Daily Archives: December 14, 2016

‘Parental alienation’: What it means and why it matters

‘Parental alienation’: What it means and why it matters

Jennifer Harman, Colorado State University Parental alienation – defined as when one parent’s relationship with his or her child is harmed by the other parent – can have devastating consequences. Many…

Loving Yourself As An Introvert in Groups

Loving Yourself As An Introvert in Groups

By Margaret Paul, Ph.D. “She’s very shy,” my parents used to say to people when I was quiet. From their tone, I thought it wasn…

Loving Yourself When You Feel Lonely

Loving Yourself When You Feel Lonely

By Margaret Paul, Ph.D. One of the saddest and most dysfunctional aspects of our current culture is that it fosters loneliness. It’s not hard to imagine that…

Simple thinking in a complex world is a recipe for disaster

Simple thinking in a complex world is a recipe for disaster

David Green, Monash University Ants are simple creatures. They live by simple rules: if you see a scrap of food, pick it up; if you see a pile of food…