentionally care for yourself.
Categories: Self-Care / Self CompassionGO
"What if you just told her No, without explaining why?" my therapist interrupted.
Categories: Emotional Intelligence, Trust IssuesGO
Research shows that scoring high on the quality 'mind reading motivation' is linked to many social advantages
Categories: Emotional IntelligenceGO
You'd never know it from her seemingly always-sunny disposition, but Kristen Bell has struggled with depression since she was a university student - and she's shared a heartfelt essay on how the support of her family got her through it.
Schizophrenia is a long-term mental health problem. People with schizophrenia can have a range of symptoms including periods when they cannot tell the difference between what is real and what is imagined. Schizophrenia seriously disturbs the way ...
We feel good when we do a good deed, so there must be a psychological benefit to helping others? But how can we know for sure? The best way to study the health benefits of kind deeds is to look at studies of volunteering.
Overconfidence and self-delusion can lead to higher social status, research finds. This might help explain why many leaders seem so overconfident. Of course there are disadvantages to overconfidence as well, but these may be outweighed by the ...