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Why Group Therapy Is More Than Just A Support Group

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living

The stereotypical image of therapy -- a patient lying on a couch, his back to a disengaged professional -- is an antiquated one. In reality there are ...

What It's Like To Be Afraid Of Vomiting

Delaney Paige | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Delaney Paige

Most people are familiar with some of the more common phobias, like flying, public speaking, small spaces, and spiders. Emetophobia, on the other hand, often doesn't feel like it is recognized as a legitimate fear.

The Psychology of Ghosting: Why People Do It and a Better Way to Break Up

Lantern | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Lantern

Chances are you've been "ghosted" before. "Ghosting" is when someone you're dating ends the relationship by cutting off all communication, without any explanation. And we're not talking about not getting a text back after one awkward OKCupid date, but receiving the ultimate silent treatment after several dates, or when you're in a committed relationship.

I Don't Need Mindfulness, But the Guy Next to Me Sure as Hell Does

Joe Burton | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Joe Burton

I had the pleasure of speaking at the Mainstream conference in Denver several weeks ago. Mainstream brings together the world's leaders in maintenance, reliability and safety in industries like oil, gas and power.

How Do You Know If Your Child Is Emotionally Strong?

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.17.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do we measure emotional well-being? It's what we all want for our children. As parents what should we look for to help us know our children feel secure and have positive self-images? What can we do to help them grow emotionally strong?

Doomed to Struggle?

Amy Leo | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Leo

"Why did you do that? You should have..." "You know better than that!" "Try this..." These phrases echoed throughout school corridors, provider offic...

A Better Reason to Be Fit

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

Research shows that a fitness regimen isn't just for your body. It's definitely for your emotional and mental well-being as well.

Overcoming Anxiety

Dr. Joe Dispenza | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joe Dispenza

In many ways, anxiety is a healthy response to an external stimulus. We should be in a heightened or aroused state when we give a speech, fly in a pla...

WATCH: Needing to Justify the Past

Brad Yates | Posted 08.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

Whether we are happy with our current circumstances or not, we've put a lot of time and effort into creating them. And there is a part of us that wil...

5 Ways The Fear Of Rejection Holds You Back

Amy Morin | Posted 08.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

The fear of rejection often serves as the single greatest obstacle that stands between a capable individual and enormous success. Its powerful grip can prevent you from reaching your greatest potential. Here are five ways the fear of rejection can hold you back:

Why Social Perfection Can Be 'Toxic' For College Students

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 08.14.2015 | College

Nearly 1,100 suicides happen on college campuses each year, indicating that many students who portray themselves as happy-go-lucky on social media are...

Study: Older Adults Decide It's Never Too Late to Switch Spiritual Homes

David Briggs | Posted 08.13.2016 | Religion
David Briggs

Research in the emerging field of religion and aging suggests significant relations between an active religious life and positive health outcomes, from lower rates of depression to reduced death anxiety. The upshot for congregations: Do not take older worshippers for granted.

The Amygdala Is Not the Brain's Fear Center

Joseph LeDoux | Posted 08.12.2016 | Science
Joseph LeDoux

The idea that the amygdala is the home of fear in the brain is just that--an idea. It is not a scientific finding but instead a conclusion based on an interpretation of a finding. So what is the finding, what is the interpretation, and how did the interpretation come about?

We Know How To Diagnose Depression. Why Don't We Know How To Talk About It?

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living

As society continues to fight the stigma of depression, it's important to define exactly what that word means. A panel of experts joined HuffPost Live...

Practical Ways to Deal With the Anxiety of Death

Chris Mayya | Posted 08.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Chris Mayya

At some point or the other in our lives, we and our loved ones, are all bound to go through the anxiety of death and dying. Here are some practical ways to deal with it:

5 Things I Can't Worry About Anymore

Stephanie Harper | Posted 08.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Harper

My focus should be on wellness, on getting better and continuing to learn how to cope with my situation, how to find joy and gratitude in my life, in the people who surround me. I should be focused on this. There are some things I just can't worry about anymore.

6 Steps to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

Dawn Falcone | Posted 08.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Dawn Falcone

I have strategies to stop overwhelm in its tracks and I want to share them with you because one less stressed out person running around the world is a good thing.

Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) Event and The Power of Imagination

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 08.11.2016 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

What better gift could we give to poor children who live in challenging settings all over the world...to be in the moment perfectly free and without anxiety...laughing and creating from within their minds and souls, and being purely original and unique.

6 Tips on How to Overcome Your Depression and Persistent Fears

Stan Popovich | Posted 08.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Stan Popovich

Some people have a difficult time in managing their depression. Sometimes, their depression and fears can become a huge factor in their personal life and professional career. As a result, here are six tips that a person can use to help manage their depression.

Bust Your Stress With Twitter's 'Calm Yourself In 4 Words' Trend

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.12.2015 | Healthy Living

Everyone knows the feeling of having a million things to do, feeling anxious about an upcoming work project or having an argument with a good friend. ...

10 Reasons to Get to Know Qigong: Yoga's Less Popular Cousin

Brodie Welch, L.Ac., M.S.O.M. | Posted 08.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Brodie Welch, L.Ac., M.S.O.M.

Here are 10 reasons why you'll love getting to know Qigong:

WATCH: Being a Money Magnet

Brad Yates | Posted 08.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brad Yates

For a number of reasons, a lot of folks don't like to talk about money. However, the pain of lack can be devastating to body, mind and spirit. Changi...

Calmness in the Chaos

Erin Hinkle | Posted 08.07.2016 | Women
Erin Hinkle

I was sitting in bed during a power outage recently, amazed at how still, how quiet, how dark it can all be. There isn't a moment when I'm not moving, whether physically or mentally. I'm a busy person, an extremist, a "go-getter."

How Embracing My Inner Nerd Led Me to Find My Divine Self

Maimah Karmo | Posted 08.07.2016 | Impact
Maimah Karmo

Most of my friends don't believe this, but my childhood friends know. Growing up, I was a nerd. I was shy, teacher's pet, valedictorian in elementary school, terrified of boys; and I was most comfortable when I had my nose in a book.

Lonely People Are Actually Wired Differently

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living

If you often feel lonely, there could be a neuroscientific explanation. According to a small new study, your brain might be wired differently. The stu...