As the New Year is upon us, many of us reflect upon our lives, our successes, our satisfaction, where we have been and likely where we are going. If life is filled with enormous levels of satisfaction and happiness, then
Have you noticed your brain is habitually asking questions? It happens automatically and goes on constantly throughout the day. For many, the questions generated during smooth times are torturous enough to cause stress, anxiety, anger, and even depression. But look
Previously, I introduced three daily commitments I have resolved to practice this year. I am sharing them as the ‘daily three.’ Today I expand upon these commitments and the role they play in flourishing. The Daily Three 1. Forgiveness of
We often begin a new year by focusing upon the struggles, upsets, and pain sources we want to eliminate in the future. In a sense, this is eminently understandable. Yet, if we’re going to flourish and experience our best life,
Most parents are seeking help with changing a specific behavior or set of behavior problems. This is understandable, as the manifestation of problems inside the brain shows up as outside problems. Angry thoughts bring angry behavior. Depression brings detached, grumpy,
Many of us grew up with pets, and enjoy the relationship and feelings that a pet can bring to the home. Now, as adults, we may have brought a pet into the family, or perhaps are considering a family pet.
The Mind Makes War & We Suffer A war is raging on. It is raging both in our minds and in our lives. Few can move through the day without engaging in the war, whether they want it or not.
Five obstacles to enjoying this moment and then the next and the next…
Experimentally treated alcoholics with depressive syndrome showed sharp reductions in self-assessed depression...
A recent article in the Chicago Tribune recounted similar impressive clinical data for patients with a host of cognitive disorders using neurofeedback therapy. Aerobics for the brain, neurofeedback is a mental exercise designed to optimize brain function by altering dysfunctional brainwave patterns...