Seeking Healthier Alternatives

But even if you don't believe it, you need to fake it until you make it. Try to only enter your bed when you are about to sleep, reduce the wakeful activities you might be doing while you are in bed so that your body learns that being in bed …

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The Summer Of 2020

But I often carry earplugs and an eye mask with me, and have been known to rest my head on my desk to grab a nap; I followed this inner nudge and went to this road and found nothing, no Comet. From a young age this sex addict had a …

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Make Them Feel Amazing!

You must have a goal and believe in yourself if you want to live your dreams, Bruce says. Stay motivated. An analytical person is more concerned about others' welfare, whereby when an employee in a corporation is feeling unwell, the employer should be during a position to point out kindness …

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All In Your Head

To stick to this regimen every day of the week, including weekends. There were walnut end tables, specialty lighting fixtures, those pod footrest things from Turkey, and draperies that matched them and fell just so. Contrary to general approaches, this strategy includes more than just positive thinking or hard work …

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Name What Scares You

Parts of us that hold anger and exhibit outwardly facing aggression are defensive in nature--and what we defend are our vulnerabilities: the parts of us that hold pain, shame, and fear. My brain is in a whirl, and I scarcely know where I am, so great are my apprehensions that …

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I Am Human, And I Have Flaws

This is the underlying psychological engine driving the usually constructive (albeit emotionally challenging) midlife reevaluation phase. I accepted compliments at the risk of seeming immodest in front of everyone, and, at the end, one person offered to help me put the chairs away, and someone else even offered to type …

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What Makes Us Feel Good?

The numbers do not sound alarming, but with so many women giving birth, chances are everyone either knew someone or heard about someone who died in childbirth. My first shock concerning aging was at the age of thirty-nine. Regaining your vision will allow you to see where the gifts of …

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What Can I Do About My Stress?

I know one person who gave up his smartphone entirely for his therapeutic winter. When I was growing up, our family had a big vegetable garden, and one of the things my mother and father loved to do was to give vegetables away to family, friends and even strangers. Often …

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A Nervous Situation

So I hauled out all kinds of personal history hoping to touch off that response. Compare your Mission Action Plan with the flight plan of an airplane. I long for it. I grew up with a sense of responsibility to justify my parents' survival and to create something in the …

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How Often Did This Happen?

Keep it on your bedside table if you're prone to waking up from bad dreams. Parents and teachers can help adolescents develop skills to cope with deficits in these areas, but what's needed during the middle school years is patience and a willingness to allow kids to deal with their …

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The Daily Dinner Meeting

And consider those advertisements that mean to touch you deeply through a display of love, affection, and compassion, such as the one of a mother whose annoyance turns to tender joy when the son she was about to scold presents her with flowers he was holding behind his back. However …

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Overcoming Habitual Procrastination

A group of researchers wanted to understand the difference between people who lose bone mass and those who don't during the course of this procedure. Not mentioning her love of the outdoors on her profile doesn't mean she lied about her interests or stopped doing nature-related things with guys once …

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Filter Out Affiliation

I would love that -- although I wouldn't love to pay for it. Aliens, satanic cults, murder, and mayhem--the world of false-memory research certainly is never boring. Which doesn't prevent them from liberally spraying the word all over themselves and their tribes as if it's the only thing that drives them …

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Being In Nature

HEART DISEASE is the leading global cause of death, accounting for more than 30% of disease-related deaths. THE AGENDA: This is where the family can write problems. If he is mentally ill, I would naturally request a psychiatric consultation, and see if we can get him into a better emotional …

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