Emotions

Loneliness Is Bad For Your Health. Here's What You Can Do to Escape

Reach out.<p>Loneliness is a common condition affecting around one in three adults. It damages your brain, immune system, and can lead to depression and …

Psychology

“Grief was not like anything I imagined”: A widower’s perspective on loss and mourning

<b>"The Widower's Notebook: A Memoir" by Jonathan Santlofer (Penguin Random House)</b><p>Salon talks to “The Widower’s Handbook” author Jonathan Santlofer about what losing someone is really like<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>July 16, 2018 9:08pm (UTC)<p>Grief and trauma are rarely the dramatic, …

Penguin Random House

Achieving Well-being As the Essence of Happiness

It is normal to coincide with people you know when walking the streets in a medium or small city in our Latin America. Usually, people greet each …

Costa Rica

Why having pets in the workplace is beneficial

It’s no secret that owning a pet enriches your life and offers many benefits. People with pets are shown to be happier, live longer, and have fewer …

The Workplace

Lifting the Burden: Releasing Ourselves from the Responsibility of Others

Empathy, co-dependency, energy vampirism… whatever you want to call it the sharing of energy and how you deal with others’ energy has the potential …

Psychology

New today from Psych Central

by John Kaniecki<p>“Honesty is such a lonely word, Everyone is so untrue, Honesty is hardly ever heard, And mostly what I need from you” Billy Joel Life …

Psychology

People Underestimate the Power of Saying ‘Thanks’

When thanking someone, individuals may not fully appreciate the positive feelings that their expression of gratitude engenders. And that may explain …

Psychology

Did Shahid Kapoor just upset his pregnant wife Mira Rajput?

Mira Rajput looked rather upset on her recent dinner date with hubby Shahid Kapoor<p>DNA Web Team<br>• Jul 14, 2018, 08:33 PM IST<p>Soon-to-be second time …

Entertainment (India)

How Can I Get Rid of Anxiety?

As an advocate for OCD awareness, I get lots of emails from people. One of the most frequent questions I receive is some form of “How can I get rid …

Depression

What Makes Your Brain Happy?

What really makes a person happy? What is “the good life”? Yale psychology professor Laurie Santos spends her research hours studying primate and …

Self-improvement

There's a Simple Writing Task You Can Do to Reduce Stress And Anxiety

Get out that notebook.<p>Writing about positive emotions may help to reduce stress and anxiety, according to our new study, published in the <i>British</i> …

Psychology

Prevalence of Prenatal Depression Symptoms in 2 Generations of Pregnant Mothers

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Psychology

Cognitive Effects of MIN-101 in Patients With Schizophrenia and Negative Symptoms

There is limited evidence for the efficacy of pharmacological treatments for cognitive impairment in schizophrenia. Therefore, well-tolerated …

Psychology

Majority of youth treated for anxiety disorders do not stay anxiety-free

Golda S. Sinsburg <br>Of more than 300 youths who received 12-weeks of evidence-based treatments for anxiety disorders, only 21.7% were consistently …

Depression

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Today

Psychodynamic psychotherapy today involves a spectrum of treatments. Some are specifically tailored to disorders—for example, transference-focused …

Psychology

The cycle of porn and loneliness

Richmond, Va., Jul 11, 2018 / 05:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Andy*, a devout Catholic and recently married man in his twenties, encountered a vicious …

Psychology

'Virtual reality cured my fear of heights'

<b>Fay Nugent developed a fear of heights in her 30s.</b><p>"It began after I went on a girls' weekend away," she says.<p>"We had gone on an adventure activity called a tree-top walk.<p>"I managed to climb up to do it - but then when it came to stepping out on to the high ropes, I just couldn't do it.<p>"I felt …

Psychology

What You Need to Know About the Loneliness Epidemic

We live in an era in which communication seems simpler than times of the past. In essence, a coworker is one email a way, a friend is one text away, …

Psychology

Predicting Suicide Attempts and Suicide Deaths Using Electronic Health Records

Suicide accounted for nearly 45,000 deaths in the United States in 2016. Unfortunately, tools currently used to predict an individual’s risk of a …

Mental Health

Understanding the social dynamics that cause cooperation to thrive, or fail: Certain types of social networks can paradoxically lead to cooperation's collapse

Certain types of social networks can paradoxically lead to cooperation's collapse<p>Biologists address the question of how an evolving social network …

Psychology

7 Unexpected Ways Loneliness Affects Your Health

When most of us think of loneliness, we think of sitting by ourselves in our room, aching for companionship or being left with our negative thoughts. …

Mental Health

What Is an Emotional Support Animal?

Animals can provide joy and companionship. Animals can also provide emotional support to people with mental health concerns. These animal companions …

Mental Health

The Force of Your Anger Is Tied to the Source of Your Anger

Many of us assume that what’s in our past is past. But for decades now, clinical research has made painfully obvious that what we haven’t …

Psychology

Research shows that people are lonelier than ever — but hopeful solutions are happening.

Loneliness isbecoming a public health issue.<p>We live in a time when we're more connected than ever, and yet a recent survey found that most Americans …

Good News

The Overselling of Gratitude

Being told that all of us should regularly take time to list the things we're grateful for sets my teeth on edge. It took me a while to figure out …

Psychology

The Results Of The 2018 Mikey Awards!

Awards

Want a Meaningful Conversation? Cut the Small Talk

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- If you want to be happier, try having meaningful conversations.<p>A new study finds that quality conversation …

Happiness

Teen Suicide

The recent suicides of public figures like Kate Spade, as well as growing awareness of non-suicidal self-injury, have triggered conversations about …

Mental Health

“You Owe Me a Wonderful”

There is no quicker way a child can ruin a moment than to complain:<p>“Roxy got the biggest cookie!”<br>• “I am NOT going to the store with you!”<br>• “You never …

Self-help

How to treat anxiety naturally

Many people have chronic stress and anxiety. They face symptoms such as nervousness, agitation, tension, a racing heart, and chest pain.<p>In fact, …

Depression