How To Forgive Someone

Photo credit The other day I posted about forgiveness....more

What is Forgiveness?

Forgiveness is tricky business. So tricky, in fact, that I rarely use the word....more

How To Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

One of the things many of us often take for granted is how changeable our thought patterns are. It’s easy for our thoughts to get stuck in ruts, and often those ruts are negative. “I’m so fat,” “Everyone else is smarter than me,” “I’m a crummy parent.” These sorts of thoughts can begin to feel automatic ....more

College and Alcohol Don’t Have to Go Together

Photo credit Have you ever seen a movie about life on a college campus? Are there any that don’t portray those years as one long, alcohol-filled party? Sure, movies don’t necessarily reflect reality....more

Standardized Testing and Stressed-Out Kids

Are standardized tests in the news in your community?...more

Inspirational Quotes: Not Cures for Depression

I was recently interviewed for a story over at Psych Central about depression in relationships....more

Snow and Mental Health

I guess not everyone dislikes winter! This has been a tough winter for much of the country....more

When Anxiety is a Good Thing

I have written a lot about the danger of experiencing too much anxiety, or dealing with it too much of the time....more

Fifty Shades: As Bad As We Think?

I recently posted about my experience seeing Fifty Shades of Grey in the theaters....more

A Guy’s Perspective on Fifty Shades of Grey

Photo credit OK, yes, I saw the movie. And read the book. All of them....more