Who’s Top Monkey? How Social Status Affects Immune Health

Research on rhesus macaques finds that social interactions can influence immune system health. Specifically, social hierarchies among rhesus macaques give rise to differences in their ability to respond to bacterial and viral invaders. This has ...

Nov 26

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Health Psychology

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The trouble of third culture kids

Third Culture Kids (TCK) are children who have moved in and out of foreign countries as their parents - international business people, diplomats, missionaries, military and so on - transfer around the world. Born into one culture yet raised among ...

Nov 8

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Child Development, ...

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The "Relocation Bump" – How Moving House Creates Lasting Memories

Why is our youth, from adolescence to early adulthood, so ripe with memories compared with other times in life?

Aug 1

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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Change: Learning to Enjoy the Mess

To excel at transformational change, organizations and the people who comprise them must accept change-related discomfort and adjust to it as a natural expectation.

Jul 12

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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Students Of Today Are More Afraid Of Growing Up Than In Previous ...

In Western democracies, young adults are living with their parents for longer, spending more time in education and delaying having children So much so that some commentators have suggested that we need a new term, such as "emerging adulthood", to ...

Jul 8

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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Moving Home Hurts Mental Health Worst At One Time of Life

Moving home during childhood increases the chances of mental health problems later on, new research finds.

Jun 9

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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Your life story is made up of transitions and turning points – do ...

When you take a look back at the year just gone, do you see any times of real change? A turning point, perhaps – or maybe a transition? Although many of us use them interchangeably, these two kinds of important life events are distinct; as new ...

Dec 11

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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What's The Difference Between Rationality And Rationalizing?

The "ize" turns the adjective "rational" into a verb suggesting deliberate effort, contrivance and artifice. Rationalizing is actively putting a rational gloss on our irrational behavior.

Nov 20

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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Changes in humor may be early indicator for dementia

We have all heard the saying "laughter is the best medicine." But according to new research, a noticeable change in what makes us laugh may not be a good sign for cognitive health: it may be an early indicator for dementia.

Nov 12

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Aging & Geriatric Issues, ...

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Why Adults Are Less Happy Than They Used to Be

Which stage of life brings more happiness: The bloom of youth or the wisdom of age?

Nov 7

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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Can You Get Smarter?

You can increase the size of your muscles by pumping iron and improve your stamina with aerobic training. Can you get smarter by exercising — or altering — your brain?

Oct 31

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Aging & Geriatric Issues

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10 Ways To Increase Productivity And How To Achieve Goals In Life

Many of us are familiar with procrastination. Increasing your productivity and reducing the tendency to procrastinate could help you achieve more of your goals!

Jun 8

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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Secrets are as heavy as a physical weight.

Secrets are as heavy as a physical weight. Secrets could be money troubles, bad habits and quirks and what not.

May 9

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

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How to Get Unstuck

When we are blocked in an area of our lives it often is due to the fact that we feel safer that way. We may feel unhappy but that is easier to deal with than our fear of the unknown. We begin to change when the pain we experience in staying stuck is ...

Dec 6

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

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Why elderfly can die from a broken heart

Some grieving elderly people literally die of a broken heart. This is because grief affects people over the age of 65 more severely, weakening their immune systems and making infection more likely.

Sep 24

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Stress Management

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