Self Improvement'

Improve Your Communication With Your Beloved

Improve Your Communication With Your Beloved

Many couples come to therapy to improve their communication difficulties. They state that they are able to converse, but do not feel heard, understood, supported, encouraged, or empathized with by their mate often enough. To this [...]

Blind Obedience can be Hazardous

Blind Obedience can be Hazardous

In life, most employed individuals are aware of the chain of command in their organization and understand that they need to abide by their supervisors’ guidance regarding work assignments. They are also fully cognizant of the [...]

Fear of the Unfamiliar

Fear of the Unfamiliar

Many people consider themselves very accepting of others, unperturbed by the looks, language, customs, wardrobe or behaviors of those who act or appear to be different than they are. Yet, when they encounter “the other” they [...]

The etiquette of borrowing and paying back loans

The etiquette of borrowing and paying back loans

Dealing with outstanding debts is often an emotionally charged issue. Most trustworthy people pay their bills and debts on time and may even pride themselves for being financially responsible beings. They are well-regarded by others compared [...]

How to Cope with the “Winter Blues”

How to Cope with the “Winter Blues”

It is not uncommon for some people to state; “I don’t like winter”. The obvious reasons may be associated with shorter days, less sunshine, limited opportunities for daylight activities, longer evenings or early darkness. All these [...]

How to Best Manage Life’s Adversities

How to Best Manage Life’s Adversities

Most people have at least a few challenges in life. Whether their afflictions are physical, mental, emotional, social, familial, relational, vocational or personal, they may feel angry, hurt and even victimized by their hardships. Yet, others, [...]

Happiness is a By-Product of Generosity

Happiness is a By-Product of Generosity

Today is Christmas Day – a precious holiday celebrated throughout the world by millions of people. The anticipatory excitement about this wonderful day of celebration including family get-togethers, sharing meals and joy with family and friends [...]

Prejudice and Hatred Cause Loss for All

Prejudice and Hatred Cause Loss for All

It is very perplexing that by now humans have not eradicated prejudice, discrimination and hatred of “others” whom they discount and belittle just for being different. We develop stereotypical images about those who are unlike us [...]