Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories

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While on Linkedin.com, I stumbled across an excellent article from Nortwestern.edu, about the psychology behind conspiracy theories. I’ll be posting a link to that article at the end of this post. But first, I couldn’t help but think about the reasons that people create the conspiracy theories in the first place. For instance, I’m sure […]

US Border Documents in English

US Border Documents in English

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Why are US border documents in English, and only in English? Has no one in the refugee or immigration offices heard of Google Translate? Instead of having translators read forms to refugees and immigrants, why not have them in front of a computer screen where the US border documents in English can be translated into […]

Stop Spanking Children

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Hopefully, the latest release about parenting from The American Academy of Pediatrics will finally convince people to stop spanking children. This is not meant as a chastisement to parents who spank, because in most cases, parents are simply disciplining their children in the same manner that their parents disciplined them. No one is saying that […]

May – Mental Health Awareness Month

May – Mental Health Awareness Month

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May is mental health awareness month in America. It was designated as such in 1949, by the Mental Health America organization. Here are some examples of how different areas in the US are making an impact.   When we talk about health, we can’t just focus on heart health, or liver health, or brain health, and not […]

Dementia and Anger

Dementia and Anger

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Realizing that your loved one is suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease can be devastating. Regardless of how much you learn about the progression of such conditions, it can still be shocking and heartbreaking when your loved one exhibits extreme symptoms of dementia and anger. Knowing what to do and how to handle potential situations […]

Vitamin B6 Supplementation

Vitamin B6 Supplementation

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Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) is a supplement that very few people ever think about adding to their regimen.  In the past, most  people obtained enough B6 from their diet, but that is not always the case today. Those who consume little or no meat, may be deficient in B6. Also, people over 50 have less B6, […]

How to End Procrastination

How to End Procrastination

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Procrastination plagues most people at some point in their lives. It is definitely a problem for those suffering through depression and anxiety. However, there are sometimes some little steps one can take, even while living with depression, that can make you feel better about yourself. Conquering procrastination for just one thing or for just one […]

Angry Rants

Angry Rants

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How well do you handle angry rants that are directed at you?

Psychologist Carl Rogers

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Rogers is also known for his philosophy regarding “arguments.” He believed one should not argue a point until they completely understood the other person’s point of view. This polite and civil type of argument is known as a Rogerian Argument.

Does Facebook Make You Happy

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As you can see, personal circumstances and satisfaction with life in general will have an effect on all of your experiences, including your time on Facebook. So how can we truly say that Facebook or the lack thereof will make you happier?

Mindfulness for Schools

Mindfulness for Schools

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teaching young people how to cope, how to have hope in the midst of trouble, and how to focus on a better future for yourself through mindfulness in schools

Over half of all suicides involve guns

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Can they commit suicide another way? Of course they can, but that doesn’t make it okay to leave guns in easy access areas. Be responsible.

Separation of Church and Psychology

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Any person advocating a denial of verifiable, evidence based science at the legislative level is putting their constituents at risk of violence perpetrated by a person needing medical attention and should be dismissed from their public service position immediately.