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You Can Inherit Loneliness
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Huffington Post - Sat. Sep 24
Sibling Conflict and Gender
Taking care of your elderly parents may strengthen the bonds with your siblings and intensify your sense that you can count on them. Our relationships with siblings are our longest, offering many opportunities to understand and work out unresolved issues that remain from childhood . This becomes critical in times of crisis, such as a parent s sudden illness, or gradual decline. A group of siblings ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Sep 22
Research Tip: Ask About What You Want to Measure
Recently I served as a reviewer for a research article that had been submitted to a journal for publication. Without going into too much detail as to why, the authors of this paper wanted to control for people s attitudes towards casual sex when conducting their analysis. They thought that it was possible people who were more sexually-permissive when it comes to infidelity might respond to certain ...
Psychology Today - Thu. Sep 22
Going Beyond the Surface for Filipin@ American History Month
This piece was written in collaboration with Jessica Petalio, a psychology doctoral student and Filipino American community organizer and educator .
Psychology Today - Thu. Sep 22
Witness My Life
Why is it that people participate in research A new method of recording and documenting perspectives from a community perspective, called photovoice, has started generating interesting results. Photovoice is where community members are provided with a camera, video or voice recorder to document events at the community level. Photovoice was developed in 1992 by Caroline Wang of the University of Mi ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Sep 21
Don’t Just ‘Face’ Fear: Attack The Ambush
Author Bob Mayer is my guest blogger today. His advice to writers is direct, unique, and inspiring
Psychology Today - Wed. Sep 21
How to Know if You Are a Good Person
During my first trip to New Orleans, I visited a tarot reader name Avery. While the other mystics looked and seemed more legit i.e., donned in full gothic attire, prominently displayed crystal balls , Avery, who was wearing regular street clothes and casually thumbing through a book, was the cheapest psychic on the block, offering my friend and me a two-for-one special when we walked by. Obviously ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Sep 21
My Psychosis Doesn't Define Me
I prance down the runway like a queen, my body dripping with jewels. Like a lioness, I sway from side to side, moving to entice all who look my way I am the beast who no one can touch, and no one can tame. As I glance at the rows of curious faces, however, the darkness begins to take over. Before I know it, my worst nightmare has returned the demons have revealed themselves, with their black eyes ...
Huffington Post - Wed. Sep 21
Congress: Pass Mental Health First Aid Funding
In a crowded Chinese restaurant a few years ago, a colleague saw his panic-struck brother grab at his own throat - a telltale sign he was choking. He instinctively applied the Heimlich maneuver, dislodging the offending piece of broccoli.
Huffington Post - Wed. Sep 21
How A Body-Positive Tattoo Sparked A 'Self Love Club' Online
The Self Love Club rsquo s rules are as follows
Huffington Post - Wed. Sep 21
Is It Too Late to Say Balti?
Earlier this year, I was commissioned to investigate the linguistics of punning and humor by a major online fast food vendor. The unexpected source of this commission derived from TV ads, that were being aired in the UK on behalf of JUST EAT. The TV ads, which featured funny takes on famous tunes like Bonnie Tyler s 1980 power ballad I Need a Hero re-worked as I Need a Balti have helped the compan ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 20
“You’re SO Controlling!”
Ever said this to your partner Or had your partner say it to you Or one of its oh-so-many variants such as You re always trying to control me Are you ever going to stop controlling me You re trying to control me again I hate it when you micro-manage me You re so demanding [or even something like] Why does it always have to be your way or the highway . . . So, what s the problem in voicing your fru ...
Psychology Today - Tue. Sep 20
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