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Imperfect Bodies
September 30, 2012

In his book, “The Heart of Man,” Erich Fromm wrote about two modes of being – one he called biophilia (the…

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Sick of Vacation
September 29, 2012

Hard working professionals go on vacation and immediately get sick. This doesn’t happen just once, it is regular and reliable. What…

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Night Shift
September 8, 2012

A young ER doctor came in to see us because he works the night shift, and found that he was having…

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Reward the Effort
August 23, 2012

Why is it so hard to make positive changes in our lives? A woman we have been working with came in…

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Doctors Part 1
July 29, 2012

Managing your relationships with doctors can be a challenge. Here are a few tips that might help. It all begins with…

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July 25, 2012

Many people we know report that beginning yoga and doing it consistently has been associated with periods of remarkable stability, energy…

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Impossible Jobs
July 21, 2012

In this world, there are two kinds of jobs: Jobs that one could perhaps do adequately, and jobs that are impossible….

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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,…

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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…

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Mood and Cognitive Functioning
June 23, 2012

Mood can have a profound impact on cognitive functioning. In fact, over the years, we have found that the most likely…

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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)…

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What is Biofeedback?
June 17, 2012

Biofeedback is a stress management technique that uses devices that give you information about your body’s physiologic response to stress. The…

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The Super Mood Stabilizer
June 14, 2012

The Super Mood Stabilizer From time to time we run across people who seem to do everything wrong, in terms of…

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Smoking (Marijuana)
June 9, 2012

Lots of folks with depression and bipolar use marijuana to help feel more stable. We like to keep an open mind…

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Having Kids
June 9, 2012

Having kids is always challenging, a source of joy but also a source of anxiety. And having depression can add to…

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Diet and Weight Loss
June 8, 2012

The topic of losing weight is one that is charged with emotional significance for many individuals. Perhaps in keeping with that…

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Cynical Hostility: Chill Out, Live Longer
June 5, 2012

Cynical hostility is a personality style of cynicism and mistrust in social relationships. In a recent study, researchers from France and…

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Supplements for Mood
June 4, 2012

There are lots of supplements that are supposed to help with mood and energy and overall health. We try to keep…

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