3 Signs You Do Not Have ADHD

Introduction Are you wondering whether or not you have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?  Sometimes it can be difficult to differentiate whether or not you have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or not.  This article...
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The Richest Life: Consumer to Advocate

You want more. Yes, you have a high-paying job, a dutiful spouse, and all the modern day accoutrements. Underneath your polished veneer, there is a bubbling restlessness. Something is missing. And you desperately want to reclaim it. The issue: defining what ‘it’ is. And then doing something
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Are You Turning Towards Your Partner?

Well known couples therapists and founders of the Gottman Method for couples therapy, John and Julie Gottman have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to what keeps couples together in a healthy relationship and what can break a relationship apart. In what they coined The Sound Relationship House, the
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diet

​Stress Cancels Out Healthy Choices

You eat all the right foods, especially concentrating on choosing “good” fats, rather than unhealthy saturated fats. But something is wrong: You just don’t seem to be losing weight. It may have nothing to do with your diet, and everything to do with your stressful life.
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Bipolar II

5 Ways Depression Affects Work

I’m currently in the midst of a depressive episode. I’ve had severe enough symptoms that they have started to interfere with my work. Many people experience this during episodes of bipolar disorder, whether mania or depression. In fact, a severe impact on work...
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“Aha” Moments Can Be More Accurate Than Analysis

When you’re trying to solve a problem, there are a couple ways you can get to a solution. Sometimes you have to fight your way forward one step at a time. Other times the light bulb just goes off over your head and you know the answer. Albert Einstein was
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How to Eat Chocolate for Optimal Happiness

If you think psychologists don’t do enough research with practical applications, you’ve got another think coming. A team of researchers from Gettysburg College have just published a study on a topic we can all get behind: how to get the most enjoyment out of a bite of chocolate. The secret?
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Hope

Today I Love Solitude

Sun pierced clouds ... Today I love solitude and the easy way it finds me and holds me and takes me wandering through my past to the places I've been happy. I love that it reminds me that I don't need to hold on to things physically, I can take them with...
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The Indoctrination of College Students

First-year college students are now required to go through orientation programs designed to teach them how to think and behave with regard to “diversity,” “inclusion,” and “racism.” At Clark University, newly appointed Chief Diversity Officer Sheree Marlowe runs such an orientation program, which emphasizes, among other things, “microaggressions.” Microaggressions, according...
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ADHD

Tired Of ADHD

... to the store Lately I've been a little bit tired. And I can't really say why, to be quite honest. I don't mean I'm not at liberty to tell you why, I just mean I can't think why I'm feeling this way. I do know that since I've kind of retired, I'm really...
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Stress

Self-Critical and Socially Anxious

When you are feeling self conscious, you take others’ behavior personally based on the assumption that everything others are doing is about “me”.  The people who are the most self-conscious are those that are prone to taking others behavior personally.
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Asperger Syndrome

Asperger’s Syndrome And Handling Social Anxiety

I’m emailing with Kris Jones, an eloquent writer on Linkedin about his Asperger’s Syndrome. We’re talking about the stressors he experiences that can create extremely self-limiting anxiety. We’re going to use several blogs to talk about different stressors. Kris’s first stressor was his lack of self –fulfillment. One of the causes of...
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