These days, it can feel like people are dealing with the same COVID reality in vastly different ways—or even living their ...
Social interactions aren't always peaches and cream. Often, people disagree with one another. Or lie to one another. Or betray one another. Or dismiss one another's feelings. Or belittle one another.
Sometimes in the mating market, you have to kiss a few frogs. How many is too many? Source: Suzanne Jutzeler/Pexels As I outlined in a previous post, the modern mating market is very different ...
You can undoubtedly sense when you’re talking to a good listener. Something about the way the person either looks at you or makes empathic comments allows you to feel comfortable with this ...
If you find yourself struggling year after year to follow through with your New Year's resolutions, the problem might be too much resolution, not enough solution. As much as you might hope that ...
At the end of each year, I pick research studies on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that I think represent the most and least helpful examples of research in this field. I believe the best ...
Astrology is an ancient practice that remains popular in many places in the world, including in the U.S. Indeed, nearly one in three American adults believe in astrology. The word astrology comes ...
For all of her adult life, my grandmother woke up around 4:00 a.m. every single day for her morning prayer. She had a stroke in the last days of her life, and some things had changed with how she ...
Awareness is essential to stimulating healing neuroplastic changes in your brain in that you cannot stimulate your brain to develop in a given direction unless you know where you are starting from.
The legalization of marijuana in the U.S. for medicinal use in 36 states and recreational use in 18 states has brought up many thorny issues for practicing psychiatrists as we try to weave our way ...
I teach a class on the psychology of forgiveness to undergraduates at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This past week saw a spirited debate when I asked this to the class: Suppose we are in an ...
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines stigma as “a set of negative and often unfair beliefs that a society or group of people have about something… a mark of shame or discredit.” Borrowed ...