Health

4 Things to Know About College Counseling Services

2018-10-30T20:53:27+00:00 December 23rd, 2018|Education, Health|

By  Shane G. Owens, Ph.D., ABPPP   I am almost certain that you and your college kid know all about food services, residence life, and health services. I would be willing to bet that you know very little about campus counseling and psychological services. Because the need can come on fast, it is important to [...]

Expert advice for parents of children who participate in sports

2018-10-30T20:56:09+00:00 May 12th, 2018|Cooperativeness, Health, Parenting|

Does your child participate in sports? If so, you’re a “sport parent” and you’ve probably already seen those outrageous YouTube videos of parents behaving badly at youth sporting events. The Yellowbrick.me community wants to know more about the science behind sport parenting and so we interviewed two experts in this area -- Chris Harwood, PhD [...]

The power of thank you: UGA research links gratitude to positive marital outcomes

2018-04-29T12:29:45+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Benevolence, Communicativeness, Generosity, Health, Relationships|

A key ingredient to improving couples' marriages might just be gratitude, according to new University of Georgia research.   The study was recently published in the journal Personal Relationships.   "We found that feeling appreciated and believing that your spouse values you directly influences how you feel about your marriage, how committed you are to [...]

Will machine learning stop suicide?

2018-05-29T15:01:16+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Communication, Health, Technology|

By  Shane G. Owens, Ph.D., ABPP   We are making great strides in preventing the things that kill Americans, except in stopping suicide. Since the turn of the century, we've gotten worse at suicide prevention. It is the 10th leading cause of death, claiming 44,193 lives in 2015, and is the second leading cause of [...]

Gamblers more likely to have suffered childhood traumas, research shows

2017-08-28T13:58:30+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Health, Psychology, Social Issues, Sports|

Source: University of Lincoln   Men with problem and pathological gambling addictions are more likely to have suffered childhood traumas including physical abuse or witnessing violence in the home, according to new research. Psychologists examined responses in a survey of more than 3,000 men on a variety of life factors, and found that just over [...]

How to Encourage Self-Esteem in Your Child

2017-09-24T13:59:20+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Health, Parenting|

Self-esteem effects so much more than just a child’s personality. Self-esteem is one of those cyclical things. With great self-esteem tends to come confidence in their school work. With confidence in their work comes good grades. With good grades comes… high self-esteem! It is a magical thing. It can be a painful thing to watch [...]