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World of Psychology · 1h ago

Don’t Let Self-Pity Poison Your Life — Choose Self-Compassion Instead

Unwanted changes, unexpected challenges, loss, disappointments, abuse or other forms of adversity often bring with them hurt or harm. Feelings of self-pity are quite normal and understandabl...
World of Psychology · 7h ago

Broadening Your Mind Through Friendship

I have a friend from high school. It’s the classic sentence that starts every character evaluation, diagnosis, and competition. Maybe it’s because high school is frozen in a space outside no...
World of Psychology · 16h ago

What is Motor-Mouth Syndrome?

“Motor-Mouth Syndrome” is when you or someone involved in a “supposed” conversation cannot stop talking to the point that the other person has great difficulty getting any words into the con...
World of Psychology · 20h ago

Weathering the Storm Together: Tips for Couples During a Natural Disaster

These are extremely difficult times in so many lives, as Texas recovers from Hurricane Harvey and Florida recovers from Hurricane Irma. We are concerned for loved ones in Mexico, Puerto Rico...
World of Psychology · 1d ago

Is the News Ruining Your Life?

With all the recent news stories about escalating tensions here, strife there, and severe weather all over the place it’s no wonder that we are all a bit more on edge than normal. It is easy...
World of Psychology · 1d ago

Psychology Around the Net: September 23, 2017

Don’t let the picture fool you! If you’re dealing with depression, you might want to cut back on counting sheep and take a look at what sleep deprivation can do to help your moods (says some...
World of Psychology · 1d ago

Should You Hide Your Anxiety from Your Children?

Like any good parent I spend a lot of time thinking of everything I did wrong when raising my children. While I say this tongue-in-cheek, I do think it is something lots of parents do, to va...
World of Psychology · 1d ago

Secondhand Trauma — Is It Real? The 2017 Hurricane Season Is Affecting Everyone

As we have all witnessed in the last few months, 2017 has produced an incredibly destructive hurricane season. For many of us not living in the affected areas, just watching the devastation ...
World of Psychology · 2d ago

September Is National Family Meals Month

Now in its third year, Family Meals Month is intended to encourage people to set aside time at least a few days a week to convene the family around a home-cooked meal. Research has concluded...
World of Psychology · 2d ago

Best of Our Blogs: September 22, 2017

I’m still feeling the glow from Sounds True’s enlightening online Self-Acceptance summit. In particular, I’ve been reflecting on bestselling author Anne Lamott’s words. She said we save the ...