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Best of Our Blogs: August 11, 2017

Pinterest Board CommanderYour belief that everything is going to be all right. Her smile. His sense of ease. Your friendship. What has illness done to you and your relationships? What have you gained in return? Meaning. Presence. Connection. Compassion. This week, read the fascinating ways narcissism, stress, [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Mania: The Side Effect of Genius

Pinterest Board CommanderThe first psychiatrist I had ever met listened to me prattle on for about 15 minutes before she interrupted me, scowling: “You have bipolar disorder, type 1.” And there, that was it. I was 21 years old. I didn’t even question her as blurry memories [Read More ...]The Creator...
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5 Tips for a Meaningful Relationship

Pinterest Board CommanderA meaningful relationship is built on respect, trust and equality, according to Jennine Estes, a marriage and family therapist. Partners are able to share how they feel and what they need, she said. They provide each other with a deep level of security and protection. [Read More ...]The Creator...
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You owe it to yourself to experience a total solar eclipse | David Baron

Pinterest Board CommanderOn August 21, 2017, the moon's shadow will race from Oregon to South Carolina in what some consider to be the most awe-inspiring spectacle in all of nature: a total solar eclipse. Umbraphile David Baron chases these rare events across the globe, and in this ode to the bliss of seeing the solar corona, he explains why you owe it to yourself to witness one, too. The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED[Read More ...]The Creator...
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Podcast: Why Do We Procrastinate?

Pinterest Board CommanderIn this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales finally tackle a topic they’d been putting off: procrastination. Pretty much everyone puts off doing distasteful tasks, but procrastination can cause a multitude of problems for us, including harming our health. [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Forever Losing Things? Does that Mean You’re Losing Your Mind?

Pinterest Board CommanderAre you one of those people who would like to be able to lose weight as easily as you lose everything else in your life? Do you sometimes think you might be an absent-minded professor even though you’ve not stepped foot on a college campus [Read More ...]The Creator...
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You smell with your body, not just your nose | Jennifer Pluznick

Pinterest Board CommanderDo your kidneys have a sense of smell? Turns out, the same tiny scent detectors found in your nose are also found in some pretty unexpected places -- like your muscles, kidneys and even your lungs. In this quick talk (filled with weird facts), physiologist Jennifer Pluznick explains why they're there and what they do. The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED[Read More ...]The Creator...
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Free Live Webinar: Sustaining Positive Brain Change

Pinterest Board CommanderMost of the moments of life our brain is making decisions for us based on implicit monitoring of internal and external cues. In this talk you’ll learn some of the science about how our environments we live in play a crucial role in healthy brain [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Eclipse 101: Safety

Pinterest Board CommanderSource: National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Vision Impairment and Blindness [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Solar Eclipse and Your Eyes

Pinterest Board CommanderSource: Prevent Blindness AmericaRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Vision Impairment and Blindness [Read More ...]The Creator...
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On Seeking Counseling Before You Need To

Pinterest Board CommanderMany clients I see here in private practice in the Midwestern area of Illinois are often very stressed. They come in appearing very calm and as soon as I get to the point on my questionnaire about what brings them their they tell me, often [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Relaxation Techniques You Probably Haven’t Tried (Yet)

Pinterest Board CommanderRelaxation techniques are powerful for all sorts of conditions and concerns. Mind/body focused psychotherapist Alena Gerst, LCSW, RYT, uses them to treat symptoms caused by chronic illness, pain, anxiety and depression. Dezryelle Arcieri, LMFT, a psychotherapist and yoga instructor, uses these techniques to help her [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Finding the Gems Among the Clutter

Pinterest Board CommanderI am a professional de-clutterer, one who strives to give my clients the ability to find space in their minds, bringing them the peace we all seek and need to be our most productive selves. Amongst everyone’s clutter are gems. Gems that my clients have [Read More ...]The Creator...
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A simple new blood test that can catch cancer early | Jimmy Lin

Pinterest Board CommanderJimmy Lin is developing technologies to catch cancer months to years before current methods. He shares a breakthrough technique that looks for small signals of cancer's presence via a simple blood test, detecting the recurrence of some forms of the disease 100 days earlier than traditional methods. It could be a ray of hope in a fight where early detection makes all the difference. The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED[Read More ...]The Creator...
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Best of Our Blogs: August 8, 2017

Pinterest Board CommanderCan you believe we’re nearly done with summer. Many kids have already or gearing up for the new school year. With summer about to be a memory, I would love to know your favorite summertime reads. While the books are taking over my nightstand, I’m enjoying one [Read More ...]The Creator...
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The Differences in Divorce for Men and Women

Pinterest Board CommanderThe divorce rate for a first marriage in America is between 40-50%. After a first divorce, the common assumption is that a second marriage will fare better from previous learned experience. The divorce rate for a second marriage is between 60-67%. Although many people who [Read More ...]The Creator...
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