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Siblings Connection Throughout Life
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 01 November 2016 - 0 Comments

The value of sibling relationships is often unrecognized and underappreciated in childhood. Many children, impacted by sibling rivalry, attempt to discredit, diminish and point out their sibling’s faults or fight with each other as [...]

What Constitutes Abuse of Power?
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 25 October 2016 - 0 Comments

Having intellectual, monetary, political, social, familial or elected power has caused some individuals to act with unbridled superiority that has enabled them to use authority, status and power to control others by the mere [...]

The Fear of Aging
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 17 October 2016 - 0 Comments

We live in a culture that holds beauty, youthfulness, active and successful lifestyle as the epitome of health, vitality and admiration. With age, most people notice a decline in energy level, physical agility as [...]

Managing Your Insecurities
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 10 October 2016 - 0 Comments

How to manage your insecurities? Most people admit that though they may recognize some of their strengths, they also harbor some feelings of insecurity, ineptness and /or lack of confidence about their talents, competence, [...]

Talking to Kids About Sex
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 03 October 2016 - 0 Comments

The topic of sex is still an uncomfortable subject for most adults, especially for parents who wish to enlighten their kids with proper information and not have them learn it from friends or other [...]

Forgiveness is a Win-Win Gift
By: Offra Gerstein, Ph.D. - 28 September 2016 - 0 Comments

It is common for people who feel wronged, maltreated, disrespected or harmed to feel hurt, become angry and develop resentment t6oward the perpetrator of these actions. The encouragement to be forgiving seems unnatural and [...]

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, [...]