June 7th, 2018 12:00am
Anyone who has been in a long-term relationship knows that it can be challenging, with a lot of give and take, and plenty of just letting go. Good, lasting, and loving relationships often mimic the stock market—although there are ups and downs, the overall trend is up.
May 17th, 2018 5:50pm
Open Facebook, Twitter, or surf the net and you are bound to found hundreds of articles about narcissists—how to recognize them, how you have been a victim of one, or how to rid them from your life. The information abounds because this particular character trait is among the most toxic.
October 10th, 2017 7:49pm
Working hard at whatever endeavor you pursue can only be possible if you get enough rest. This balance is what allows you to be productive because having enough sleep rejuvenates both the mind and body to be ready to undertake daily tasks.
July 20th, 2017 11:18am
Unfortunately, many relationships never get off the ground, because one or both parties have always had one foot out the door—never able to really commit and hoping (and looking) for something better to come around. And then there are relationships on the brink, with just a little help and enhanced communication, can actually be saved, rehabilitated, and actually set up to thrive.
May 20th, 2017 2:00am
Among the most heavily prescribed medications are those for mental health issues ranging from general anxiety and depression to full blown psychosis. Indeed, it is very easy for prescribing doctors as myself, to reach into our white coat, pull our prescription pad, and write a prescription—much easier than actually exploring what might be going on in a person’s life now or in the past.
May 15th, 2017 12:44pm
Most of my writing is to help understand the working of what I call the automatic brain, or AB for short. Most in medicine refer to this as the autonomic system. This is a primitive brain—primitive in the sense that it has not changed in tens of thousands of years.
April 30th, 2017 1:53pm
Whether you know it or not, the fight or flight reaction controls much of your behavior and reactions. Yes, the same fight or flight reaction that makes your heart beat fast when you see the flashing lights of a police car in your rearview mirror and the same reaction that caused your prehistoric relatives to deal with the threat of a saber-toothed tiger.