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Why Romans Doesn’t Condemn Homosexuality

Why Romans Doesn’t Condemn Homosexuality<p>April 23, 2018 by Keith Giles<p>What is Paul really talking about in the first chapter of Romans?<p>Let’s start …

Theology

How To Actually Deal With Intrusive Thoughts, According To Experts

Ever lie awake at night and surprise yourself with a thought that you just can't shake? Dealing with stressful thoughtscan feel super isolating, but …

Mental Health

The latest research on disciplining kids will make you a better parent—and a better spouse.

shironosov/Getty<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Imagine, for a moment, that you are lying inside an MRI scanner. A …

Mental Health

Create a Healing Garden and Grow Your Own Medicinal Plants - Organic Gardening

Since the dawn of history, humans and animals have sought healing from plants. Although many of today's most popular curatives are compounded in …

Gardening

America’s villages are collapsing—so who’s raising the children?

Almost four years ago, I sat in my daughter’s nursery, stressed and anxious. I felt the walls of parenthood pressing in. Our nanny had just quit with no notice, our second daughter was due in six weeks, I had preschool applications to write for our 2-year-old, and the constant work pressures that …

Parenting

Celebrity Farmer: Meet Jean-Martin Fortier, Canada’s ‘Six Figure’ Organic Micro-Gardener

If you’ve not already heard of Jean-Martin Fortier, allow us to introduce you to a rising star, the Canadian organic farmer whose notion of …

Farming

Debunking the Myth: “The Bible Says LGBT People Are Going to Hell”

<i>Post submitted by Sharon Groves, HRC Director, Religion and Faith Program</i><p><i>For LGBT folks and allies the holidays are often rough. When we</i><i>’</i><i>re least</i> …

Christianity

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Prison Psychologist

"Under the right circumstances, anyone could commit a crime. I try to look for the commonality."<p>The United States has the highest prison population rate in the world, at 716 per 100,000 people. Though only five percent of the world’s population resides in the US, it holds 25 percent of the world’s …

Mental Health

What are the psychological effects of losing your religion?

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettFor many, their religion is a core part of their identity, the meaning they find in life, and their social world. It seems likely …

Psychology

5 Psychological Principles for Maintaining a Happy Marriage

It all comes down to prioritizing the positive.<p>By<p>Apr 05 2018, 7:21 PM<p>Marriage takes work. We know this, you know this, everyone knows this. But what …

Happiness

For Sons of Unloving Mothers, Confusion and Lasting Wounds

<i>“What about sons?”</i><p>That was the question both men and women (who were asking about their husbands) posed to me after I posted my last blog about the …

Psychology

Unloved Daughters: 7 Strategies for Dealing with the Wounds

“Why is this so damn hard?” one woman messaged me after she read my original post.<p>She’s 45, a mother herself, and in what she calls a strong …

Psychology

21 Common Reactions to Trauma

At some point in our lives, most of us will live through a terrifying event. It could be a car accident, a natural disaster, a medical emergency, a …

Mental Health

Think there are no homeless people in your area? Think again

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released 2016 Census data showing more than 100,000 Australians are homeless — and revealing they live …

9 Things I Learned In Therapy That I Actually Use Every Day

This is like my mental health toolkit.<p>"Do I???" I said, second-guessing everything before I made the leap to a new city. But it's been almost two years since that last session — and she was right. Whenever I find myself feeling anxious, I recall a tip or mantra from our sessions that calms me down. …

The town that’s found a potent cure for illness – community

Frome in Somerset has seen a dramatic fall in emergency hospital admissions since it began a collective project to combat isolation. There are lessons for the rest of the country<p>It could, if the results stand up, be one of the most dramatic medical breakthroughs of recent decades. It could …

Immune System

For girls who mature early, psychological problems last into adulthood

Early development may place girls at higher risk of mental health problems, both in adolescence and in adulthood, according to a new study by Jane …

Psychology

Healing from Parental Neglect | The Recovery Expert

If you grew up with an “oblivious” parent – one who didn’t seem to realize he/she was supposed to <i>raise</i> you – then you most likely have some emotional …

How to ease anxiety with the '54321' mindfulness trick

But one mindfulness tool used by multiple psychologists has the potential to pull our brains free from the anxiety by grounding us in the present.<p>The …

Bring These ​Insect Repellent Plants Home if you Want To Avoid Insects Naturally

Whether you’re busy weeding or lounging in the garden, nothing disturbs the calm serenity faster than a pesky mosquito buzzing around your head. You …

People with depression use language differently — here’s how to spot it

From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this "language of depression" can have a powerful effect on others. Just consider the impact …

Depression

Experiential Self-Regulation in Trauma Therapy

<b></b><b>Feelings, Emotions, and Affect Regulation*</b><p>Affect regulation (self-regulation) is the ability to manage extreme emotions (positive or negative …

5 Common Parenting Discipline Mistakes

When calm, consistency, and values are abandoned, it’s highly unlikely discipline will help a kid behave.<p>By<p>Jan 22 2018, 6:44 PM<p>Getting a child to …

Parenting

What people don’t understand about mental health medication and weight gain

At age 15, I was referred to a psychiatrist for a serious episode of depression and anxiety (later known to be bipolar disorder).<p>With parental …

31 Psychological Defense Mechanisms Explained

We looked at the way in which the psyche deals with unconscious anxieties. We identified a number of common defense mechanisms which we often use …

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>• Johann Hari Q&A: ‘I was afraid to dismantle the story about depression and anxiety’<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, …

Depression

A psychologist’s toolkit for coping with holiday conflict and anxiety

Every holiday season, families and friends convene to share affection, kindness and experience. In the ideal holiday atmosphere, one often depicted in commercials and media, such get-togethers are places of warmth, appreciation and general happiness.<p>If you find yourself in such a family, count …

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Your Mood Depends on the Food You Eat, and What You Should Eat Changes as You Age, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: Binghampton researchers report on how the foods we eat can affect our mental wellbeing, and how our dietary needs change as we age.Source: …

Neuroscience
University of Washington

8 Things a Parent Should Never Say to Their Child

Threatening violence or the loss of love might seem like obvious no-nos, but there are more subtle phrases just as damaging.<p>By<p>Dec 01 2017, 4:16 PM<p>In …