Entries by Holly Scott

From Uptown Dallas Counseling Study Tips.

Looking for a way to improve your studying skills?  Joseph Stromberg of Vox.com writes about his interview with psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel — who’ve spent a combined 80 years studying learning and memory, and recently distilled their findings with novelist Peter Brown in the book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.  Here is […]

Depression & Humor: Can they go together?

  Comedian and actress Ruby Wax gave a TED talk where she spoke about her struggles with depression.  She used lots of comedy mixed with some serious science and statistics about depression. According to the World Health Organization, 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health issue at some point in their lives, but two-thirds will […]

Dallas Texas State Fair: It’s Fried Food Time!

In Dallas, we LOVE our State Fair and our FRIED FOODS!  This year’s fair runs through October 19 and offers everything from Live Music to Petting Zoos, the Auto Show, Ostrich Races, and of course the fabulous food court.  The  fried food booths along the boardwalk are always packed with people looking for the latest […]

Calm Your Anxiety about Ebola

  Public health experts in the U.S. can control this outbreak, even if it gets worse before it gets better. Read TakePart.com article on why America can control the spread of the Ebola virus. October 01, 2014 By Shaya Tayefe Mohajer http://www.takepart.com/article/2014/10/01/heres-why-america-doesnt-need-panic-about-ebola-yet?cmpid=tpnews-eml-2014-10-04-ebola


Dr. Christine Carter is a sociologist and happiness expert at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center.  She is the author of RAISING HAPPINESS: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents. Dr. Carter also writes an award-winning blog, which is syndicated on the HuffingtonPost and PsychologyToday.com. In her blog today, she outlines and exercise for […]