Whether you lost a loved one to sickness, tragedy , divorce or even a significant break-up, loss is a trauma. Losses can create identity challenges, lifestyle changes, financial problems and even have social implications. // After 20 years of counseling...
How to Raise an Emotionally Resilient Child
Emotional resilience is the ability to bounce back from stressful or difficult moments. Learn how you can help your child develop this important skill by setting aside ten minutes each day.
This is why Finland has the best schools
The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, "Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just about the opposite of what we are doing in the United States."
How Many Different Human Emotions Are There?
A new study identifies 27 categories of emotion and shows how they blend together in our everyday experience.
7 Tips to Manage Your Weight When Taking Psychiatric Medication
Weight gain is one of the main reasons that people diagnosed with depression and other mood disorders stop taking their medication. Some people gain as much as seven percent of their body weight -- or more -- from psychiatric meds. In a study funded by the National Institute of Mental Health that was published in July 2006 in the Archives of General Psychiatry, researchers reported that nearly one in four cases of obesity is associated with a mood or anxiety disorder. But following a strict treatment plan that involves meds doesn’t have to mean shopping for a larger pants size. There are effective ways to manage your weight on psychiatric meds. Here are some strategies that you might find helpful: 1. Control Food Portions Skip the diet. Just limit your portions. Restaurants today…
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
What Might Work To Improve Outcomes Of Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
Sarah Threnhauser, MPA The “outcomes” for the 24,000 youth in the foster care system that enter adulthood each year don’t look good – they are less likely to graduate college, are more likely to be unemployed or underemployed, and have limited financial resources. The advocacy group Children’s Rights reports that 47% of former foster children are unemployed, and of those with jobs, 71% report an annual income of less than $25,000 (see Unemployment Rampant Among Former Foster Youth); and less than 10% of former foster care youth earn a bachelor’s degree (see Fostering Success in Education: National Factsheet on the Educational Outcomes of Children in Foster Care). State approaches to addressing the situation – and the…
What Makes Romantic Partners Compatible?
By Helen Fisher - Psychologists have determined that men and women tend to fall in love with individuals from the same ethnic and socioeconomic background; with those of a similar level of intelligence, education and physical attractiveness. But how two individual personalities match up remains unknown. My work investigates the biology of personality, and how it determines compatibility.
Learn How to be Your Own Intuitive/Psychic Class
It can be challenging to develop your Intuitive/Psychic abilities when you don't know what to do. Having worked and developed my own intuitive psychic skills for over 35 years I know that I can help you increase your intuition and psychic self. I have been teaching people privately for many years and now I'm offering this as a group class. In this private group class I will teach you techniques to increase your intuitive/psychic self so that you can better your life. This class is NOT about learning Tarot cards or how to give psychic readings, but to increase your personal intuition What Will I Learn? How to Increase Your Personal Energy Fields You will be able to contact your angels and guides for spiritual advice Learn to protect yourself from being spiritual…