The Placebo Effect: What is it?

The Placebo Effect: What is it?

Remember those sweet sugary pills that your mother gave you to calm you down when you scratched an elbow or a knee? You used to feel all well and raring to go! Mothers have a way with kids who keep running into trouble. Scientists and doctors took this a step further...
Ways You Can Stop Being a People-Pleaser

Ways You Can Stop Being a People-Pleaser

Growing up in an environment where people are incapable of accepting or forgiving you for expressing your views and desires can impact your future social behavior. Certain childhood experiences, like getting yelled at or not being acknowledged for expressing your...
How to Increase Happiness in Your Everyday Life

How to Increase Happiness in Your Everyday Life

When was the last time you grinned like an elf from ear to ear? Do you remember laughing so hard that your stomach hurt? Or falling off your chair doubled up with laughter at the antics of a goofy friend or a loved one? Do you remember going to bed and falling asleep...