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The Value of Play in Adult Life
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 19 April 2015 - 0 Comments

The busy life of most adults requires excessive expenditure of focused energy to provide for one’s needs and the wellbeing of the family. Many adults claim that the stress is so acute that it [...]

The Rewards and Hazards of Family Caregiving
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 12 April 2015 - 0 Comments

Though caregivers of loved ones are often viewed with appreciation, respect and admiration for undertaking this difficult task that requires physical and emotional resiliency, they may be unaware of the risks associated with this [...]

Be Truthful for Your Health and Wellbeing
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 06 April 2015 - 0 Comments

Most people are taught to be honest and truthful. Yet, occasionally most people choose not to tell the truth. The reasons for lying are often not malicious. They may be intended to protect one’s [...]

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 [...]