iOS app Android app

Catherine Pearson
GET UPDATES FROM Catherine Pearson

Entries by Catherine Pearson

7 Surprisingly Simple Ways To Live In The Moment

(4) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 8:37 AM

Mindfulness is one of the few things that is simultaneously trendy (we declared 2014 "the year of mindful living") and a centuries-old technique, helping with everything from lowering stress to improving job performance.

At its core, mindfulness is a very simple practice of cultivating awareness of...

Read Post

5 Things Not To Say To A Woman With Postpartum Depression -- And What To Say Instead

(8) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 9:20 AM

Postpartum depression, which affects an estimated 9 to 16 percent of new moms, is better understood than ever before, meaning there is more awareness about the condition and access to treatment.

But in other ways, it's still shrouded in mystery and misinformation.

"I'm convinced the whole world...

Read Post

New Study Reveals Biggest Sleep Environment Risks For Babies

(36) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 12:01 AM

A new study analyzing the factors linked to sleep-related deaths suggests that bed-sharing is the greatest risk for babies ages 4 months and younger, while rolling into objects in the sleep area -- such as a blanket or pillow -- is the top risk factor for older babies.

The findings,...

Read Post

8 maneiras simples de entrar em contato com a sua criança interior

(1) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 10:13 AM

Você se lembra de quando era criança e tudo era novidade? Tudo era lindo e deslumbrante. Infelizmente, as exigências da vida – trabalho, relacionamentos, dinheiro, preocupações com saúde – nos fazem perder esse deslumbramento. Mas não significa que isso esteja perdido para sempre; aqui estão oito maneiras de recuperar essas...

Read Post

8 Simple Ways To Tap Into Your Inner Child

(4) Comments | Posted July 5, 2014 | 12:10 PM

Remember when you were a child and everything around you was novel and beautiful, and filled you with a sense of awe? Unfortunately, the demands of our lives -- work, relationships, money, health concerns -- cause all of us to gradually lose that sense of wonder. But that's not to...

Read Post

Proof Birth Control Access Is A Very, Very Big Deal To Women

(434) Comments | Posted July 1, 2014 | 9:10 AM

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations cannot be required to provide their employees with coverage for contraception, a decision that medical groups like the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists -- this country's leading group of professionals providing health care to women -- have called

Read Post

幸福な人生を送るために必須の能力とは? 心理学博士が指摘

(1) Comments | Posted June 29, 2014 | 2:18 AM

適応力、つまりいろんな環境に対応できる能力は、人間の特性の中では一番魅力的なものとはいえない。しかし専門家に言わせると、幸福で満足感に溢れた人生をおくるためには欠かせないものなのである。

Read Post

9 Ways To Make The Two-Week Wait A Little More Bearable

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 4:59 PM

To the uninitiated, the two-week wait (2WW) -- the stretch between ovulation and the moment when a home pregnancy test might provide reliable feedback -- may not sound like torture.

But anyone who has longed to see two lines, a cross or a big fat "positive" (BFP) pop up,...

Read Post

The One Trait You May Not Realize Will Make You Happier

(48) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 8:01 AM

Adaptability, or the ability to adjust to a variety of different circumstances, isn't necessarily the sexiest of traits. But experts say it is essential to enjoying a happy, satisfying life.

"We constantly meet psychological challenges. Some of us succumb, we feel hopeless, disempowered, give up … and some meet...

Read Post

Pediatricians Call For Parents To Read Aloud To Their Children Every Day

(34) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 12:00 AM

If your child's next visit to the pediatrician includes a clear emphasis on reading, don't be surprised.

On Tuesday, the American Academy of Pediatrics issued its first-ever policy statement focused on literacy promotion, calling for pediatricians to advise all parents about the many benefits of reading aloud, which promotes...

Read Post

This Is What It's Like To Be Young And In A Sexless Relationship

(44) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 7:45 AM

While on a trip to check out graduate programs, Alexis, 24, went out drinking and met S., 29, at a local bar.* Their physical chemistry was immediate and they slept together that night.

Six months later, Alexis relocated to the area for school and she and S. immediately started...

Read Post

Meet The Bereaved Parents Doing Amazing Things In The Face Of Unfathomable Loss

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2014 | 9:42 AM

For parents, there is no greater fear than the death of a child.

This devastating loss raises difficult questions about how to cope and how to properly memorialize a life cut tragically short.

"There are many, many extra challenges that bereaved parents face," said Therese Rando, a clinical psychologist...

Read Post

Lifetime Costs Of Autism Can Exceed $2 Million, Study Says

(15) Comments | Posted June 9, 2014 | 4:01 PM

A new study has found that the cost of supporting a person with an autism spectrum disorder throughout his or her lifetime can soar as high as $2.4 million.

The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics on Monday and funded by the nonprofit Autism Speaks, suggests that autism's financial...

Read Post

How A Mom's Hunch Turned Into A Diagnosis Of A Brand-New Disorder

(10) Comments | Posted June 6, 2014 | 5:24 PM

As part of Speak Up for Kids, an initiative led by the Child Mind Institute to provide the public with information about children's mental health, The Huffington Post is running a series of stories about families whose children have been diagnosed with mental health conditions.

Here, in her...

Read Post

8 conselhos profissionais clássicos que você pode ignorar sem culpa

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2014 | 10:20 AM

Quando converso sobre assuntos profissionais com a minha mãe, muitas vezes sinto como se viéssemos de dois planetas diferentes. Ela trabalha como advogada há mais de 30 anos e, muitas vezes, foi uma das poucas, se não a única, mulher fazendo o que ela faz, no lugar em que traba-lha....

Read Post

What Nobody Tells You About Weaning After Breastfeeding

(3) Comments | Posted June 2, 2014 | 1:52 PM

When you're pregnant, everyone from your OB-GYN to your Great Aunt Pearl wants to talk breastfeeding -- whether you're doing it, how you're doing it, how she did it -- until you can no longer recall a time when you couldn't instantly prattle off your preferred pump and nipple cream....

Read Post

How We Moved Forward After A Trauma Rocked My Daughter's Life

(1) Comments | Posted May 29, 2014 | 1:35 PM

As part of Speak Up for Kids, an initiative led by Child Mind Institute to provide the public with information about children's mental health, The Huffington Post will be running a series of stories about families whose children have been diagnosed with mental health conditions.

Here, in her...

Read Post

What 15 Female Leaders Really Think About Crying At Work

(57) Comments | Posted May 28, 2014 | 9:18 AM

There may be no crying in baseball, but whether there's a place for it in the office is another question entirely.

Facebook COO and Lean In evangelist Sheryl Sandberg has done it -- openly. "I've cried at work," she said in a 2012 speech at...

Read Post

How Meditation Can Help With The Pain Of Infertility

(1) Comments | Posted May 27, 2014 | 2:17 PM

In the months leading up to her second intrauterine insemination, Tami's mind flooded, time and again, with the color turquoise.

She had already spent 18 months trying to get pregnant naturally, only to be diagnosed with unexplained infertility. She'd tried one insemination, but it had failed, so she was...

Read Post

Kein Händchen für gute Gespräche? Hier sind die 6 goldenen Regeln des Small Talks

(0) Comments | Posted May 25, 2014 | 9:19 AM

„Und was machst du so?“ Das ist eine der ersten Fragen, mit der die Leute einsteigen, wenn sie jemand Neuen kennengelernt haben. Und sie ist auch einer der schnellsten Wege, eine Konversation abzuwürgen – oder sicherzustellen, dass sie thematisch niemals über Karriere-Basics hinauskommt.

Doch die Forschung stützt, was die...

Read Post