Life will throw you curveballs. Life threw me a curveball. I wasn’t able to dodge it. It hit me in the head. My response? Knuckle down, work harder, act as if everything is going to be fine. Nothing was fine. I was stunned. That was a year...

So…what is it about putting some effort or thought into behavior that makes it feel "unnatural?"  I've noticed that when a behavior feels natural it just happens--it's the first thing we come up with or what we do automatically. It's living on autopilot. Not such a bad...

I love reading the NYTimes and the Seattle Times. They have great articles on health and science, two of my favorite topics. While I sipping tea this morning I read a Seattle Times article on the best healthy foods to eat if you are feeling...

The Steps to Success Ever wonder how successful people get successful?  It isn't talent, it's persistence.  It is focusing on what you want.  The details of each success story are unique but the framework is the same.  Know your outcome  Make decisions and take action  Know whether your actions...

Starting a blog seems like such a big deal in my profession.  I'm a psychologist.  As a rule psychologists are very private and become quite alarmed when issues of privacy are present.  The whole idea of online anything is enough to make any psychologist catch...