What happens when you cut ties with your family, or your family cuts ties with you? The high emotional and psychological cost of family estrangement.
Date Posted: December 23, 2015
Categories: Family ProblemsGO
We can learn to empathize with strangers. A new study finds that surprisingly positive experiences with people from another group trigger a learning effect in the brain, which increases empathy.
New research suggests that to avoid people thinking you're stupid, above all you need to refrain from undertaking risky tasks for which you lack suitable knowledge or skills.
Categories: Emotional IntelligenceGO
Proceed with extreme caution when your family starts to share recollections about you that you yourself don’t remember.
Categories: Blended Family IssuesGO
The mirror becomes an object that they cannot live without. They fall in love with their own reflection and believe that they deserve special treatment, becoming aggressive if they don't receive it. A new study has analysed factors that create ...
Categories: Teenage IssuesGO
New research suggests millennial moms are more confident about having parenting nailed than moms of other generations.
Most people can tell if you’re angry based on the way you’re acting. What about the way you move a computer mouse?
Categories: Anger ManagementGO
Holiday time can be brutal when you're newly single, but you can do it!
Categories: Relationships & MarriageGO
Santa Claus performers struggle with fulfilling the role of old St Nic due to an acute awareness of the sensitivities around interactions with children.
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent IssuesGO
Psychological imbalances or issues that a person may be experiencing in their life are often manifested as physical, biological illnesses.
Categories: Health / Illness / Medical IssuesGO
Work stress hangs around long after you leave the office.
Categories: Workplace IssuesGO
People vary according to different personality traits, such as extraversion or conscientiousness, and new research suggests that they also vary according to a particular cognitive trait: distractibility.
Categories: Adult ADHD, Personality problemsGO
A new study opens a door to more biologically based categories of major mental illness.
Categories: Mental Health ProfessionsGO
Whether it's saying no to a lover, job candidate, spouse, friend or business proposal, here are some basic principles for doing it compassionately.
Categories: Adoption / Reunion Issues, Self-EsteemGO
Insomniacs take heart: Humans get by on significantly less sleep than our closest animal relatives. The secret, according to a new study, is that our sleep is more efficient.
Categories: Sleep DisordersGO
The greater proportion of women than men on college campuses may contribute to a hook-up culture where women are more willing to engage in casual sex, according to new research.
Categories: Fertility Issues, Relationships & MarriageGO