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Dr. Suzanne Gelb
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Entries by Dr. Suzanne Gelb

Two Scripts That Can Help You Release Expectations, Relax and Show Up At Your Best On a First Date

(1) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 3:57 PM

It doesn't matter if you're 20 years old or several decades down the line:

First dates can stir up a lot of emotions -- and some pretty intense expectations!

When clients come bounding into my office -- gushing with excitement about a first date that they are convinced is going...

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3 Ways to Stop Your Teen From Making Risky Choices About Dating and Sex

(0) Comments | Posted October 3, 2014 | 6:56 PM

Got a teenager or soon-to-be teenager in the house?

Here's a stark reality check:

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Terrified of Public Speaking? How to Get the Words Flowing

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 4:39 PM

Public speaking. It's the one thing that many people fear ... actually, dread!

If you're required to give presentations at work -- or if speaking in front of an audience is something that you feel called to do, in spite of your fear -- this article is for...

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10 Ways to Become the parent -- and Role Model -- Your Kids Really Need

(3) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 1:30 PM

While nobody expects you to be a "perfect" parent, it really isn't that complicated to raise happy, healthy, well-adjusted kids.

Kids need love. Kids need boundaries. Kids need someone to look up to and learn from.

Your job, as a parent, is to lead by example -- modeling the...

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Job Hunting and Your Body: How to Walk Into Your Next Interview With Confidence, Even When You Don't Love How You Look

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 5:55 PM

"I'm so fat, I'm practically bulging out of this suit. I can't believe I've let myself go like this. I look like a slob. There's no way they're going to hire me for the job."

You don't need a psychologist to tell you that thoughts like those are very harmful...

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Ashamed of How You Look in a Swimsuit? Women: Please Read This

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 2:18 PM

Is it possible to be deeply disappointed with someone but still love that person anyway?

Most people would say, "Absolutely!"

We see and feel this kind of love -- unconditional love -- all the time.

To offer just one example...

As a parent, you love your kids no matter what....

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Planning a Wedding? A Psychologist's Take on How to Focus on What Matters

(0) Comments | Posted June 9, 2014 | 11:52 AM

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you. --A.A. Milne.

It's summer... wedding season! Your big day is just around the corner. You've dreamed about this event a million times:...

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Taking Care of an Elderly Parent -- and Not Loving It? How to Turn Resentment Into Patience and Joy

(0) Comments | Posted May 6, 2014 | 5:21 PM

"I can't believe you did it AGAIN! How many times do I have to tell you: Stop turning your heating pad back on! You always forget to turn it off, and you're going to burn yourself one of these nights. I'm trying to help you, but you're being so STUPID!"

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