psychology

psychology

SOCIAL ANXIETY: How to overcome the fear of your own shadow

SOCIAL ANXIETY: How to overcome the fear of your own shadow

Imagine you’re walking down the street and every person is staring at you. Laughter is heard from behind, and you know it’s...
July 21, 2015 × 0 comments

mind-body, psychology

FINDING THE ROAD TO HAPPINESS: Advice on dealing with depression while suffering from PMDD/PMS

FINDING THE ROAD TO HAPPINESS: Advice on dealing with depression while suffering from PMDD/PMS

Is it normal to have suicidal thoughts during PMS? I asked this question on an online forum many years ago, sure that those on...
June 20, 2015 × 0 comments

psychology

SELFISHLY SELFLESS: Enlightened self-interest and the myth of pure altruism

SELFISHLY SELFLESS: Enlightened self-interest and the myth of pure altruism

Is it possible to do things with absolutely no expectation of a return? Is there such a thing as a completely selfless act? The...
May 3, 2015 × 1 comment

psychology

RELIGIOUS ATHEIST: An imaginary number

RELIGIOUS ATHEIST: An imaginary number

I belong to a number of meetups. In an attempt to find “my tribe” I go to these gathering-togethers of like-minded...
April 6, 2015 × 0 comments

psychology

EMOTIONS AND BIOLOGY: Using neuroscience to understand the attitudes of certain racial groups

EMOTIONS AND BIOLOGY: Using neuroscience to understand the attitudes of certain racial groups

I’m not black. I’m just a dark-skinned white guy. But I do have a strong sense of empathy for what other people experience....
December 30, 2014 × 0 comments

psychology

DATING IN THE DIGITAL AGE: Attraction depends on more than a profile or questionnaire

DATING IN THE DIGITAL AGE: Attraction depends on more than a profile or questionnaire

The following article is excerpted from The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter by...
November 27, 2014 × 0 comments

psychology

OVERCOMING ANXIETY: How to handle anxiety disorders

OVERCOMING ANXIETY: How to handle anxiety disorders

If you have an anxiety disorder, you’re pretty good at feeling nervous and afraid. Think of all the energy you have used...
November 5, 2014 × 0 comments

psychology

DEALING WITH LOSS: 11 steps to a more positive outlook after losing a loved one

DEALING WITH LOSS: 11 steps to a more positive outlook after losing a loved one

According to the Law of Attraction, you are drawing things in your life that are of a similar vibration to what you are thinking...
September 2, 2014 × 0 comments

psychology

AGE AIN’T NOTHING BUT A NUMBER: Is that really so hard to remember?

AGE AIN’T NOTHING BUT A NUMBER: Is that really so hard to remember?

“Live your life and forget your age.” These wide words come from the late Norman Vincent Peale, the author of The...
August 6, 2014 × 0 comments