Energy reading for beginners: What’s really happening when the vibes are off

The widespread use of the term “vibe” has taken the concept of human “energy reading” mainstream. You can explain vibe awareness in some intriguing ways, attributing emotional transfer to everything from precognitive perception to panpsychic reality.   Certain holistic therapies like Reiki and acupuncture aim to work directly with the…

The psychology of face perception and what it means for your headshots and dating profile photos

Humans have evolved the ability to evaluate faces in a matter of milliseconds, which compounds the pressure of posting the best headshots to professional networking sites and the cutest pictures to your dating profile.  People can make judgments about your attractiveness and personality based on elements like facial symmetry, the…

Common Counseling Challenges for African-Americans

Stigmas surrounding mental health exist in all groups and societies, but are particularly prevalent in the African-American community—making the concept of therapy or counseling a foreign one, at best. Some individuals simply don’t understand the practice, while others frown down upon it… leaving those in the community who struggle with…

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