Tierra D. Mason

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Bullying May Have Even Worse Consequences Than Child Abuse, According To New Study

By: Anne Harding<p>Published: April 28, 2015 03:00am ET on LiveScience<p>Being bullied during childhood may have even graver consequences for mental health in adulthood than being neglected or sexually abused, according to the first-ever study to tease out the effects of peer abuse from childhood …

Too much bed rest keeps ICU patients weak longer

Prolonged bed rest in a hospital intensive care unit leaves many patients significantly weaker, causing lingering physical problems even two years …

Human Being vs Human Doing: Which One Are You?

There is something scary about a baby who knows how to navigate a computer at 8 months of age and prefers playing with it over her new doll. There's something scarier when a 10-year-old doesn't give you eye contact, when coming into her home with gifts for her birthday, because she's staring at her …

How To Stop Sweating The Small Stuff (For Good)

We've probably all heard the phrase "don't make a mountain out of a molehill." The age-old idiom implores us to let go of the little things -- there are bigger things that are worth our energy. And it's the truth. Fretting over a small misstep isn't worth the effort it takes, whether it's being …

Why Do We Get So Emotional About Brands?

Honestly, it’s puzzling that an inanimate, imaginary thing such as a brand should seem to have gender.<p>But obviously brands do send out gender signals, and sometimes they’re quite strong. In fact, recent research shows that the more intense the gender signals, the greater the brand value — so not …

Going to College with a Disability

<i>by Eva Sweeney, Hannah Langlie, Julie McGinnity and GimpGirl Community</i>Transitioning from adolescence to college (or university) life is scary at …

Single Parent Advice: How To Stress Less As A Solo Parent, According To Our Readers

Raising a child alone is no easy feat. From wrangling the kids for soccer meets to preparing dinner and micromanaging the chores, it's a rare single parent who doesn't feel a little (or a <i>lot)</i> harried by the end of the day.<p>Just ask HuffPost Divorce blogger Kerri Zane. On Wednesday, the single mother …

The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

The Brain

Anger—How We Transfer Feelings of Guilt, Hurt, and Fear

How many times have you heard a child bellow to a parent (in the effort to avoid being punished): “<i>I</i> didn’t do it! <i>He</i> [or <i>she</i>] <i>did it!!!</i>”? And to …

Psychology

Living With Depression Means Living Without Intuition

Depression is all-encompassing in its effects on the mind and body. Not only does it make someone feel a deep sense of dread, sadness, and …