The sooner you know about "The Wall", the better

Some life answers can be very elusive; much of life does not make sense until you understand the reason for The WALL and why you built it.

Nov 7

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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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Self-Esteem May Be Set At The Age of 5

In line with Freudian concepts, a new study has found that self-esteem could be set at a surprisingly young age.

Nov 7

Categories: Child Development, Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem

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'Orthorexia' - Obsession With Healthy Eating

When does ‘eating clean’ become an eating disorder? Orthorexia Nervosa (literally, “correct appetite disorder”) though absent from all psychiatric manuals, is an illness that has been making the rounds online.

Nov 6

Categories: Eating Disorders, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Obsessions & ...

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The Big Baby Experiment

A London lab is deploying every technology it can use to understand infant brains, and what happens when development goes awry.

Nov 6

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Americans who practice Yoga report better wellness, health behaviors

People who practiced yoga or took natural products (dietary supplements other than vitamins and minerals) were more likely to do so for wellness reasons than to treat a specific health condition, according to analysis of data from the 2012 National ...

Nov 5

Categories: Meditation

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To Maintain life long mental acuity, avoid early Retirement and ...

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 ...

Nov 5

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues

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4 Tips For Finally Facing Your Fears

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.

Nov 4

Categories: Anxiety, Fear, Health Psychology

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Selective Media Coverage May Cause Us to Forget Certain Health Facts

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.

Nov 4

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Health Psychology

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Talking to someone with dementia: 2 rules

Communication with someone who has dementia can require a great deal of energy, patience, and creativity.

Nov 3

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Caregiver Issues / Stress, Dementia

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Me, MySelfie and I

Research is uncovering what your selfie says about you.

Nov 3

Categories: Personality problems

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Worry: A Gloomy Daydream

Although everyone worries from time to time, some of us are plagued by worry on a daily basis. Why do we do this?

Nov 3

Categories: Anxiety

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Addictive Relating: Desperation Disguised as Love

Addictive relating - when keeping someone at any cost has much more to do with desperation than about sharing a loving relationship.

Nov 2

Categories: Love addiction, Relationships & Marriage

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How Effective Are Mental Health Apps?

Using a mobile app without any perceived benefits can compound your anxiety about your mental health problems.

Nov 2

Categories: Health Psychology, Self-Care / Self Compassion

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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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