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Robert Leahy

5 Steps To Controlling Your Anger

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 05.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

Keep a record of the situations that lead to your anger and your hostility, and try to use these ideas. You might find yourself less angry -- and less anxious -- and the people who care about you will appreciate your progress. You can control your anger rather than let it control you.

Unemployment Is Bad for Your Health

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

Unemployment is not simply a minor inconvenience or a passing phase. Recognizing unemployment as a health factor -- both for mental and physical health -- and providing the services to help people cope can have long-lasting preventative effects.

It's a Dog's Life: Eat, Play, Love

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

What if you went through today -- one day -- living your life the way a dog sees it? Thrilled to go for a short walk, ecstatic over meeting another dog, happy as can be just to feel someone's touch, playing with the simplest toys.

Reversing Regrets: 7 Steps To Moving On

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

Keep in mind that good decision making is acknowledging a mistake, learning from it, and making life better in the future. Don't spend your life reviewing past mistakes while the world goes by.

Mind Over Money

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

Money is not useful in and of itself. Having a thousand dollars under your nose doesn't make you happier. It's what it means, what it buys. And there are a lot of things money doesn't buy.

Overcoming Procrastination: 6 Steps To Getting It Done

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 03.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

If you are like me you have found yourself putting off things to do that you know would be good to get done. We procrastinate on exercise, getting the taxes done, cleaning the house, making that phone call and getting our work done.

How To Keep Your Head After Losing Your Job

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

Losing your job can be one of the most difficult experiences that you will face, so knowing how to cope with the time in between your last job and your next job will be important.

Is Dwelling On The Negative Hurting You? The Cognitive Costs Of Rumination

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

A lot of people sit at home, dwell on the negative, getting deeper and deeper in their depression. Psychologists call this style of repetitive negative thoughts "rumination."