Being A Loner Has This Mental Advantage

Being a loner for the right reason can have surprising advantages. Spending time alone is linked to increased creativity among some people, research finds. Not all forms of social withdrawal are unhealthy, it seems. However, it depends on the reason…

10 Recent Psychology Studies On Children Every Parent Should Read

If parents are happier than non-parents, why are brothers and sisters so different, discipline, sleep, the dangers of television, etc… One of the many reasons why raising a child is an impossible job is that everyone gives you advice, and…

Lessons from Spin Class: The Limitations of Encouragement

I often find great empathy and identification with my clients in an unlikely place: at the gym. In a recent spin class, my instructor noticed that I wasn’t keeping pace with the rest of the class.“Come on, try harder!” he…

3 Simple Steps That Really Help Depressed People

Three steps that will help you stop brooding. Repetitive negative thoughts are at the heart of the depressive experience. There are three steps vital to reducing repetitive negative thoughts, according to Professor Hans M. Nordahl, an expert on psychological therapy.…

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