In: stress

How Could Light Help?
December 4, 2012

There has been considerable skepticism about the value of light therapy for people with seasonal depression, despite a very compelling research…

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Stormy Weather
November 28, 2012

The first of the big winter storms blew through the Bay Area today.  Winds whipped up the already large waves and…

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November 27, 2012

Traveling can be exciting, but it can also be very stressful. It is particularly important for people living with moods to do…

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What’s the Hurry
November 20, 2012

It’s been a very busy week for mental health professionals in the Bay Area. The holidays are ramping up. And it…

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Money and Security
November 17, 2012

How much money does it take for someone to feel really secure? This seems like a sensible question. Certainly, many of…

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All About Happy: Resources
November 7, 2012

What makes us happy? How can we have more happiness? Is happiness just the absence of sadness and depression? These are…

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November 6, 2012

After nearly 20 years of work in the field of post-traumatic stress disorder, one thing that continues to trouble and baffle…

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Disaster’s Aftermath
November 6, 2012

The recent hurricane that hit New Jersey and New York reminded us of the research on the aftermath of disaster conducted…

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The Different Types of Vacations
October 23, 2012

This past weekend, we were at a Halloween party talking to a computer engineer who recently moved here from Holland.  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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Fire of Anxiety: Stop, Drop and Roll
September 25, 2012

Remember those Public Service Announcements about how to protect yourself in a fire? I can hear it in my head now–STOP,…

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The Uncertainty Principle
September 25, 2012

In quantum mechanics, the uncertainty principle is the principle that there is a fundamental limit to our ability to know things…

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Performance Anxiety
September 23, 2012

Fear of public speaking and performance anxiety are very common things. Probably almost all of us have had the experience of…

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When the Pressure Builds
September 22, 2012

We all have stress. It is a natural part of life. The level of stress in your life may vary from…

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Bad Memories
September 15, 2012

Unstable moods and bad memories seem to go together. In the clinic where many of us work we have noticed how…

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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…

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Francine Shapiro: EMDR – A Crazy Idea that Works
September 4, 2012

As a young psychiatrist I was interested in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD – psychological reactions to severe traumatic events) and did…

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Running a Bit Late
August 31, 2012

This has been a super busy week and for the first time since we started this website we missed a couple…

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Breathing Techniques
August 27, 2012

One of the oldest “self help” practices is based on breathing, changing how we breathe in order to reduce stress and…

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Stress, Distress and Eustress
August 19, 2012

We met this afternoon with a delightful young man who said he was having more anxiety and depression because of all…

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