It’s a word that’s stealthily driving your friends away, and it’s time to eliminate it from your social vocabulary.
Date Posted: October 15, 2015
One way to look at this is that stressful conditions don’t lessen you so much as condition you.
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child DevelopmentGO
This sentiment that passion and enthusiasm for work is important has become embedded in our culture. But, how do we find work that is meaningful?
Categories: Happiness, Workplace IssuesGO
Even as budgets shrink because of the recession, we need to pay more attention to the mental-health needs of all those in organizations.
Categories: Mental Health in AsiaGO
"A secure, warm, loving relationship with a parent can be a protective factor against depression, especially for girls," Beresin said.
Categories: Depression, ParentingGO
Research has long-supported the idea that strong social bonds strengthen people’s mental health. But this is the first look at the role that the type of communications in safeguarding people from depression.
Neuroticism is characterised by negative thinking in a range of areas. However, over-thinking worriers enjoy this unexpected psychological advantage.
Categories: Anxiety, Personality problemsGO
Humans evolved an over-the-top obsession with what others thought of them - a craving for social approval and admiration, and a paralyzing fear of being disliked. Let's call that obsession a human's Social Survival Mammoth.
Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Confidence, Self-Doubt, Self-EsteemGO
Happiness in a relationship can be approached using five skills. Improvement in these skills is noticeable and measurable; progress can generate increased satisfaction quickly. Framing and sharing these skills to improve the quality of your ...
Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Relationships & MarriageGO
Irritability is something we all experience at times, but what sets it apart from other emotional states is the extent to which it pollutes the emotional atmosphere around us.
Categories: Anger ManagementGO
"You just have to put people into the right kind of social environment where they can interact with each other, and even anonymous social interaction will create behavior change,” says Professor Damon Centola of the Annenberg School for ...
Categories: Adult psychological development, Life Purpose / Meaning / ...GO
The decision to work on something is driven by how much we value accomplishing the project in that moment – what psychologists call its subjective value. And procrastination, in psychological terms, is what happens when the value of doing ...
Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-GuidanceGO
We often think of marital therapy as a last resort. We assume that only couples with “serious” issues should seek it. We assume that only couples in dire straits can benefit. But all couples can enhance their relationship by learning the skills ...
Categories: Marital Counseling, Relationships & MarriageGO
A European survey published in 2009 found that of nearly 9000 people who showed evidence of clinically significant depression or anxiety, only a third thought that mental health services could help them.
"Phone calls and digital communication, with friends or family members, do not have the same power as face-to-face social interactions in helping to stave off depression," says Dr. Alan Teo assistant professor of psychiatry at Oregon Health & ...
Categories: Adult psychological development, DepressionGO
With an increasing amount of scientific study into sleep paralysis, researchers are slowly getting closer to unraveling its mystery.
Categories: Fear, Sleep DisordersGO