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2014-05-09 08:24:20

His new book, Shame on You, examines the causes of - and remedies for - shame and social oppression. PETALUMA, Calif., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Hollway King, MD, of Petaluma, Calif., is not just a whistle-blower about injustice. His two books about shame and oppression might just change the world. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140509/86131 King, a graduate of Harvard Medical School, has four decades of experience across a broad spectrum of healthcare...

2014-03-20 08:30:52

PORTLAND, Ore., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Award Winning Speaker and Women's Empowerment Coach, Stephana Johnson, who is a Sexual Trauma and Abuse Specialist, announced a special live webinar to be held April 8(th) at 8pm EDT. This free event is for the one in three women who have suffered from sexual trauma. "Sadly, this is still the white elephant in the room no one is talking about. However, more and more I'm seeing this as an underlying cause to tremendous health issues...

2014-03-20 08:27:06

Lovell provides instructions to tackle emotional brokenness and to move forward MAITLAND, Fla., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Veronica Lovell's new book, The Cherished Piece ($16.49, paperback, 9781628390292; $8.99, e-book, 9781628390308) will undoubtedly impact its readers. The memoir shares the author's old life--full of heartaches and excruciating pain--but most importantly, the testimony of how she was able to overcome her adversity. The author's hope is that her reader...

2013-10-29 23:00:24

The article on the site Vkool.com contains 19 tips that guide people on how to overcome shame quickly. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com includes 19 useful tips on how to overcome shame quickly. These tips are really effective for those people who want to be more confident. In the first part, the writer provides people with 9 simple tips on how to stop blushing. At the beginning of the section, people will learn how to take deep breaths to avoid...

2013-04-21 23:02:57

Author Stefanie Stolinsky, a psychotherapist and former actress, found that the exercises she used as an actress helped her psychotherapy clients recover from the trauma of abuse. Act It Out is her new self-help book, where she describes these techniques, with links to videos demonstrating each exercise. Amarillo, TX (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 Childhood physical, sexual or emotional abuse can cause long-term harm, often lasting well into adulthood. The negative effects of childhood abuse...

2013-02-05 10:25:05

To predict whether a problem drinker will hit the bottle again, ignore what they say and watch their body language for displays of shame, a University of British Columbia study finds. The study, which explored drinking and health outcomes in newly sober recovering alcoholics, is the first to show that physical manifestations of shame — from slumped shoulders to narrow chests — can directly predict a relapse in people who struggle with substances. "Our study finds that how...

2012-02-24 08:00:00

A Story of Mental Illness in a Young Woman in 1974 Manhattan, New York (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 Set in the turbulent 1970s when Patty Hearst became Tanya the Revolutionary, Leora Skolkin-Smith's Hystera is a timeless story of madness, yearning, and identity. After a fatal accident takes her father away, Lillian Weill blames herself for the family tragedy. Tripping through failed love affairs with men, and doomed friendships, all Lilly wants is to be sheltered from reality. She retreats...

2012-02-21 21:16:23

Researchers say theory may help explain ethical lapses that led to recession Why do some people behave morally while others do not? Sociologists at the University of California, Riverside and California State University, Northridge have developed a theory of the moral self that may help explain the ethical lapses in the banking, investment, and mortgage-lending industries that nearly ruined the U.S. economy. For decades, sociologists have posited that individual behavior results from...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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