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People with depression more likely to develop dementia: study

People with depression are more likely to develop dementia as it speeds up brain aging.<p>Experts made the claim, published in the journal Psychological …

Mental Health

Child Bedtime Routines Dos and Don'ts

Whether you have an infant, toddler, kindergartner, or preteen, a good bedtime routine can be the difference between good sleep habits and a lot of …

Parenting

How to 'Keep Your Head in the Game'

If you play sports and have had a coach tell you to "get your head in the game," you probably understand how easy it is to become distracted and …

Mindfulness

Hips, Butt and Thighs Workout

This Hips, Butt and Thigh workout is perfect for targeting the major muscles of the lower body. Many of these moves are advanced and may require some …

Workouts

I'm Still Piecing Myself Together After Living Through Years of Childhood Trauma

<i>According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately 18.5% of adults in the United States experience mental illness every year. That's</i> …

Mental Health

Internalizing and Borderline Personality Disorder

Internalizing is a symptom of several mental disorders, including borderline personality disorder (BPD). If you are internalizing, this means you are …

Mental Health

The Secrets To Resilience

<i>“There’s only one thing that’s worse than having an unhappy childhood, and that’s having a too-happy childhood.” –</i> Dylan Thomas<p>Research shows that …

Success

Discipline Strategies That Promote Healthy Self-Esteem

Disciplining a child for making a poor choice doesn't mean you have to make him feel bad about himself. In fact, discipline that shames children can …

Self-help

ADHD Is Not a Fake Illness

The headline on this dubious health website reads: “ADHD is a FAKE Disease Invented by Big Pharma to Drug Children for Profit.” Every bit of that …

ADHD

24 Foods You Never Knew You Could Clean With

Who knew they doubled as cleaners?<p>Tired of cleaning your kitchen with chemicals you’d never want anywhere near your food? How about cleaning <i>with</i> food …

Cleaning

How to Deal With Biting at Daycare

Have you gotten that dreaded message from your toddler's daycare that she has been biting other kids? Or, are you a daycare provider and wonder what …

Parenting

Hero teacher who bravely stopped Indiana school shooter gets praise from White House

President Trump tweeted his thanks to the science teacher who bravely sprang into action during a shooting at an Indiana middle school on Friday.<p>Jason Seaman, 29, a seventh-grade science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School was credited with knocking a weapon out of the gunman’s hand.<p>“Thanks …

Middle School

7 Moves for an Instant Butt Lift

You can do these exercises anywhere.<p>There’s something refreshing about how beauty ideals have shifted from the (oft-dangerous) waiflike body goals of …

Yoga

How To Stop a Reckless Kid From Getting Into Trouble

Teaching a toddler prone to leaping before they look is a matter of modeling good boundaries, but parents of cautious kids should model play<p>Different …

There’s moody—and then there’s bipolar. Here are a few ways you can tell the difference between normal mood swings and the clinical condition.

Life is full of emotional highs and lows. The guy you like likes you—high; you got a D on an algebra test—low; you’re going to the football game with …

When your Parent is a Narcissist: Take your Life Back (or, establish it in the First Place!) | The Recovery Expert

People who grow up in a home with a narcissistic parent tend to learn how to navigate life by using their parent’s feelings and moods as a guidepost. …

Happiness

People with depression use language differently — here's how

• <b>Studies have shown that people suffering from depression are more inclined to use certain words and phrases.</b>• <b><br>Those in a depressive state tend to regularly use first person singular pronouns, such as 'I' or 'me', which can indicate a lack of connection with others.</b>• <b><br>'Absolutist' words are also common,</b> …

Aversion Therapy Uses and Effectiveness

<b>Aversion therapy</b> is a type of behavioral therapy that involves repeating pairing an unwanted behavior with discomfort. For example, a person …

Psychology

A Guide to Chores for Every Age

You and your partner are a team, and you want to raise your kids to be part of that team. (Not to mention there’s too much to do and not enough time for the two of you to do everything.) If you’re looking to get your kids to start helping around the house, these suggestions break down chores that …

Parenting

Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Mindfulness

The New Breakup Equation: How Long It Will Take to Get Over Your Ex

I tried to come up with a new equation, as simple as I could make it, to calculate how long it actually takes to get over your ex.<p>How long does it take to get over someone? Well, that depends. I miss some sandwiches more than men I brought home for Christmas, and I miss some random men I slept with …

Relationships

An Invalidating Environment May Be a Cause of BPD

Growing up in an environment perceived as invalidating is one factor commonly discussed as contributing to the development of borderline personality …

Mental Health

Self Efficacy: Why Believing in Yourself Matters

When facing a challenge, do you feel like you can rise up and accomplish your goal or do you give up in defeat? Are you like the famous little train …

A Stay-at-Home-Mom Asked For Advice About Rejoining the Workforce and the Internet Delivered

A stay-at-home mom posted in Reddit's r/Parenting about how she just got a job offer and is planning to return to work after four years away. While …

40 Sources of Lysine to Add to Your Plate

Lysine is one of the essential amino acids that your body needs to build proteins. Since our bodies can’t produce essential amino acids, including …

How Do I Get Rid of Loose Skin after Weight Loss?

<b>Question:</b> How do I get rid of loose skin after weight loss?<p><b>Answer:</b> Loose or saggy skin can be a common problem after losing a large amount of weight …

Fitness

Decide your parenting priorities ahead of time

<b>Dear Carolyn:</b> As a mother of three young kids holding a full-time job and with a husband who frequently works late evenings and some weekends, I feel …

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and the Treatment of ADHD

What sets CBT apart from other forms of psychotherapy is the emphasis it places on the interactive role of cognitions—automatic thoughts, images, …

ADHD

Chores List for Older Kids and Teens

It can be hard to know what chores to give your teen. It can be even harder to get your teen to actually do the chores you assign.<p>But performing …

Kids

When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch …

Mindfulness