Many of us have, occasionally, experienced an attack of anxiety. It often seems worse in the middle of the night, because there is no one to talk us down “off [...]
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We’ve all heard of life coaches, and many of us have wondered if we need one. What is a life coach, anyway? What do they do? How can they [...]
Typically, when we think of abuse, we see the male as the abuser and the female as the victim. In actuality, however, both males and females can abuse – and [...]
So much has been written about depression that most of us feel we have a real understanding of the problem. Some of us are in denial that it can happen [...]
There have been lots of articles written about aging – how to age well and to prevent physical and mental problems. Dementia is a big concern, as are physical [...]
If you are thinking about making changes in your life, coaching may be for you. But it’s important to understand the difference between therapy and coaching in order to make [...]
Let’s start with a description of addiction: the compulsive, habitual use of a habit-forming substance – all types of drugs or alcohol. Now let’s define codependence with an addict for [...]
Much has been written about post-traumatic stress and its accompanying disorder. What was only a few short years ago almost unheard of or was called by other names (melancholia [...]
Most of us, at one time or another, have experienced a sense of abandonment. It’s a sense of disconnection from others leading to a feeling of rejection. It’s when [...]
You can kill a person only once, but when you humiliate him, you kill him many times over. – The Talmud In their book, Mobbing: Emotional Abuse in the American [...]