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Basics to Know About Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment   Perhaps one of the most effective ways to treat a drug addiction is to seek rehab treatment in a licensed rehab facility. Drug addiction is no laughing matter and … ...
Borderline Personality Disorder: A Difficult Diagnosis A client’s diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder is one of the most difficult ones to make. The complexity, structure and never ending aspects of BDPD are, for many of us, frightening to label. A person paying with insurance fears it will always remain on record. … ...
How to Use Turn Signals and Create Peace on Earth Ok now, I got your attention – your mind is following mine right now as you read and as I write… Thank you, I’ll try to be quick and not … ...
Single Women and Terrorists: Enduring Legacy of that Awful... Thirty years ago, in June of 1986, Newsweek published that infamous article that lit up the media and conversations everywhere, even before social media was there to help. It was … ...
Rules For Renovating Your Relationships After a time, sometimes even the most loving relationships require renovation. Like a room with curtains that fade or furniture with so much dust on the surface that you could write your … ...
When Family Is A Cult (Pt 2 of 2) Sometimes, families behave like cults. Oh, I don’t mean they have off-the-wall doctrine. Rather, it’s the dynamics within the family that are very cult-like. This is often true of narcissistic … ...
Can Tylenol help heal a broken heart? When a neuroscience student gets dumped, she finds comfort (and an over-the-counter remedy) in her knowledge of the physiology of romantic rejection.
Why teens are so obsessed with social media Neuroscientists have found that seeing all those “likes” on a social media post may be especially intoxicating to growing brains.
Mindfulness program may reduce fear, fatigue for cancer survivors A tailored six-week mindfulness program may lead to small improvements in some physical and psychological symptoms that breast cancer survivors often experience.
How Long Does the Fight or Flight Reaction Last? The term “flooding” describes the release of hormones that “flood” or prepare your body for action. These chemicals must pass through your body, be absorbed into the tissues and released … ...
How Much Exercise is Too Much? Is exercise becoming an obsession? Too much of this good thing can hurt you.
5 Ways to Weather the Storm and Find Lasting Peace “You can find peace amidst the storms that threaten you.” — Joseph B. Wirthlin Does your mind ever feel like a tornado of whirling thoughts? And when that happens, do you wish for inner peace? Well, not too long ago, after I quit my corporate job, … ...
Relationship Problems? Try Going Neutral Relationship problems take shape in many ways. Joannie came to my office extremely angry with her mother-in-law. No matter what Joannie did, her mother-in-law was critical, inconsiderate or never satisfied. She would … ...
Why Does Evil Exist? Why does evil exist? This question and others (such as “Why do we suffer?”) have plagued humankind since time immemorial. There are Kabbalistic discussions about the existence of evil, but the … ...
Loving Someone As Damaged As You Are No, really. It can be a good thing. People who get each other–who truly understand trauma, down in their bones–can heal each other. In my clinical experience, finding a non-judgmental love … ...
Explaining the Unexplainable: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Millions suffer from chronic fatigue and medical approaches have not been uniformly successful in explaining or treating it. But there is hope if you know where to look!
Did Dogs Arise on Opposite Sides of Eurasia? Were dogs domesticated twice on opposite sides of Eurasia?
While We’re Focused on Opioids, Alcohol Abuse Remains a... While We’re Focused on Opioids, Alcohol Abuse Remains a Leading Cause of Death Did you know that according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), nearly 88,000 … ...
5 Signs that You’re in a Toxic Relationship One of the more lasting legacies of a childhood in which love and validation have been withheld and criticism and marginalization served up on a daily basis is the tendency … ...
What Is Up With Cyber-Bullying? What do most parents ask about cyber-bullying? These answers explain the changing tide of bullying.