Retiring at 55 and spending the rest of your life relaxing on the front porch may sound appealing, but if you want your brain to keep working, it's probably not a good idea. Mounting evidence shows that staying in the workforce into old age is good not only for our bank ...
Date Posted: November 5, 2015
Categories: Aging & Geriatric IssuesGO
We know that the best way to deal with our fears is to face them. But, naturally, this sounds like a terrifying proposition. Thankfully, we can learn healthy ways to approach our fears instead of avoiding and denying them.
Categories: Anxiety, Fear, Health PsychologyGO
The health facts presented by mass media in the midst of a disease outbreak are likely to influence what we remember about the disease — new research suggests that the same mass media coverage may also influence the facts that we forget.
Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Health PsychologyGO
Communication with someone who has dementia can require a great deal of energy, patience, and creativity.
Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Caregiver Issues / Stress, DementiaGO
Research is uncovering what your selfie says about you.
Categories: Personality problemsGO
Although everyone worries from time to time, some of us are plagued by worry on a daily basis. Why do we do this?
Addictive relating - when keeping someone at any cost has much more to do with desperation than about sharing a loving relationship.
Categories: Love addiction, Relationships & MarriageGO
Using a mobile app without any perceived benefits can compound your anxiety about your mental health problems.
Categories: Health Psychology, Self-Care / Self CompassionGO
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?
Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Aging & Geriatric IssuesGO
Scare tactics informed by brain science.
Categories: Fear, OtherGO
Self-awareness involves recognising the many selves in you, both primary and disowned, and how they affect your thoughts, feelings and behaviour. What are primary and disowned selves, and how do they work in you?
Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, Self-Care / Self CompassionGO
It is possible to both do good and make money.
Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, Mental Health Professions, ...GO
Might the scapegoat of a family benefit from being scapegoated?
Categories: Adult psychological development, Blended Family IssuesGO
My dependence on devices reached an embarrassing low recently. As I hurried to leave for work one morning, I patted my back pocket and realized I did not have my phone. Seconds later, in a fully automatic behavioral response, I patted my back pocket ...
A five week treatment with the synthetic hormone oxytocin significantly improved social, emotional and behavioral issues among young children with autism, according to a University of Sydney research.
Categories: Autism spectrum disordersGO