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How to Help Seniors in Decision Making
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 12 November 2017 - 0 Comments

Last week’s column titled, “Reduce your gullibility to scams” described the process by which physiologically, Seniors are more susceptible to being more easily scammed than younger people due to a damage to their frontal [...]

Reduce Your Gullibility to Scams
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 06 November 2017 - 0 Comments

How does vulnerability increase in the older generation allowing some Seniors to become pray to scams that they may have been immune to in their earlier years? According to a report by the Center [...]

How to Keep Your Promises
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 15 October 2017 - 0 Comments

Modern society holds individuals to their words and expects promises to be honored as per the agreement between the parties. The content of the contract between individuals, groups, employers and employees or between a [...]

Move lovingly from disagreement to compromise
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 03 October 2017 - 0 Comments

The emotional arousal of arguing with another individual about any topic often increases both parties’ heart rate, fear, insistence level and competitiveness in attempting to persuade the other to change his/her position about a [...]

Are You Feeling Easily Insulted?
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 18 September 2017 - 0 Comments

Being complimented and well-thought of evokes positive reactions, a pleasant physiological feeling and often a smile and a positive response. The affirming view of others, helps one feel accepted, respected and valued. Conversely, feeling [...]

Is love the sole core of a happy relationships?
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 04 September 2017 - 0 Comments

For centuries, stories and myths about love mesmerized young girls and women in their quest for their beloved mate. Songs like “Love makes the world go around” “All it takes is love” and “Love [...]

Dealing with reduced sexual desire in couples
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 14 August 2017 - 0 Comments

One essential bonding element between couples is their initial mutual physical attraction to one another. The uniqueness of their matched draw signifies to many pairs that they have been intended to be coupled and [...]

Embracing Sadness as Part of Healing
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 08 August 2017 - 0 Comments

We live in a culture that considers individuals’ happiness, satisfaction, joy, elation and delight as signs of health and wellbeing. Though these emotions are desirable states that are sought by all, they certainly are [...]