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It is fascinating how diverse the use of emoji is. For myself, the use of emoji is an attempt to remove the potential for ambiguity.

Emojis Infuse Clarity in an Ambiguous Digital World

After I finished reading Howell’s “What Does Your Favorite Emoji Say About You?”, I got to thinking about what my use of emoji communicates. When I first started...
In this episode of the Psych Bytes podcast, we discuss trigger warnings, snowflakes, and safe spaces, specifically in the workplace or education system.

Trigger Warnings, Snowflakes, and Safe Spaces

In this episode of the Psych Bytes podcast, we discuss trigger warnings, snowflakes, and safe spaces, specifically in the workplace or education system. Before...
Weight and body image issues were never on my radar when I was growing up. These last three years, I've been silently struggling with body acceptance and my unhealthy relationship with food.

Body Acceptance Is Harder Than You Think: Learning to Love My Adult Body

Weight and body image issues were never on my radar when I was growing up. My metabolism was like a fireplace; I was able to burn up what I ate almost immediately. 
It’s easy to believe that you have nothing significant to add to the sea of content online. Let's look at Carl Rogers and the Theory of Creativity and On Becoming a Person!

Whatever You Create, It’s Worth Sharing: Carl Rogers and the Theory of Creativity

In the age of the internet and social media, it’s easy to believe that you have nothing new or significant to add to the sea of content produced by other people. If...
You don't need to meditate to practice mindfulness. My favorite ways to practice mindfulness daily are mindful eating, a mindful walk, and a mindful shower.

3 Ways to Practice Mindfulness Daily Without Meditation

You Don't Need to Meditate to Practice Mindfulness You don't need to meditate to practice mindfulness. Some people misperceive mindfulness as a zen state or an emptying of the...
What is trichotillomania or hair-pulling disorder? Trich is a disorder characterized by recurrent pulling out of hair. Trichotillomania treatment, causes...

What Is Trichotillomania (Hair-Pulling Disorder)? Causes, Treatments, and Resources

What Is Trichotillomania (Hair-Pulling Disorder)? Trichotillomania (TTM or trich) is a disorder characterized by recurrent pulling out of one’s hair from the scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, and other areas of...
When a heart feels grief, it shatters- but not all at once like when a glass hits the floor. Here are 3 steps for coping with grief, loss, and heartbreak.

3 Steps for Coping with Grief, Loss, and Heartbreak

When Was the Last Time You Were Truly Heartbroken? I’m going to ask you a vulnerable and potentially scary favor: take a minute to think back to a...
We all get frustrated with the fact that we are not in control of our sleep. Sleep better and overcome sleep problems using these ten techniques!

How to Sleep Better: 10 Ways to Overcome Sleep Problems

Are you frustrated with your sleep? Are you trying different gadgets and gizmos to track and improve your sleep? Are you experiencing all sorts of sleep problems? We definitely...
A pre-performance routine (PPR) can increase attentional focus, minimize distractions, and expedite the use of automated or well-learned behaviors.

Developing a Pre-Performance Routine (PPR) Can Help You Perform at a Higher Level

What is a Pre-Performance Routine? PPR Tips, Examples, and Advice An often under-utilized, yet effective, strategy to consistently perform at a high level is the use of a standardized, pre-performance...
What is a father? Fathers play a meaningful role in children’s lives. A dad provides a distinctive blend of firm yet loving touch to their parenting.

What It Means to Be a Father: A Dad’s Contribution to Parenting

What It Means to Be a Father Fathers play a meaningful role in children’s lives. They provide a distinctive blend of firm yet loving touch to their approach to parenting. However,...