Stanford University researchers have identified 5 categories of anxiety and depression that cut across the current diagnoses, and aim to provide more effective treatment for millions of people who suffer with these issues. Sometimes people with these difficulties, as well as the professionals who diagnose and treat these problems, have a hard time identifying the difficulty with which they’re dealing. The identified categories are: (more…)
Sexual intimacy changes over time and in the heat of an early relationship, sex can occur daily or at least several times a week, but over time passions cool and sex happens a lot less often. According to a study of more than 25,000 people published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science, two-thirds of them either married or in a long-term romantic relationship, on average, benefits maxed out at sex about once a week. (more…)
People usually think of death as a depressing fact of life, but a study in the Journal of Positive Psychology (11 January 2017) found that when we appreciate that our life is limited, it offers us an opportunity to focus on what’s good in our life and to make the most of the days we do have, which makes us happier.
Published by Doubleday/Berkeley (Translated into 4 languages)
In Losing the Weight of the World, Jonathan Kramer, PhD and Diane Dunaway Kramer combine the knowledge of modern psychology with eternal principles common to most religions to explain how we can have a happier, calmer and more fulfilling life. They show us how to find love, breathe more healthfully, enjoy ourselves, calm racing thoughts, and experience our goodness, self worth and peace of mind.
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“A self-help menu for the soul…Most readers will be able to identify with the issues discussed here, including stress, self-criticism, emotional complexity, and the pace of life. Helpful, solid information.” — Library Journal
“A great collection of ancient wisdom presented in a clear, intelligent, and moving style… I give it my highest rating.” — Bernie Siegel, MD, author, Love, Medicine & Miracles
Published by Simon & Schuster (Translated into 8 languages)
Why Men Don’t Get Enough Sex and Women Don’t Get Enough Love offers couples hope and a plan for a new, more loving relationship. Part One of the book lays out the problem between women and men, and explains why men and women often misunderstand each other, resulting in mutual frustration and conflict. Part Two offers a Woman’s Program and a Man’s Program, to help couples get beyond the battling and frustration, to a relationship that creates greater intimacy, love and sex.
“Jonathan Kramer and Diane Dunaway’s book advocates rethinking how men and women relate, accepting what is and allowing for the differences… Kramer and Dunaway have offered avenues to reconciliation where women can get the loving they want and men can get a better sex life with their mate.” — San Francisco Examiner
Based on years of research, WHY MEN DON’T GET ENOUGH SEX AND WOMEN DON’T GET ENOUGH LOVE offers compassionate, thoughtful advice…” — Toronto Sun
How can you tell if someone is interested and flirting with you? Look at what they say and do – but look carefully because the signs are subtle and maybe different than what you expect. Researcher Jeffrey Hall at the University of Kansas has identified 36 verbal and nonverbal actions that show whether you’re interested in another person… (more…)