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
Much research has shown that, individually, a tendency to clutter and a tendency to procrastinate negatively impacts a person’s relationships and emotional well-being. But do the two behaviors go together? At least one study points to the connection in young … Read more
Do you seem to be on your smartphone a lot of the time — for example while eating at a restaurant, standing in line or watching TV? Do you feel anxious when separated from your device? You might wonder — … Read more
Anger is a natural human emotion. While it is unhealthy to ignore or suppress these feelings, it is also unhealthy to act on them without restraint. How then can this “negative” emotion be released in a healthy way?
You may … Read more
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
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