April 10th, 2014

Many people don’t realize that the foods they eat have a lot to do with the mood they are in. In other words, what you put into your mouth can directly affect how grouchy, tired, emotional or happy you feel. If you tend to find your mood fluctuating significantly from one day to the next […]

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April 1st, 2014

It may not be Christmas or the New Year, but the tradition of April Fool’s day has been celebrated for hundreds of years. The psychology of April Fool’s Day, or how the holiday even came to be, may leave many individuals wondering how it all started. Although the details behind the true origins of April […]

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March 28th, 2014

Unfortunately, many of us are forced to deal with bullies at school or work. There are many reasons why people choose to bully other individuals, and studies have found that many people who bully others are victims of violence. While this doesn’t excuse their behavior, it can help you better understand why bullies behave the […]

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February 11th, 2014

Valentine’s Day is considered to be one of the most romantic days of the year. With the day of love just around the corner, I would like to offer a few tips on how you can keep the fire burning in your relationship, whether you have been married for several decades or are in the […]

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December 17th, 2013

The holidays, a special time marked by decorations, music, gifts and time spent with family and friends, ignites a spirit of joy in most of us. Yet, for many people, this time of the year can mean high stress and anxiety. Some people tend to envision the “perfect” holiday, which often leads to unrealistic expectations […]

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November 19th, 2013

With the hectic pace and demands of modern life, it is very common for people to feel stress. When you are under stress, you can feel tired and run down, unhappy, impatient and frustrated. There are several techniques available that involve learning how to control your body’s responses to stress or anxiety so that you […]

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October 22nd, 2013

Teenage depression consists of more than just a teenager being in a bad mood or feeling melancholy. It is a very serious problem that negatively affects every aspect of a teen’s life. Teen depression can lead to drug and alcohol abuse, self-mutilation, violence and even suicide. Depression strikes teenagers more than most people think it […]

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September 24th, 2013

When you are feeling stress, you feel as though you’re under a great deal of mental or emotional pressure. All sorts of things in life can cause stress including work, personal relationships and financial problems. When stress takes over, it often leads to anxiety – which is an overwhelming feeling of worry, nervousness and uneasiness […]

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August 23rd, 2013

Intimate relationships bring meaning and purpose to our lives, but they are not easy. When difficulties emerge within our relationship, we often want to take the “less painful” route, which means avoiding those issues we are too scared to confront about ourselves and our relationship. By doing so, however, we overlook the fact that by […]

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August 9th, 2013

Although some teenagers decide that they want to see a therapist on their own, more often than not, parents are the ones making this decision. Not surprisingly, parents often face a significant amount of resistance from their teen who may initially be opposed to the entire notion of therapy. Despite the fact that the stigma […]

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