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Marriage Once Mattered in Big, Important Ways — But... Many people believe that no one can never be truly, deeply happy unless they get married. That’s not true, as I have been arguing for a very long time, but … ...
How Important is Sex? Part 1 Linda: Keeping sexual passion alive and healthy over time is a critical aspect in the process of sustaining an enduring and fulfilling partnership. It is the failure to do so … ...
Psychology Around the Net: October 1, 2016 Ah, October, my absolute favorite month. How I’ve missed thee. This year, I get to start off my favorite month at a wedding later today, watching two sweet friends marry and begin their lives together. Speaking of marriage, let’s take a look at some of … ...
How Beneficial Are You? A self-assessment: How positive or negative are your impacts?
More baby boomers may face treatment-resistant depression Treatment-resistant depression can raise the risk of suicide and lead to a loss of independence.
French school bullying deaths stir intense debate France has tried to improve awareness of bullying in schools, as well as support for the victims.
New drug may help people with alcohol addiction reduce drinking A new drug may benefit people with alcohol addiction, particularly those who are experiencing high levels of stress.
Webinar: Loving Someone Bipolar: Lost The Webinar was in fact titled Loving Your Special Someone with a Psychological Disorder and not “Loving Someone with Bipolar.” I should have listed it with a TRIGGER WARNING! This webinar might … ...
Abnormal brain protein may contribute to Alzheimer's disease development A recently-recognized pathologic protein in the brain may play a larger role in the development of clinical Alzheimer’s disease dementia than previously recognized, according to a new study of nearly 1,000 older adults.
Up in the Middle of the Night? It May Be Natural. People often wake in the middle of the night and can't fall back asleep. There is evidence that sleeping through the night is actually an invention of the industrial era.
What is a Healthy Relationship?   My clients often ask me: “What is a healthy relationship?”. This is a great question because it’s not obvious or instinctual to many, especially if you didn’t have healthy role … ...
“Aha” Moments Can Be More Accurate Than Analysis When you’re trying to solve a problem, there are a couple ways you can get to a solution. Sometimes you have to fight your way forward one step at a time. Other times the light bulb just goes off over your head and you know the answer. Albert Einstein was...
The Richest Life: Consumer to Advocate You want more. Yes, you have a high-paying job, a dutiful spouse, and all the modern day accoutrements. Underneath your polished veneer, there is a bubbling restlessness. Something is missing. And you desperately want to reclaim it. The issue: defining what ‘it’ is. And then … ...
To Achieve Your Purpose You Must First Know Thyself It is critically important to know thyself if one wants to achieve a sense of purpose. Have you declared your purpose?
How Will You Handle Loss? Here’s How Substance Abuse... How Will You Handle Loss? Here’s How Substance Abuse Makes Grieving Harder Tragedies are frequently unexpected. When we think about worst case scenarios, we assume our planning is all hypothetical, … ...
3 Signs You Do Not Have ADHD: Part II Introduction In my previous article I discussed three reasons why individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity may not have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  They include finishing projects, a friend suggesting you … ...
3 Signs You Do Not Have ADHD Introduction Are you wondering whether or not you have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?  Sometimes it can be difficult to differentiate whether or not you have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or … ...
Life on the Road for An Alcoholic is No Picnic Life on the road is no picnic. For alcoholics trying to stop drinking, it can be their undoing. It doesn’t matter if someone is traveling on vacation or business, the … ...
Why It’s Necessary To Fight Work Stress And How To Do It A writer asked for my thoughts about why it is necessary to fight work stress and how to do it. Here’s my response: Why We Must Combat Work Stress There are many work-related problems that crop up as a result of work stress. These are similar to stress experienced outside of the workplace (i.e., involving … Continue reading Why It’s Necessary To Fight Work Stress And How To Do It →
The Biggest Mistake Couples Make In Therapy When couples arrive in my office, often mad at one another for past hurts, they almost always make a huge mistake. They vent! They think that the therapy room is … ...