Category: Relationship Counseling

A Perceptual Sensory Phenomenon

An experience some people have, similar to synesthesia, "except the tingles are associated with a feeling of relaxation." Shhhhh! Come closer. A little bit closer. There you go. That's better. There's a growing food t... Read more

An Interesting Way To Calm Ecoanxiety

If Everyone Ate Beans Instead of Beef. With one dietary change, the U.S. could almost meet greenhouse-gas emission goals. Ecoanxiety is an emerging condition. Named in 2011, the American Psychological Association ... Read more

Are Push Notifications Ruining Your Life

PUSH NOTIFICATIONS ARE ruining my life. Yours too, I bet. Download more than a few apps and the notifications become a non-stop, cacophonous waterfall of nonsense. Here's just part of an afternoon on my phone: "Hi... Read more

How to Deal with Social Awkwardness

Many of us have experienced awkward moments, where we don’t understand a particular social situation and put our foot in our mouths. While these social faux pas are certainly unpleasant, they don’t necessarily im... Read more

Dreams Replay Our Everyday Lives

Thanks to Sigmund Freud, we all know what it means to dream about swords, sticks and umbrellas. Or maybe we don't. "For 100 years, we got stuck into that Freudian perspective on dreams, which turned out to be not ... Read more

Skills for Healthy Relationships

People may know what a healthy romantic relationship looks like, but most don’t know how to get one. Psychologist and researcher Joanne Davila describes how you can create the things that lead to healthy relations... Read more