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7 Signs Of A Nervous Breakdown

Here are 7 signs you may be experiencing symptoms associated with a nervous breakdown.   In the Huff Post, Rosie McCall explains how stress impacts our bodies and can manifest in a number of ways.

A Survival Guide For Uncertain Times, Week 2: Communicate

Our country appears very polarized which creates uncertainty, lack of unity, and  a "us vs. them" mentality.  In her Psychology Today article, Allison Carmen points out importance of communicating the issues so our country can resolve issues and find ways to unite....

How To Reduce Stress

Stress can adversely affect our health and lead to problems in our relationships, workplace, and life.  Dr. Neel Burton shares some strategies for managing stress in his Psychology Today article. Here is a link:...

Divorce In Middle Age

Divorce is a difficult process for most people and families.  And, while it's common, it can create a lot of stress and uncertainty.  However, it also provides individuals with new opportunities for creating a new chapter in their lives that can be fulfilling and...

13 Ways To Put The Spark Back Into Your Relationship

Healthy relationships require work and attention.  Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo shares 13 tips for keeping your relationship on track in her Psychology Today article. Here is a link:...

7 Ways To Express Your Love

Research shows connection with others is crucial for psychological well-being.  Dr. Diana Raab discusses 7 ways to express your love and care for others in her Psychology Today blog. Here is a link:...

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How To Reduce Stress

How To Reduce Stress

Stress can adversely affect our health and lead to problems in our relationships, workplace, and life.  Dr. Neel Burton shares some strategies for managing stress in his Psychology Today article. Here is a link:...

Divorce In Middle Age

Divorce In Middle Age

Divorce is a difficult process for most people and families.  And, while it's common, it can create a lot of stress and uncertainty.  However, it also provides individuals with new opportunities for creating a new chapter in their lives that can be fulfilling and...

7 Ways To Express Your Love

7 Ways To Express Your Love

Research shows connection with others is crucial for psychological well-being.  Dr. Diana Raab discusses 7 ways to express your love and care for others in her Psychology Today blog. Here is a link:...

6 Reasons Why Individuals Choose Suicide

6 Reasons Why Individuals Choose Suicide

Suicide is on the rise in our country.   There are many reasons why people may choose to end their lives.  However, suicide can be prevented with appropriate interventions.  In Psychology Today, Dr. Wendy Boring-Bray writes about suicide and some of the possible...

New Research Finds Mindfulness Reduces Worry

New Research Finds Mindfulness Reduces Worry

Mindfulness can be helpful to all of us.  New research suggests the mindfulness can also reduce worry/anxiety.  In Psychology Today, Dr. Marlynn Wei discusses how mindfulness can impact worry. Here is a link:...

The Missing Piece For Many Parents:  Time To Reflect

The Missing Piece For Many Parents: Time To Reflect

We live in a fast paced society often leaving little time for reflection on what we could be doing differently in our careers, parenting, relationships, and life.  Dr. Erin Leyba discusses the importance of reflection in our day to day lives and provides a list of...

A Letter To Those Affected By My Anxiety

A Letter To Those Affected By My Anxiety

Generalized Anxiety Disorder is characterized by intense anxiety that can interfere with one's ability to function in day to day activities.  In her Huff Post article, Nicolle Hook shares a letter with readers to provide a glimpse into what it's like to live with...

Autism Vs. ADHD

Autism and ADHD have many overlapping symptoms.  In her ADDITUDE article, Eileen Costello sheds light on the similarities and differences between these two conditions which can be diagnosed together or separately. Here is a link:...

5 Surprising Things That Age You

In her Huffington Post, Emma Haak reviews 5 things that age us. While none of the things on this list surprised me, it's a helpful reminder to stay on top of managing stress, eating well, and  surrounding myself with positive and healthy relationships. Here is a link:...

How Your Toxic Boss Is Hurting Your Mental Health

Healthy relationships at work greatly impact one's happiness and productivity.  Conversely, an overly critical or punitive boss can impede on one's happiness and quality of their work on the job.  Carolyn Gregoire writes about the negative impact a toxic boss can have...

DSM-5 Diagnoses In Kids Should Always Be Written In Pencil

Children with diagnostic labels has increased significantly in recent years.  Dr. Allen Frances discusses some of the dangers of giving children a definitive diagnosis in uncertain circumstances as things may change as the child develops.  He also explains some of the...

My Mother’s First Love At Age 93

It's never too late to find connection with others including romantic connections.  In Psychology Today, Jennifer Haupt writes a lovely story about her mother who found love at 93.  Inspiring.... Here is a link:...

Specific Ways To Improve Your Memory

Dr. Mark Williams shares evidenced based strategies to improve your memory in his Psychology Today article. Here is a link: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-art-and-science-aging-well/201611/specific-ways-improve-your-memory

How Does Sexual Rejection Affect Men

There are double standards when it comes to gender.  In Psychology Today, Dr. Sarah Murray writes about how men process reejction in the bedroom and it may not be what you thought. Here is a link:...

How Do You Know If You Should Stay Or Go

All relationships require work and effort.  Many couples enter into treatment when their problems become overwhelming and they are unsure if they can make things work.  In Psychology Today, Susan Gadoua disucsses her perspective on whether one should stay or go. Here...

Sherlock Holmes: The Case Of Memory & Aging

Sherlock Holmes, albeit fictional, teaches us all a few things on the aging process.  Dr. Alan Castel uses this character to share insights on aging and its impact on memory function in his Psychology Today article: Here is a link:...