There has been, and continues to be, disagreement among psychologists, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals regarding the reliability of repressed or recovered memories. Many psychotherapists still debate treatment issues, including ethical issues and clinical techniques and practice. On one hand, studies indicate that significant numbers of abuse victims report a loss of memory of the abuse, at least at some point in time. On the other hand, research has also shown that false memories can be implanted. According to the American Psychological Association, it is not possible to distinguish repressed memories from false ones without corroborating evidence. Memory generally consists of three processes: Encoding (the process of forming a memory code in order to get information into memory); Consolidation/Storage (maintaining encoded information in memory over a period of time); and Retrieval (recovering information from memory storage). Errors in any … [Read more...] about How Does the Law Treat Repressed Memories?
An easy way to reduce this 4-inch pile of mail Author's collection Organizing Tips I love to read organizing tips, and there are some great ones out there. For example, there’s the famous two-minute rule offered by Getting Things Done guru David Allen. This rule advises you to get those random calls and tasks off your list first thing in the morning—as long as each one will take no more than two minutes. Fellow PT blogger Gretchen Rubin uses a " power hour " each week to demolish those one-time chores that stick to your to-do list. But there is one tip that has not only saved me both time and frustration; it has also helped me add focus to my work day. Ever since I read this advice about 7 years ago, I’ve probably saved roughly 30-40 minutes a week by terminating an activity that was frittering away my precious time. And the entire process was painless. The Best Time-Saving Tip The tip that has been such a great time-saver is this: Stop aimlessly flipping … [Read more...] about An Easy Way to Save 10 Minutes a Day—and Be Happier
Home Yoga spirituality Festivals Festivals oi-Prerna Aditi By Prerna Aditi on April 14, 2021 Ramadan, also known as Ramzan is a sacred month in an Islamic year during which Muslims observed Roza (fast). This year the Ramadan is said to bring from 13 and/or 14 April 2021 and stay till 13 May 2021. During the entire month, Muslims will be observing a strict fast from sunrise to sunset. Muslims of all age groups are seen excited for observing fast during the entire month with utmost devotion and dedication. Only pregnant, breastfeeding and menstruating women, elderly and ill people are exempted from keeping the Roza. It is believed that observing fasts during the Ramadan month can help one in seeking blessings from Allah, the deity in Islam religion. Therefore, Muslims forbid eating or drinking anything after Sehri, i.e., the sunrise and before Iftar, i.e., sunset. The fast continues for 30 days after which Eid is … [Read more...] about Ramadan 2021: Here Are The Sehri And Iftar Timings That You Need To Know
Families are not fair and we don't choose the one we are born or adopted into. Today a family is what most people are in recovery from. What is a functional family, anyway? Why doesn't yours match up? Here are three key elements of "the functional family". 1. The functional family encourages the optimal growth of all of its members and provides a safe space where individuals can more or less be themselves. Families promote of sense of unity and belonging (the "we") while respecting the separateness and difference of individual members (the "I"). 2. Parents make and enforce rules that guide a child's behavior but they do not regulate the child's emotional and intellectual life. Individual family members feel free to share their thoughts and feelings on emotionally loaded subjects, without telling others what to think and feel, and without getting too nervous about differences. 3. Parents are calmly connected to their own family of origin, and no family member has to … [Read more...] about Your Dysfunctional Family
Lazy or Happy? Source: Julian Gentilezza-unsplash with Meg Price Millennials are perceived as lethargic narcissists or eager optimists keen to keep the planet green. So, what’s really happening? Millennials will make up over 70% of the workforce by 2030 according to IBM. This generation does want to create a “better new normal.” This offers an opportunity to create an environment where they feel they can be authentic, trust their leaders, and can combine their intelligence with technology to create the world they want to work and live in, the better new normal. Millennials, defined by the Pew Research Center as those born between 1981 and 1996, were once seen as an entitled, lazy, narcissistic , phone addicted generation. They are now being recognized as a diverse group of young people with changing interests, innovative ideas with increasing influence in society. This generation now surpasses the Baby Boomers as the largest and also most racially and ethnically … [Read more...] about Millennials Want a “Better New Normal” with Meg Price