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Nurture Your Health Self-Perception
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 20 September 2016 - 0 Comments

Some people capitalize on their strengths. Others are besieged by their weaknesses in the way they view and present themselves. A balanced self-view, in which we are aware of our strengths and weaknesses and [...]

Are Equality and Fairness Achievable?
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 12 September 2016 - 0 Comments

Perhaps all people expect or hope to live in a society that truly practices equality and fairness for all. Philosophers, religious leaders, scholars, writers and ordinary decent, fair-minded humans have yearned for a linear, [...]

Responding to Inappropriate Questions
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 06 September 2016 - 0 Comments

Most people are tactful and clear about what information is public and what is private, thus abstaining from asking personal questions about discrete matters. Yet, there are some individuals whose curiosity has no bounds [...]

Feel Overtasked? Change Your Inner Dialogue
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 29 August 2016 - 0 Comments

Most adults lead hectic, structured and demanding lives. Much of the stress is created by ordinary challenges associated with our daily routine, family needs, obligations to our work, accommodating others’ expectations and our inner [...]

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 [...]