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The Fear of Relapse: 5 Cognitive Tools

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

The Fear of Relapse: 5 Cognitive ToolsA reader recently wrote to me about her overwhelming fear of relapse. She said, …

5 Ways to Tackle Perfectionism

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Michelle RussellThis week I have the pleasure of interviewing Michelle Russell, who writes the fantastic blog, “Practice Makes Imperfect.”

Psychotherapists Unmasked on the Internet

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Psychotherapists Unmasked on the InternetFive years ago I was having lunch with my …

The 7 Laws of Boundaries

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

The 7 Laws of BoundariesOne of the classic books on how to establish better personal boundaries is “Boundaries: …

Just Say No: 10 Steps to Better Boundaries

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Up until recently, “No” was dirty word to me. As a stage-four people-pleaser, my vocabulary was rich with affirmatives: “yeah,” …

A Glimpse Inside “Obsessed”: An Interview with John Tsilimparis

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

I’m not one to stay up and watch TV. For one, I have to practice good sleep hygiene so I can preach that message to …

Emotions and Sensitivity: An Interview with Michael Jawer

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Michael JawerToday I have the pleasure of interviewing Michael Jawer, coauthor of “The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion,” which …

The Type C Personality: Are You Susceptible to Illness?

Monday, October 5th, 2009

The Type C Personality: Are You Susceptible to Illness?Are you more susceptible to illness than other people? Do you …

5 Ways Highly Sensitive People Can Live In an Insensitive World

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

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The following tips are from Jenna Forrest, an empowerment coach in Durham, North …

8 Survival Tips for the Spouse of a Terminally Ill Person: An Interview With Owen Surman, M.D.

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

Owen SurmanRecently I had the honor of interviewing Owen Stanley Surman, M.D., a practicing hospital psychiatrist known internationally …

What Makes Us Happy? Joshua Wolf Shenk on Happiness

Friday, September 4th, 2009

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In June of this year, Joshua Wolf Shenk published the fascinating essay “…

Recovery From Addiction and Depression: An Interview with Vivian Eisenecher

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

Today I have the honor of interviewing Vivian Eisenecher, author of “Recovering Me, Discovering Joy,” and a sought after speaker, mentor and writer since …

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