Middle Age Stress May Be On the Rise
by Rick Nauert PhD on May 24, 2020 at 11:00 am
Even before the novel coronavirus started sweeping the globe, investigators found that life may be more stressful now than it was in the 1990s. Pennsylvania State University researchers found that...
Reading Partner’s Emotions Can Be Double-Edged Sword
by Janice Wood on May 24, 2020 at 3:04 am
When a person can read their partner’s emotions it can strengthen their relationship, according to new research. But the new study also found that when anger or contempt come into...
Survey: High Stress From Coronavirus Is New Normal for Parents
by Janice Wood on May 23, 2020 at 11:30 am
Nearly half of parents of children under age 18 say their stress levels related to the coronavirus pandemic are high, with managing their kids’ online learning the number one source...
Learning to Self-Nudge Helps Improve Self-Control
by Rick Nauert PhD on May 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Despite knowing better, humans often make unhealthy choices. And when we make choices that aren’t good for us, we feel bad about it later. But a new study suggests it...
Movement-Based Yoga Shown to Boost Mental Health
by Rick Nauert PhD on May 20, 2020 at 12:00 pm
An Australian study finds the ancient practice of yoga may provide a sustainable exercise alternative for people isolating at home. Investigators from the University of South Australia (UniSA), […]
Moving Through, Moving To: Six Gentle Steps to Get Out of the Dark
by Amy Rise Infinity on May 20, 2020 at 3:45 pm
In my many musings, I have found a natural progression that helps us out of our darkest places. I call it Moving Through, Moving To, and, in this case, it...
Managing Quarantine Fatigue
by Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. on May 18, 2020 at 10:30 am
Someone gave it a name: Quarantine Fatigue. It’s not a diagnosis, but it surely does label what many people are feeling now that we’re 7 – 8 weeks in with...
Podcast: Is There a Link Between Physical and Mental Health?
by The Psych Central Podcast on May 14, 2020 at 10:30 am
What does physical pain have to do with depression, and vice versa? On today’s Psych Central Podcast, our guest, Dr. Jack Stern, a board-certified neurosurgeon specializing in spinal surgery, […]
Understanding Maternal Depression
by Bonnie McClure on May 8, 2020 at 10:30 am
The role of motherhood is complex and profound. Psychology and development experts agree — the role of the mother is critical to child development, for better or worse. This role...
20 Mother’s Day Gifts for Moms Battling Depression
by Jasmine L. Bennett on May 3, 2020 at 3:45 pm
Do you have someone in your life that you know needs some extra encouragement this year? Mother’s day is usually a day that most women are celebrated by their kids,...