Erika Eisenman

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How you can strengthen your core & reduce back pain

Salon Marketplace<p>April 21, 2018 12:00pm (UTC)<p>You might have heard of fitness classes or machines that vibrate as you try to use them — it's not just trendy: the vibrations help engage deep muscles in stabilizing your body as you move, meaning whatever exercise you're doing becomes more effective …

5 Recycling Rules You Didn’t Know You Should Be Following

The average American produces four and a half pounds of trash each day. If that doesn't sound like a lot to you, multiply it by the amount of people …

Eleven Types of Anxiety Disorders: What Are They?

I have been reviewing the psychology of fear and anxiety in my last few posts, discussing their similarities and differences.<p>Excessive fear and …

Understanding the Victim Complex

In clinical psychology, a “victim complex” or “victim mentality” describes a personality trait of persons who believe they are constantly the victims …

Do You Experience Perfectly Hidden Depression? Here’s A Questionnaire

Welcome to this week’s exploration and discussion of Perfectly Hidden Depression ®!<p>Included today is a questionnaire to see where you might “score” …

How To Think Through Stress and Not Obsess

Have you ever found yourself obsessing over something negative that's happened to you, and getting more and more upset, but feeling unable to let it …

Depression stems from this, not the brain

Ever come across people who seem to have everything going well for them yet depression finds a way to be a hindrance in their life? And, you may have …

Depression

How You Express Your Feelings In Relationships, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Have you ever had someone ask you, "How are you?" only to find yourself unable to answer the question. I don't just mean unable to answer it …

What to Do If Working Out Is Killing Your Knees

Knee pain from exercise? Here's what you should know, according to Health's medical expert.<p>Knee pain is a common exercise complaint. The knee is an …

Anxious People Focus on Negative Cues That Others Don't

It's an ingrained habit—but one you can teach yourself to break.<p>Let’s pretend for a moment you’re giving a presentation in a room full of very important people. You want their feedback—ideally, some sign of positive approval—because you know you’re being evaluated.<p>You look to a person in the front …

Misophonia May Affect People’s Ability To Learn New Information, According To A Study

Are you not a fan of noisy chewers? Is living with loud eaters your own personal version of hell? Your annoyance could be affecting you beyond your …

15 Genius Apps Anyone With Anxiety Needs To Download

Whether you have an anxiety disorder, or simply feel worried sometimes, there are apps that can help with anxiety, and get you through your day. …

When Anger Management Requires Going Deeper

Google “Tips for Anger Management” and you’ll quickly find a list of several recommendations such as: breathe deeply, count to 10 (or 100), do …

Experimental drugs rewire brain connections in autism

New research from the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas has identified two potential new treatments for autism spectrum disorder, targeting …

Can pessimism be beneficial?

Our culture is saturated with upbeat messages, encouraging us to think positively. All the while, pessimism is typically regarded as a flaw or a …

What Happens in the Brain When We Feel Fear

Fear may be as old as life on Earth. It is a fundamental, deeply wired reaction, evolved over the history of biology, to protect organisms against …

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Neglected Dog Lived a Life of Fear Until She Met Baby Archie

Nora is an 8-year-old rescue dog who had been abused so bad in her life that she lived in fear of everyone and everything. That was until she met 11 …

Pets

Research: Sleep Deprivation Can Make It Harder to Stay Calm at Work

When new managers and their employees meet for the first time, they begin to forge their working relationship, which will be a crucial factor in how they both experience work, how much they trust each other, and how effectively they can work together. You may have a direct report that you hold in …

Being more comfortable around strangers could come down to a simple mental shift

In its video and accompanying article, the educational company The School of Life presents a new way of thinking about shyness — suggesting that it results when we exaggerate our differences from others.<p>Our brains are wired to notice and exaggerate our differences<p>Research from psychology lends …

Brain scans may help clinicians choose talk therapy or medication treatment for depression

Researchers from Emory University have found that specific patterns of activity on brain scans may help clinicians identify whether psychotherapy or …

The Brain

Psychologists Think They've Found the Evolutionary Purpose of Depression

Whichever way you look at it, depression is pervasive. In 2015, 6.7 percent of American adults had a major depressive episode. It’s also incredible …

Depression

Why Mental Health Disorders Emerge in Your Early Twenties

Drugs, casual sex, leaving home and getting a job – being a young adult is fucking stressful.<p><i>Illustration by Joel Benjamin</i><p>There's a reason the image of the floundering, scared, shaky post-teen struggling to enter adulthood is a cliché. Between moving out of your parents' home, going to university …

Three Terrifying Words: What to Say When Your Partner Asks 'What Are We?'

Dating's tough. Labels are tougher. So here's a scientific breakdown of every stage of your relationship.<p>"I'm going to block you now." Those are the last words I heard from a person I was... seeing? Hanging out with? Dating? I don't even know. When we were together, we felt like a couple, complete …

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

8 Ways To Get Your Spouse To Open Up More, According To Therapists

Don’t say “we need to talk.”<p>Experts say that communication is the cornerstone of a good relationship. That’s why it can be deeply troubling when your partner is closed off and guarded.<p>How do you get them to open up? Below, marriage therapists share the advice they give clients married to …

When There's No Therapist, How Can The Depressed Find Help?

For a revolutionary, Deepali Vishwakarma is more quiet and reflective than you might expect. She's in her 30s, small, with a round face that holds intense brown eyes and a shy grin.<p>Vishwakarma is a lay counselor in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India — a well-trained community member who goes out …

Mental Health

Will This Be The Beauty Device To End Winter Dryness For Good?

<i>High-tech facial devices always hit the market with a bang, piquing our interest with blue lights and spaceship designs that make us hope perfect</i> …

This fancy dog tag lets your pet join a social network so they’ll never get lost

Still sending our your dog with a standard engraved tag?<p>That’s so 90s. And also not great for their safety, because just a tag with your number on it …