Device overload item – could it be happening to you?

When the average American looks at his or her smartphone between 90 and 165 times per day, this average American is doing much more than practicing highly questionable personal hygiene.A spate of recent studies suggests that people constantly looking at their smartphones — or, even scarier, simply sitting near their smartphones — have lower rates … Continue reading Device overload item – could it be happening to you?

How DBT Can Help You Get What You Want

In a world where communication is available at our fingertips in an instance true connection and communication appear to be lacking. We have social media, instant messaging, texting, screen shots, and all variety of digital screen-to-screen interactions. This can make face-to-face interaction feel more difficult or uncomfortable. Dialectical behavior therapy, also referred to as DBT, … Continue reading How DBT Can Help You Get What You Want

Talking To Kids About Fear And Violence

Kids Get Worried With everything that happens in the world, your kids will — potentially — get the idea that the world is a dangerous place. They will ask questions. So, you’ll want to be ready to talk about it with them calmly. “Parents can help children gain a sense of personal control by talking … Continue reading Talking To Kids About Fear And Violence

HOLIDAY TRADITIONS: IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT THE FOOD

Angst Over Food With the holidays fast approaching, there’s always angst over food. Whether you suffer a food allergy, an eating disorder, obesity, or are just trying to stay reasonably healthy, this is a difficult time of year. Lunch rooms get crowded with baked goods, every event seems to be focused on food, and families … Continue reading HOLIDAY TRADITIONS: IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT THE FOOD

Setting the Stage for More Sex

How To Increase Your Chances of Having More Sex “My wife and I haven't been intimate for 8 years.” I have people coming in with relationship problems.  They're not getting along, they're not communicating and they're not having sex.  They might mention they miss having sex, then I know desire is there. I take note … Continue reading Setting the Stage for More Sex