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Parenting Your Strong Willed Child - Why Being Frustrated With Your Child May Be A Good Sign

Image Courtesy: womenwhohope.com<p><i>Do you have that one child that always seems to be getting under your skin? Are you constantly in a battle of wits with your child? Do you feel like that child always wants to test your patience?</i><p>If your answer is "Yes" to any of these questions, then that may be a …

Parenting

Murder For a Meme: The Horrifying Story of Two 12-Year-Old Girls Who Tried to Kill For Slenderman - The Daily Beast

The documentary ‘Beware the Slenderman’ sheds light on the real-life tale of two young girls who attempted to slaughter their classmate to appease a …

The ugly truth about body dysmorphia

Some children see only things to hate about the way they look. Their condition can lead to depression, anxiety, self-surgery and even suicide<p>A man took a razor blade and very carefully cut open his nose lengthways. His aim was to remove the cartilage and replace it with that of a chicken. Finally, …

17 Things to Never Say to a Girl With Borderline Personality Disorder

One woman with Borderline Personality Disorder opens up.<p><b>1. Nothing.</b> Going to bed in an argument isn't our style. Even when you've casually dismissed it as a minor disagreement and all but forgotten about it, we're worrying that you hate us and will never speak to us again. So please, stay awake …

15 Amazing DIY Phone Cases That You Can Actually Make

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Study: Half of All Presidents Suffered from Mental Illness

After reading a variety of articles about whether Donald Trump has narcissistic personality disorder (e.g., in <i>Vanity Fair</i> as well as …

Mental Health

What Turns Me Off: Men & Women Share their Ultimate Dealbreakers.

I think we can all agree that there are certain behaviors in both men and women that really attract us to them—things like thoughtfulness, feeling …

How the drought led an L.A. artist to create this stunning container garden

Ceramic artist Stefani Gruenberg had more than saving water in mind when she and husband Peter removed their large sloping lawn in Westwood.<p>"I was obsessed with conserving water," she says. "So I decided to turn the drought into an opportunity to make art."<p>The couple began by tearing out the …

Gardening

A treatment for Parkinson’s disease reveals a brain switch for sadness

Surgeons snaked the electrodes under the 65-year-old woman’s scalp. Thirty years of Parkinson’s disease had almost frozen her limbs. The wires, connected to a kind of pacemaker under the skin, were aimed at decreasing the woman’s rigidity and allowing for more fluid movement.<p>But five seconds after …

People With Anxiety Perceive The World In A Fundamentally Different Way

Can't argue with science: A person isn't responsible for having a mental illness.<p>People who still believe the outdated notion that mental health conditions are "all in a person's head" have yet another reason to stop believing the myth: According to a new study in the journal Current Biology, those …

Mental Health

Depressed? Your doctor might soon prescribe ketamine

It may take some time to get the general public used to the idea of treating mental illness with drugs many associate with hard partying, but the medical community is jumping aboard the psychedelics train<p>New Jersey psychiatrist Steven Levine first thought of using ketamine in his practice when a …

Depression

A Scientist Explains How Meditation And Prayer Rewire Your Brain

Here's what's behind the amazing physical and mental health benefits of the practice.<p>Whether you see meditation or prayer as the gateway to enlightenment or just a way to stay more focused at work, one thing that's certain is that the practice comes with a whole host of physical and mental health …

Mental Health

Gravitational waves discovery: I was right, says Stephen Hawking

Cambridge University cosmologist says breakthrough tallies with predictions he made more than 40 years ago<p>The discovery of gravitational waves could “revolutionise astronomy”, Prof Stephen Hawking said as he congratulated scientists on their groundbreaking work.<p>The top cosmologist said the …

Onetime party drug hailed as miracle for treating severe depression

It was November 2012 when Dennis Hartman, a Seattle business executive, managed to pull himself out of bed, force himself to shower for the first time in days and board a plane that would carry him across the country to a clinical trial at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) in …

