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Separating Families of Illegal Immigrants: A Mental Health Crisis

I, like many of you, have heard about the separation of children from their families at the United States-Mexico border. I’ve seen the images of children of children fenced in and treated cruelly. 455 more words

Mental Illness

What Is Your Stress Mindset?

The title of this post is identical to the title of a section in Dr. McGonigal’s book, “The Upside of Stress: Why Stress is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It.” This is the fifth post on her book. 801 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

On the Topic of Suicide

Last week we were rocked by the ending of lives of two people we all felt like we knew. Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain shared their creativity, vision, and talent with the world in a way that made us feel as if we knew them.  775 more words

Mental Health


There are things needed for the survival of human being but some of them are not wanted and can be managed, discarded or delay gratification to achieve future financial goals. 12 more words


The Four Highest Emotions

“…Ayya Khema on cultivating loving-kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, and equanimity — “the only emotions worth having.” “When we think of love, we have ideas that… 9 more words


Professional modesty

Here‘s the letter the American Psychological Association (APA) sent to the Senate Intelligence Committee about the imminent promotion of Gina Haspel to CIA Director. It seems they’re concerned about her history of… 244 more words


William E. Sedlacek, PhD

Title: Professor Emeritus, Student Affairs
Company: University of Maryland
Location: Great Cacapon, WV United States

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