Why Does Couple’s Counseling Sometimes Fail?

I was recently posed a question, as to why couple’s therapy does not always work, even if one person, or both, may want it to. I thought it an excellent question. Here is my response to that person, and I thank them for the opportunity to discuss this. Being happily married for over 25 years, […] Read more »

Even Pets Are Victimized By Domestic Violence

Puppy Abandoned in Airport Bathroom with Devastating Note Because There Was ‘No Other Option’ Here is a sad story with a happy ending. A puppy, abandoned in a bathroom because the owner could not afford to take him with her, as she was fleeing an abusive situation, finds a good Samaritan and a forever home. […] Read more »

Are You Fueling Your OCD?

Here is a great little article on handling intrusive thoughts, common to people who suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, as well as many other anxiety disorders. Are you adding fuel to your fire of obsessive thought, or are you letting it die down? Read on. Imagine that you and your friends go to a park […] Read more »

11 Ways to Set Boundaries with Narcissists, Or, How To Set Boundaries For Anybody!

I think and even better title is, “How To Set Boundaries.” This is an excellent article! Read it! Narcissistic people view themselves as uniquely gifted and therefore feel entitled to take advantage of other people. They do not possess healthy boundaries, nor do they like it when others set limits against their intrusions. Establishing solid […] Read more »

ADHD and Spending Money | ADHD Millennial

This article from Psych Central reminded me of ADD in adulthood. As you may or may not know, people do not grow out of ADD in adulthood. They may have the inappropriate, impulsive behavior under control, somewhat, but here is a classic manifestation of the impulse control and novelty issue – overspending. People with ADD/ADHD […] Read more »

Depression Is The Ultimate Thief – Chris Cornell, Soundgarden and Audioslave Frontman, Dies at 52 – The New York Times

Depression is the ultimate thief. Today, I woke up to the sad news of the death of Chris Cornell. You may have heard of this talented musician. His career spanned over 30 years, he had an almost 4 octave voice, could switch musical genres without effort, was the frontman of Soundgarden, Audioslave, and had a […] Read more »

Dr. Dan Siegel – Resources – Healthy Mind Platter

Source: Dr. Dan Siegel – Resources – Healthy Mind Platter Here is a food pyramid for the mind. We have 7 different areas of the brain that need to be completed, daily, for strong mental health. How are  you doing? Are you starved for one of the nutrients? I think you will find this helpful. Read more »