Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Feeling Scared That You Will Always Feel Depressed and Anxious

If you have struggled with anxiety or depression, you may have experienced the fear and wondering if things will ever get better. Some people...

When an Atheist and a Spiritual Seeker Find Love

I’ve never liked the word devout. Whenever I hear it, I imagine bloody knees, bent in prayer, belonging to a person who spends more time...

Listening with the Ears of the Heart

I am a privileged listener, like cab drivers, clergy, bartenders and hair stylists. My ability has been long-honed, as a career therapist with over...

Accepting Those Annoying Differences

“She leaves a mess by the sink, never putting the cap back on the toothpaste!” “He drops his socks and underwear on the floor instead...

Eating to Heal the Mind

Generations of moms and grandmothers have gone to their gardens and cupboards to heal ailments of all kinds. Herbs, medicinal recipes (including chicken soup),...

How Female Doctors Are Disrespected in Ways Big and Small

I’ve always preferred informality to formality. I think it even played a role in leading me to my career in psychology, which I enjoy...

Exercising Self-Compassion: A Mindful-Meditation

We always hear about how exercising compassion for others and being of service to others can be healing and transformative. It promotes happiness, helps...

What Did You Think It Would Be Like to Be a...

This morning while at the gym, I was working out in front of a bank of televisions. One had an episode of Friends playing...

The Consequences of Not Facing Emotional Difficulty Head On

A number of celebrities have come out of the closet confessing to some nasty behavior. And I’m not talking about coming out of the...

4 Powerful Ways to Heal Old Wounds This Holiday Season

We want to experience the holidays as a joyful reminder of all the blessings we have in our lives. However, as much as we...

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When Friends Part Ways

We don’t often think too much about our relationship with our friends. We don’t tend to work on them, communicate within them, or bring...