Tag Archives: Depression

What Others Had To Say This Week

Interesting blog posts and news stories from the past week… I don’t feel male and I don’t feel female, La Roux opens up about her sexuality – Liam Johnson Healthy guilt vs toxic guilt – Patrick McCurry Feelings Are About Love – … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Eye Contact

The importance of eye contact in connection with others is nothing new. Recent research also found that both children and adults that avoid or are denied eye contact are more likely to suffer from “depression and feelings of isolation as well … Continue reading

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What Others Had To Say This Week

Interesting blog posts and news stories from the past week… The Polyamorists Next Door – Elizabeth Sheff, Ph. D. Looking for Love Online – Jenny Seifert New York Police to Limit Seizing of Condoms in Prostitution Cases – Marc Santora … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Self Forgiveness

Past research has shown that not forgiving ourselves contributes to depression, anxiety and weakened immunity. New research out of Baylor University suggests that it is easier to forgive yourself if you’ve made amends with others. The idea is that once we’ve addressed … Continue reading

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What Others Had To Say This Week

Interesting blog posts and news stories from the past week… 6 fascinating things you never knew about sexual satisfaction – Anna Puley What is feminist porn? – Pandora Blake Tina Belcher’s Sexual Revolution – Gabrielle Moss Intersex: What is It, … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Reducing Anxiety

You may now have a perfectly defensible reason to play Candy Crush. Recent research published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science showed that playing a distracting cell phone game app can reduce anxiety. Researchers applied gamification to an “emerging cognitive treatment for … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week

New research suggests that quitting smoking may be just a good for your mental health as it is for your physical health. Smokers that stopped smoking had a significantly lower rate of mental health issues after they stopped smoking. If … Continue reading

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