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Everyday Folk

Weekend Reading: Joseph Burgo, Ph.D Explains Our Defense Mechanisms


Another one of Psych Central's own mental health bloggers has penned a masterpiece!

(Okay, maaaaaybe I'm just a little biased :) )

Psychotherapist and author Joseph Burgo, , of Psych Central's Therapy Case Notes and his own After Psychotherapy, releases his new book Why Do I Do That? Psychological Defense Mechanisms and the Hidden Ways They Shape Our Lives, this Monday (October 29, 2012).

Why...
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Celebrities

Weekend Viewing: Celebrities Who Strut Their Unconventional Stuff!


In honor of the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Yahoo! TV posted a piece about Hollywood lookers who , not-so-average looks, by Hollywood standards.

Not Your Average Hollywood Lookers

On the list were some of the industry's most ridiculously successful stars who just happen to not fit the conventional Hollywood ideal, including Boardwalk Empire's Steve Buscemi, Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet, and Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons.

Oh,...
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Celebrities

Has ‘Mad Men’ Actress Christina Hendricks Created a New F-Bomb?


"Mad Men" star Christina Hendricks was recently in Australia for a 2012 Spectacle Wearer of the Year event, a contest that awards one lucky winner a year-long modeling contract with MOT Models, a London modeling agency.

However, the focus was more on her curves than her peepers.

During a recent interview with The Sydney Morning Herald's Kate Waterhouse, Christina Hendricks talked about how she'd been spending her time in...
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Celebrities

Weekend Reading: Singer-Songwriter Ryan Bingham Believes Music Rescued Him


So, remember that Ryan Bingham trip I said I booked?

Tonight's the night!

(Actually, I'm probably on the road as you read this.)

Because I've written about Ryan Bingham before, and because he recently had some interesting things to say about music in light of his new album release (and, of course, because I'm seeing him tonight), I thought we were due another Bingham post.

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Celebrities

Britney Spears And Demi Lovato Shine On The X Factor


In the year 2012, current gigs as The X Factor judges are the cherries on the cake for singers-actresses Britney Spears and Demi Lovato.

Both ladies have publicly endured some trying times over the past few years (Lovato completed rehab for emotional and physical issues and Spears, well, we all remember).

2012 has brought happier times, though.

Even though aspects of her personal and professional...
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