Why Do We Lie?

Have you noticed that some people do not tell the truth, even when the truth would be easier? Why is that? Untruths come in the form of “white lies,” exaggeration, gossip, misdirection, not telling the whole story, bluffing, and outright … Read more

When Collecting Becomes Hoarding

Many people enjoy collecting items that add pleasure and richness to their lives: figurines, art, keepsakes from memorable travels, matchbooks or coasters. Items are obtained through thoughtful gifts or conscious decisions and displayed with enjoyment.

The border can be crossed … Read more

Why We Drink Alcohol

Nobody knows when humans first discovered the effects of fermented products – the “buzz” that comes from consuming alcohol – but we do know that we have drunk alcohol for thousands of years, just as we have used other mind-altering … Read more