Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is consistently shown to be an approachable, efficient, and cost-effective treatment for helping individuals achieve mental wellness. It is recommended by most physicians for overcoming emotional and physical distress. CBT holds that people’s behaviors are greatly influenced by the thoughts they have about themselves and others. The problem is [...]
I have been running around like a crazy person for the last few weeks. I am embarrassed to admit that I have even lost precious hours of sleep in order to make biscotti from scratch like I do every Christmas. In the midst of all the exhaustion, I have started to question why I insist [...]
When I first started doing trainings in stress management, it was very popular for people to say to each other “Shake it off.” This is a great phrase that reminds you to let things go and leave them behind. After a while, I started to wonder if it might be good to take this advice [...]
Anyone who spends any significant time with me will probably hear about my love of yoga sooner than later. If you happen to mention some physical or psychological ailment in my presence, I will almost certainly suggest that you might like to try a yoga class. The majority of my patients have received such recommendations.
My good friend Jim always takes me seriously when I make requests, so it came as no surprise that I received the email below after my last post.
Subject: I’ll say this about saying “yes”
In late May, out of the clear blue sky, a web site asked me to write them a weekly column; [...]