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Sleep Needs

Sleep Needs Whether you’re scrambling to meet the demands of a busy schedule or just finding it hard to sleep at night, getting by on less sleep may seem like the only answer. But even minimal sleep loss can take a substantial toll on your mood, energy, mental sharpness, and ability to handle stress. [...]

January 12th, 2019|Categories: Sleep, Stress Management|Tags: , , |

The Psychology of Chakras

The Psychology of Chakras Chakras are the various focal points in the subtle body used in a variety of ancient meditation practices, collectively denominated as Tantra, or the esoteric or inner traditions of Indian religion, Chinese Taoism, Tibetan Buddhism, as well as Japanese Esoteric Buddhism, and in postmodernity, in new age medicine, and originally [...]

Color Psychology

Color Psychology Color psychology is the study of hues as a determinant of human behavior. Color influences perceptions that are not obvious, such as the taste of food. Colors can also enhance the effectiveness of placebos. For example, red or orange pills are generally used as stimulants. Color can indeed influence a person; however, [...]

Americans Stress Increases With No Vacations

Stress Increases With No Vacations It wasn’t long ago that many Americans took vacations and looked forward to them. Summer sojourns were very common -- road trips, in particular. Swarms of families would take long driving excursions to the Grand Canyon, the Grand Tetons, Yellowstone, and Yosemite. These vacations frequently included several destinations and [...]

College Students Forming Mental Health Clubs

College Students Forming Mental Health Clubs Mental health problems among college students have been climbing since the 1990s, according to the American Psychological Association. With services increasingly stretched at campus health centers, students have been taking action themselves through peer-run mental health clubs and organizations. According to research, the approach appears to be paying [...]

Mild Sleep Problems Increase Blood Pressure in Women

Mild Sleep Problems Increase Blood Pressure in Women A recent study finds that even relatively minor sleep disturbances can increase the risk of high blood pressure in women. This increase was measured even in women who slept for the recommended duration. Even mild sleep disturbance may increase hypertension risk in women. For some time, [...]

Are You A Stonewaller?

Are You A Stonewaller? As the word implies, stonewalling is building a figurative wall. It is an act of withdrawing from a conversation by refusing to engage or participate in whatever another person is discussing. Usually, that other person is asking something from the stonewaller. In simple terms, stonewalling is ignoring another person when [...]

Sex Addicts in Relationships

Relationships With Sex Addicts As a relationship and addiction specialist, I know how difficult it can be to be in a relationship with a sex addict. Many partners of sex addicts still want to be optimistic and think the best of their partner. If you are wondering if your significant other might [...]

The Most Common Eating Disorder

The Most Common Eating Disorder In the United States, 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder at some time in their life, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, or EDNOS (eating disorders not otherwise specified). EDNOS, formerly called atypical eating disorder, refers to behavior [...]

Differences Between Fasting and Anorexia Nervosa

Differences Between Fasting and Anorexia Nervosa One the most significant differences between fasting and anorexic behavior is the belief that the anorexic does not fast voluntarily. In contrast to the restricting eating seen in anorexia nervosa, the non-anorectic person is making the choice to fast for medical, spiritual or psychological reasons. The [...]

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