Maggie Flynn

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What To Expect At Your First Therapy Session

<i>For Teen Vogue, by Marissa Miller</i>.<p><b>Just be yourself.</b><p>Going through a rough patch? Having a tough time with a friend or family member? Need some guidance in navigating a problem at school or in your home life? Then you should realize that seeing a therapist is an option for you -- and no, despite what …

Mental Health

6 Human Quirks You Didn't Know Have Evolutionary Origins

Why do you do the things you do? Not you, specifically -- the answer to that question is likely "some combination of extreme procrastination and mild …

People Who Love to Help Strangers Share the Same Endearing Personality Trait

It’s nice to think that you’re the type of person who would help an old lady cross Houston Street or some lost European tourists finally make their …

Psychology

8 Things People Don't Tell You About Growing Up Poor

My childhood is my greatest source of shame, and my greatest source of strength.<p>I was born slap-bang in the middle of the early-'80s recession. My mum was an unemployed single parent, which was considered a pretty big no-no during the heavy-handed, moralising days of Thatcher's Britain. And the …

Mental Health

The Narcissist Next Door

Does this sound like anyone you know?<p>*Highly competitive in virtually all aspects of his life, believing he (or she) possesses special qualities and abilities that others lack; portrays himself as a winner and all others as losers.<p>*Displays a grandiose sense of self, violating social norms, …

9 Ways Co-Sleeping Affects Your Child's Personality

There are two main schools of thought when it comes to co-sleeping: <i>"We would never let our kids sleep in our bed"</i> and <i>"We sleep with our kids every</i> …

Mental Illness: The New Cancer

My brother was a music student, outdoor leader, and president of his school's student union. Creative and ambitious, he dreamed of continuing our father's legacy by becoming a professional musician. Now he lives in a homeless shelter, and struggles to separate what's real from what isn't.<p>My …

Children Can Inherit Depression And Anxiety From Their Parents, Study Finds

Research shows that just like with other health related illness, depression and anxiety can be hereditary.

Depression