Kim Barnes

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Sleep Therapy May Help Cure Depression Faster

Everyone's felt her mood plummet after a few (or more!) bad nights of sleep. And we've all had difficulties sleeping when we're sad or upset. But …

Emotional Contagion: Catching your Child's Feelings When You Use Parental Intelligence

Emotions are contagious! Parents can catch strong emotions in their children alerting them to cues of their feelings without a word expressed. Parents catch a feeling from their child such as seeing fear or anger in a facial expression. People's feelings powerfully spread to each other beneath our …

Carol's Caramel Corn Recipe

02/05/2018<p>elliesmom from Rhode Island<p>I made this for a Super Bowl party this weekend. I have a small microwave and a glass surface stove. Neither one …

Top 3 Things Every Psychiatric Practitioner Should Remember

As both a mental health patient and an advocate, I hear a lot of complaints from patients about providers. Each side sees things from their …

How Does Poverty Affect the Brain?

Growing up in poverty can hinder childhood achievement and affect life trajectory. Researchers in fields, such as economics and social sciences, have …

The Brain

7 Habits That Force Your Mind to Stop Worrying

We all worry, but it can get hamper productivity and your mood if it goes on for too long. Here are seven ways to force yourself to stop worrying.<p>Worrying can get the better of almost anybody. Work stresses, personal concerns, and sometimes even irrational thoughts can seep into your mind and …

Self-help

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

Rethinking schizophrenia: Taming demons without drugs

“I WAS trembling all the time. I couldn’t shave. I couldn’t wash. I was filthy,” says Peter Bullimore. “I had become the archetypal schizophrenic. …

Healthy and Unhealthy Expressions of Anger | The Exhausted Woman

Anger is expressed in one of four ways. Three out of the four types are unhealthy manifestations: aggressive, passive-aggressive and suppressive. …

How Abby Elliott Moved On From ‘SNL’ and Became Summer’s Breakout Comedy Star

Three years after she was unceremoniously showed the door at Studio 8H, Abby Elliott is starring on Bravo’s Odd Mom Out—and is one of the funniest …

Has CBT Had Its Day as a Treatment for Depression?

With more people than ever turning to antidepressants, is the death knell ringing for the treatment?<p>If you've ever been to your GP with depression, chances are you're aware of, or have been offered, CBT. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, to give it its full name, looks at the links between thoughts, …

Disney, Brain Science and Understanding Emotional Intelligence

I never thought seeing a kid's movie would become the inspiration for a new blog on emotional intelligence. Seeing <i>Inside Out</i>, the new movie from Disney/Pixar got me thinking about how we think.<p><i>photo courtesy of Disney/Pixar</i><p>Almost the entire animated movie takes place inside the brain of a young …

NHS endorses Sleepio app for alleviating anxiety and depression

Digital sleep programme Sleepio aids recovery not only from insomnia, but from depression and anxiety according to an informal NHS study.<p>Sleepio was …

Oxford University

How to Understand Wealth

It's really hard not to admire Thomas Piketty's approach to writing <i>Capital in the Twenty-First Century</i> (the economics bestseller). "All of my …

Being Too Nice Can Contribute to Depression

Guest writer for Wake Up World<p>There is such a thing as being <i>too</i> nice, too giving and too caring. To overcome depression you must stop the habit of …

Depression

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Being Poor Affects Your Brain as Early as Kindergarten

Differences in wealth could affect the lives of American kids from the very first moment they enter a classroom, a study has found.<p>People with …