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If You Go to the Hospital, Get Ready To Yell… Studies show that healthcare in the U.S. is far poorer than most people realize, and sadly, sometimes you need to yell to protect yourself or a loved one. But how do you know?
5 Step Time Management Action Plan for Mothers of... Are you a parent of a toddler? Are you feeling overwhelmed? Or would you simply like to know how to use time more effectively and not feel so scattered? Follow … ...
The 5 Things I’d Wish I’d Know Before Being... I am going to be honest, slap your in your face, the 5 things no one tells you about being beautifully bipolar before you are diagnosed. Nothing can prepare you for … ...
7 Simple & Unique Time Management Strategies for Parents... Being a parent requires lots of work, time, and energy. It’s a balancing act for sure! Parenting toddlers involves a whole different challenge when it comes to balancing everything compared … ...
Why Parents Shouldn’t Ignore These 6 Behavior Problems... Little often turns to big. Everyone always says, “It’s no big deal just ignore it.” That strategy is alright some of the time, but not all of the time. Ignoring mild misbehavior is a legitimate parenting strategy. It shows your little one that their antics … ...
The Great Discard…Dumped By The Narcissist “Before bed, he would be so charming,” friends observed about Frank Sinatra. “The girl was ‘mademoiselle this,’ ‘darling that,’ and ‘my sweet baby.’ He was cavalier, a perfect gentleman. You … ...
A Very Pleasurable Way To Improve Your Relationship Both husbands and wives can benefit from this simple technique. Dr Jeremy Dean's ebooks are: The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything
Are Your Life Decisions Baggage Based? Have you ever made a bad or impulsive decision and later wondered, “What on earth was I thinking?”.  Have you made these time and again and have they had detrimental … ...
Trait Neuroticism and Depressive and Anxiety Disorders It is essential for folks who regularly struggle with depression and anxiety to understand high Trait Neuroticism and how to manage it.
A neuroscientist podcaster explains… There’s a great ongoing podcast series called A Neuroscientist Explains that looks at some of the most important points of contact between neuroscience and the wider world. It’s a project of The Guardian Science Weekly podcast and is hosted by brain scientist Daniel Glaser who has an interesting profile – having been a cognitive neuroscientist … Continue reading "A neuroscientist podcaster explains…"
Three Good Things on Parole When I am giving maintenance programs to violent offenders on parole, at the start of every session, I give them at least five minutes each to talk about their week: the highs, the lows, how they dealt with their emotions, etc. In every group, there … ...
Today I Love The Chilly Morning Freshness Today I love the chilly morning freshness as I sprint to the truck to run out for milk. I love the dusting of snow covering everything again as if Winter … ...
Autism in the South Pacific: A Different Way of Seeing? Were Polynesian navigators who settled the Pacific autistic? Americans are used to thinking about autism in the context of disability. Other societies may have seen it different
A Surprising, Hidden Cause of Depression Legions of people walk through decades of their lives completely unaware that they are missing something. They may look around, and they may see others living more fully, or with … ...
52 Ways to Show I Love You: Helping Helping someone you love, through providing needed assistance, filling their request, assuming their task, or even taking care of yourself can enhance intimacy, respect, gratitude.
Addicted to Talking? There is an old joke about people who talk a lot: “Do you know the 12-Step program for people who talk a lot? On and On Anon!” The joke recognizes … ...
Two Essential Factors for Effective Communication Couples often enter my office complaining about a communication problem. Oftentimes, this is true. But there are two more fundamental issues that are often hidden. When uncovered, it can help move relationships from an impasse to deeper intimacy. The Mindfulness Factor We can communicate only … ...
The Power of Small Talk Small talk is not an empty ritual: it's a vital life skill that even the shy have to learn.
Other Ways to Heal Ourselves It’s vital to know what heals us. After all, how can we compassionately care for ourselves if we don’t know what calms, cures and refreshes us? The fun part is that … ...
Cheating Men Are from Mars; Cheating Women from Venus If you think you know what your partner is going through after your relationship has been rocked by infidelity, think again. In my many years serving as a relationship therapist, … ...