What is the one activity of childhood that is, in all likelihood, universally accepted as an effective way to withdraw from the pandemonium of daily life?
What will occupy the mind and restore serenity in less time than one can measure?
What is the diversion that has been adopted by the world of adults and has sold over 12 million units of functional escape from reality as the numbers continue to grow? [More]
September 29, 2016
by Henry M. Pittman, MA
Many people talk about that they need to find happiness. The reality is that you do not ‘find’ happiness. Happiness is something that you create for yourself. [More]
September 27, 2016
by Hilda Huj
Throughout human history, migration has been a fact of life. However, as a result of globalization, it currently affects more people than ever before. Amnesty International ("People on the move", n.d.) reports that more than 230 million people live outside their country of birth. That is about 3% of the world's global population. And that number grows every day. [More]
September 14, 2016
by Agnes Oh, PsyD, LMFT
The summer Olympics is one of the biggest global events unanimously flaunted by the entire world. The Olympians train nonstop all year round in order to compete fiercely against the world’s best of the best. This year’s quadrennial celebration in Rio was no exception. [More]
August 29, 2016
by Hilda Huj
Bullying has been a social problem since the beginning of civilized men. Therefore, it is no surprise that there are many different definitions of bullying. However, generally speaking, we can define bullying as repeated intimidation, over time, of a physical, verbal, and psychological nature of a less powerful person by a more powerful person or group of people [More]
In 1957 the movie, “The Three Faces of Eve” starring Joanne Woodward had a tremendous impact on the viewing audience. Ms Woodward won an academy award for her performance.
“Eve” was actually a woman named Chris Sizemore who suffered from what was then called “Multiple Personality Disorder”. [More]
In this era of mobile technology, video games have never been more popular. Among them, Pokemon by Nintendo is considered to be one of the most beloved games with the biggest fan base around the globe.
Since its creation 17 years ago, Pokemon has dominated the field of mobile games, especially with the latest version of Pokemon Go [More]
Alain De Botton posits in a popular May 28, 2016 New York Times article entitled “Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person” that this question is one that should be standard early in the dating process. [More]
Homelessness is a chronic issue plaguing our society at large. Since the 2008 recession, the problem is not getting better but only worse. [More]
June 18, 2016
by Anne Kip Watson
Motivation, literally, IS the desire to do things. In an obvious sense, motivation comes from motive or what causes a person to behave or act in a specific way. With the ‘lazy days of summer’ here.... [More]