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7 Simple Ways to Break a Sugar Addiction

Is sugar your vice? Are you ready to start kicking this habit for good? If sugar is ruling your diet, then these tips will help you gain control over your food

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Evidence For Higher State of Consciousness Found - PsyBlog

The first study to show higher brain-signal diversity than normal when people are awake.

Psychology | Personality

Why it’s time to invest in yourself

Leaving the corporate 9 to 5 to invest in your health and wellbeing, in your skills and career capital, and, ultimately, in your future

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The Intrinsic Motivation of Richard Ryan and Edward Deci - PsycIQ

Psychologists Richard Ryan, left and Edward Deci, developed the Self-Determination Theory (SDT) of motivation, which toppled the dominant belief that the best way to get human beings to perform tasks is to reinforce their behavior with rewards. In 1977, t

Psychology | Personality

Fear Is Nothing to Be Feared

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself,” FDR once famously declared. But was he right?

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

A Case Study on Punishment

When you were punished as a child, did it work? Or did you just strategize how to get away with your behavior the next time?

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Hypnosis: An Underused Technique

When integrated into a behavior modification strategy and used by a trained therapist, hypnosis can be a powerfully effective tool for treating many disorders. 

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6 New Things Researchers Learned About Single People in 2017

The studies say it’s a pretty great time to be flying solo – more people than ever are living alone, opting not to marry, and leading fulfilling single lives (with lots of sex).

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Does Drinking Make Anxiety Worse? | POPSUGAR Fitness

You know the story: you're nervous before a big date or you want to unwind after a stressful day and have a drink to calm yourself. It helps, too. Drinking a

Psychology | Migration

Anti-Semitism is still alive in Germany as Jews face 'disturbing' discrimination

Germany's 120,000 Jews face rising anti-Semitism from recent Muslim migrants and a resurgent right-wing nationalist movement spawned by the newcomers.

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    Stress and How Emotions Affect Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease

    How your memories impact your immune system, why moving is one of the most stressful life-events, and what your parents have to do with your predisposition to

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    Top 4 Health Benefits of Marriage - Dr. Axe

    While marriage brings challenges, science consistently shows that it's great for your health in certain ways. Here are the top health benefits of marriage.

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    Those who need it most don’t get psychiatric care. It's a mental health crisis | Vyom Sharma | Opinion | The Guardian

    People die without getting adequate psychiatric help, and it turns out even killing someone else isn’t enough to qualify for care. The system is failing

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    The Key to Becoming the Most Wonderful Version of Yourself

    We all strive to be successful, or "good at" our work, parenting, athletic or whatever your favorite hobby is. But one thing we don't think about - is how to be wonderful.

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    You Don't Really Know Yourself

    For the most part, people are unaware that their lives are controlled and regulated by negative attitudes toward themselves that represent a basic aspect of their identity

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    Study: Being Alone Can Be Good For Your Health, Sparks Creativity

    Just because you prefer to be alone doesn't mean you're depressed. A new study finds that being anti-social from time to time is linked to creativity.

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    Poll: 71% of Americans Say Political Correctness Has Silenced Discussions Society Needs to Have, 58% Have Political View

    The Cato 2017 Free Speech and Tolerance Survey, a new national poll of 2,300 U.S. adults, finds that 71% Americans believe that political correctness has silenced important discussions our society needs to have. The consequences are personal—58% of Ame

    Psychology | Parenting and Kids

    The ‘Problem Child’ Is a Child, Not a Problem

    Suspending or expelling young students for behavior they can’t control makes matters worse. There is a better way.

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    This College Professor Is Under Siege for Challenging Transgender Orthodoxy

    “There’s a kind of feeling that there’s a mob. And you don’t run across a mob,” says a Boise State professor.

      Psychology | Constraints foster Creativity

      Lead Change Group | Constraint Kick Starts Creativity

      Complete this sentence: I could do more if I had…. Many of us would fill in the blank with words like these:  money, time, bigger house, better job, dif

        Psychology | Constraints foster Creativity

        Exploring the Power of Creative Constraints

        Creativity is full of paradoxes — not the least of which is the fact that having absolute creative freedom is often highly uncreative. It’s a phenomenon called

          Psychology | Constraints foster Creativity

          Creativity: How Constraints Drive Genius

          VideoGuggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain (Credit: AFP) The following guest post is by  David Sturt, Executive Vice President at O.C. Tanner.  It’d be easy to assume that a man considered to be one of the most brilliant minds in modern architecture lov

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            Limitations As A Powerful Source Of Creativity / Digital Information World

            Your client wants something done in a certain way? Don’t rail against them. Don’t complain. Don’t hold your head and sigh. Instead, see it as an opportunity to break your style, break your perspective, break your assumptions wide open.

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              How Constraints Force Us to Be More Creative | HuffPost

              If I asked you to draw a person from planet aardvark, would you be more creative if (a) I gave you no examples, or (b) gave you a few examples of what aa...

                Psychology | Constraints foster Creativity

                Constraints, how they transform the process of creative thinking -

                Why would we want to impose constraints on students? It seems to be counter-intuitive to creative practice yet always evokes surprising results.

                  Psychology | Constraints foster Creativity

                  Necessity, not Scarcity, is the Mother of Invention

                  Bravo for companies that are starting to focus on innovation again! It’s about time. But even with this renewed attention to innovation, some managers keep projects resource-starved, in the belief that scarcity drives creative invention. Although ingenu

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                        The Science of Making Friends - WSJ

                        Starting in early adulthood, our number of friends starts to decrease steadily; there are ways to reverse the tide, writes Elizabeth Bernstein.

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                        A Stanford psychologist explains why spacing out and goofing off is so good for you - The Washington Post

                        We believe that the opposite of focus— daydreaming, goofing off, spacing out— is to be avoided. Worse yet, having problems focusing is seen as an obstacle to overcome and even as pathological. Self- help books and productivity bloggers strive to keep us on task with advice and hacks.