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Anger is an instinctual emotional response from a real or imagined threat.
Anger is painful and we need to get relief. We almost always feel something else first before we get angry: afraid, hopeless, hurt, disrespected, disappointed, or guilty.
Saying no to someone makes you very uncomfortable. So you don’t. You’re always available to everyone. In fact, you tend to put others’ needs above your own. Without hesitation. You rarely express a differing opinion (even when you clearly disagree). You apologize. A lot. You hate when someone is upset with you.
The sudden loss of a loved one can trigger a variety of psychiatric disorders in people with no history of mental illness, according to a new study.
According to the study from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia’s School of Social Work, and Harvard Medical School, the unexpected death of a loved one roughly doubled the risk for new-onset mania in people 30 and older.
Tears. I liken them to numinous mist or emotional sign language. “They’re considered a release, a psychological tonic, and to many a glimpse of something deeper: the heart’s own sign language, emotional perspiration from the well of common humanity,” writes Benedict Carey in his New York Times piece “The Muddled Track of All Those Tears.”
Do your friends and relatives come to you with unsolicited advice or information regarding your marriage? How can you discourage this and still maintain healthy relationships with them?
Interference from friends and family can cause tension even in happy marriages. In fact it is one of the leading causes of divorce. As a married couple, you are responsible for establishing boundaries to protect your marriage from such interference. Here are some tips to help you with that.
When a loved one dies, children feel and show their grief in different ways. How kids cope with the loss depends on things like their age, how close they felt to the person who died, and the support they receive.
Anxiety is a normal and common part of childhood. In most cases, anxiety in children is temporary and may be triggered by a specific stressful event. For example, a young child may experience separation anxiety when starting preschool or kindergarten. Or a child may see a scary movie or learn about a tragic news event and have trouble sleeping.
Learning that you have an anxiety disorder may bring relief (finally having a name for your struggles), more questions (why me?), and more worry (not knowing what to do next). The good news is that anxiety disorders are among the most treatable.
Do you feel like you don’t have a voice in your relationship? Does your partner always have to have the last word? Maybe your partner just doesn’t seem to hear you anymore, particularly when you’re discussing important issues within your relationship. There are ways you can change this behavior. Let me introduce you to Brant and Mike. When they first met, they hit it off immediately.