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Jealousy: The Green Eyed Monster

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The trend of tuning into our primal instincts can help explain some modern emotions By Kristine Keller New York City is chock-a-block with evanescent fads. While quinoa is the reining queen of menus from Canal Street to Meatpacking, it could be replaced tomorrow by another obscure South American grain-like substance. And though trampoline jumping was [&hellip
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Freud for Thought

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The famous psychoanalyst’s theories on defense mechanisms are on display all around us By Kristine Keller Sigmund Freud is a pervasive figure in popular culture and psychology. And although some believe his methods are antiquated or unable to be measured scientifically, there’s no denying his theories’ predominant influence on human interactions and behavior. Several years [&hellip
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Freud for Thought

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The famous psychoanalyst’s theories on defense mechanisms are on display all around us By Kristine Keller Sigmund Freud is a pervasive figure in popular culture and psychology. And although some believe his methods are antiquated or unable to be measured scientifically, there’s no denying his theories’ predominant influence on human interactions and behavior. Several years [&hellip
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I love you, I hate you, call me

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iStock_000001207968Small How one’s relationship with caregivers early in life impacts later behavior By Kristine Keller Downtown dating is like the root canal process—painful while you’re going through it but the end result leaves your sensory nerves feelin’ good. And sadly, there’s no quickie fix for that painful pearly white procedure. There is, on the other hand, [&hellip
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Reality Doesn’t Bite

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Kristine-Keller How cognitive distortions can lead to faulty conclusions By Kristine Keller There are times when you’re playing back a situation in your mind and a split screen appears. On one side of the screen there’s reality—the version of events that actually happened. But it’s the second screen we zero in on in high-definition, with surround [&hellip
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What’s Limerence Got to Do With It?

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Kristine-Keller How a shattered heart could lead to a debilitating aftermath by Kristine Keller These days, when a flame sputters and fades out, we’ve got an armful of friends ready to peel us off the floor with the margarita blender, limes and coconuts. You’ll do the proverbial dance around the blender while Jose Cuervo wafts through [&hellip
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Twentysomething Candles

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Kristine Keller How believing that time and age are invisible enhances life satisfaction I know life has its challenges. There’s malaria and questionable funds in the Cayman Islands—and I care about those things. I wouldn’t watch Kimmel’s opening monologues if I didn’t. But sometimes, anxiety levels skyrocket when thinking about the equipment needed for navigating the winding [&hellip
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