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“How Availability Bias Messes Up Your Relationships” on Psychology Today

By |2020-06-29T21:01:15-04:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Psychology, Psychology Today, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

Availability bias can fool us into putting value on the wrong things. Availability bias, or availability heuristic, tells us that the thing we can recall the quickest during an argument or debate, or the memory that had the most impact on us emotionally has the most importance. As you can imagine, it can trip us up [...]

“5 Ways to Cope with Sudden Unemployment” on Psychology Today

By |2020-06-15T15:13:16-04:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Career, Crisis, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , , , |

The pandemic has taken your job - learn how to maintain your mental health. A second wave of job cuts is predicted to affect close to 6 million workers. While the first wave, during February and March, impacted more front line workers, the second wave will impact more managerial and supervisory workers. While the first wave of job cuts impacted [...]

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“So You’re Stuck at Home with Your Narcissist Parent” on Psychology Today

By |2020-04-07T14:08:36-04:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Crisis, Family, Narcissism, Psychology, Psychology Today, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Your narcissist parent can turn a quarantine into a nightmare. You have a narcissist/gaslighter for a parent. Going to work was your reprieve from the narcissist's antics. Work was like a vacation for you. Or maybe you only had to visit your parent on weekends. Even then, you kept the visits short. But now your parent [...]

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“It’s Okay to Not Be Okay Right Now” on Psychology Today

By |2020-03-27T12:40:42-04:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Crisis, Health, Mental Health, Psychology, Psychology Today, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , |

Feeling overwhelmed has become our new normal. You are probably feeling extremely stressed, fatigued, and overwhelmed right now. The good news is that you are completely normal for feeling this way. The bad news is that this has become our new normal. How did we get here, and how do we protect ourselves emotionally? First, the lack of testing and accurate [...]

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Talking Brains Episode: Narcissist Red Flags on a First Date

By |2020-02-24T16:37:37-05:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: ADHD, Mental Health, Psychology, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: A podcast about spotting the warnings signs of a narcissist on a first date. How do you spot a narcissist or gaslighter on a first date? I'll tell you warning signs that tip you off that this person is a manipulator. I'll also teach you a technique to help you find a [...]

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“Watch Out For These Red Flags On a First Date” on Psychology Today

By |2020-02-20T15:45:19-05:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Dating, Gaslighting, Narcissism, Psychology, Psychology Today, Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

We all hope our first dates will go well, but know these red flags so you can get out quickly. If you’re back out in the dating world after a divorce, breakup, or death of your spouse, you are not alone. You may find that a lot has changed since you were single. For example, online [...]

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Talking Brains Episode: ADHD Can Shorten Your Lifespan with Ari Tuckman PsyD, CST

By |2020-02-05T16:00:06-05:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: ADHD, Mental Health, Psychology, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: A conversation about the lifespan and ADHD with Ari Tuckman PsyD, CST. Did you know that ADHD can shorten your life span by several years? Join me as I talk with colleague and fellow ADHD expert, Ari Tuckman PsyD, CST about Russell Barkley PhD's research on ADHD and life span. Learn what [...]

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“Discover 8 Journaling Techniques for Better Mental Health” on Psychology Today

By |2020-01-24T16:08:14-05:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Mental Health, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , |

Different styles of journaling can help improve your mental health. Ever wondered how you should journal? Learn eight ways that you can use journaling to reduce stress, increase self-reflection, and create a better sense of wellbeing. One of the great things about journaling is there is no "wrong" way to do it. You can even have fun journaling. Journaling is [...]

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“How to Start Journaling for Better Mental Health” on Psychology Today

By |2020-01-24T16:07:40-05:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Mental Health, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , |

Journaling can be therapeutic for your mind and body. You may have been "assigned" journaling as part of therapy, or thought about journaling on your own. But where do you start? Start with the basics. First, journaling is just a way to record your thoughts and feelings. Second, deciding to journal is a great way to [...]

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Talking Brains Episode: Navigating Friendships in Adulthood with Irene Kerzhnerman PhD

By |2020-01-21T19:47:18-05:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Psychology, Relationships, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: A conversation about the complexities of friendships as an adult with Irene Kerzhnerman PhD Making and keeping friends gets simultaneously harder and easier in adulthood. Learn how to determine if your friendships are healthy, how to set boundaries, and how you can have equal give and take in your friendships. Irene Kerzhnerman [...]

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