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The Lewis and Clark Expedition: Things My Three Sons Better Know Before Moving Out

the ultimate lesson for my sons here is that deeper appreciation, of anything, comes from seeing nuance. Beauty is enhanced and amplified by blemishes.
As a father to three sons, I have embarked on a mission to impart in them life lessons of the utmost importance. These are my stories. Life Lesson #41- The Lewis and Clark Expedition On August 12, 1805, Captain Meriwether Lewis and a contingent from his...

How Does Disordered Eating Differ From an Eating Disorder? | Psych in 60

How Does Disordered Eating Differ From an Eating Disorder? The main thing differentiating disordered eating from an eating disorder is the level of severity and the frequency of behaviors. It's all about degree.Those who engage in disordered eating will likely have similar behaviors to a...

10 Steps to Maintain Romance in Your Relationship

How do you keep a relationship thriving after many years of being together? Having a healthy relationship involves a lot of maintenance, and the romance department is not excluded. It can be easy to take your partner for granted, but it can also be easy to show them that you are still in-love and care about them.
How do you keep a relationship thriving after many years of being together? Having a healthy relationship involves a lot of maintenance, and the romance department is not excluded.It can be easy to take your partner for granted, but it can also be easy...

Are Video Games Making Kids Violent? | Psych in 60

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Are Video Games Making Kids Violent? One of the things that I've been running into a lot lately is parents' concerns about technology and violence in video games creating aggression in kids. And what I want to explain here is it's about setting boundaries; how...

A Parent’s Guide to Video Games, Technology, and the Internet

Technology is pretty scary to parents. Kids typically know more than they do and the screens seem to be stealing our kids away. In response to their fear and at times lack of knowledge, I offer an approach to electronics called the "E-Parent". Here is a parent's guide to video games, technology, and the Internet!
How to Be an E-Parent ©2002 Technology is pretty scary to parents. Kids typically know more than they do and the screens seem to be stealing our kids away. Parents typically don’t know what to do. In response to their fear and at times lack...

How Can I Make Anxiety Work for Me? | Psych in 60

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How Can I Make Anxiety Work for Me? When facing a challenge, our body often activates our stress response. You've probably experienced this response when speaking in public or asking for someone's number. Maybe you felt nauseous, dizzy, or flushed.The stress response amps up the...

The Griswold Effect

We have a big birthday coming up this summer and I have decided to celebrate it through a big family vacation. As we have been working to plan our trip, I have been reminded of one of my favorite challenges of modern parenting, something that I like to call The Griswold Effect, or, as a verb, Griswolding.
We have a big birthday coming up this summer in the Daley house, and have decided to celebrate it through a big family vacation. As we have been working to plan our trip, I have been reminded of one of my favorite challenges of...

Cognitive Distortions: The Shoulds | Psych in 60

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Cognitive Distortions: The Shoulds The cognitive distortion is centered on THE SHOULDS!Shoulds, ought toos, and musts are common ways our thoughts have power over us. We can be insecure of our own behavior and subtly judge our own choices: "I can't believe I said that. I...

Why Therapists Are True Scientists

I am privileged to be both a clinical psychologist and academic. Although I absolutely love all aspects of my professional life I am particularly sensitive to how often researchers in psychology pay too little attention to the individual. Here's why therapists are true scientists.
“Therapists are magicians. I take that back: GOOD therapists are magicians,” In her book What Made Maddy Run, ESPN reporter Kate Fagan quotes this young writer who, on the brink of ending her life, finds life-saving help through counseling.Of course, we all know there...

What is Disordered Eating? | Psych in 60

What is Disordered Eating? This is the first of our series on how to move from disordered eating to intuitive eating. So the first question is "what is disordered eating?"Disordered eating is abnormal or disrupted eating patterns that a person might engage in because they're...