Depression

5 Signs You Should See a Doctor for Depression

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

The chefs’ guide to life: how I recovered from drug addiction

Phil Howard, the chef and co-owner of The Square, Mayfair on life and work after quitting crack cocaine<p>I was born and grew up in South Africa until I was eight. I was a good swimmer. Like most people in South Africa I could reach the end of a length. Then as a teen at boarding school in the UK, I …

The One Weird Trait That Predicts Whether You’re a Trump Supporter

And it’s not gender, age, income, race or religion.<p>If I asked you what most defines Donald Trump supporters, what would you say? They’re white? They’re poor? They’re uneducated?<p>You’d be wrong.<p>In fact, I’ve found a single statistically significant variable predicts whether a voter supports Trump—and …

Political Science

How This Scientist Discovered Coffee Was Reorganizing His Brain

His 18-month study uncovered a lot about how his brain -- and others -- works.<p>Stanford University neuroscientist Russell Poldrack is the proud owner of the most studied brain in the world.<p>During an 18-month period, Poldrack underwent a 10-minute fMRI scan every Tuesday and Thursday morning, and …

The Brain

Do Skimpy Clothes Force Men's Brains to Objectify Women?

Science can't shut up about how men can't help the fact that they sometimes seem like they might be thinking with their penises because their brains …

“I didn’t feel fit to be a mother:” I was holding it together, pushing through, getting by, and then one night, I wasn’t

<b>(PippaWest via iStock)</b><p>Mental illness is in my blood, but nothing could have prepared me for the night I nearly lost everything<p>Mary T. McCarthy<p>December 21, 2015 12:30am (UTC)<p>No one felt sorry for Andrea Yates, the woman in Texas who, suffering from postpartum psychosis, drowned her five children in …

Mental Health

Self-conscious emotions in worry and generalized anxiety disorder. - PubMed

OBJECTIVES:<p>Current theories regarding worry and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) highlight the potential avoidance functions of worry, and it has …

Web sales 'fuel stress drug addiction'

<b>Deaths linked to a commonly prescribed class of drug, used to treat anxiety and insomnia, reached record levels in England and Wales last year.</b><p>There were 372 fatalities involving benzodiazepines, up 8% on the previous year, and the highest level since records began in 1993, according to the Office …

Medicine

Glenn Beck's Perfectly Adorable Response To Donald Trump's Insult

Awwwwwwww!<p>Donald Trump's many Twitter feuds have often turned ugly... but this might be the first to have an adorable twist.<p>On Wednesday, the GOP presidential frontrunner fired off one of his infamous late-night insults, this time targeting conservative media personality and founder of TheBlaze …

Donald Trump

Bernie Sanders Calls Drug Addiction a 'Disease' Not a Crime

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders said addiction is a “disease not a criminal activity” during a discussion on America’s heroin epidemic during Saturday …

Soboro Beef

4 Servings<p>Try this technique on any type of ground meat for an easy rice bowl topper.<p>January 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons vegetable oil<p>8 ounces ground beef chuck (20% fat)<p>2 tablespoons sake<p>2 tablespoons mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)<p>1 tablespoon soy sauce<p>2 scallions, chopped<p>Recipe …

How to Make Authentic Tandoori Chicken

Recipes

The Embarrassment of Christmas!

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!<p>Trees and lights. Congested malls and laughing Santas. Candlelight services and family reunions.<p>It's a wonderful, exhausting, and hectic time of year. As a matter of fact, if we can stay busy enough, if we can just keep ourselves distracted, we might even …

The 10 Best 5-Minute Hairstyles That Keep Hair Out of Your Face

Ladies on the go know that in a fast-paced world, simple hair hacks and 5-minute hairstyles are <i>everything</i>, especially ones that solve pesky problems like getting your hair out of your face. Between racing to the office, sweating your stuff at the gym and crushing your hectic life, keeping your …

9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought …