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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 … ...
​Stress Cancels Out Healthy Choices You eat all the right foods, especially concentrating on choosing “good” fats, rather than unhealthy saturated fats. But something is wrong: You just don’t seem to be losing weight. It … ...
Impatience, ADHD’s BFF I can’t wait! For everything. There is a new book coming out that I’m dying to read—so I preorder on the first day possible and await the satisfying crack of that … ...
Are You Turning Towards Your Partner? Well known couples therapists and founders of the Gottman Method for couples therapy, John and Julie Gottman have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to what keeps couples together in a healthy relationship and what can break a relationship apart. In what they coined … ...
The Content of Our Character We must think about how this election will reflect on our national character.
5 Ways Depression Affects Work I’m currently in the midst of a depressive episode. I’ve had severe enough symptoms that they have started to interfere with my work. Many people experience this during episodes of … ...
The Drink That Really Is A Rapid Antidepressant The most well-known effect of this drink confirmed by research. ** Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything (ebook) **
Awesome Mental Health Resources You Probably Didn’t Know About... We come across a lot of announcements for this new thing or that, and most of it is garbage. We do, however, like to promote ideas that we feel offer a valuable community service to both mental health consumers and professionals alike. I’ve discovered two … ...
More Authors Reveal How They Get Their Best Ideas “An idea is a thought. It’s a thought that holds more than you think it does when you receive it,” writes filmmaker David Lynch in his book Catching the Big Fish: … ...
Why Some People Blame the Victims of Crime There are many situations in which people blame the victims of crimes for what happened to them. Are there factors that predict when this happens?
It’s OK to Change Plans With three kids, pets, multiple freelance and contract jobs, and constant travel plans it’s common to have to make a sudden shift in plans to cater to the needs of … ...
8 Common Effects of Narcissistic Parenting Being raised by a narcissistic parent can have profound and lasting effects. Here are eight I've commonly seen in the course of my 25 years of practice.
The Meltdown You Can Prevent When I was a teen and young adult, I did not know that I had a choice about my emotional life. The exaggerated bluster of first love, the stinging rejection … ...
Today I Love Solitude Today I love solitude and the easy way it finds me and holds me and takes me wandering through my past to the places I’ve been happy. I love that … ...
The Art of Listening to a Teenage Rant The complaint from a teenager begins somewhat rational. A project has no real application to a subject matter or life in general. A friend is overly critical when support is needed. Or a teacher instructs only one way leaving kids with different learning styles out … ...
12 Warning Signs Your Child May Have a Mental Health Issue Nearly one in five children is affected with an emotional or behavioral disorder. How to recognize a problem and find help.
Being in Integrity in Your Relationships “We learned about honesty and integrity – that the truth matters… that you don’t take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules… and success doesn’t count unless you … ...
The Indoctrination of College Students First-year college students are now required to go through orientation programs designed to teach them how to think and behave with regard to “diversity,” “inclusion,” and “racism.” At Clark University, … ...
Does Psychology of Greed Explain Current Crisis in UK... Sam Allardyce has resigned from his “dream job” as manager of the England football team, partly because he discussed accepting a seemingly dodgy £400,000 deal with undercover newspaper reporters, but the psychological puzzle remains: why the pursuit of yet more cash, given he was on … ...
Tired Of ADHD Lately I’ve been a little bit tired. And I can’t really say why, to be quite honest. I don’t mean I’m not at liberty to tell you why, I just … ...