In: books

The Heart of Evil
September 11, 2012

We have had the experience of feeling that we were in the presence of evil. A sense of foreboding, a shiver…

Read More
Making Good Relationships: 4 Behaviors Predictive of Divorce
August 15, 2012

In a previous post we talked about our view that what is most important in successful long term relationships is not…

Read More
Stress Eating
August 14, 2012

Weight gain may be not only a psychological (“I hate how I look, it makes me depressed”) but also a biological…

Read More
Procrastination
July 31, 2012

Getting things done can be a real struggle when you are experiencing low mood. When we are depressed, we lack the…

Read More
Breaking Up: How to Cope
July 21, 2012

Breaking up is hard. (At least for most people – we do know a couple of people – mostly guys –…

Read More
Heroism
July 19, 2012

Heroism can be bad for your health. We know, we’ve been there. It starts with a positive feeling about someone or…

Read More
Crisis Prevention
July 16, 2012

If you are feeling OK but planning on making some changes that might affect your mood, now is the time to…

Read More
Kay Jamison
July 15, 2012

If you do much thinking about moods and how they affect us, you eventually run into Kay Jamison. She has dedicated…

Read More
Mood and Food
July 11, 2012

Many people have an intuitive sense that a good diet is a foundation stone of good mental health. We don’t disagree,…

Read More
Anxiety or Excitement?
July 11, 2012

Many folks not only have to figure out how to live creatively with moods, but also have to wrestle with anxiety….

Read More
Anger: Its Different Types and How to Manage it
July 7, 2012

Righteous anger is a powerful force for change in the world. But some folks seem to live in anger all the…

Read More
The Antidepressant without Side Effects
July 5, 2012

Medications for depression can be life saving, but for many people they have disturbing side effects. But there is one antidepressant…

Read More
Riding the Waves
July 4, 2012

MoodSurfing is about the idea that the ups and downs of mood are normal (we aren’t trying to achieve some elusive…

Read More
Negotiation: How to Deal With Conflict
July 4, 2012

Some of the best ways of dealing with conflicts in relationships, whether business or personal, are contained in the books about…

Read More
Endless Worry: Books to Help Manage It
June 25, 2012

Sometimes life circumstances, or our own mood, conspire to lead us into a state of endless worry. We never seem to…

Read More
Acceptance: Helpful Readings
June 22, 2012

Aacceptance. We have been influenced by many people in setting up this website. One of those great thinkers is a man…

Read More
Getting Where You Want to Go: Remembering Priorities and Problem-Solving
June 21, 2012

Successful time management is in large measure all about starting with the big things. This is how you go about almost…

Read More
Changing Bad Habits: Helpful Resources
June 19, 2012

If you talk to anyone who has worked to help people with serious bad habits (smoking, sex addiction, gambling, drug use)…

Read More
The Importance of Good Relationships
June 17, 2012

Good relationships are one of the foundations of creative living. In another post, we talked about one of the most effective…

Read More
Sleep: Helpful books for Insomnia
June 15, 2012

It’s one of great ironies of working with people with trouble sleeping that often the path to better sleep heads first…

Read More
%d bloggers like this: