Chores cause conflict. Try managing them like this instead.

When managing household tasks, its best to set clear expectations about whose job it is to take care of what. Often we do things we feel are important, and put less value on other tasks others may be doing — it's important to show appreciation to keep home maintenance a well-oiled machine. Often people feel it's not their responsibility to keep things maintained when others are acting similarly in a shared space. Outer Order, Inner Calm: D...
Tags: Psychology, Family, Children, Life, Relationships, Communication, Hack, Innovation, Cooperation, Personal Growth, Gretchen Rubin,, 16x9

The truth about artificial intelligence in medicine

For many months, artificial intelligence has been in my peripheral vision, just sitting there, ignored by me because it seemed too far in the future to be interesting now. And then, there were all these terms — Big Data, machine learning, data science — which circled the subject and, frankly, gave me a bit of […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Twitter, Tech, Mobile Health, Health IT, PA NP, CRNA

Should you listen to music while doing intellectual work? It depends on the music, the task, and your personality

Given how many of us listen to music while studying or doing other cerebral work, you'd think psychology would have a set of clear answers as to whether the practice is likely to help or hinder performance. In fact, the research literature is rather a mess (not that that has deterred some enterprising individuals from making bold claims).There's the largely discredited "Mozart Effect" – the idea that listening to classical music can boost subsequent IQ, except that when first documented in the 9...
Tags: Psychology, Work, Productivity, Music, Brain, Creativity, Innovation, BPS Research Digest, Gonzalez, Manuel Gonzalez, Mozart Effect, Cognitive Science, John Aiello

Mental Health within Athletics: The Invisible Competition

Imagine a common scenario, two athletes on the bench. One struggling with depression, and one recovering from surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon. Which seems more severe? Glaring social stigma points to the athlete with the physical injury. But mental illnesses are just as detrimental to performance. After battling depression my freshman year, and rupturing my Achilles during my sophomore year, I can declare firsthand that both setbacks are equally valid. Committing to Towson Univers...
Tags: Psychology, Students, Society, Ncaa, Mental Illness, Stigma, Publishers, Athletes, Mental Health And Wellness, Drexel University, Towson, Towson University, Kean University, Mental Health America, Collegiate Athletes, Physical Injury

The hidden curriculum of medical school can be overwhelming and unforgiving

I met Mr. B during my week on the endocrine service of my internal medicine rotation. My attending told me we were being consulted for this patient’s high sugars and a foot ulcer, and asked me to take the history. I walked into Mr. B’s room and was immediately struck by its stench. Mr. B […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Medical School, PA NP, Hospital-Based Medicine, CRNA

Do You Need CBD Oil For Pain Management?

Unfortunately, twenty percent of people worldwide are coping with pain every day in their lives. Worst still is that some are dealing with chronic pain. They try to depend on these painkillers to relieve the pain. Due to continued use of these drugs (even when they are not successfully relieving the pain), many end up getting addicted to them. Well, you don’t have to join that number.  What you need is CBD Oil. In fact, if you have been experiencing some pains in your body, for example...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Cannabis, Beauty, Cbd, Pain Management, Health & Fitness, CBD Oil

India Fights Diabetic Blindness With Help From A.I.

A partnership with Google is part of a global effort to build and deploy systems that can detect signs of illness and disease in medical scans.
Tags: Google, News, India, Research, Artificial Intelligence, Hospitals, Diabetes, Google Inc, Blindness, Eyes And Eyesight, Aravind Eye Hospital

Our conditioning is part of our toxic load

Our conditioning is part of our toxic load. You take down the conditioning the whole entire toxic load comes down. They’re the same thing. Food and other environmental insults become less dangerous as we peel off the layers of crap we’ve taken on. Yup, below Vito speaks to a beautiful truth said in brief. It […]
Tags: Health, Infertility, Vito

An oncologist explains how to get your loved ones tested for cancer

I see several patients daily with cancer. Some days can be tough, but nothing compares to what they are going through. I know that. The physical anguish and toll that chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery can take on the body. The burden that the disease can take on the mind and the soul. It’s devastating and […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Primary Care, Conditions, PA NP, Oncology/Hematology, CRNA

