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The Benefits of Curiosity: 5 Ways to Ignite and Nurture Your Curiosity

Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D

One of the most valuable assets of curiosity is its ability to seek to understand another person -- fully and truly -- without judgment. I find that the most open and least judgmental people are curious.

What Does It Mean if I Don't Have Money Dreams?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Now, if you do dream about actual money, that doesn't necessarily mean that you are coming into financial wealth (sorry -- don't shoot the messenger). Remember, our dreams speak in the language of symbols.

Putting the Brakes on Adolescent Impulse: The Age of Opportunity

Linda Flanagan | Posted 11.03.2014 | Education
Linda Flanagan

Adolescence begins with puberty and ends, ambiguously, with the makings of adult independence: marriage, financial self-sufficiency, employment.

How to Respond to Your Child's Angry Outbursts

Signe Whitson | Posted 04.13.2014 | Parents
Signe Whitson

One minute, she was walking toward me, the next, she was dragging her body forward, propelled only by tears and heartfelt accusations: You always make me miss everything fun! I don't want to go! I'm not going! You always make me leave! I never get to stay for the fun things.

Conversational Intelligence: Emotional Contagion

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 11.09.2013 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

Your emotions influence others (Written in collaboration with Zandra Harris) The concept of emotional contagion includes the influence of one person...

Decision-making and Performance Under Pressure

Marc Schoen, Ph.D. | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Marc Schoen, Ph.D.

Accept that pressure related discomfort is normal. The goal is not to banish it. If we seek to exterminate it, we only make our fear of pressure greater. Practice being more accepting of pressure related discomfort.

Feed the Mouse

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 02.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

When you feel fed -- physically, emotionally, conceptually and even spiritually -- you naturally let go of longing, disappointment, frustration and craving. The hungry heart gets a full meal, goals are attained and the striving for them relaxes; one feels lifted by life as it is.

Fear and Verbal First Aid for Children

Judith Acosta, LISW, CCH | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta, LISW, CCH

Nothing moves us faster, spreads faster or stops us faster than fear. If we can create panic, can't we also create calm?