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Three Finance Books to Help Anyone Get Better With Money

stevepb / PixabayHave you ever read any finance books? No matter who you are or where you are in life, learning more about money is always a good …

Personal Finance

Why Is Addiction Called a Chronic Brain Disease?

Addiction is a chronic brain disease that's more about the neurology of the brain than the outward manifestations of behavioral problems and poor …

The Brain

Research Suggests Biological Cause of Panic Disorder

Currently, the exact cause of panic disorder remains unknown. However, there are several theories that take different factors into account when …

Depression

Is a mind-altering West African plant the answer to addiction?

<i>After suffering from anxiety and depression, freelance writer Stefanie Cohen sought help at an ibogaine clinic similar to the one where banking heir</i> …

Drug Addiction

Portraits of African American Ex-Slaves in the Late 1930s

These portraits of African American men and women from locations in Texas were taken in the late 1930s as part of the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) …

African-American News

Here's how to beat anxiety without medication, according to a new scientific study

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

University of Cambridge

Top hotel bathtubs around the world that have a great view

British Columbia

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this @jmbrandonbb<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and …

Social Media

39 Morning People Share the Extremely Productive Things They Do While You’re Still Sleeping

Waking up early has never come naturally to me. One summer in high school, I managed to sleep until 7 P.M., a feat my dad found both absurd and …

Time Management

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

Meditation

Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One of the most important things that happens when we drift off at night is a cleansing process: sleep helps remove toxins from the human brain.<p>Scientists recently found that even one night of sleep deprivation causes the buildup of a kind of protein that's known to make up the plaque that …

Dementia

10 Brutal Lessons You Need to Learn Before Getting Rich

You'll never have enough billions to buy a new personality, so start improving the one you got for free.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a common perception that upon obtaining wealth, the positive and negative qualities in people become more pronounced. …

Self-improvement

20 Luxury Vacations That Are Surprisingly Affordable

Just because you’re not a member of the one percent, it doesn’t mean you can’t travel like it. Whether it’s booking a safari adventure or vacationing …

Luxury Lifestyle

Eat yourself to sleep: the foods that can help get a good night’s rest

According to one study, eating kiwi fruit before bed helps deep sleep. But which other foodstuffs may aid a long and peaceful slumber?<p>Ahead of World Sleep Day next week – an awareness-raising exercise that should surely be renamed World Sleep Night – there has been increased focus on how much sleep …

Nutrition

People are dying because we misunderstand how those with addiction think

A philosopher explains why addiction isn’t a moral failure.<p>The American opioid epidemic claimed 42,300 lives in 2016 alone. While the public policy challenge is daunting, the problem isn’t that we lack any effective treatment options. The data shows that we could save many lives by expanding …

Despite Concerns About Girls, L.A. County Plans to Close Six Juvenile Camps in Consolidation Plan

<b>A plan released</b> by the Los Angeles County Probation Department this week calls for shuttering six of the county’s juvenile detention camps over the …

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like in everyday life? Here are 13 examples.<p>In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that our ability to understand and manage …

Emotional Intelligence

Steve Jobs Said Follow Your Passions But What He Really Meant Was Do This Instead

Stop following your passions and consider your Zone of Genius when defining your career<p>Steve Jobs said "People with passion can change the world for the better." What he really meant to say was, people with purpose can change the world for the better. Steve Jobs was not passionate about technology. …

Steve Jobs
Box Office

Dressing for the Camera

If the goal of your video is to engage your audience, your wardrobe choices should help you achieve that goal, not hold you back. When you look and …

Study confirms men are turned off by a clever woman - unless she is beautiful

Men are not attracted to intelligent women unless they are good looking, a study has found.<p>New research has confirmed the commonly held notion that …

New Jersey

The Real Causes Of Depression Have Been Discovered, And They're Not What You Think

Across the Western world today, if you are depressed or anxious and you go to your doctor because you just can’t take it any more, you will likely be told a story. It happened to me when I was a teenager in the 1990s. You feel this way, my doctor said, because your brain isn’t working right. It …

Black Americans suffer most from racial trauma, but few counselors are trained to treat it

“People of color don’t feel safe to come to therapy."<p>Racism can often lead to trauma for people of color — a reality that research has confirmed time …

5 Important Tips for Prelicensed | Private Practice Kickstart

• Guest post by Rachel Moore, MA, MFTI. A huge thank you to Rachel for sharing these amazing tips.<p>Being a prelicensed therapist can be hard. In many …

Facing your first clients

Nervous at the thought of sitting with your first client? You're not alone.<p>At her first client session, Lynne Padgett, PhD, was so anxious about …

Does continuing education matter for prelicensed therapists?

Therapists and counselors never stop learning over the course of their careers. The educational process starts in graduate school, where trainees and …

Essential resources for prelicensed therapists

Prelicensed therapists and counselors face a difficult road. Getting to licensure is a long and expensive process, so much so that even many …

Confessions of a depressed psychologist: I'm in a darker place than my patients

<b>Last week it was reported that almost half of NHS psychologists should be on the couch themselves - an astonishing 46 per cent suffer from symptoms of depression, according to a survey by the British Psychological Society. Here, a psychologist with substantial experience offers a candid account of</b> …

Mental Health

Depressed Psychologists

A recent survey by the British Psychological Society found that 46 percent of psychologists and psycho-therapists suffered from depression and 49.5 …

Mental Health

4 Nighttime Habits That Will Keep You More Rested, Motivated, and Productive (and They Only Take 5 Minutes) | Inc.com

You've had a long and hopefully productive day. You're ready to unwind and relax until you fall asleep at some point.<p>However, doing that is leaving a lot of potential growth on the table, along with quality sleep. After a long day at work, most people unfortunately fall on autopilot, execute a …

Motivation