How Parents Can Model Healthy Behavior for Their Kids & Teens

Parents want their children to grow up healthy both physically and emotionally but are unaware that the best path for achieving this is for them to model these behaviors. Parental influence is powerful and lasts well into adulthood. Your children are always watching, and while what you tell them is important, your example has a stronger impact on them. What you do serves as a template for your kids’ behavior, and they often emulate it. This goes for anything from how to cope with emotions, de...
Tags: Psychology, Technology, Students, Parenting, Habits, Children And Teens

How a straight shooter is trying to change Washington state’s vaccine-exemption law

Amid a measles outbreak in his home county, state Rep. Paul Harris says he felt compelled to act to limit exemptions to the MMR vaccine. It's odd, he thinks, that more in his GOP caucus don't support his proposal given that, in his estimation, all are probably vaccinated themselves.
Tags: Health, News, Washington, Gop, Local Politics, Local News, Northwest, Paul Harris

The problems with Benzodiazapine drugs.

Xanax is a benzodiazepine drug. There are many others. While we are focused on the opioid epidemic, the abuse of benzos is growing in the U.S. as well. I see many clients who have been prescribed a benzo for anxiety. It is very easy to develop a tolerance, become addicted, and then have worst symptoms than the ones being treated to begin with during withdrawal. [Author: David G. Markham]
Tags: Health, Infertility, David G Markham, Benzodiazapine

3 Widely Held Misconceptions about Marriage

“… there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” –  Shakespeare,  Hamlet Shakespeare knew what he was talking about. Concerning marriage, if what we think about it is mistaken, we can do serious harm to our relationship. Three widely believed myths about marriage will be described below: You should not have to “work” on a marriage. My spouse should know how I feel and what I want: I shouldn’t have to say it. I shouldn’t have to settle; I deserve better. Myth #1...
Tags: Psychology, Relationships, Communication, Marriage And Divorce, Cindy, Shakespeare Hamlet Shakespeare

Medicare for all and the problem of health care on demand

The evolving politics of single-payer health care conflate the concepts of universal coverage, health care on demand and free health care. To the indiscriminate progressive mind, all three are part of the holy grail. The fly in the ointment is that highly attractive and altruistic politics runs into the brick wall of reality. As Thomas […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Policy, Medicare, Thomas, PA NP, Public Health & Policy, Washington Watch, CRNA

New Zealand measles outbreak worst 'in years' with 22 cases confirmed

Third-largest city Christchurch affected as authorities admit disease is ‘circulating widely’ amid vaccine shortageA measles outbreak on the south island of New Zealand is causing serious concern, with 22 confirmed cases and emergency supplies of vaccine being rushed from around the country. Amid the worst outbreak “in years”, health officials have warned cases will spread in the coming days and weeks, as around one-fifth of people living in the affected Canterbury region have not had their full...
Tags: Health, Asia Pacific, MMR, New Zealand, Vaccines and immunisation, Canterbury, Christchurch

Grenfell children ‘didn’t know where to turn’, says damning report

Equality Commission finds local and national government failed children affected by the disaster, offering disjointed or no supportChildren affected by the Grenfell Tower fire “slipped through the cracks” in the aftermath of the tragedy, Britain’s equality body warns this week in a damning report that criticises local and national government.In a hard-hitting assessment of how the state responded to the disaster, the Equality and Human Rights Commission highlights a lack of co-ordination among s...
Tags: London, Children, Mental Health, Britain, Local Government, Inequality, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Equality And Human Rights Commission, Grenfell, Equality Commission, Grenfell Tower, Grenfell Tower fire, Grenfell tower inquiry

“Trip of Compassion” — The Most Compelling Movie I’ve Seen In The Last Year

“I felt like I went through 15 years of psychological therapy in one night.”  — Actual patient featured in “Trip of Compassion” This post is about the most compelling movie I’ve seen in the last year. I first watched “Trip of Compassion” about six months ago, when I was sent a link to a private […]
Tags: Maps, Science, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Ptsd, Trauma, Mdma, Psychedelics, Practical Philosophy,, Trip Of Compassion

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