Katie Workey

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Welcome to Shudder, The New Home of Horror Streaming

As I’m sure many of you are aware, there is a new streaming service in the works similar to <i>Netflix</i> which focuses just on horror movies and it’s …

Self-Esteem Means Esteem for Others, Too

You may have heard it said that you can’t truly love another person if you don’t love yourself. I wholeheartedly believe this to be true, and I think …

Pets

11 Things You Won't Understand About Happiness Until You Are Happy

How many times have we heard this? Happiness is a choice.<p>It was something I didn't quite understand until I got my heart broken a few years ago and did some major soul-searching. As challenging of a time that was for me, I came out a different person. A better person. It helped to wake me up, and …

Healing with Joy: Rewiring Your Brain Toward the Positive

So often, people talk about the struggles they experience, and how they’ve grown from the pain in their lives. It’s true, but the sentiment is often …

The Role Of Impulsiveness Is One Of The Saddest Things About Suicide

We may never know exactly when and how Williams arrived at the decision to commit suicide, but one of the saddest realities about suicide is that it often results from impulsive decisions that might have never occurred again if the person had survived or backed out.<p>Anywhere from one-third to 80% of …

10 Things You Might Not Know about Bisexuality

I recently agreed to do part of an online course in LGBT studies. I’m doing the “B”: bisexuality. They had a hard time finding someone to do it; no …

Five Ways to Keep Social Media from Impacting Your Self-Esteem

Because technology looms around us, it has become a central part of how we communicate with friends, family, and even strangers. Communication goes …

Subtle Signs You May Have Adult ADHD

ADHD may be hard to spot in adults, because everyone can exhibit many of the symptoms, said Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D, a clinical psychologist who …

Does Your Brain Trick You Out of Happiness In Your Love Relationship?

When you and your partner discuss a hot topic, do you handle it in a way that enriches your relationship — and ultimately your happiness — or does …

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

Living with & Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

<i>Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.</i><br>~Mark Twain<p>We are a psychologically …

Heirloom Tomato Pie from Alex Hitz

Now is the season for truly delicious tomatoes — in every variety. And this pie recipe lets you revel in all their juicy glory.<p>I won't insult your intelligence by gushing on about the glories of late-summer tomatoes. I know you get it. But these days, we're all so accustomed to eating tomatoes …

Recipes

BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR Official US Trailer (2013)

Film Festivals

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

What Is the Two-Factor Theory of Emotion?

What exactly makes up an emotion? According to one major theory of emotion, there are two key components: physical arousal and a cognitive label. In …

5 Tasty Recipes With 5 Ingredients Or Less

Cooking doesn't have to be complicated.<p>We stumbled on a /r/AskReddit thread that asked the genius question: What is the best recipe you know that uses 5 ingredients or less?<p>Inspired, we put together a list of the five best suggestions and ranked them in order of ingredients. Keep scrolling down to …

Ice Cream

The Squeaky Wheel

Getting over heartbreak is far harder than we realize, because something surprising is going on in our brain.<p>There are reasons why losing a pet …

How Therapy Dogs Can Improve Well-Being

Talk to any pet lover and he or she will tell you that pets make life richer and better. But pets aren’t just a source of fun and an occasional …

Serotonin And REM Sleep Linked To Depression

All mammals sleep, as do birds and some insects. However, how this basic function is regulated by the brain remains unclear. According to a new study …

Neuroscience

Does Trying to Be Happy Make Us Unhappy?

As we muddle through our days, the quest for happiness looms large. In the U.S., citizens are granted three inalienable rights: life, liberty, and …

Evolution of Empathy: Scientists Study Physical and Emotional Pain Responses

When someone is in physical pain, it is common for others to respond to that pain, both physically and emotionally. They may act in ways that will …

Despite Popular Opinion, Psychopaths Can Show They Care

Caring about others, for psychopaths, may be a matter of identity.<p>The quintessential psychopath shows callous disregard for others, a complete lack …

Brain System For Emotional Self-Control Could Offer A Potential Target For Therapies

Different brain areas are activated when we choose to suppress an emotion, compared to when we are instructed to inhibit an emotion, according a new …

Psychology

Why We 'Self-Medicate' Our Own Depression or Anxiety

This is mental health awareness month. Which means, in my experience, that it is still, to some extent at least, alcohol awareness month. Many people who suffer with undiagnosed depression or anxiety reach for alcohol or drugs to calm their nerves or relieve them of emotional pain. In other words, …

My virginity mistake

I took an abstinence pledge hoping it would ensure a strong marriage. Instead, it led to a quick divorce<p>I was 14 years old when I married Jesus. Not Jesus, the Panamanian who worked at Six Flags. I mean Jesus Christ, the Lord. My parents sent me off to Baptist youth camp in Panama City Beach for …