Sarah Irene

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Linda Graham

Read and learn about<br>RESILIENCE<p>About Linda Graham<p>I have been passionate about learning and growth all of my life, guiding people on reliable paths of …

The Happiness Choice: The Five Decisions That Will Take You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

<b>Discover the path to a happy life, from a woman who overcame the odds and achieved a joyful life</b><p>Author Marilyn Tam takes what she learned from being …

Uncovering Happiness: A Mindfulness Expert's Guide to Breaking Bad Moods

Six years ago, a fellow blogger, Elisha Goldstein, PhD of PsychCentral's Mindfulness & Psychotherapy blog, introduced me to the concept of …

Mindfulness

How Mindfulness Is Revolutionizing Mental Health Care

More than 350 million people globally suffer from depression, and 1 in 13 people around the world have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. Overall, the World Health Organization estimates that roughly 450 million people suffer from some form of mental or neurological disorder -- and that …

Dealing with Suicide & Depression in Teen Literature - The Hub

As someone whose family has been affected by both depression and suicide, I am always interested in how authors, especially those writing for teens, …

Hello, I Have Anxiety Disorder – And Gaming Helps

<i>I have generalised anxiety disorder. It’s a condition that falls under “anxiety disorders”, which also includes OCD, despite more often being</i> …

Mental Health

Psych News Alert

Register Now to Vote for Leaders of APA’s Minority and Underrepresented Caucuses<p>APA members have formed seven Minority and Underrepresented (M/UR) …

The three personal development goals successful people pursue habitually

If you Google "daily habits of successful people" you'll find almost every business-focused media outlet represented in the results. But if you're looking for a guaranteed roadmap to success, don't get excited just yet. If you read all of those articles, or even a few of them, you'll soon realize …

A New Kind of Social Anxiety in the Classroom

Kids who constantly use phones and computers tend to be more nervous in face-to-face conversations. What can teachers do to help?<p>Stress about a meeting that is still a week away, handwringing before talking to the cashier in the grocery line, worrying about seeing an acquaintance on the street—for …

Psychology Tests & Quizzes

Might you quality for the diagnosis of a mental health issue or mental illness? Is your relationship going well? What’s your mood like? What are the …

What Habits Are Best for Creativity?

When I tell people that I’ve been working on <i>Better Than Before</i>, my book about habit change, many people ask, “What habits are best for creativity? …

How to beat your psychological creative blocks

How A Forgetful Mind Can Be A More Creative Mind

Inhibiting old ideas may have an “essential role” in developing new ones.<p>One of the best ways to get the creative juices flowing is to take a break from trying to get the creative juices flowing. By stepping away from a task, you prevent your mind from fixating on a single idea or solution, …

10 Tips to Boost Your Creativity

Share Email Comments<p>As a writer, creativity is my bread and butter. My livelihood depends upon my ability to think outside the box, to be open to new …

Creativity

How To Be More Creative Right Now

When you’re feeling uninspired, forcing creativity feels like spinning wheels. These tips can get you back to rolling, quickly.<p>To some, creativity is an elusive muse who rarely graces us with her presence. To others, she’s a best friend who stops by all the time to play and hang out. Either way, …

Decoding Creativity – It's In the Genes!

What do Beethoven and the violinist who plays in the subway for a few dollars of tips share? What’s common between Vincent Van Gogh and the …

The structure of creative cognition in the human brain

Definitions<p>Creativity is a complex and vast construct that has been vital to the progress of human civilization and very likely the development of …

Neurology

KQED

Listening to jazz musicians improvise, how the piano player’s chords toy with the sax player’s runs and the standup bass player’s beats, it may seem …

#iamcreative: 10 Quotes About Creativity

Sometimes it’s really hard to find inspiration. You want to make something, you think you have a vision and then it just doesn’t turn out exactly like you planned. On the other hand, sometimes you just freestyle the whole project and end up with something beautiful and unexpected.<p>We teamed up with …

Why Creative People Seem To Have The Messiest Minds

Creativity is very messy.<p>According to one prominent theory, the creative process involves four stages: preparation, incubation, illumination, and verification. This is all well and good in theory. In <i>reality</i>, the creative process often feels like this:<p>The creative process — from the first drop of …

How creating mental blocks from curiosity, and knocking them down, can spark creative ideas

4 Easy Ways To Be Happier In 2015

With the start of the new year, many of us reflect on aspects of our lives we want to change. Chances are, we probably list more things we hope to fix than things we'd like to maintain. Sure, there's always room for improvement, but if that's <i>all</i> we focus on, soon our own self-criticism will …