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Reflections of a Foot Phobia Sufferer On Getting a Pedicure

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 07.14.2014 | Comedy
J.L. Sirisuk

It was on the eve of my Bollywood music video debut that I started to have thoughts about my feet, which was strange. I rarely think about them. In fact, I am guilty of neglect.

Amanda L. Chan

Why Being Neurotic Could Actually Be A Good Thing | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living

Irritable. Moody. Anxious. Tense. Neurotic types get a bad rap, and it's no surprise considering the characteristics most commonly associated with the...

Is This The Secret To A Happy Marriage?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Interrupting the daily routine with a getaway isn't a luxury, it's a necessity. And for us and many others, these breaks have meant the difference between having a thriving relationship and getting a divorce.

Parenting Under a Microscope

Katie Hurley | Posted 04.24.2013 | Parents
Katie Hurley

The microscope will make you anxious. It will make you question every decision you make and do things that you wouldn't ordinarily do. It will add significant stress to your parenting experience, if you let it.

This Personality Trait Could Guard Against Inflammation

Posted 11.15.2012 | Healthy Living

Neuroticism may not seem like it's a good thing -- after all, past research has even suggested being not-neurotic is a common trait for healthy aging....

'Never Good Enough' -- Coming Soon to a Neurotic Near You

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

At the core of many neurotics is an inability to comfort, calm, reassure or feel good about themselves and needing those to come from someone else.

I Am a Recovering Nutrition Neurotic

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

I confess -- I was 110% neurotic about nutrition. I drove my friends, my relatives, and especially myself crazy about the food we all eat. I was ...

Just Listen -- Narcissists, Neurotics and Mirror Neuron Receptor Deficits

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Why is it that we get a warm feeling when someone understands us? Why is it that a simple caring "Are you okay?" can so move us?

Japanese-Jew Doesn't "Oy Veh" So Much Since Obama

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

Since Obama has become president, I feel comfortable as the multiracial shikseh that I am, and am engaging in thoughtful conversations about my heritage and background, without self-deprecation.

Psychotic Reaction

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

"Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis. The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things; the psychotic has convictions and...