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2014-09-11 16:24:01

In 'A Foolish Consistency,' children grieve a mother's death and a family learns not only that they can survive tragedy but find joy on the other side SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In her debut novel, A Foolish Consistency, author Andrea Weir uses her own childhood loss to explore the process of grieving and the importance of working through feelings of pain and sorrow rather than trying to avoid them. Weir was only 11 years old when her mother died, and she...

2014-09-02 08:25:45

Sept./Oct. issue celebrates undeniable link between creativity and happiness DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Singer, actress and positive-emotion advocate, Olivia Newton-John graces the cover of the September/October issue of Live Happy magazine, a first-of-its-kind publication that combines the science of happiness with engaging and informative content to help readers live fuller and more productive lives. In this anniversary issue, on newsstands today, the songstress shares recent...

angry face
2014-08-31 07:29:39

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Regardless of age, race, gender or nationality, all people make the same facial expression when they’re angry, experts from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Australia’s Griffith University report in the latest online edition of Evolution and Human Behavior. The study authors call it the universal “anger face,” noting that it is characterized by a lowered brow, a thinning of the lips and a flaring of the...

2014-08-29 23:01:04

The review, published by DailyGossip.org on August 29, reveals the "60 Second Panic Solution", an effective new method to eliminate panic attacks and all the disturbing symptoms they commonly cause. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Panic attacks are extremely difficult to deal with. A panic attack is the feeling of intense stress and fear, which appears with no particular reason, affecting the entire life of the sufferer, causing insecurity and affecting relationships. A panic...

2014-08-27 16:25:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As if adolescence is not difficult enough, a teen's life becomes even more complex when a father, mother or other significant person dies. It's a life-shattering experience faced by one in 10 children before the age of 18. While all young people struggle with such losses, teenagers often have a particularly difficult time adjusting after the death of a loved one. Teens often try to mask their grief to avoid appearing vulnerable, especially...

How Parents Of Children With Anxiety Can Avoid The 'Protection Trap'
2014-08-27 03:15:16

Arizona State University Parents naturally comfort their children when they are scared, but new research shows that some reactions may actually reinforce their children's feelings of anxiety. A new Arizona State University study shows that parents whose children suffer from anxiety often fall into the "protection trap" that may influence their child's behavior. The paper, "Variations in the Influence of Parental Socialization of Anxiety among Clinic Referred Children," was published in...

feeling bad at work
2014-08-23 10:25:28

University of Liverpool Research by the University of Liverpool suggests that, contrary to popular opinion, it can be good to feel bad at work, whilst feeling good in the workplace can also lead to negative outcomes. In a Special Issue published in Human Relations, Dr. Dirk Lindebaum from the University’s Management School, together with his co-author Professor Peter Jordan, developed a new line of study, and commissioned research to further explore the role of emotions in the...

bonobos and empathy yawning
2014-08-13 03:00:36

PeerJ An answer from the first direct comparison of yawn contagion in humans and bonobos Whether or not humans are the only empathic beings is still under debate. In a new study, researchers directly compared the 'yawn contagion' effect between humans and bonobos (our closest evolutionary cousins). By doing so they were able to directly compare the empathic abilities of ourselves with another species, and found that a close relationship between individuals is more important to their...

empathy from fiction
2014-08-11 13:01:51

Society for Personality and Social Psychology Empathy is important for navigating complex social situations, and is considered a highly desirable trait. Raymond Mar, a psychologist at York University in Canada, discussed how exposure to narrative fiction may improve our ability to understand what other people are thinking or feeling in his session at the American Psychological Association's 122nd Annual Convention. Exposure to stories Many stories are about people - their mental...

2014-08-06 23:10:13

Grief expert, Edy Nathan MA, LCSW, uncovers the connection between grief and sex. Nathan gives 5 warning signs that sex may be used to cope with grief. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Sex and grief have a relationship that is rarely spoken about. Men and women often have different ways they cope with their stressors. This is true with grief and, in some cases, it is apparent that sex may be used to cope with the ravages of loss. Sexual desire, also known as libido, is affected...


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Ophidiophobia
2013-12-24 09:20:10

Ophidiophobia or ophiophobia is a particular form of specific phobia, the abnormal fear of snakes. Fear of snakes is occasionally referred to as a more general term, herpetophobia, fear of reptiles and/or amphibians. The word comes from the Greek ophis, which is in reference to snakes and phobia, meaning fear. Numerous symptoms are common among ophidiophobes including a feeling of uncontrollable anxiety when thinking about or are exposed to snakes, the feeling that you must do everything...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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