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  1. Why is it Hard to be Kind to People in Great Need?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    We have both lived in the California Bay Area at different times of our lives. We have walked the streets across the years, having a variety of interactions with homeless people ranging from a steady gaze forward to sharing a sandwich and conversation.


  2. Warm FuzziesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Psychology Today

    Today's Camp Kindness Day , conceived by the American Camp Association and executed by nearly 15 million kids at more than 14,000 summer camps across America, highlighted fundamental elements of experiential learning at camp: kindness, gratitude , empathy and emotional support. Working with KindnessEvolution , ACA is attempting to jumpstart a "positive shift" for the country, noting a shared mission for young people "to be nurtured, taught, supported and inspired to grow into our new generation of kind, compassionate, socially-minded, community-oriented citizens" .


  3. Celebrating the Fourth of July can be Complicated.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Psychology Today

    Holiday seasons, no matter the time of year can bring up mixed emotions. Whether thinking about the stress of holiday shopping or the difficulties that come of being an outsider when one religion is favored with national holidays throughout the year, many people find holidays stressful.


  4. Sleep Is a Mysterious Need: Tips for a Restful NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Psychology Today

    Sleep has a mysterious quality. It gives us the opportunity to rest our bodies and escape into dreamland.


  5. The Phenomenology of AweRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2018 | Psychology Today

    I want to suggest that not only is the sense of awe or humility and wonder- adventure -toward living integral to the well being of individual and collective lives; it is foundational to the major religions and may even be at the vanguard of a new spiritual consciousness that Huston Smith called a "post-secular humanism" and I call "awe-based consciousness." This consciousness seems highly compatible with the so-called "Nones" movement among our youth, the non-aligned spiritual seekers.


  6. In Hot Pursuit of HappinessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Psychology Today

    Review of Happy Brain: Where Happiness Comes From, and Why . By Dean Burnett. W.W. Norton & Company.


  7. The Triumph of Manic MatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Psychology Today

    During the depths of his despair, things seemed bleak for Stephen Tyng Mather. In that classic pose of depression , the wealthy national park enthusiast broke down and cried in front of his closest friends, his hands covering his face.


  8. Meta-Shopping Your RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Psychology Today

    We all shop for interpretations of reality. We often pretend that we're just interested in what's true, but that's not true.


  9. How to Let Go When Your Relationship Gets StuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Psychology Today

    You and your partner have, you believe, a great relationship. You see eye to eye on completely everything, sharing your most intimate details about your thoughts and feelings.


  10. How to Let Go When Your Relationship Goes SourRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Psychology Today

    You and your partner have, what you believe, is a great relationship. You see eye to eye on completely everything, sharing your most intimate details about your thoughts and feelings.


  11. The Sleeper's DilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Psychology Today

    It's 11:30pm and you just completed that big work project, put the kids to bed, or finished up your chores-whatever signals the end of a long day for you. You feel a little fatigued, but the next episode of your favorite TV show is just begging to be watched now that you have some free time.


  12. Yes, the Russians might have hijacked the 2016 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Psychology Today

    When I was an intern at a community mental health center in Manhattan Beach, California, my clinical supervisor, who focused more on me than on my clients, observed "Eric, you can't get rid of something you don't admit having in the first place." Although my supervisor was referring to my unconscious perceptions, attitudes and needs that could get in the way of being a good therapist, many years of working in areas beyond mental health-both in industry and the U.S. intelligence community-have taught me the wisdom of my supervisor's observation and its applicability to almost all realms of life.


  13. For Sleep That Eludes Millions, This To-Do List Offers HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | Psychology Today

    A good night's sleep eludes many people. In the United States alone, approximately 60 million people require medication for a restful sleep.


  14. Working on How You WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Psychology Today

    Review of Great at Work: How Top Performers Work Less and Achieve More . By Morten Hansen.


  15. The Lead With Kindness ExperimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Psychology Today

    When I was in college over 30 years ago, I would ride my bike up the long hill to work at the Claremont Hotel in Berkeley, California. My job, which was a means to supplement my college student income, was to serve food and drinks at poolside during the summer.


  16. Brainy and Bored: Why Whiz Kids Require Special AttentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Psychology Today

    In my earlier post Giftedness: A Curse or a Blessing? I tried to cover the double-edged sword of being the parent of a child who does not fit the norms due to a mind that races ahead, grasping knowledge or concepts earlier than most kids his or her age. If, like me, your only or first child fit this profile, you probably had no idea that other toddlers or school-aged kids were any different from your own until teachers and others began to point it out.


  17. Does Mindful Acceptance Reduce Stress, Increase Happiness?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Psychology Today

    An important component of mindfulness is acceptance of inner experience ; in other words, the ability to accept negative emotions and thoughts without judging them. When you get stressed by difficult life events or daily pressures, you may feel anxiety and depressed mood, or have self-critical or worried thoughts.


  18. 6 Parenting Practices You Probably Don't Do, But ShouldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Psychology Today

    In a world consumed by technology and the pressure to boost children's academic standings, perhaps it's time for American parents to ask the questions posed by Linda A...keson McGurk, a Swedish-American journalist: a Young children's play is a well-documented learning reservoir yet America's children-and parents-are not tapping into this vital resource. If anything, free play-indoors and out-is being squeezed.


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