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How to Reduce Our Pain and Suffering
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 29 March 2015 - 0 Comments

Most people experience some physical and emotional distress in their lives. These experiences also render many individuals helpless, depressed and feeling victimized. Are there ways to help sufferers reduce their misery and increase their [...]

Keep the Spark Through the Years
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 23 March 2015 - 0 Comments

Our culture romanticizes the process of falling in love, committing to each other and living happily ever after and is saddened when this beautiful tale does not last for some pairs. Is there a [...]

Understanding the Price of Instant Gratification
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 16 March 2015 - 0 Comments

Today, almost every human need can be instantly gratified. We obtain information, learn, shop, bank, manage our finances, socialize or get entertained at the click of a mouse or a tap on a screen. [...]

Suggestions for Dealing With Frustration
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 09 March 2015 - 0 Comments

Feeling frustrated is a normal part of human existence. Frustration is defined as “The state of being thwarted”, which is inevitable in life. Intermittent episodes of being hindered or obfuscated in our quest for [...]

What Makes Us Vulnerable to Scams?
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 01 March 2015 - 0 Comments

The technological era that has bestowed upon us better communication tools, faster information flow, rapid response time and ease of interpersonal connection has also given rise to greater invasion of our privacy and ever [...]

Are friendships at work necessary?
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 23 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Most people view their work environment as a place to perform their skills, earn an income and deepen their self-regard as capable, successful and productive workers. Though the way one approaches his/her work does [...]

Developing Tolerance for Others’ Viewpoints
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 16 February 2015 - 0 Comments

The strong divergent views people hold about life, decision-making or conduct that serve them well go astray when they are used to judge and discount others who live differently. How can we live by [...]

What does unconditional love mean?
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 09 February 2015 - 0 Comments

Some people profess to their mates and even recite to others their unconditional love and appreciation for their beloved. What does this appealing declaration truly mean and how does it impact the partner and [...]