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  • [Read Article] Children, Divorce and Self-Esteem

    Our self-esteem affects every dimension of our lives — school performance, peer relationships, career endeavors, intimate relationships, and parenting. If we are fortunate enough to grow up in a family in which we learn to feel comfortable in our

    Published: Mon March 08, 2010

  • [Read Article] Dating: Some Unconscious Influences "New York Resident"

    The city offers a plethora of opportunities to meet people and form new relationships. However, meeting people and dating also encompasses a host of psychological issues which can interfere and cause havoc, as well as continual unhappiness and pain.

    Published: Sat April 10, 2010

  • [Read Article] Survivor Guilt in the Wake of A Natural Disaster (Such as the Haiti Earthquake)

    One unfortunate side effect of a calamity such as the recent earthquake in Haiti is a phenomenon known as Survivor Guilt. Obviously, Survivor Guilt affects those who are fortunate enough to survive a traumatic event such as a natural disaster. Th

    Published: Thu March 11, 2010

  • [Read Article] Mindfulness Practices

    All supportive techniques, like meditation, yoga, chanting, music, tai chi, or walking in nature, share one common thread: they focus the mind. Training yourself to be present calms the nervous system. Whether you pay attention to a piece of dark

    Published: Wed March 17, 2010

  • [Read Article] Children's sense of threat from parental fighting determines truama symptoms

    Mothers' trauma symptoms were unrelated to any traumatic response to the violence that children reported If children feel threatened by even very low levels of violence between their parents, they may be at increased risk for developing trauma symptom

    Published: Tue April 06, 2010

  • [Read Article] Are You Addicted to Facebook (or Twitter, JDate or Internet)?

    The "social media" fad has convinced us that it is a good time investment to spend hours in front of the computer, post every step we walk, twit every time we go to the bathroom, and become part of this culture of peeping Tom's and exhibitionists. W

    Published: Mon February 22, 2010

  • [Read Article] 3 Secrets to a Long and Happy Marriage

    “Couple Celebrates 80 Years of Marriage!” Just a sensational headline? Incredibly, no! The latest in a number of marriages highlighted in the news over the past year tell the remarkable story of Mitchell and Mattie Atkins of West Philadelpia

    Published: Wed March 10, 2010

  • [Read Article] BEING SINGLE AND LOVING IT

    You may be a single woman by choice, a single parent, a single woman who has just been dumped or has done the dumping, or just someone that enjoys being a singleton. Whatever your circumstances are, being single is a time to celebrate and honor who

    Published: Thu February 25, 2010

  • [Read Article] Father Hunger

    Currently, a hunger for the masculine father figure exists in crisis proportion in the American family – a hunger for someone who presents as a steadfast, focused, goal-directed and compassionate guide for young males. Parents have become increasi

    Published: Wed February 17, 2010

  • [Read Article] Blinded by Jealousy?

    Jealousy really is "blinding," according to a new study by two University of Delaware psychology professors. They found that women who were made to feel jealous were so distracted by unpleasant emotional images they became unable to spot targets the

    Published: Mon May 03, 2010