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Love is not an emotion. It is an action – a series of actions stringing together in a long line.
February is heart month, and organizations around the country are offering stories of hope, ideas for prevention, and good information about treatment for heart conditions. What's largely missing from this dialogue are ideas for dealing with the emotional side of...
Make the most of the time you have with your grandchildren by doing things that spark your creativity, imagination, and thirst for the outdoors.
The twins had no idea what death meant. How could they? They weren’t even three years old.
As a school psychologist, I try to guide kids in choosing SMART goals, which stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-bound.
A year after I first got ill, I was sleeping on a friend’s couch, jobless, utterly alone and out of options. Was this the rest of my life?
Asking teens to take responsibility for their own diabetes care runs counter to where they are developmentally and can result in frustration, defiance, and conflict during these years.
The important part is to respect your symptoms for what they are – repressed emotions seeking the light.
Q&A with Psychologist, Professor, and Author Kay Jamison, PhD