Monthly Archives : April 2017

10 ways people negatively distort their thinking

Mark Twain once wrote, “I am an old man and have known a great many troubles. Most of them never happened.” The famous author was poking fun at our propensity as human beings to allow fear to make concerns worse…

84 View / April 30, 2017

Kids can turn their lives around with focus on their interests

Tony’s nineteen and drifting aimlessly through life. He graduated from high school a year ago, although it was a major battle between Tony and his parents to get him to put in enough effort to pass all his classes. He’s…

23 View / April 23, 2017

Communication and connection are keys to a great relationship

It had been another long week for Don, and once again he was exhausted when he got home late on Friday night. His wife Sherri sensed that distance was growing between them, so she made a concerted effort to engage…

22 View / April 16, 2017

Coping mechanisms to offset harmful consequences of stress

Stress levels in America are soaring since the election, according to the American Psychological Association. Two-thirds of people surveyed by the Harris Poll on behalf of the APA reported increased stress due to their concerns about prospects for the country’s…

17 View / April 9, 2017

Successful couples create a conscious intention to make each other happy

Ted and Greta have been married for almost 5 years, but their romantic relationship has been withering for over half of that time. About 2 years after the wedding, Greta noticed Ted’s distinct lack of enthusiasm for engaging in intimacy….

39 View / April 2, 2017