Six Conversation Habits to Break

The Art and Science of Great Conversations By Psychology Today Contributors published May 2, 2023 – last reviewed on May 19, 2023 This is the 4th week of a 4-week series on conversation   Conversation is a lot like art. It’s one of those uniquely human experiences that distills much complexity and infinite variety, verging on […]

How to Have a Great Conversation

The Art and Science of Great Conversations By Psychology Today Contributors published May 2, 2023 – last reviewed on May 19, 2023 This is the 3rd week of a 4-week series on conversation   Conversation is a lot like art. It’s one of those uniquely human experiences that distills much complexity and infinite variety, verging on […]

Why You Really Should Speak Up More

The Art and Science of Great Conversations By Psychology Today Contributors published May 2, 2023 – last reviewed on May 19, 2023 This is the 2nd week of a 4-week series on conversation   Conversation is a lot like art. It’s one of those uniquely human experiences that distills much complexity and infinite variety, verging on […]

The Hidden Heart of Every Conversation

The Art and Science of Great Conversations By Psychology Today Contributors published May 2, 2023 – last reviewed on May 19, 2023 This week starts a 4-week series on conversation Conversation is a lot like art. It’s one of those uniquely human experiences that distills much complexity and infinite variety, verging on the indefinable. Unlike […]

18 Tips to Stop Being a People-Pleaser

18 Tips to Stop Being a People-Pleaser Medically reviewed by Matthew Boland, PhD — By Hilary I. Lebow — Updated on July 20, 2021 People-pleasing behavior may leave you feeling like you don’t have any free time. With a few tips, you can take your life back. Perhaps you’ve heard that people love you because […]

Top Tips for Setting Goals and Priorities

Top Tips for Setting Goals and Priorities Medically reviewed by Scientific Advisory Board — By Jane Collingwood on May 17, 2016 How do you plan your future?    Some people drift more or less aimlessly from day to day and year to year, without focusing on a long-term direction. Other people (the minority) set detailed […]

Focus Also on Your Well Children This Holiday Season

Focus Also on Your Well Children This Holiday Season Carolyn Reinach Wolf–Mental Health Lawyer, posted December 12, 2023-Reviewed by Ray Parker “Well sibling syndrome” impacts families affected by mental illness. For many of us, the winter holidays are about family togetherness. Even amidst the stresses and challenges that too often pervade the season, there is […]

Put Away Childish Narcissism

Put Away Childish Narcissism JEN WILKIN | NOVEMBER 20, 2023 | CT Magazine How to out-parent the prevailing cultural mantra of “me, right now.” No impulses run more counter to the scriptural admonition to love our neighbor as we love ourselves than the twin cultural idols of individualism and instant gratification. Christian parents, if you’re […]

What Does a Panic Attack Feel Like? 12 Symptoms

What Does a Panic Attack Feel Like? 12 Symptoms Medically reviewed by Nathan Greene, PsyD — By Sandra Silva Casabianca — Updated on July 12, 2022 Your heart’s racing, it’s hard to breathe, and you can’t think straight — these could be some of the intense symptoms of a panic attack. A panic attack is […]

How to Open Up to Your Therapist and Why It Matters

How to Open Up to Your Therapist and Why It Matters Medically reviewed by Lori Lawrenz, PsyD — By Hilary I. Lebow — Updated on June 15, 2021 You may have secrets you’d prefer not to share, especially not right away. But when it comes to therapy, opening up can make all the difference. If […]