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  • Monday Lisa Returns. Brain Drain when you Complain…
    September 22, 2019 I’ve read that people complain as frequently as once a minute when engaged in conversation. Would you put up with that?   Complaining may feel good, but like smoking or Read more
  • Anxiety is not a bad hair day.
    September 17, 2019 Anxiety isolates you from your friends and family. They don’t know how to deal with it. You want them understand to understand what you’re going through, but have Read more
  • Life Begins At The End of Your Comfort Zone.
    “The job of your stress system is to keep you safe and alive not to kill you. The symptoms of anxiety are uncomfortable, but they are not dangerous. You have Read more
  • Moving Through Life Transitions
    August 9, 2019 In the simplest terms, transition is change. In a broader sense however, transitions are life’s way of asking us to reexamine our present way of being. These transitions Read more
  • Searching For Happiness?
    July 25, 2019 There is always more to learn and more to explore in this world. I’ve often been pleasantly lost searching for knowledge about all sorts of topics and subjects: psychology, Read more
  • Leaving The Tribe...
    WHY CARE ABOUT THE OPINIONS OF OTHERS? What stops unhappy people from leaving a marriage or a lover? What prevents people who are unhappy at work from making a switch? Could Read more
  • RANDOM THOUGHTS
    July 4, 2019 You may find a nugget or two helpful. When all you hear is what you want to hear, you aren’t paying attention. Listen closely, even if you don’t agree. That’s Read more
  • Finger Pointing 101.
    June 23, 2019 As most of us go through life, we mature and develop ourselves, learning from our experiences and growing in character. Growing in character is hard work. Some of Read more
  • Finding Your WHY?
    Opening my morning email there were more than a few requests asking how does one find purpose? How do I achieve power? How to get happy in my life… Very good Read more
  • ‘Simply Put, Our Listeners Saved The Company.’
    June 11, 2019 I often go back in time to re read articles about how things become successful or regain success as I believe ' it is what it is' and that Read more
  • A Lesson in Psychology.
    “In my clinical experience, the greatest block to a person’s development is his having to take on a way of life, which is not rooted in his own powers.” Rollo May Read more
  • DOCTOR/PATIENT RELATIONSHIPS
    March 22, 2019 I ran across a column: Why do patients call me by my first name?by Dr. Karen J. Fahey. It got me thinking about respect for the medical profession. Flashback: Read more
  • Magical Thinking
    Have you stepped on the gas because you knew you could make it through a traffic light and received a photo-radar ticket in the mail? That’s called cognitive distortion or, magical Read more
  • IF I HAD A HAMMER
    Noted psychologist Abraham Maslow, the man who created Maslow’s hierarchy of needs said, “If all you have is a hammer, then everything looks like a nail.” Enlarging on that, self-improvement is Read more
  • MAYBE IT’S JUST ME
    I enjoy using the Internet, particularly at my advanced age. I like having the gift of knowledge at my fingertips. Typing a question and clicking entersure beats lugging research books Read more
  • Luna the Therapy Dog.
    I treat people who have panic attacks severe enough to trigger a seizure. Many are hesitant to travel; afraid their stress will trigger a medical emergency.    I was interviewing for an Read more

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