Can you be depressed without knowing it?

Even when we know what depression looks like, we can easily miss it in ourselves.

Jun 2

Categories: Depression, Self-Care / Self Compassion

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6 Harmful Thoughts Fueling Your Battle with Food

Our thoughts about food matter.

Jun 1

Categories: Eating Disorders

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How to Tap into Your Capabilities

How do you tap into your capabilities? Here are some suggestions.

Jun 1

Categories: Positive Psychology

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How to End a Relationship Without Regrets

You can't avoid the grief of endings, but you can avoid the burden of regrets.

Jun 1

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Relationships & Marriage

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Why Millennials Are Obsessed With Self-Improvement

Millennials may be perceived as narcissistic, lazy, entitled and fragile, but we're more determined for self-improvement than the generations calling us such names.

May 31

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Love

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When your mate touches a nerve

When conflict arises between you and your loved one, what do you do? What do you do when you feel uneasy, upset, or even angry? Do you change the subject? Blame the person for being unreasonable or inconsiderate? Or do you withdraw?

May 30

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Empowering vs. Enabling

What is the difference between enabling and empowering?

May 30

Categories: Positive Psychology

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Why Millennials Are Lonely

Loneliness appears most prevalent among millennials - and there are two compounding explanations.

May 29

Categories: Depression, Friendships

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Toxic friend or just the product of a toxic environment?

Our earliest family patterns affect social connections in adulthood - a phenomenon known as foundational 'attachment theory'. Here are the four main types of attachment styles, as well as examples of and ways to respond to such adult behavior.

May 27

Categories: Codependency / Dependency, Friendships, Relationships & Marriage

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Are You Codependent or Just Caring?

Here are some signposts of possible codependent tendencies.

May 26

Categories: Codependency / Dependency

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Genetic evidence of PTSD heritability

The first molecular genetic evidence that genetic influences play a role in the risk of getting Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after trauma has been gained by a new study.

May 26

Categories: Complex PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / ...

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Helping kids understand frightening events

Stop, look, and listen.

May 25

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development, Post Traumatic ...

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Is happiness a choice?

Shawn Anchor and Michelle Gielan on choosing happiness.

May 25

Categories: Happiness

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Why do people lie?

While everybody lies, few are actually aware of why they do it and how destructive it can be. The answer to the question "Why do people lie?" essentially depends on the motivations of the liar.

May 24

Categories: Infidelity, Self-Esteem, Trust Issues

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How to be with sadness

Our friends, family members, and colleagues get sad from time to time. That is part of life. Here are some helpful guidelines for how to be there for someone in the midst of sadness or grief.

May 23

Categories: Bereavement, Grief, Loss, Bereavement

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