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Today I Love Mondays Off Today I love taking Monday off. Well, I’m not really taking it off, it just feels like that because of all the work that is behind me. I love that, … ...
Recurrent Focus I know it all sounds very “New Age” and “mind over matter” and the like, but I’m going to suggest this anyway. And those of you who have been following … ...
It’s About Time In our fast-paced world, the pressure of time drives us through each day so that we are unaware that “half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save”1 (Will Rogers). The New … ...
How to Mindfully Fire Toxic Friends and Loved Ones:... “Don’t cling to a mistake just because you spent a lot of time making it” – unknown  As a Manhattan-based psychotherapist working with a high functioning adult population, I am always surprised to encounter a repetitive theme in my office. People no matter how smart, … ...
Psychology Essential to Achieving Goals of Patient-Centered Medical Homes High incidence of behavioral health problems point to key role for psychologists, according to APA
Obamacare repeal jeopardizes mental health, addiction coverage The people helped the most by the Affordable Care Act are the ones most likely to suffer from poor mental health and addiction.
12 Weekly Home Organization Tasks (to Reduce the Chaos... Sometimes I wonder how some moms can keep up on all of the tasks at hand. I suppose I don’t really know if this type of mom exists, but I … ...
Listening to the Stories of Our Bodies Our bodies hold so many stories. Difficult stories. Beautiful stories. Stories that are held in scars and stretch marks. Stories that are held in arms and feet. Stories etched inside … ...
Codependent Parenting: Exasperated Child, Exhausted Parent... Codependence: The addiction to others’ emotions. Well, that’s one of many definitions. It’s a dynamic so deeply ingrained in the family that it’s “normal.” It’s how one should live, how one should … ...
The Root of Narcissistic Personality Is Rarely Discussed Literature on narcissism and the public's understanding of it focuses on superiority, or the narcissist's pursuit of it. The actual root of the personality is something else.
Angry Right now, I am angry. I am angry that this is my life. I am angry that my anxiety causes me to react to situations that I once wouldn’t have … ...
5 Anxiety Warning Signs a Child Might Experience Don’t miss these signs. Parents would know if their child is anxious, right? You’d probably see obvious signs, right? Your child would express all their fear and worries. They would be afraid all the time. You might think you would know the child anxiety symptoms, … ...
Your Brain on Omega 3: Balancing the O3 to O6 Ratio We know that omega 3 supplements and eating fish has the potential to help brain health. Would they work even better if we reduced the amount of omega 6 fatty acids that we eat?
Vitamin C and Its Key Role in Mental Health The most commonly known benefits of vitamin C include skin repair, cold prevention, fighting cancer and immune system deficiency protection (Zelman). But what many people don’t realize is that vitamin … ...
Today I Love Sunshine On Sundays Today I love sunshine on Sundays with blue skies and and snow trimmed trees. I love driveways that have been kept clear of snow perfectly, though I personally am not … ...
This January it’s time to finally recognise that the... Successful weight loss is not about what you eat, but why and how you eat.    Studies show that up to 80% of women are on a diet or think … ...
Want to achieve your weight loss goals in 2017?... This January it’s time to finally recognise that the diet is dead: 4 things you must do instead to achieve your goal in 2017. Successful weight loss is not about … ...
New Research Shows Depression Linked with Inflammation New research supports growing evidence that depression is associated with increased inflammation. Find out 5 ways you can work to reduce inflammation in your body.
Grit N’ Grind “He’s here again,” you sigh. Playing pickup basketball, there is always that tough as nails defender. He is relentless, contesting every passing lane. Playing to the whistle’s echo, his grit — more than his physical talent — frustrates you into submission. Grit, though, is more … ...
Your Search For Meaning and Purpose: A Psychologist’s Best... The Questions Why am I here? What am I supposed to be doing with my life? What is my purpose? What’s it all about? Who am I? Why do some … ...