#feelings

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Dealing with Big Feelings - Teaching Kids How to Self-Regulate

None of us were born knowing how to control big emotions. For children, learning how to self-regulate will take time, but there are ways to help this along.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Empathy by the Book: How Fiction Affects Behavior

The mental calisthenics required to live inside a fictional character’s skin foster empathy for the people you meet day-to-day. And, surprisingly, not all types of reading have the same effect.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

3 Important Life Skills Nobody Ever Taught You

Some life skills are more valuable than others. Here are three you probably never learned.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

How Babies Quickly Learn to Judge Adults

Even if toddlers can’t tell us, they are making hard and fast judgments about adults, Susan Pinker says about new research.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Science Explains How It Feels To Be A Cat

Cats can be independent, aloof and mysterious. Learn science-backed information that explains what it really feels like to be a domestic cat.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Anxiety - Research Sheds Light on Why the Worry

People with anxiety have an extraordinary ability to anticipate potential problems. This makes them great to be with – they are the ones with the plan B, the plan C, the spare batteries, the phone charger and the escape route. Being able to anticipate

Health & Fitness | Health News

We're Not as Open-Minded As We Think We Are

We all like to think we’re open-minded, but election season brings out the worst in even the best of us. Even the most “open” and “informed” among us are a lot more closed minded than we’d like to think and they’d openly admit. Let’s look

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Calming Stormy Feelings: A Child's Introduction to Psychotherapy: Sarah Abel, Karen Zilberstein:

Calming Stormy Feelings: A Child's Introduction to Psychotherapy- Knowing how to help children with their feelings can be challenging for all parents, but when feelings grow too strong, they create storms that burst through and change the way children act. This book aims to introduce parents and children to the world of feelings and psychotherapy.

Psychology | Relationships

The 3 Things You Should Never Say to Your Partner

These three all-too-common phrases relate to remarks—whether well-meaning or not—virtually guaranteed to antagonize your mate. Regardless of your motive, the likely reaction to such ill-chosen expressions will range from their going completely silent

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Review: Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Finds the Joy in Sadness, and Vice Versa

Pete Docter’s new animated film, with the voices of television comedians like Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling and Bill Hader, brings to life an 11-year-old’s interior drama.

News | Interesting Links

Why Feelings Will Always Beat Facts

We often think we are logical people making fact-based decisions. But we are often being swayed simply by the use of a metaphor.