Tim Yassine

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With Short, Intense Sessions, Some Patients Finish Therapy in Just Weeks

Six middle- and high-school students sat around a table on a Monday afternoon, watching a psychologist write three letters on a whiteboard:<p>O-C-D.<p>“What does O.C.D. stand for?” the psychologist, Avital Falk, asked the group.<p>“Obsessive-compulsive disorder,” answered a timid 12-year-old boy wearing a …

Boston University

The App You Need To Download, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

Look at the home screen of any phone or tablet, and you can learn a lot about its owner. Scrolling through the apps they've downloaded can give you a …

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

Psychologist debunks myths about how to get over a break-up — and what you should do instead

There's no way to sugar-coat it, break-ups are rough.<p>Sure, you can bitch and moan about your ex and chant self-love mantras till the cows come home - but there's no denying that pang of pain when someone you've swooned over tells you they don't want to see you again.<p>However, how long that pain …

15 Genius Apps Anyone With Anxiety Needs To Download

Whether you have an anxiety disorder, or simply feel worried sometimes, there are apps that can help with anxiety, and get you through your day. …

Want to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation? Experts Say These 5 Techniques Will Work

Whether you're a social butterfly or a total introvert, it doesn't matter. These techniques will help you shine in any conversation.<p>You walk into a room at a social event where people are mingling and networking near the bar. In one corner of the room, something catches your eye. You notice a small …

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In this extract from his new book, Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 13 years, calls for a new approach<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American …

Depression

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect

Most of these are small, subtle changes in behavior, but they can have a big impact on how much other people respect you.<p>What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like …

chainlink

01 of 08<p>Beautiful Minimalist Bedrooms<p>If you embrace a “less is more” outlook, if simplicity calms you down, if you’ve never really understood the …

Home Decorating

Why Smart Entrepreneurs Don't Ask For Advice, They Ask For This Instead

While giving advice might feel good, stepping back and sharing experiences can often be more helpful.<p>Business owners are often looking for advice on strategies, tactics, and key decisions. However, while offering straight up advice might seem like an obvious solution, in the big picture, …

Why I Never Post Pictures of My Child—Ever

This mom has taken over 15,000 photos of her baby, but you won’t see any of them on Facebook.<p>“What? You have a baby?” Amanda shouted to me over …

Social Media

Need to Calm Yourself Down? Try This Military-Approved Breathing Technique

Whether you’re dealing with co-worker chaos or pressure to perform on a project, it’s difficult to excel at work when you're extremely stressed. …

Heart Rates

15 Parenting Fails That You Could Totally See Why They Would Work In Theory

Maybe don't try this at home.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Master of mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn: ‘People are losing their minds. That is what we need to wake up to’

By taking the Buddhism out of the practice, Kabat-Zinn pioneered a meditative approach used all over the world to treat pain and depression. He talks about Trump, ‘McMindfulness’ and how a 10-second vision in 1979 led to a change in the world’s consciousness<p>The police in Cambridge, Massachusetts, …

Mindfulness

Parents Home

When Helena Lee's baby was sick, the mom encountered a pretty common issue: Her son, Alfie, needed medicine—but when she tried to give him some, she realized just how difficult this mama move can be.<p>"So for the last 24hours ive struggled to get alfie to take calpol, he has ended up covered in half …

Viral

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy to be around. You just like them.<p>But scientists generally aren't satisfied with answers like that, and they've spent years trying to pinpoint the exact factors that draw one person to …

College & University

Old school: 7 ideas from ancient thinkers to improve your modern life

The modern world has brought us a lot of great stuff. (I, for one, am a <i>huge</i> fan of antibiotics.)<p>That said, <b>we know there are things that were better</b> …

Body Clock Researchers Win Nobel Prize

Health news<p>Three American researchers won the Nobel Prize in Medicine on Monday for discovering what makes us tick — the molecular circuitry of the body clocks that control life on Earth.<p>Their work, done over decades, helps explain how life adapts to the 24-hour cycle of day, and also how diseases …

Nobel Prize

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Natural Cycles says contraceptive app is more effective than the pill

The app promises 99 percent efficiency if "used perfectly".<p>Contraceptive app Natural Cycles is more effective than the pill, according to the latest and largest study into the app's efficacy. After testing 22,785 women throughout 224,563 menstrual cycles, the startup found the app provided 99 …

Millennials are filling their homes — and the void in their hearts — with houseplants

On Sunday mornings, Hilton Carter's girlfriend makes herself scarce from their one-bedroom apartment in an old Baltimore mill.<p>Carter, who is 6-5, bearded and the sort of man who wears a denim shirt and a ball cap with his peach shorts, begins a four-hour grooming ritual.<p>Not his own, of course. That …

Plants

ATO has $8.5 billion worth of car deductions in its sights

The tax office is warning employees there is no such thing as a “free pass” when claiming car deductions each year, while small business owners with …

The Concept of Schizophrenia Is Coming to an End – Here's Why

"The syndrome is already beginning to breakdown..."<p>The concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have …

Mental Health

Most Australian managers want to bury those dreaded annual performance reviews

Rejoice.<p>Most managers in Australia would like to ditch the annual performance review, according to a survey by recruiters Hays.<p>Two-thirds (67%) of …

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 69 – Essays by RW Emerson (1841)

New England’s inventor of ‘transcendentalism’ is still revered today for his high-minded thoughts on individuality, freedom and nature<p>Ralph Waldo Emerson burst on to the American literary scene in the autumn of 1836, as the protege of Thomas Carlyle, under whose spell he had fallen during a visit …

Literature

This Fan's Heartwarming Story About Roger Moore is Going Viral

To many, Roger Moore was best known for playing super spy 007 — but off screen, he was loved for his charm and kindness.<p>Following the <i>James Bond</i> …

Want to Be an Exceptional Leader? Science Says Think This Way (Because Most Bosses Don't)

To develop high performers, praising effort achieves way more than praising results.<p>Praise can be incredibly motivating. Praise can be extremely encouraging. Praise can be hugely inspiring.<p>If you do it the right way. Take the wrong approach, and praising an employee can actually have the opposite …