Erin Violet

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13 Things People With Anxiety Want You to Know

For starters, we can’t just stop worrying.<p>We don’t like worrying.<p>It’s a common view that people with an anxiety disorder want to worry. Not so, says …

When Men Go Passive And Women Go Wild

Dr. Pierre Mornell had a hunch that he’d hit a raw nerve when he gave a lecture on why he thought men and women were foundering in their relationships with each other. His hunch was confirmed the next day when he was deluged with excited calls and e-mails from journalists and others around the …

Feminism

Your Field Guide to the Female Psychopath

Before I discuss the female psychopath, I will first address how to diagnose a psychopath—a subject of ongoing confusion. Once the distinction is …

Price of calling women crazy: Military women who speak out about sexual assault are being branded with “personality disorder” and let go

Noxious stereotypes about women being nuts and liars are being used to silence military women who report rape<p>As all too many rape victims discover when they speak out, many react by just wishing the victim would shut up and go away.<p>Most rapists attack someone they know, which means that holding …

How it Feels When the Person You Love Has Depression

I'd never dated anyone who hadn't been on antidepressants, or spent time in a psychiatrist's office. That dark, brooding, introspective type: it draws me in.<p>I used to joke that only men with depression were attracted to me. It was the only experience I'd had, every long-term boyfriend and even the …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

The hidden psychology of failure

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Words of wisdom heralded throughout our upbringing, to be sure. But is there any scientific proof that successive failure is positive and propels innovation forwards?<p>Tom Pohlmann, head of strategy and value at Mu Sigma, a decision science and data …

Innovation

Not Your Grandma’s Quilt: Why the Patchwork Blanket Suddenly Feels Cool Again

The threads between fashion and home design have always been tangled as designers continue to weave interior-minded motifs into their collections season after season. The Spring 2016 shows proved no different, with both discreet touches and devotional uses of a down-home staple turned runway …

Sorry, millennials: Here's how much less you're making than your parents

While it might sound counterintuitive, it turns out that young single people — as compared to individuals with dependent children — are less well off …

The Exercise that Completely Strengthened (and Possibly Saved) My Marriage

Start Thinking Like A We<p>When you start writing about money and relationships, people reach out. Strangers and friends share amazing stories and …

House Budget Would Mean More Poverty, Inequality, and Hardship

In an apparent attempt to appeal to archconservative members, the House Republican budget is a highly ideological document that proposes extreme policies in several areas. It would decimate large swaths of the federal government, shrinking spending outside Social Security, Medicare, and interest …

The inconvenient truth about love — and divorce

<i>Hannah K. Lee</i><p>We think of modern marriage as an institution of love — but when love ends, we cling to old-fashioned stories about divorce. Astro …

Marriage Patterns Explain Some Of The Rise In American Inequality

That the United States has become more unequal at the level of recorded household income is entirely true. Some think this is a problem which needs fixing, others like me greet it with a heartfelt “Meh.” But then what you think is important in a moral sense is what you think important, not …

Demographics

Patients Paying $3 Billion for Wasted Cancer Drugs

Cancer drugs are a major advance in medicine — they are life-saving, expensive and, according to a recent study, wasted.<p>This year alone, a projected $3 billion will be wasted on leftover cancer drugs that are simply being thrown away, a new study by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center …

Research

Step-By-Step Kusudama Flower Ball Tutorial

These charming origami flower balls have a history of being used for potpourri and incense in ancient Japan. Learn how to build your own kusudama …

Crafting

Depression kills, so why aren't people getting better NHS care?

Depression is the most common mental health problem associated with suicidal ideas, but care services adopt a uniform approach that doesn’t always work<p>Jen is desperate. She is starting to think about taking her own life. Her GP referred her to the Improving access to psychological therapies (Iapt) …

Mental Health

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

How to Start a Daily Running Habit

Many of us love the thought of running. But running every single day often seems like an impossible thing to do. However, starting a daily running might be more achievable than you think.<p>Twelve months ago I ran exactly 0 miles a week. But now, I'm running 20 miles a week. I'm not saying that to …

How to Tell a Coworker They’re Annoying You

Whenever we’re working closely with other people, it’s easy for tensions to arise thanks to differences in personal styles and priorities. When they do, we have a choice: should we raise the issue, or keep quiet? Many of us bite our tongue, worrying that speaking up will harm an important …

Self-help

This 1 Practice Will Dramatically Increase Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Did you ever notice how our actions tend to be reactive, as opposed to proactive?<p>This is often a good thing. Think about it: Good reflexes can help you avoid a car accident or jump to a friend's aid without hesitation.<p>But we get into trouble when we let emotions rule those reactions. For example, …

Emotional Intelligence

DIY Drawer Organizers

<i>This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GIVEEXTRAGETEXTRA #Walmart …

Crafting

How to Divide a Bedroom Area From the Living Room in a Studio Apartment

What better place than the bedroom to create an oasis of peace and tranquility? A zen bedroom should evoke Asian traditions of design, many of which …

Doctor says: When it comes to breastfeeding, your health and happiness matter as much as your baby’s

Whoever said, “Don’t cry over spilled milk” couldn’t possibly have been talking about breast milk. As reproductive psychiatrists who specialize in treating women who suffer from depression and anxiety during pregnancy and the postpartum, we see far too many tearful new mothers for whom …

Pregnancy

The 4-Week Dumbbell Workout Plan To Build Muscle At Home

Give a man a pair of dumbbells and he can change, if not the world, then at least his entire body. As long as you also give that man this four-week, …

Workouts

B12 and the Brain

A new book by Scott C. Anderson details the microbiome and the brain..<p>Another study links low cholesterol to depression and suicide attempts.<p>A …

9 Things People Don't Tell You About Living With Asperger's

I might be different, but I like the way I see the world.

Mental Health

Top 10 Home Decor Tips of the Week #9

We’re always looking for new home decor tips to share with you and usually we group them in themes, but there are also those tips that don’t make any …

Home Decorating