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Planning for Pre-School Kids & Little Ones

Bigger, bolder and more incredible than ever, it’s no ordinary summer at Walt Disney World Resort! Discover super-charged fun for you and your little …

Walt Disney Company

Advice for Applying to Graduate School in Psychology

tips for finding the ideal home for your professional development<p>The first time I applied to a PhD program in clinical psychology, I was rejected by …

George Mason

Tackling the Emotions in Borderline Personality Disorder

If you or someone you know has Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), then you’re well aware of how difficult life can be. Within the field of …

THE NARCiSSiSM TEST

THE NEW YORK TIMES<p><i>"Malkin, a therapist and psychology instructor at Harvard Medical School, takes a more inspirational attitude..."</i><p>THE</i> …

Books

Can You Really Be Too Attractive or Intelligent?

The expression, "You can never be too rich or too thin," could also easily apply to cultural perceptions of beauty and intelligence. Much of the …

Primates of Park Avenue | Dealing with Stepchildren

What happens when a Midwestern social researcher with a background in anthropology moves to Manhattan’s most prestigious ZIP code…and raises her …

Primates

5 Ways to Deal With A Guilt-Tripping Mother

• “It doesn’t matter what I do for her; it’s never enough.”<br>• “I bought my Mom a beautiful gift for her birthday, but she took it back. She always takes …

Parenting

How to Avoid Raising a Narcissist

It came as shocking, shocking! news recently that overpraising kids—making them feel special—will turn them into entitled little brats and raging …

14 Genius Storage Ideas for Your Kid's Room

Not-so-average ways to make your life a lot easier.<p>Yes, it is possible to have kids <i>and</i> a clean house — and these clever DIYs are proof. Give your existing walls and furniture an update to help them work harder and keep clutter at bay. Plus get more designer-approved ideas for kids rooms!

10 Ways Mindfulness and Meditation Promote Well-Being

Dan Harris, from ABC News, called me a few years ago to discuss the benefits of meditation and mindfulness as part of his research for an upcoming …

Mindfulness

Women and Mental Illness

One in three Americans struggles with a mental illness, but the rate is much higher in women. Research suggests that women are about 40% more likely …

5 Hidden Benefits of Being in a Long-Term Relationship

Long-term relationships involve effort and compromise. Feelings of love often wax and wane over the long haul, and need to be rekindled.<p>But they're …

Penguin Random House

Want to Get Smarter? Read Something on This List

There’s a lot of hope today that playing mindless brain training games will make you smarter. But instead of trying a quick fix, why not read …

Ten Steps Toward Parenting for Happy Productivity

David Brooks recently wrote a column in the <i>New York Times</i> called ‘A Moral Bucket List.’ In it, he distinguished between résumé virtues and eulogy …

How Well Do You Understand Your Emotions?

People vary in their ability to identify their emotions. Some of us are more ‘tuned-in’ to how we’re feeling on a regular basis, while others pay …

Emotional Intelligence

4 Reasons You're Not Having Sex

It's rarely about desire alone.<p>A difference in sexual desire is a problem for many couples. Often, it's the man who wants sex more frequently, …

How Trying to Make Everyone Happy Can Make You Miserable

<i>This blog curates the voices of the Division of Psychoanalysis (39) of the American Psychological Association. Dana Charatan, Psy.D., licensed</i> …

Happiness

10 Proven Ways to Make Love Last

Having a successful, long-lasting relationship isn’t rocket science. By being loving and supportive, you can keep your foundation strong and build …

Using Time-Outs: Top 5 Mistakes Parents Make

(Note: this post was primarily written by my colleague, child psychiatrist Dr. Allison Hall who, aside from seeing children and families directly, …

Why the Way You Fight Can Threaten Your Relationship

If there’s one thing couples researchers have pounded into our heads in the last few years, it’s that it’s better to fight than to disengage.<p>John …

Are the People Close to You Good Role Models?

Humans are a social species, and we are strongly influenced by the examples other people set for us. I have written frequently about goal …

Psychology

Is Your Workplace Stressing You Out?

<i>“There cannot be a stressful crisis next week. My schedule is already full.” -</i> Henry Kissinger<p>The contemporary workplace environment is very …

Self-help

8 Myths About Creativity

I include myself when I say that we often rationalize in order to put off the creative work we value. Is it possible that some of the following myths …

Creativity

How To Lose Your Self-Esteem: A Psychologist's Fascinating TED Talk

Dr. Matthew Whoolery, a professor of psychology at Brigham Young University-Idaho, has an unorthodox recommendation: let go of your self-esteem.<p>"Notice I'm not saying lose your <i>high</i> self-esteem, or lose your <i>low</i> self-esteem," he said in a new TEDx talk. "I'm saying, lose your self-esteem …

7 Smart Organizing Tricks You Should Try

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Time to Rethink the Role of Mental Health in Business

The mental health problems of employees come under the spotlight when there are incidents, most often bad ones. Most recently, we've seen the …

Mental Health

How Food Is Linked to Mood | Whole9

<i>A Whole9 guest post by Emily Deans M.D., a board certified psychiatrist with a practice in Massachusetts and a clinical instructor in psychiatry at</i> …

Dockside Margaritas Opens Today at Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort

Last week, we shared that Dockside Margaritas would be opening soon at Downtown Disney. Today is opening day, and we’re sharing the first photos of …

Walt Disney Company

Think you have no room for a garden? Take another look at that balcony

<b>Like many gardeners,</b> Miriam Settles oversees a lush space full of herbs, vegetables and flowers, but all of her plants are in artfully mismatched containers, on the wooden deck of her Northern Virginia townhouse.<p>“Small-space gardening is taking off in urban areas, both due to a lack of square …

Gardening