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The Anxious Therapist and How I Overcame It

The Anxious Therapist and How I Overcame It

In keeping with the new direction of my blog I’m going to focus more on the self-discovery process. It occurred to me the other day that I was laughing with...
Dealing With Mood Changes

Dealing With Mood Changes

Rises and dips in mood have been a part of my life like a swinging pendulum, always there in the background threatening to swing forward and take over. It’s something...
The Hard Questions

The Hard Questions

“I hurt myself today, To see if I still feel, I focus on the pain, The only thing that’s real” Trent Reznor Are things going well in your life? Are you...
The Difference between Dependency and Codependency

The Difference between Dependency and Codependency

It’s normal and healthy to depend on others. Codependency, however, is very different than the type of dependency found in well-functioning relationships. What is interdependency? Humans are social beings and...
How Do You Know if You Are a Good Person?

How Do You Know if You Are a Good Person?

In these turbulent times, social conscience is a valuable asset. What we think, feel, say and do impacts on the people with whom we interact in personal and professional settings....

Your FICO Score & Sex

“Money is sexy. Money is a topic that they should want to talk with you about, and the truth is, they should want to know as much about you as...
What’s The ADHD Word?

What’s The ADHD Word?

How diverse is our disorder? How hard is it to diagnose? How hard is it to define? Well, the answer to all of those questions is, pretty! Pretty diverse. Pretty...
Today I Love This Friday’s Wild Windy Ways

Today I Love This Friday’s Wild Windy Ways

Today I love this Friday’s wild windy ways. I love the warm air and the clear, clean blue sky that is the canvass for the scudding, flowing  clouds. I love...
A Lesson in Creating Space

A Lesson in Creating Space

My love affair with yoga has been off and on since I was in my mid-twenties (think “it’s complicated” and you’ll get the right idea). I have moved – on...
Best of Our Blogs: September 21, 2018

Best of Our Blogs: September 21, 2018

How hard are you on yourself? I can always spot the most self-critical among us. They are usually the ones judging everyone else. If you find yourself constantly picking at...
What an ADHD Diagnosis Will and Won’t Fix

What an ADHD Diagnosis Will and Won’t Fix

In my post yesterday about late ADHD diagnoses, I included an image with the phrase “it’s never too late to live happily ever after.” My usage of the image was...
Are We Just Like Our Dogs?

Are We Just Like Our Dogs?

We all know people who bear an uncanny resemblance to their dogs.  There is some interesting science to back up the theory behind people looking like their dogs. According to a...

#302: Witnessing Rape: Factors of Influence

In our book, A Womb of Her Own (Routledge 2017) author Kristin Davisson describes the factors of influence that affect the way an individual reacts to witnessing a rape. She...
Public-Spectacle Marriage Proposals Are Selfish

Public-Spectacle Marriage Proposals Are Selfish

At the 2018 Emmy Awards show, the award for best director for a variety special went to Glenn Weiss. Instead of just accepting the honor, he used the occasion to...
Parsed Heat:  Going Off Script With Castle

Parsed Heat: Going Off Script With Castle

I have to admit it, writing this is going to be fun. I love Castle. I know, the last season was weak because of the contrived conflict to keep the...
Seeing Yourself as Busy Can Bolster Self-Control

Seeing Yourself as Busy Can Bolster Self-Control

In a new study, researchers from the global business school INSEAD find that although busyness is often thought of as a modern-day affliction, it can help delay gratification and provide...