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20 Ways Not to Talk to Your Teenage Daughter - Then How to Fix Things

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.21.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Teenage girls are sensitive to the way people in authority talk to them, especially their mothers. They are easily wounded, feel criticized, and vulnerable when they sense or get outright disapproval. However, mothers are only trying to shape them up to be young women and don't understand their sensitive narcissism.

Empathy and Decision Making

Mark Baer | Posted 08.17.2016 | Divorce
Mark Baer

We are both members of The Esquire Network (TEN) and he has been mentioning that we seem to have very similar approaches to the practice of law and suggesting that we should discuss it further over breakfast. We did just that.

4 Ways to Be Empowered in the Dating World

Merissa Bury | Posted 05.06.2014 | Women
Merissa Bury

We have grown so accustomed to meeting others' standards that we may not know what we want in a relationship. But in learning to love ourselves, we look for partners who will love us in return, and write off those who will bring negativity and judgment into our lives.

Same Guy, Different Perspective

Garret Kramer | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

Your perceptions are only shaped one way -- from inside of you to outside of you. Nothing or no one can make you feel a certain way -- not another person's behavior, your environment, or circumstances.

Two Tails on the Road to Redemption

Rob White | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

I thought about how crazy off-based I was about Joe. And then I began to wonder: How many other people had I misjudged because of my preconceptions based on their outward image and demeanor?

How We Judge: The Observer Vs. The Ego

Hanaan Rosenthal | Posted 11.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Hanaan Rosenthal

Judgment has become known as one of the top spiritual sins one can commit. No doubt, judgmental statements that serve no purpose do drag us down. But when you think about it, how much of what we say is not judgmental?

Is Your Attorney Sabotaging You?

Henry Gornbein | Posted 10.04.2011 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

I was in court this morning on a hotly contested divorce. We had been in mediation the night before and it looked like everything was blowing up. I ...

Are You Addicted to Being Right?

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

The cost of needing to be right is a negative outlook, frustration, an overload of judgment and can start that back of the brain voice working overtime!

Judging and Being Judged: Week 15 of Mental Muscle Boot Camp

Paul Katz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Katz

I've been living life trying to prove to the world that everyone was wrong about me when I was a child. I wanted them to feel bad, and judged, for being so wrong. It's time for that to stop.