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A Psychologist’s Advice on Healing Emotional Pain

If you want to heal emotional pain, you have to re-condition your responses to emotional states. Rather than hiding emotional wounds, focus on treating and caring for them. The first list I put togeth…

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10 Psychology Myths, Debunked

In this eye-opening TED Talk, psychologist Ben Ambridge dives into 10 psychology myths that have been proven wrong and something called our Psy-Q. Ambridge describes Psy-Q as how well we know our …

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15 Habits of Highly Confident People

No one is confident all the time, but some people seem to exude a healthy level of self-assurance. That confident look can leave others wondering "what's the secret?" Here are some of my observations …

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Ever Wondered Why You Care About Fitting In?

Don't feel bad if you have a hard time tuning out other people's opinions. The tendency toward fitting in just may have helped your ancestors survive. It's easy to say, "Don't worry what other peop…

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Childhood Bullying Linked to Adult Inflammatory Diseases

Earlier this month, I wrote about the lingering effects of childhood bullying and how adults continue to suffer mental, emotional and even financial challenges resulting from the traumatic abuse they …

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10 Amazing Facts About How Your Brain Works

For a gray organ that can't move on its own, the brain sure is a force to be reckoned with. The phrase "mind over matter" isn't just a figure of speech--it's possible. Our brain is so powerful that it…

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10 Ways Childhood Bullying Stays With You for Life

Everywhere I turn these days there seems to be another newspaper or online story about childhood bullying and the often tragic effects on children. Too often, a suicide or criminal activity is linked …

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11 Things You Really Need to Know About Caffeine

Is caffeine good or bad for your health?  It may come down to who you are and what your health is like. Before you decide if that coffee, tea, or energy drink habit is right for you, consider the foll…

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The Secret of Success, According to Study

What is the secret of success? According to a new study by Talent Smart and published in Psychology Today, the secret of success in the workplace may be having a high emotional quotient (EQ). Emotiona…

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What Do You Regret?

Author Mercedes Lackey once stated, "If only. Those must be the two saddest words in the world."  Yet, most of us have found ourselves saying them or silently thinking them at some point in our life. …

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