Month: September 2014

Secrets of Successful eBook Titles: Creating Titles that Sell and Avoiding Costly Mistakes

Secrets of Successful eBook Titles: Creating Titles that Sell and Avoiding Costly Mistakes (eBook Writing Wizard Series) by Morris berg Its amazing how many books there are about the many aspects of writing. This book deals with the title, an…

Study suggests hatha yoga boosts brain function, reduces stress, in older adults

From University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Study suggests hatha yoga boosts brain function, reduces stress, in older adults Practicing hatha yoga three times a week for eight weeks improved sedentary older adults’ performance on cognitive tasks that are relevant to…

News Story: Are you a born worrier?

Are you a born worrier? Just dwelling on stressful events can weaken your immune system and make you ill Researchers at Ohio University studied 34 healthy young women They were asked to give a speech about her candidacy for a…

Four Patterns of Adult Discourse Observed in the Adult Attachment Interview by Paul Renn

Coherence is a central construct in attachment interviews. Coherent discourse is based on what the linguistic philosopher Grice calls the ‘Cooperative Principle’. This has four maxims, namely: Quality: be truthful and have evidence for what you say Quantity: be succinct,…

Serious Violence, Trauma and Disorganized Attachment by Paul Renn

While we may all have violent and aggressive thoughts, feelings and fantasies, an interpersonal violent act consists of an actual attack upon the body of another with the explicit intention of causing physical harm and injury. Violence falls into two broad…

Summary of Home Office and NSPCC Statistics Relating to Violence and Abuse by Paul Renn

The extent and nature of intimate violence, partner abuse and serious sexual assault Intimate violence is the collective term used for partner abuse, family abuse, sexual assault and stalking. The issue of willingness to disclose intimate violence is very important.…

The Intergenerational Transmission of Affect by Paul Renn

Attachment theory may be considered a theory of emotion regulation. The mechanism of transmitting attachment organization and, thereby, a characteristic style of regulating affect, lies in the particular quality of the person’s early care-giving experience. Subtle fine-grain interactive micro-behaviours are…

Understanding the links between adult attachment styles and violence in intimate relationships: when should couple therapy be the choice of intervention? By Paul Renn

Crime statistics show an egregious level of domestic violence by men against women. In many instances, the violence and psychological abuse is severe and frequent, with little or no sense of remorse for the harm inflicted. The abusive situation may…

How fathers get a better night’s sleep than mothers

How fathers get a better night’s sleep than mothers… and it’s even worse if the children are still at home: Mothers spend 10 minutes longer on average trying to get to sleep Almost three-quarters of mothers living with their children…