Anger is a normal human emotion and a reaction to having desires thwarted, feeling we have been wronged, witnessing injustice being done on a grander scale, or an escalation of frustration when we fall short of achieving success in any … Read more
A therapist friend of mine who sees young clients ages five through adolescence has described to me the stories heard from parents in her office. They tell her that internet gaming has become a major point of contention in their … Read more
The heart holds memories, and we can relive them at our whim. There are times when we avoid turning back the pages when what we recall brings up images of people we will never see again in this lifetime. There … Read more
For those still sheltering at home — or have more free time — there is one silver lining in the pandemic: it can give us more opportunity for creative pursuits.
Creative activities can actually give a boost to our mental … Read more
Money problems can be tough on a relationship even in normal times. But with the coronavirus threat bringing on shelter-in-place and a paralyzed economy, this period is anything but normal. Many families are facing loss of income. And some people … Read more
Do you feel sometimes that you are your own worst enemy? Do you feel there is something inside preventing you from being the best person you can be? Maybe the source of the problem is self-limiting beliefs that you’ve been … Read more
One of your New Year’s resolutions may be to deepen and expand your interpersonal relationships. After all, scientific research has revealed the emotional and physical benefits of social connections, as well as the deleterious effects of social isolation. … Read more
Maintaining healthy boundaries is important the year round. But they can be especially challenged during the winter when family and friends come together to celebrate the holidays.
The holiday season is a time when you may be faced with unwanted … Read more