psychology

psychology

BRAIN NEUROPLASTICITY: Our body’s backup system [infographic]

BRAIN NEUROPLASTICITY: Our body’s backup system [infographic]

Screen reader version: The human brain is a marvelous thing. It helps us learn and adapt. Central to these abilities...
February 13, 2014 × 0 comments

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TRANSMUTING ANGER: Starve anger by expressing qualities of true character

TRANSMUTING ANGER: Starve anger by expressing qualities of true character

There’s a long-standing and ongoing controversy in psychological circles that goes something like this: Is it better to...
January 8, 2014 × 8 comments

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CHANGING SEASONS, CHANGING MOODS: Seasonal affective disorder in the winter months

CHANGING SEASONS, CHANGING MOODS: Seasonal affective disorder in the winter months

It’s amazing how much the seasons can affect your mood. Every year at roughly the same time, the weather gets colder, leaves...
December 3, 2013 × 0 comments

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YOUTHFUL BEGINNINGS: Delayed adulthood and navigating the transition years

YOUTHFUL BEGINNINGS: Delayed adulthood and navigating the transition years

In today’s career driven world, it’s very easy to assume that almost everyone has figured out exactly what they want to...
November 16, 2013 × 0 comments

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IT’S NOT MY PROBLEM—BUT IT IS: Circumventing the lack of compassion in the world

IT’S NOT MY PROBLEM—BUT IT IS: Circumventing the lack of compassion in the world

The world is suffering from a severe lack of compassion. Though this isn’t a new phenomenon, it’s one I’ve noticed...
October 23, 2013 × 2 comments

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BIRTH ORDER: The reflective nature of the theory

BIRTH ORDER: The reflective nature of the theory

I’ve never felt the analogy, “You never know what you’ve got until its gone” to be more true in the case of siblings....
October 7, 2013 × 0 comments

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CELEBRATE EMOTIONAL STRENGTH: Asking the “why?” question and raising suicide awareness

CELEBRATE EMOTIONAL STRENGTH: Asking the “why?” question and raising suicide awareness

When we think of the word “strong,” often the first thing that comes to mind is bulging biceps and toned abs. In our body...
September 12, 2013 × 0 comments

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THE UNSEEN INJURY: Hope for domestic casualties of PTSD

THE UNSEEN INJURY: Hope for domestic casualties of PTSD

If I were to have been told seven years ago that in just two short years my existence as I knew it would explode all around me...
September 6, 2013 × 0 comments

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PERSPECTIVE IS EVERYTHING: Monitoring your view of people and situations can help in avoiding conflict

PERSPECTIVE IS EVERYTHING: Monitoring your view of people and situations can help in avoiding conflict

Everyone has bad days. Maybe you get caught in traffic, or get reprimanded by your boss. Whatever it is, it’s likely to result...
July 30, 2013 × 0 comments