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The Importance of Communication Skills
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 22 August 2016 - 0 Comments

What we say is important but how we say it defines our motives, conviction and intent which determines the efficacy of our delivery and its impact on others. The successful expression of our thoughts, [...]

How to Love Someone Who is Unlike You
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 16 August 2016 - 0 Comments

During the infatuation stage most pairs create the “story” about their likeness, compatibility and matched views, needs and wants that help assure them they have blissfully found their “other half”. This stance that aids [...]

What is a Narcissistic Personality Disorder?
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 08 August 2016 - 0 Comments

The term “Narcissist” is frequently heard in the news today, although the true meaning of the word is not fully comprehended. The American Psychiatric Association states, “The term ‘Narcissist’ is often used to depict [...]

Feeling Overburdened? Change Your Inner Dialogue
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 01 August 2016 - 0 Comments

Most adults lead hectic, structured and demanding lives. Many are beleaguered by demeaning self-talk that reduces their effectiveness and sours their mood. Is it possible to become more accomplished by feeling less hurried, stressed [...]

Can You be Bonded and Autonomous in Your Love Relationship?
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 26 July 2016 - 0 Comments

The delineation between being bonded and autonomous in a committed love relationship is often confusing for some couples. The technological era has enabled us to be more social, conversant and interactive with friends, associates, [...]

How do Athletes Reach Performance Perfection
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 18 July 2016 - 0 Comments

While watching the world’s best athletes compete for a spot at the Olympic Games many people may wonder why some superb athletes succeed and others are eliminated from the roster despite their exceptional talents, [...]

Humans and Complying With Authority
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 11 July 2016 - 0 Comments

Complying with authority, which means accepting orders or guidance from person(s) authorized to do so, is difficult for most humans. Why does obedience, the blind compliance to an authority figure, feel so uncomfortable, hard [...]

Managing our Fears About Aging
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 05 July 2016 - 0 Comments

Our culture is enthusiastic about babies, children, young adults and even middle aged individuals. The awe fades in regard to the aging population and is often tinged by discomfort and even avoidance of seniors. [...]