Here is a great article on happiness and neuroscience from bakadesuyo.com https://www.bakadesuyo.com/2015/09/make-you-happy-2/
An enlightening article for those whose sleep patterns don’t fit the typical 8-hour pattern or who feel they can never get enough sleep. https://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-say-they-ve-finally-pinpointed-the-cruel-genetic-mutation-that-turns-us-into-night-owls
The Gender Revolution Is Here A beginner’s primer on dismantling gender constructs and some helpful definitions related to challenging the binary definition of gender.
How to Teach Your Kids About the Brain Great article for parents, teachers, and therapists to help kids improve emotional intelligence.
Childhood Trauma Leads to Brains Wired for Fear A brief explanation from Bessel van der Kolk about the long term impact of childhood trauma on the brain.
8 little things a wife can do to make her husband happy Holy Feminism Batman! This gal needs to listen to “Your Brain on Love” by Stan Tatkin and come on out of the dark ages. The 21st century is ready to welcome her!
Asking for a Friend: I’m in Love With a Republican—What Do I Do? Last year a friend who writes for The Nation interviewed me for her column. The issue seems even more relevant since the election.
Same-sex parenting has sparked much heated conversation, especially in the sphere of religion. But science has officially disproven the notion that children raised by parents of the same sex will grow up any differently than those being raised by heterosexual parents.
According to a study published in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, the “quality of family relationships” has more influence on a child’s well-being than the structure of the family. In addition, “no differences” were found in children despite their parents’ orientations.
The danger of high-functioning depression as told by a college student. A good reminder for clinicians that even if it doesn’t look like a duck or quack like a duck, it might still be a duck, or depression.
Eight things not to say to someone with anxiety… Good article from a first hand perspective on how to be helpful, and how be unhelpful to someone living with anxiety.