My last post described a reunion between identical female twins, Mirta and Dolores, who grew up apart in different cities in ...
PART ONE The Anatomy of Calm By Stephen Porges, Ph.D. As a culture, we are endowed with the belief that anxiety, packed as it is with worry, is a condition that exists in our head. Decades of ...
Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs), also known as brain machine interfaces (BMIs), convert brain activity into outputs to control external devices for those who have lost or have impaired movement ...
Take a moment, close your eyes, and use your mind’s eye to “look around” your interior world. According to Russell T. Hurlburt and his work on the kinds of inner experiences that people have ...
So let me tell you about our family friend "Thomas." (Name has been changed.) Currently 17 years old and thriving, like so many modern adolescents, Thomas has had kind of a rough go. Going back to ...
Growing up, Jesus’ birthday meant an 11-foot Fraser fir, cards strung from wall to wall, and waking up at 5 a.m. begging Ma to let me open just one present before Daddy woke up. You could barely ...
As ubiquitous as they may be, the distractions presented by smartphone apps and video games may not always be available to keep your mind occupied. Perhaps you’re on the dentist’s chair ...
Noreen and Nia “I know that I can say anything to you and even if it’s something bad, you’ll just say, ‘OK, so how can we fix it?’” Nia Lee, 10, of New York City, tells her mother, Noreen.
The term gaslighting comes from the 1944 film Gaslight, where the plot involves a husband aiming to make his wife believe she is insane by manipulating her environment and invalidating her reality ...
Medical men wore masks to avoid the flu at U.S. Army hospital. Nov. 19, 1918. Source: Everett Collection/Shutterstock More than a hundred years ago, communicable diseases such as typhoid, cholera ...
My mother, at age 70-something, returned to graduate school for a master's degree in social work after a 40-year career in interior design. Going back to school brought great joy to her life.