Waking up 30 Days Using the New Sam Harris Meditation App

Waking up 30 Days Using the New Sam Harris Meditation App

A few months ago Sam Harris finally released his highly anticipated meditation app called Waking Up. I decided I wanted to keep a journal of the first thirty days and share my experience with all of you. As I write this I am currently on Day 32 in the app, and I can definitely say that it has lived up to my expectations. Sam was actually my initiation in ...

Surviving Homesickness

Surviving Homesickness

One of the major changes in a person’s life involves the transition from home to university. It’s a transition filled with excitement, expectation, and adventure. It can also be marked by homesickness, which can sometimes make people feel quite miserable. It is important to remember that homesickness is a normal process which many students go through. It ...

How to Stop Wet Dreams Four Ways to Prevent Ejaculation in Your Sleep

How to Stop Wet Dreams Four Ways to Prevent Ejaculation in Your Sleep

IF YOU’RE sick of waking up in a sticky situation, here’s how you can stop yourself from getting off during the night. GETTY SEXY SLEEP: The majority of men experience wet dreams during their lifetime Thinking about sex doesn’t stop when you fall asleep and many men will be familiar with experiencing a “wet dream” or “nocturnal emission”. It’s when a guy ...

Self-Help Strategies for Social Anxiety

Self-Help Strategies for Social Anxiety

This is a very important first step since it helps you to understand what is happening when you are feeling uncomfortable in social situations. All the worries and physical feelings you are experiencing have a name: ANXIETY. Learn the facts about anxiety. FACT 1: Anxiety is normal and adaptive because it helps us prepare for danger (for instance, our hea ...

Love-Bombing: a Narcissistic Approach to Relationship Formation

Love-Bombing: a Narcissistic Approach to Relationship Formation

The current study examined the relationship between attachment style, self-esteem, and narcissism as they pertain to behavioral tendencies, termed Love-Bombing behaviors, among a sample of young adult Millennials. Love-Bombing was identified as the presence of excessive communication at the beginning of a romantic relationship in order to obtain power an ...

Way Cope with Exam Stress

Is my stress level excessive? I feel physically ill just before an exam. I have trouble completing exams because I keep thinking about what will happen if I fail. My mind just went completely blank in the middle of an exam. I have difficulty getting a good night’s sleep before an exam. I start to panic when other students finish their exams while I am st ...

10 Tips for Choosing the Right Partner

10 Tips for Choosing the Right Partner

I recently read an article in Psychology Today called "10 Tips to Help You Pick a Good Partner'' by Dr. Barton Goldsmith. What really jumped out at me was this line: "Picking the right person for the right reasons at the right time is an art form." I cannot think of a more accurate statement in one sentence that sums up dating. With the divorce rates as ...

6 Simple Personal Commitments to Overcome Low Self-Esteem

6 Simple Personal Commitments to Overcome Low Self-Esteem

“Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.” ~Iyanla Vanzant You’re smart, funny, and genuinely good at heart. You have ideas that could solve many of the problems you see around you. You could regale people ...

Current Approaches to Treatments for Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders, Part II: Psychosocial Interventions and Patient-Focused Perspectives in Psychiatric Care

Current Approaches to Treatments for Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders, Part II: Psychosocial Interventions and Patient-Focused Perspectives in Psychiatric Care

Abstract: Schizophrenia is a disabling psychiatric illness associated with disruptions in cognition, emotion, and psychosocial and occupational functioning. Increasing evidence shows that psychosocial interventions for people with schizophrenia, as an adjunct to medications or usual psychiatric care, can reduce psychotic symptoms and relapse and improve ...

Kneisl, Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, 3/E Test Bank Chapter 5

Kneisl, Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, 3/E Test Bank Chapter 5

Kneisl, Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing, 3/e Test Bank Chapter 5. Which statement indicates the psychiatric mental health nurse understands the basic principles of symbolic interactionism in working with clients?

Module #31 - Anxiety and Mood Disorders

Module #31 - Anxiety and Mood Disorders

Module #31 - Anxiety and Mood Disorders. 1.Which anxiety disorder is marked by persistent, unexplained feelings of apprehension and tension? 2.Which disorder includes the symptoms of unwanted, repetitive thoughts or actions?

Consent to Disclosure of Archived Mental Health Information to a Health Practitioner By

Consent to Disclosure of Archived Mental Health Information to a Health Practitioner By

As the applicant is not the person to whom the information relates Consent Form 1 (Patient Consent) Or Consent Form 2 (Consent of Senior available next of kin) must be completed and attached to this application, unless consent cannot be obtained and the.

Scheff's Theory of Mental Illness

Scheff's Theory of Mental Illness

Labeling Theories. Scheff's Theory of Mental Illness. In 1966, Thomas J. Scheff proposed a labeling theory of mental illness in his ground breaking work Being Mentally Ill. It is the epitome of a labeling theory as it incorporates many elements of the.

Public Speaking Phobia

Public Speaking Phobia

Public Speaking Phobia. Having a public speaking phobia or glossophobia as it is technically known, is no joke. For many people, there's nothing more frightening or nerve-wracking than having to speak in public. They would rather bury themselves alive than be asked to give a speech.

Chapter 5: Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders

Chapter 5: Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders

Chapter 5: Somatoform and Dissociative Disorders. Somatoform Disorders. Soma Meaning Body. Preoccupation with health and/or body appearance and functioning. No identifiable medical condition causing the physical complaints. Types of DSM-IV Somatoform Disorders. Somatization disorder.

Is Performance Anxiety Holding You Back?

Is Performance Anxiety Holding You Back?

Is Performance Anxiety Holding You Back? Name: Sport: Email. Directions: Check off all statements that apply to your situation. You are highly motivated to achieve your goals and want to succeed badly. You perform consistently better during practice than you do during competition.