Guro Thomassen

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Make It: DIY Hanging Mason Jar Planters

Just when I thought I'd seen every possible mason jar craft, I stumbled across this sweet and simple idea!<p>Armed with some twine, Karla from Oh So …

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I Heart My City: Katie’s Rome

Buongiorno city-lovers! Welcome back to another Wednesday edition of <b>I Heart My City.</b> Today’s insider guide to <b>Rome</b> was sent to us by American expat and foodie Katie Parla, who writes about mouthwatering eats in Italy and beyond on her Parla Food blog. Discover Katie’s favorite places to eat, shop, …

Insider Secrets of Rome

<i>Photo Courtesy of Kaeli Conforti. Article by The Editors of Budget Travel.</i><p>Heaping plates of light-as-air pasta. Art by Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bernini. Some of the most entertaining people-watching on the planet. Rome is a city like no other. But as welcoming as it can be, to the first-time …

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Make It: DIY Hidden Bookshelf Storage

A secret, perfectly concealed, spy-like storage spot: how awesome is that?! I would have <i>loved</i> something like this as a kid--it was always a battle to …

5 Ways to Improve Your Relationship Right Now!

All relationships — even the best ones — require continuous care and hard work. But that doesn’t necessarily mean taking big actions or making …

James Davies's top 10 psychiatry critiques

The author of Cracked selects a battery of books that challenge received wisdom about mental illness and how to treat it<p>I wrote Cracked: Why Psychiatry Is Doing More Harm Than Good because of the huge gulf between what most people believe about psychiatric diagnoses and medications and what the …

Cracked: Why Psychiatry is Doing More Harm Than Good

Why is psychiatry such big business? Why are so many psychiatric drugs prescribed – 47 million antidepressant prescriptions in the UK alone last year …

Mental Health

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Practice Essentials<p>Insomnia is defined as repeated difficulty with sleep initiation, maintenance, consolidation, or quality that occurs despite …

Psychotherapy for Bipolar Disorder

Depression

How to Overcome the Anxiety That's Keeping You From Achieving Your Goals

<i>Achieving your goals is tough enough, but if you suffer from anxiety it becomes even more difficult. Here, clinical psychologist Dr. Alice Boyes</i> …

5 Things To Avoid If You Suffer With Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD as it is more commonly known, is a disorder that millions of people worldwide suffer with. Although it is not …

The Science of Positive Thinking: How Positive Thoughts Build Your Skills, Boost Your Health, and Improve Your Work

Positive thinking sounds useful on the surface. (Most of us would prefer to be positive rather than negative.) But "positive thinking" is also a soft and fluffy term that is easy to dismiss. In the real world, it rarely carries the same weight as words like "work ethic" or "persistence."<p>But those …

Depression May Increase The Risk Of Dementia Later On

Depression can have physical consequences. Research now suggests that when people get depressed in middle age and beyond, they're more likely to develop dementia in old age.<p>But the link between depression and dementia remains something of a mystery. Researchers are working to understand why that …

Sleep Misperception and Chronic Insomnia in the General...

Objective: To examine the role of objective sleep duration, a novel marker in phenotyping insomnia, and psychological profiles on sleep misperception …

Sleep

Mental disorders and risk of accidental death | The British Journal of Psychiatry | Cambridge Core

1 Krug, EG, Sharma, GK, Lozano, R. The global burden of injuries. Am J Public Health 2000; 90: 523–6.<p>2 Mock, C., Quansah, R., Krishnan, R., …

Herbal medicine for depression, anxiety and insomnia: A review of psychopharmacology and clinical evidence

Research in the area of herbal psychopharmacology has increased markedly over the past decades. To date however, a comprehensive review of herbal …

Antidepressants and the risk of suicide in young persons – prescription trends and toxicological analyses - Isacsson - 2014 - Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica

Abstract<p>Objective<p>To assess trends in the use of antidepressants among young suicides after the warning that these drugs might increase the risk of …

Psychiatrists: the drug pushers

A psychiatrist who once "treated" me used to recite this rueful little mantra: "They say failed doctors become psychiatrists, and that failed psychiatrists specialise in drugs." By drugs this psychiatrist meant drugs of addiction – and his "treatment" of me consisted of prescribing Temgesic, a …

RANKED: The 11 Best New Logos In Tech

In tech, a tiny app logo is often the first and only exposure millions of users will have to your company. Think how they look scrolling by in Google Play or the App Store.<p>And then there is Apple. Its early multicolored logo set the tone for how people felt about the company: it was whimsical and …

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Is Sony’s PlayStation 4 Really Outselling Microsoft’s Xbox One 2-to-1? Who Knows.

To borrow from Lee Mendelson and Vince Guaraldi, Christmas time is here, or nearly so, which means you’re looking at a scant few hours of frenzied …

The Guardian's 40 Best Albums of 2013

British newspaper <b>The Guardian</b> just finished publishing its Best Albums of 2013 list, after having rolled it out over the past couple weeks. It’s got …

Our Favorite Albums of 2013

by <b>Andrew Sacher</b> and <b>Bill Pearis</b><p>We’ve done some year-end lists in the past at BrooklynVegan, though you might notice that we’re not the most consistent …

Hip Hop News 2013: Drake's Year In Review

Drake has been an integral part of Hip Hop in 2013. With the release of <i>Nothing Was The Same</i>, “Wu-Tang Forever,” “The Language” and more, Drake made …

Single Guy Breakfast Pancake (Chapati)

4<p>SHARES<p>When my good friend Dominic told me he’d mastered making a single morning pancake/crêpe using just flour and water, I wasn’t just skeptical. …

Gingery Coconut Stew With Brussels & Rutabaga | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Notes<p>~I like coconut oil in here for obvious reasons, but any neutral flavored oil will do!<p>~I’ve been really digging those little 5.5 oz cans of …

TELL VT: What's your best idea for an exciting (and healthful) weekday lunch?

29<p>SHARES<p>We want to know: What's your best idea for an exciting (and healthful) weekday lunch? Share your comment below, and see what others have to …

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Coconut 'Nog

33 Delicious No-Cook Dishes To Bring To A Holiday Party

'Tis the season to be incredibly short on time. Doesn't make it OK to show up empty-handed (and wine isn't actually a food).