5March 2017

How to Maintain Your “Self”

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The concept of the “self” is hard to define, but for the purpose of this blog let’s say it’s what distinguishes you from others. It’s you and your foibles, thoughts, feelings, history, baggage, and beliefs

26February 2017

Anger? Rage?

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People from all sides of the political spectrum are more angry than ever before at what’s happening. Some people have even described their anger as “rage,” even at the sight of an opposing political figure.

7February 2017

Finding Balance in the Political Storm

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We are all attached to the political storm to some extent, but our levels of attachment vary. Think of it as a continuum. At the far end of the continuum there are the people who

29January 2017

Our Psychological Well-Being versus the Political Storm

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It has been one week since the inauguration of Donald Trump. Millions of people around the United States were thrilled that rainy Friday morning. Their mood was elated. Riding high. Being pumped. Positive things were

17January 2017

Sorry, Life Isn’t About What You “Want” To Do

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The other day, I had a headache like I hadn’t had in years. It wasn’t a migraine, but it was big. It had been steadily growing most of the day, and by 3 o’clock, it

9January 2017

The Case Against People Triangles

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When two people are having a conflict, and one person brings a third party into it as a way of either trying to resolve the problem or easing the tension, a "people triangle" is created.