Christine Crabtree

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Meet ChoiceMap, A New App That Helps You Make Better Decisions

Making complicated decisions is an emotionally fraught process and (if you are like me) the whole thing can leave you feeling paralyzed. ChoiceMap is a new free iPhone app that helps you break down complex dilemmas into a list of priorities, rate them by how they will affect your life, and then …

"The Way a Person Does One Thing Is the Way They Do Everything"

There's something that is far more important than reaching one of your goals: the process that leads you there. If you're going to do something—no …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

Daily Meditation: Prayers That Change The World

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a commentary on prayer by the late Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, originally …

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Enough Is Enough Series #3: A Hallucinogen for Depression?

The article, “Special K, a Hallucinogen, Raises Hopes and Concerns as a Treatment for Depression”, by Andrew Pollack, in the New York Times, December …

Did 2014 mark the beginning of the end for mental health stigma?

In August, I did a post about the tragic passing of Robin Williams. It was a quickly written piece, but much to my surprise it rapidly became my most popular article to date, and it probably always will be given the numbers involved.<p>My editors suggested I explore the reasons why this happened. At …

Critics Are Raving About ‘American Sniper’ In The Latest Trailer

Opening Christmas Day, <i>American Sniper</i> tells the true story of U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the man who was nicknamed “Legend” for his incredible exploits in Iraq. Bradley Cooper now-famously beefed up for the role of Kyle, and both he and director Clint Eastwood are already earning rave reviews for …

The 2014 pop music mashup to end all year-end pop mashups

Daniel Kim just shut down the 2014 year-end pop mashup with his release of "Pop Danthology," which is arguably the only mashup you'll need to …

Mother Dearest: How ‘The Babadook’ Inverts the Horror-Movie Mom

Every once in a while, a horror movie comes along that reminds you of the genre’s power to showcase the darkest sides of human nature. <i>The Babadook</i>, …

Best Productivity Apps: iPhone Apps and Android Apps for Organization

Technology is a funny thing in terms of productivity: It’s supposed to help you accomplish things faster – but sometimes when you’re glued to your …

Bad Santa: The psychology behind ghastly gifts

It's the thought that counts when it comes to exchanging presents, right? So why is it so hard to choke back your resentment when you unwrap a diet book? A snow shovel? Or a coffee-maker from someone who knows you only drink tea?<p>Lousy gifts are relationship land mines wrapped in a festive bow. …