Category Archives: Stress

Journaling Proven to Boost Self Esteem.

Journaling Proven to Boost Self Esteem. Could that be true? Journaling records go back all the way to 10thcentury Japan. Successful people throughout history have kept journals. Presidents have maintained them for posterity; other famous figures for their own purposes. … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Partner Who Badgers or Criticizes You? Relentlessly?

Do You Have a Partner Who Badgers or Criticizes You? Relentlessly? Could it be OCPD, or something else, that therapy might help? Your partner may be suffering from OCDP? If so, there’s a good chance you are suffering too. Clearly, not … Continue reading

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Pulling your hair out? Maybe it’s trichotillomania?

Pulling your hair out? Maybe it’s trichotillomania? It’s pronounced trick-o-till-o-mania. I’ve seen a number of clients who suffer from “Trich”. It is often a devastating, embarrassing condition. What is it? There are many manifestations but the most common are pulling … Continue reading

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What to do when you are totally stressed out!

So stressed you can’t figure out how to handle the next few tasks, obligations, hours or minutes? Last night I had someone very close to me call and ask me to come over to discuss this very problem. He then … Continue reading

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Habits

I read a great book about habits that may help a lot of people. It’s written in a very readable style by Charles Duhigg. No, he’s not a relative and I receive no benefit from plugging this interesting book.

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Relationships Must Be Equal

Really? Must Relationships Be Equal? As far back as 1927 H. A. Overstreet wrote that in a marriage (relationship, business partnership, etc,) it is critical to “face each other as equals, each aware of the necessity and dignity of the … Continue reading

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Friends and Letting Go

Friends and Letting Go A dear friend posted this today. I don’t know to whom original credit belongs but it presents a wisdom we psychotherapists work with our clients every day. If anyone knows, I will add credit where credit … Continue reading

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