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Boomer Redux: 5 Ways to Reinvent Yourself from the Inside Out

(6) Comments | Posted December 6, 2010 | 2:44 PM

Remember that big ol' car that your parents drove back in the day? Yeah, that's right, the one with the endless hood, huge trunk and flared bumpers, perhaps with green corduroy upholstery and a six-inch-wide ashtray? If GM built your parent's variation, it was likely that classic brand, Buick. Well,...

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You Are Not a Diagnosis

(25) Comments | Posted October 2, 2010 | 11:00 AM

Recently, I heard from a client who I hadn't spoken to for two years. So when he left a message saying he was "struggling with anxiety," I was quick to get back to him. When we connected, the first words I heard were, "I'm depressed Jeff, I found out that...

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6 Ways to Do Nothing in a Wired World (PHOTOS)

(6) Comments | Posted August 9, 2010 | 7:00 AM

It's August. It's hot. Many of us are getting ready to go or are already on vacation. It is that time of year. We "check out" for at least a few days, maybe a week, or if you're a European, a whole month. That is as it should be. Time...

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Are We Hard-Wired to Suffer?

(103) Comments | Posted July 20, 2010 | 8:40 AM

Yesterday I had one of those classic moments with a client that never fail to bring the conversation to a stand still. He was sharing with me his tendency to, as he put it, "always feel anxious and worried about everything." At one point, with a shrug, he simply declared,...

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Every Day a Little Death

(6) Comments | Posted July 12, 2010 | 11:09 AM

In the parlor ... in the bedroom ... OK so I like Stephen Sondheim! As many of you will know, this is a line from a famous song in one of his musicals. Perhaps not the most upbeat note with which to kick off an article, but what the hell....

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Trouble in Happy-Land: The Problem With Self-Help Books

(17) Comments | Posted June 14, 2010 | 7:00 AM

I've worked as a psychotherapist and executive coach for the past 20 years, counseling executives at huge companies such as AT&T, MasterCard and HSBC. I've always tried to keep a must-read list of the latest and greatest self-help books to recommend to my clients. Yet, in the past few years,...

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