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Feeling Manipulated?

By Robert Jackman, LCPC   Do you sometimes feel another person is telling you how you should feel, what you should do, or how you should act?   Chances are you are in a relationship or friendship with a manipulator.   Ma...

Life is Fragile: Say “I Love You” a Lot

Life is Fragile: Say “I Love You” a Lot   I remember my life in my 20s and 30s when I was single. I felt invincible. Life was so carefree. I lived in the present, didn’t think much about the future, and didn’t worry too m...

What’s the Problem with “No Problem?”

What’s the Problem with “No Problem?”   By Marcia Naomi Berger, MSW. LCSW   When you express thanks to someone and then hear, “No Problem,” how do you feel? Maybe it’s fine with you. Maybe you yourself ...

Are you Missing the Signs of Toddler Anxiety?

Are you Missing the Signs of Toddler Anxiety?     Toddlers have it made. With hours to play and no responsibilities - what could possibly cause a toddler to be anxious, right?       Wrong. Just like adults, toddlers don&...

Spring Awakenings and Suicide…When Seasonal Affective Disorder turns into Chronic Depression

Spring Awakenings and Suicide…When Seasonal Affective Disorder turns into Chronic Depression   Did you know that rates of suicide are highest in the spring and summer months? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the National ...

9 Tips to Stop Absorbing Other People’s Illnesses

9 Tips to Stop Absorbing Other People’s Illnesses   How can you absorb other people’s illness and pain?   As a psychiatrist I’ve had many patients come to me with panic disorders, chronic depression, fatigue, pain, or my...

The Real Genius of Genius isn’t the Genius

Genius doesn’t usually interest or impress me. My work in performance psychology has frequently exposed me to child prodigies and assorted other geniuses in academia, sports, and the performing arts, so perhaps I have become inured to the experie...

Should I Keep a Secret from My Spouse?

Should I Keep a Secret from My Spouse? By Marcia Naomi Berger, MSW, LCSW   If you think you need to confess every one of your secrets to your spouse, think again.  In a good marriage, we can be ourselves more with our partner than with any...

When You Feel Out Of Control

When You Feel Out of Control Recently, one of my clients had quite an amazing epiphany. She realized that she’d been nagging and complaining to her significant other. When we talked about why she was doing this, she suddenly realized that she fe...

The Uneasy Side of Compliments

The Uneasy Side of Compliments. Mary Lamia, Ph.D.   You may want to receive a compliment from someone you value. But can you accept it? Praise, admiration, or appreciation may be difficult to embrace, regardless of how much you desire or seek i...

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The Many Faces of Anxiety

The aim of anxiety is to help you pay attention and to provide you with energy. You may dislike the way it makes you feel, but that’s the point: As with all negative emotions, the primary way in which anxiety motivates you to take action involves...

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