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Accessing Childhood Memories to Renew Joy in Daily Life

Healing Power of Childhood Memories Children have an innocent and direct connection to the essential joy of life. Even when you see tired or irritable adults dragging through a grocery store, the children with them are usually smiling or interested in everything or just apparently happy with being in the moment. Adults who have lost […]

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How to Make Good Decisions

Making Decisions We make decisions all day long, every day of our lives, so many decisions that we’d never be able to count them. Will we skip breakfast because we’re in a hurry or have fresh strawberries and yogurt ready in a bowl in the refrigerator so we can get a healthy start? Do we […]

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Video Game Addiction Is A Mental Health Disorder According to WHO

Time Spent on Video Games is Concerning You may be worried that your son, daughter, husband, brother, coworker or friend may be spending too much time on video games. You’re not alone. The lines between fun, entertainment and video game addiction have become blurred to a troubling degree. The time spent on video games has […]

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Self-Compassion is More Valuable than Self-Confidence

New thinking on self-confidence turns the concept upside down. Of course, it’s important, even critical, for our physical and mental health that we believe in ourselves. And it is good to let others see our confidence in who we are and what we can do. As professional and popular wisdom goes, you have to love […]

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Depression: Personal Perspectives

I’m So Depressed Every now and then I hear say; “I’m so depressed”, or “I’ve really felt depressed lately, and just don’t know what to do.” I don’t think that person really knows what the words means. For people like me, who live with depression it feels as if someone is just saying the words. […]

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How to Keep Your Brain Young

Optimism for Aging: 94-year-old Scientist a Role Model for an Alert Mind If you don’t want to plan for being old, rickety, forgetful and sitting in your rocking chair as the sun sets on your life, look to robust elders like John Goodenough, a 94-year-old scientist at the University of Texas Austin. Goodenough co-invented the […]

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Deconstructing the Stigma of Mental Illness

Deconstructing Stigma Travelers passing through Boston’s Logan International Airport this winter may add a few items to their carry-on bags, thanks to a public awareness campaign entitled Deconstructing Stigma: A Change in Thought Can Change a Life. In addition to their clothes and toiletries, travelers could be tucking into their luggage a change in perspective, […]

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Halt Negative Thoughts by Accepting Them

Negative Thinking Begins to Dissolve with Acceptance If you lose your job or your sweetheart leaves you for your best friend or you regain the 10 pounds you lost by nearly starving yourself for two months, you’ll most likely have negative thoughts flooding in. That’s expected. These are upsetting developments. You’ll obsess about what’s wrong […]

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Cyclothymia or Bipolar 3 Disorder Cyclothymia or Bipolar 3 Disorder The Window of Tolerance: Edges of Growth The Window of Tolerance: Edges of Growth The Impact of High Conflict Divorce on Children’s Emotional Development The Impact of High Conflict Divorce on Children’s Emotional Development The Solution Focused Brief Therapy Approach The Solution Focused Brief Therapy […]

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The Highly Sensitive Person

Highly Sensitive People are Labeled as Weak “Sensitivity”, in the context of describing human personality, is often viewed as a character flaw made out to be synonymous with weakness, immaturity, low self-esteem, excessive anger, emotional instability, and a number of other negative, undesirable traits. Individuals considered “too sensitive” have historically been looked down on in […]

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