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How 'Pokemon Go' is helping kids with autism and Asperger's No official research has been done on the effects of the game, but parents see a difference.
Can mutual gaze get you a forever passionate love? Mutual gaze with your partner is one way psychologists and neuroscientists have found you can know your partner more intimately.
Getting Serious About Your Marriage Is No Joke Linda: So this couple walks into a marriage counselor’s office and the wife is crying about feeling neglected. Really wailing, she tells the marriage counselor that they don’t sit down … ...
Don’t Bother Me: Four Things You Should Know about... Don’t Bother Me: Four Things You Should Know about Adolescent Anxiety Disorders My children are still quite small, but I know the day is coming fast when they will be … ...
Video: Using Your Leisure Time to Make Yourself Happy The word “leisure” doesn’t necessarily make us think about being active and intentional in the way we spend our time. After all, phrases like “at your leisure” and “going for a leisurely walk” imply taking it easy and letting things happen at their own pace. … ...
Ten Tips for Successful Back-to-School This school year can be the best one yet for parents and children. Here are ten tips for a successful back-to-school. Be an active parent. Passive parents don’t engage in their child’s school activities or volunteer at the school. Helicopter parents are too involved with … ...
Are You a People Pleaser? People ask me all the time what the secret to happiness is. I believe the most important thing for happiness is living truthfully.
Why Is My Brain Tricking Me To Be Suicidal? While watching T.V. news on NBC2 here in Florida on August 3rd, there was a report that should have shocked Everyone to their knees. The death of over 3000 people, but wait, it … ...
5 Ways to Start Our Days with Intention, Curiosity... Does this sound like your morning: You wake up to your alarm, grab your phone and start scrolling social media, news headlines and your inbox. You learn about something terrible … ...
10 Archetypal Film Stories That Sell – Part 3   “The ten genre’s that Blake Snyder identified in the ‘Save the Cat’ books….These are my single favorite tool for screenwriters, and I strongly recommend writers know these types, and … ...
The Best Way To Keep Your Brain 10 Years Younger The brain is particularly sensitive during the middle years.  
Bullying: Schools’ Dirty Little Secret Meet Eric. Eric was every parents’ dream: motivated, sincere, and well-rounded. He excelled in music and theatre. High school teachers lauded Eric for his intelligence and compassion. But thin, introverted, and painfully self-aware, Eric’s classmates at Mentor High School preyed on the boy’s sensitivity. At … ...
Above and Beyond Why would someone donate a kidney to a complete stranger?
Relapse Is a Process, Not an Event Relapse does not just “happen” by accident and without warning. There is a process to every relapse, and the process (believe it or not!) can become very predictable. Since relapse follows … ...
How to Integrate Traumatic Memories The following information is provided to help therapists and counselors assist their clients in processing through the exercise of integrating uncomforted memories.  The content of this article is based on the work and research of Dr. Bonnie Badenoch, the compassionate therapist.  For more information on … ...
The Way Things Are Is the Way Things SHOULD Be? “That’s just how we do things.” “That’s just the way things are.” “I don’t see any reason not to do things that way.” None of these are very compelling explanations for why we should do something. But if most of us were cross-examined about why we do certain things, from...
How Family Dynamic Affects Mental Illness People with bipolar disorder need support systems. Most of time, family is a large part of that support system. Spouses can remind you to take your medication or take you … ...
6 Ways Boundaries Can Make Your Life Better Boundaries are rules or guidelines that you create to show others how to treat you. Relationships work best when we are clear about our expectations and needs. We can show … ...
Trump: Enemy of Those With Mental Illness? As the United States enters its election season full-swing, it’s time to look at the candidates’ positions on mental healthcare in America. First up is Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president. Throughout the campaign, Trump has said very little about mental illness and what … ...
Did You Marry A Narcissist? The most frequent question posed to me by daughters whose emotional needs weren’t met in childhood—who grew up insecurely attached and anxious about ever being loved—is this: “How did I … ...