Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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By Ruth Gotian Ed.D., M.S. on January 24, 2021 in Optimizing Success
Are you choosing the right person to help your career move forward?
By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on January 24, 2021 in Why Bad Looks Good
Are there things people said to you that you remember years later? This might be why.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on January 24, 2021 in ExperiMentations
Research and theory is revealing factors which can either hold us back, or when harnessed lead us toward authenticity and self-realization.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 24, 2021 in How To Do Life
Keys to deepening your relationship.
By Lynn E. O'Connor Ph.D. on January 23, 2021 in Our Empathic Nature
Supervision is the second relationship paving the way to learning the art and science of how to be a clinician.
By Gillian McCann, Ph.D., and Gitte Bechsgaard, RP on January 23, 2021 in Return to Stillness
The need for public ritual in trying times
By Jessica Koehler Ph.D. on January 23, 2021 in Beyond School Walls
The only true voyage of discovery...would be not to visit strange lands, but to possess other eyes, to behold the universe through the eyes of another, of a hundred others...
By Christopher Bergland on January 23, 2021 in The Athlete's Way
New research sheds light on how culturally embedded "attitudes of gratitude" can fortify optimism and resilience across a lifespan.
By Frank L. Smoll Ph.D. on January 23, 2021 in Coaching and Parenting Young Athletes
“There is nothing mysterious about developing a good team, because coaching is nothing more than teaching.” —John McKay, College Football Hall of Fame coach
By Kimberly Key on January 23, 2021 in Counseling Keys
This post explains two types of love and provides steps to help you attract healthier love in your life.
By Bernard Golden, Ph.D. on January 23, 2021 in Overcoming Destructive Anger
Self-directed anger can be considered a "moral emotion" that prompts us to reflect on our values and morals. However, self-forgiveness is a compassionate response when it is toxic.
By Tim Leberecht on January 23, 2021 in The Romance of Work
Clubhouse is the latest example of a trend that’s been emerging for a while: the future of work is the future of experiences.
By David Schwartz LMFT on January 23, 2021 in Adolescents, Explained
Children start off with the joy of freely expressing themselves. Adults need to be aware of the power of their words and the dangers of criticizing them instead of supporting them.
By Shareena Hamzah-Osbourne Ph.D. on January 23, 2021 in Language and Behavior
Dog-tired of phrases that abuse animals? Changing the language we use can help us all be happy as clams.
By Diane Gleim LMFT, CST, CST-S on January 23, 2021 in Underneath the Sheets
We tend to think that sexual "performance anxiety" is only something men struggle with. Not true.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on January 23, 2021 in Fixing Families
Breakups are painful because they are less about a loss of love and more about a loss of attachment. Here's what to expect and how to move through the grief.
By William R. Klemm Ph.D. on January 23, 2021 in Memory Medic
People think that the purpose of sleep is to rest the brain. But there is clear evidence that the brain is still busily at work during sleep, even when the brain is not dreaming.
By Jamie D. Aten Ph.D. on January 23, 2021 in Hope + Resilience
Practical ways to cope when the pandemic is taking a toll on your mental health.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on January 23, 2021 in Fulfillment at Any Age
When you think about your partner, what emotions immediately come to mind? The latest research from relationship science examines how automatic feelings might affect your relationship.
By Steven Lampley on January 23, 2021 in Captivating Crimes
Mysopeds, the rarest of offending pedophiles.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on January 23, 2021 in How To Do Life
Questions to help you decide, getting in, and making the most of a Psy.D. or Ph.D.
By Gena Gorlin, Ph.D. on January 22, 2021 in The Art and Science of Self-Creation
Here's how to find the right therapist for your idiosyncratic, non-cookie-cutter needs.
By John Edward Terrell Ph.D. on January 22, 2021 in The Human Animal
Dogs and people have been living together for tens of thousands of years. It's not surprising they have things to teach us. Lesson 1: Just because you can doesn't mean you will.
By Laura Otis Ph.D. on January 22, 2021 in Rethinking Thought
Trying to describe a smell may mean striving to understand a disturbing emotion or an undervalued form of knowledge.
By Maureen O'Reilly-Landry Ph.D. on January 22, 2021 in Psychological Trauma, Coping, and Resilience
Children may be hidden victims during the pandemic. Two new studies reveal how parenting under pandemic-related stress may be undermining children’s safety.
By Lantie Elisabeth Jorandby M.D. on January 22, 2021 in Use Your Brain
Relapses are common. Here's how to make them less so.
By Gil Noam Ed.D., Dr. Habil on January 22, 2021 in The Inner Life of Students
This is what we can do to foster the next generations of scientifically-informed citizens.
By Constance Scharff Ph.D. on January 22, 2021 in Ending Addiction for Good
The pandemic can make us feel isolated, especially when overcoming addiction. With a recovery coach, you don't have to face your recovery alone.
By Mendi Baron on January 22, 2021 in On the Verge
Have faith they say... not so easy.
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