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A Psychologist Explains A Common Factor She Sees Among Couples Not Having Sex

Co-Founder of Inner BondingBy Margaret Paul, Ph.D. April 7, 2020 Share on: “I don’t care if I never have sex again.” I hear this often from my married women clients, especially those who have children or are in their late 40s. The women who say this have one thing in common: They don’t feel emotionally connected… Read More A Psychologist Explains A Common Factor She Sees Among Couples Not Having Sex

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Why Procrastinators Procrastinate

 October 30, 2013 By Tim Urban pro-cras-ti-na-tion |prəˌkrastəˈnāSHən, prō-|nounthe action of delaying or postponing something: your first tip is to avoid procrastination. Who would have thought that after decades of struggle with procrastination, the dictionary, of all places, would hold the solution. Avoid procrastination. So elegant in its simplicity. While we’re here, let’s make sure obese people avoid overeating,… Read More Why Procrastinators Procrastinate

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What Does Cognitive Dissonance Mean? The Theory and Definition

What Does Cognitive Dissonance Mean? The Theory and Definition The theory describes the tension that occurs when your beliefs and behaviors don’t match up. Take a deep dive into what happens next.   By Moira LawlerMedically Reviewed by Samuel Mackenzie, MD, PhD Last Updated: March 6, 2018   You may not be familiar with the term “cognitive dissonance,”… Read More What Does Cognitive Dissonance Mean? The Theory and Definition

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6 signs of teen depression parents should look out for

Korin Miller December 19, 2019, 9:06 am Moodiness and teenagers go together like peanut butter and jelly, so it’s hardly shocking when your teen acts temperamental. Still, if they’re moody often, it’s understandable that you might start to wonder whether your teen is depressed. While not every teenager experiences mood swings, it happens to enough teens during… Read More 6 signs of teen depression parents should look out for

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5 Simple Mindfulness Practices for Daily Life

5 Simple Mindfulness Practices for Daily Life Your day-to-day activities offer ample opportunities to call up mindfulness in any moment. These simple practices will breathe space into your daily routines. BY PARNEET PAL, CARLEY HAUCK, ELISHA GOLDSTEIN, KYRA BOBINET, AND CARA BRADLEY   AUGUST 27, 2018 How often have you rushed out the door and into your day without… Read More 5 Simple Mindfulness Practices for Daily Life

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‘I’m a Climate Psychologist, and This Is What Happens When You’re Too Hot for Too Long’

Kara Jillian Brown  7/23/2020 We’ve all had days where the heat makes us a little cranky. It’s too hot to move and all you want to do is hop in a cold shower. But the impacts of heat can go much deeper than just your mood. Susan Clayton, PhD, a professor of psychology and environmental studies and… Read More ‘I’m a Climate Psychologist, and This Is What Happens When You’re Too Hot for Too Long’

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Coping with anxiety: Can diet make a difference? Answer From Craig N. Sawchuk, Ph.D., L.P.

Is it true that certain foods worsen anxiety and others have a calming effect? Answer From Craig N. Sawchuk, Ph.D., L.P.   Anxiety symptoms can make you feel unwell. Coping with anxiety can be a challenge and often requires making lifestyle changes. There aren’t any diet changes that can cure anxiety, but watching what you… Read More Coping with anxiety: Can diet make a difference? Answer From Craig N. Sawchuk, Ph.D., L.P.