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1 Thing Modern Parents Are Doing SO Wrong

1 Thing Modern Parents Are Doing SO Wrong

“Sunrise, sunset, sunrise, sunset,” sang Topol in Fiddler on the Roof. “Swiftly fly the years.” And in the twenty years that have swiftly flown since I graduated High School, another...
The Tetris Effect, and Why You See What You Look For

The Tetris Effect, and Why You See What You Look For

      One of the seven principles Shawn Achor, the author of, The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work describes...
Today I Love Second Place

Today I Love Second Place

Today I love second place and coming in a solid second in both of our playoff curling games. I love that we had a lot of fun on Monday night...
How to Become a Registered Behavior Technician

How to Become a Registered Behavior Technician

How do you become a registered behavior technician, also known as an RBT? This credential was developed by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). An RBT is a professional who...
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The Fallacy of the Perfect Birth

In our book A Womb of Her Own (Routledge, 2017) author Helena Vissing writes as follows: In the idealization of birth, the negative aspects are split off and understood explicitly...
Acupuncture:  A Game Changer for Me

Acupuncture: A Game Changer for Me

As a chronic pain patient, my pain management specialist suggested I try acupuncture. I resisted for years, mostly because my insurance doesn’t cover any part of it. That objection broke...
Projection

Projection

The dictionary defines Projection as the unconscious transfer of one’s own desires or emotions to another person: We can project our inner struggle onto our partner who may show up to us as a demon who is...
The Test Of Time

The Test Of Time

“The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.” God.  I am deeply saddened by the extreme violence that is going on throughout...
5 Reasons Autism Rates Are on the Rise

5 Reasons Autism Rates Are on the Rise

It’s not vaccines. Though it’s tempting to let that be the end of the article, I won’t do that. To me, it’s perfectly obvious why autism rates are rising. Let’s...
Top Mindsets That Make Us Feel Lonely

Top Mindsets That Make Us Feel Lonely

Have you ever been in a relationship but felt alienated, alone, or forgotten? Ever wonder about how your mindset impacts why you feel lonely? Derrick and Beau are just beginning...
Fear of Flying: Plane Crashes and Reverse Normalization

Fear of Flying: Plane Crashes and Reverse Normalization

The recent Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max accident has created a stir for people who already experience flying anxiety. For people who aren’t afraid of flying, an incident like this tends...