I am not here to teach anybody anything. I am here to love and the love will do the teaching.
You can prioritize your emotional health as much as you do your physical and dental health. You can monitor your mood and self-esteem and take actions to boost them when they are low. And by doing these things, you can significantly boost your emotional wellness, your happiness and your overall life satisfaction.
The rise of technology has brought with it an epidemic of children school aged, and sadly, beyond, who spend most of their waking hours not face to face with peers but in front of a screen.
This is my prayer for winter solstice 2013: that we have at last reached the depths of the darkest night before the beginning of a new dawn. Warm solstice season wishes to all, including our beloved animals, plants and planet, for the return of light in all of our lives.
When the world seems out of control, here's how to find peace within yourself. After the recent Colorado high school shootings, there's no doubt ou...
No matter how old you are, words are bullets. And learning how to protect the self from the bullets can become daunting.
In an effort to better understand the how's and why's of forgiveness, I spoke with Dr. Mark S. Rye, a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychology at Skidmore College. He has been researching and writing about forgiveness since 1996.
Everyone deserves compassion at the holidays, and that includes you. Try to surround yourself with people you like. Treat yourself to a small kindness, like a favorite movie or a stroll through a craft or car show. Feel your true feelings.
Sleeping alone can take some getting used to. The middle of the bed really is the way to go.
An analysis of astronauts' reports reveals that for many, the awesomeness of spaceflight increased their belief in God. New research may explain why.
Let's face it-- we live in a technological world, and babies need to be prepared for this from Day One. What happens if your child starts preschool and he or she is behind because they have not yet developed crucial electronic life skills, like touching a screen at exactly the right angle?
Infused with positive psychology, these diversion tactics are designed to help you and the person you are talking to get a lift in mood and set you up to enjoy a more lighthearted time together.
We've all known people who touted the merits of their best (perceived) traits without realizing that they carried them to such extremes that people found them off putting.
When we erode the liberties and compromise the values that underwrite our national strength through overprotection, then the terrorists have won. And we helped them.
One key problem repeatedly encountered with both psychiatrists and psychologists is the failure to adequately monitor clinical progress of patients with autism according to any objective standard.
Most people believe that being smart, capable, and competent doesn't necessarily equate to expressing feelings. The truth is that failure to verbally acknowledge difficult feelings is a barrier to true productivity, progress, and effective leadership in the workplace.
Throw away any notion that a particular sign or behavior is indicative of deception.
For many of us this is a season when it feels that we are going faster and faster. Everything's racing, through school semesters, wrapping up work com...
I'm in therapy to cope with PTSD, which I have as a result of childhood sexual abuse. Harley is not a certified therapy dog -- he is simply my therapist's dog -- but he's been sitting in on my sessions for almost two years now. His presence is a comfort. But it wasn't always.
This is post 2 of 3 entitled: "Consecrated Sexual Attraction." Read Part 1 here. *** Growing up, my father and I talked a good deal about women, marr...