Kenny Luck

January 16, 2017

A Look at ‘First-Rate Madness’: How Mental Illness May Enhance Crisis Leadership

A few years ago, a book emerged on bookshelves that had a curious and engaging thesis. It asked: What is the link between mental illness and […]
January 9, 2017

Sleep Disorders: What You Need to Know

Getting the right amount of sleep is an essential part of a healthful life. Not getting the recommended amount of sleep at night, as it turns […]
January 2, 2017

How to Talk to Someone About His or Her Annoying Habits

People do so many annoying things. They chew their food too loud, leave the toilet seat-up, bite their nails, and sometimes don’t listen to you when […]
December 19, 2016

Leaving Behind the Familiar and Overcoming Fear of the Unknown

Leaving the familiar behind in order to pursue the unknown is terrifying. That may be one reason why people stay in situations they’re unhappy in. But […]
December 7, 2016

Rethinking Solitude: The Positive Side of Isolation

For many of us, the word “solitude” may conjure up feelings of anxiety and fear. In fact, being alone tends to only work well in a […]
November 22, 2016

Being Thankful (and Mindful) this Thanksgiving

Mindfulness is a technique that has developed out of eastern philosophic traditions such as Zen Buddhism. The idea has been around for a long time, but, […]
November 21, 2016

As Clocks Turn Back, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Turns Up: Understanding SAD

Earlier this week, autumn Daylight Savings Time begun, and although most of us gained an extra hour to sleep in this past weekend, the reduced exposure to natural […]
November 1, 2016

Failure is an Option: The Benefits of “Small Losses”

We live in a culture where success is highly prized and failing isn’t. From our childhood years well into adulthood, we are often taught that failing—in […]
October 28, 2016

The Psychology of Paranormal Beliefs

With Halloween right around the corner, spirits, ghost, and other spirits of the dead may be on the mind. As a child, Halloween was always my […]
October 19, 2016

Aggressive Driving and the Just World Belief: The Intersection of Psychology and Road Safety

The Just World Belief (JWB) is a psychological concept that asserts that people basically “get what they deserve and deserve what they get.” Years of research […]
October 15, 2016

Spirituality and Therapy: Guidelines for Effective Practice

Spirituality can be a difficult concept to define. It’s similar to the concept of time, we know what it means until we are asked to define it. […]
October 4, 2016

Exploring the Brain’s Architecture: Your Mind’s Hardware Explained

Prior to the invention of brain scanning technology such as the MRI machine, studying the brain was left to the speculations of philosophers. It wasn’t until […]