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Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Parents’ Screen Time Is Hurting Kids

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

Opioids and Universal Experience of Addiction by Dr. Gabor Maté

With the current epidemic of opioids people are dying every day but addiction cannot be understood if we restrict our vision of it to substances.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

Rewiring Your Avoidant, Anxious, or Fearful Attachment Style

Sometimes it's less about figuring things out and more about practicing behaviors that will help rewire your emotional system and give you the freedom to change.

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about ad...

Psychology | Personality

Four Ways to Feel Happier and Enjoy Your Happiness

We think of happiness as a desirable state — unless you fear that your happiness will be fleeting. The latest research shows 4 ways to become, and stay, happy and enjoy the moment.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Can Attachment Theory Explain Our Relationships?

The most important parenting you’ll ever do happens before your child turns one — and may affect her for the rest of her life. One mother’s journey through the science of attachment.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Friendship Advice: When Your Best Friend Brings a Crowd

Some people prefer one-on-one time with a friend. They are ‘focusers’ and gravitate toward intimacy. ‘Diffusers’ like to socialize in a group and don’t feel the need for as much time alone.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

These 4 Relationship Styles Predict How Long Yours Will Last

This article was originally published on November 20, 2015. How do you act when you're in a relationship? A new study may know: It turns out we tend fall into one of four major relationship styles. And those patterns may have a lot to do with how lon

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Parenting Practices that Influence Brain Development - For Better or Worse

Parenting, like all things, has gone through its phases but modern beliefs and practices might be hindering healthy brain development in children.

Advice & Self-Help | Addiction & Recovery

How Insecure Attachment Creates Fertile Ground for Addictions

What is “secure attachment” and how does not having it create fertile grounds for addictions?

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Fear of Intimacy: Understanding Why People Fear Intimacy

Understanding the fear of intimacy, where it comes from and how it affects our romantic relationships, can help us overcome this fear.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

8 Ways To Maintain A Strong #Connection With Your #Kids

As we become more connected to our smartphones and other devices, there's an increasing sense of disconnection and loneliness that pervades our lives. While we may expect this feeling with

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

The secret to desire in a long-term relationship

In long-term relationships, we often expect our beloved to be both best friend and erotic partner. But as Esther Perel argues, good and committed sex draws on two conflicting needs: our need for security and our need for surprise. So how do you sustain de