(Dec. 13, 2010) — Losing a job is a profoundly distressing experience, but the unemployed may be more resilient than previously believed — the vast majority eventually end up as satisfied with life as they were before they lost their jobs, according to a new analysis published by the American Psychological Association.
Could You Go a Week Without Yelling at Your Kids For every mom out there saying, “Sure, no problem,” there are thousands more shouting, “Impossible!” Here’s how a confirmed yeller got through seven whole days using her inside voice.
If you suddenly lost your child in an accident, how would you cope? Could you go on? Of course, such a scenario is virtually unthinkable. The loss of a child is the most intense form of loss that can be experienced. When the loss comes from an unexpected accident, it is particularly difficult to cope. […]
The face of a doll is clearly not human; the face of a human clearly is. Telling the difference allows us to pay attention to faces that belong to living things, which are capable of interacting with us. But where is the line at which a face appears to be alive? A new study published […]
The struggles of a worker played by Charlie Chaplin in “Modern Times” seem all too familiar today. A new restored version of “Modern Times,” one of the greatest films in the Hollywood canon, has recently been released.
When you focus on your partner’s gifts, you make them more likely to cooperate with your desire for them to pay attention to you and follow through on commitments. When you focus on your partner’s gifts, you make them more likely to cooperate with your desire for them to pay attention to you and follow […]
Natural Depression Treatments 15 ways to help treat depression naturally While therapy and medication are key in controlling depression, there’s also a lot you can do on your own to fight back. Making changes to your own behavior — your physical activity, diet, and lifestyle — can be effective natural depression treatments.
December 1, 2010 University of Georgia research has provided new clues on surviving to be 100 years old, finding that how we feel about ourselves and our ability to adapt to an accumulation of challenging life experiences may be as or more important than health factors.
December 6, 2010 Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) adolescents are about 40 percent more likely than other teens to be punished by school authorities, police and the courts, according to a study by Yale University researchers. Published in the January 2011 issue of the journal Pediatrics, the study is the first to document excessive punishment […]
Surviving (Your Child’s) Adolescence Welcome to the “hard half” of parenting: Here are some changes you can expect and some choices you should make. Consider some thoughts about mothers and teenage daughters. Over the years in counseling, mother/adolescent daughter relationships have often been the most deeply conflicted and intense. Why? I think it is because […]