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Peeling Away More Layers To My Authentic Self
Photo credit Angel Brandner
Huffington Post - Thu. Sep 1
8 Ways to Empower Yourself and Others
There s power in support and encouragement. There s power in lifting one another up. This is especially the case for women.
Huffington Post - Thu. Sep 1
Likeable People
Human interaction is complex, filled with subtleties and nuances that may not be obvious.
Huffington Post - Thu. Sep 1
Perinatal Psychiatry, Birth Trauma & Perinatal PTSD, Part 1
It is now blatantly clear that a woman s increased vulnerability to developing PTSD is closely linked to the fact that, when compared to a man, she is much more likely to be the victim of the toxic traumas of childhood sexual abuse, rape, and intimate partner violence. More recently another type of trauma that women are uniquely vulnerable to enduring is garnering increasing attention the psycholo ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 31
Nature Therapy
We need the tonic of wildness...At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature. Thoreau One major difference between our current lifestyle and those of our evolutionary past is an increasin ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 31
A New and Better Way to Read People
James not his real name was a chain smoker, so we had to go outside the building to have the long conversation I was hoping for. I had reached out to James, an experienced interrogator, because I was as an intelligence officer interested in learning more about deception detection. As we strolled around a grassy area on the south side of the east coast facility, I asked James whether he thought it ...
Psychology Today - Wed. Aug 31
10 Tips On Living A Mentally Healthy Life
Living an emotionally healthy life is crucial to the well-being and productivity of children and adults. With our fast paced society and sometimes calamitous stories on the news, it s hard to settle down and feel safe and secure. However, it is essential to a healthy, happy life to take care of yourself every day. Here are some of my favorite tips
Huffington Post - Wed. Aug 31
Major step towards Alzheimer's blood test
A research team, led by Cardiff University, has made a significant step towards the development of a simple blood test to predict the onset of Alzheimer s disease. Funded by the Alzheimer s Society, the group of researchers from Cardiff University, King s College London and the University of Oxford studied blood from 292 individuals with the earliest signs of memory impairment and found a set of b ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 31
Half-a-million people experience food insecurity in British Columbia, says new...
TORONTO, August 31, 2016 -- Almost half a million British Columbians experienced some level of household food insecurity in 2011-2012, according to a new report from PROOF, a research group based at the University of Toronto. Drawing on data from Statistic Canada s Canadian Community Health Survey, the report finds over one in ten B.C. households struggling to put food on the table in 2011-12. Fam ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 31
Weight loss following bariatric surgery sustained long-term
Obese patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass RYGB lost much more weight than those who did not and were able to sustain most of this weight loss 10 years after surgery, according to a study published online by JAMA Surgery . Prior research has demonstrated that bariatric surgery is the most effective intervention for inducing weight loss among obese patients. Much of this evidence is base ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 31
Purdue researchers discover signaling cascade that drives fatty tumors
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A common cell signaling pathway that controls differentiation of stem cells may also control the formation of tumor cells in fat, according to a Purdue University study. This signaling pathway, called Notch signaling, has been widely reported to determine the identity and control the differentiation of a variety of stem cells in different tissues. Notch signaling occurs betw ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 31
Youth crimes spike immediately after drinking age
A new study from the Northern Medical Program at the University of Northern British Columbia has shown that minimum legal drinking age MLDA legislation in Canada can have a major effect on crimes committed by young adults. Young people just older than the legal age had significant increases in commission of all crimes, including violent crimes and nuisance crimes, compared to those immediately und ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Aug 31
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