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A science-backed trick to reduce fear and anxiety takes just 30 seconds and a pen

The next time painful or stressful feelingsthreaten to overwhelm you, here is what you do: get something to write with. Get something to write on. Write down a word that describes the emotion you’re experiencing. It doesn’t have to be comprehensive. Just a word or two will do.<p>Affect labeling—the …

Psychology

Want to Raise a Confident Girl? Encourage Her to Be a Little Bad | Inc.com

A while ago, I saw a little girl wearing a cheeky shirt that said <i>"Good girls go to heaven. Bad girls go places."</i><p>It made me smile. I liked the thought of this little girl being a rebel (or at least being encouraged to be) at such a young age. With that mindset, she's more likely to grow up and see …

Self-improvement

What To Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide To Overcoming Anxiety

If you are the parent or caregiver of an anxious child, you know what it feels like to be held hostage. So does your child. Children who worry too …

'Spotlight' on May 3-4 Child Sex Abuse Lobby Days

Attention about the scourge of childhood sexual abuse and New York's archaic statute of limitations has never been greater than it is right now. Outrage about case after case where perpetrators have been hidden and slipped away from justice is making the front page of news. So can we take action …

Child Abuse

9 Ways to Fight Depression—Besides Taking Antidepressants

Help doesn't just come in a pill bottle. These science-backed methods are proven to treat depression, no Rx necessary<p>Depression is the most common …

How to Get a Stronger WiFi Signal

... without upgrading your internet connection.<p>Location, location, location—that adage definitely applies when it comes to coaxing stronger WiFi from …

TP-Link Talon AD7200 WiFi router packs 802.11ad 60GHz support

TP-Link has rolled out a new multi-band WiFi router at CES 2016 that claims to be the first WiFi router based on 802.11ad technology. Inside the …

Meet the router that will make your home Wi-Fi network 3 times faster

The Consumer Electronics Show is always packed full of wireless routers and other networking gear, so much so that all of the announcements often …

Wi-Fi

D-Link's Wireless Router Twins Ensure There Are No Dead Spots in Your House

Even with countless antennas pointing in all directions, most consumer-level routers can’t create a wifi network that covers every last corner of a …

Child Abuse Leaves Mark on Brain

Childhood abuse and maltreatment can shrink important parts of the brain, a new study of adults suggests.<p>Reduced brain volume in parts of the …

‘Male victims of sexual abuse are treated as secondary’

Last year, the Government set aside half a million pounds to support men and boys who had suffered sexual abuse. So why are dedicated services for male victims having to cut back on counselling, asks Theo Merz<p>It was supposed to be a sign that sexual violence against men was being taken …

Child sexual abuse: How big is the 'iceberg'?

<b>The sexual abuse of a child has to be one of the most distressing issues any society has to confront.</b><p>That is particularly true when the abuse is happening within the family - the place where a child should be safe.<p>We've known for a long time that only a relatively small number of abuse cases come …

Sociology