Three Techniques to Read People

Interpreting verbal and nonverbal cues, logic alone won’t tell you the whole story about anybody. You must surrender to other vital forms of information so that you can learn to read the important non-verbal intuitive cues that people give off.

Are You a Good Lover?

Dr. Orloff discusses from her book, The Ecstasy of Surrender the qualities of being a good lover. First, you must learn to completely inhabit your body and the moment.

In Praise of the Highly Sensitive Man

Sensitive men are path-forgers in the new paradigm of the evolved man. Strong and sensitive. Intuitive and powerful. They’re able to give and receive love without ambivalence, being “unavailable,” or commitment phobia.

Learn How to Intuitively Make Smart Decisions

Intuition offers a direct line to your life force, and also, as I experience it, to a divine intelligence. We can’t afford to remain deaf to intuition’s messages. Discover how your intuition can help you make decisions in your life.

The Need for Love

In my book about positive energy I emphasize that every human being is of one family and we no longer have the luxury to keep debating this. The power of love is what can make our future bright.

Strategies to Deal with a Victim Mentality

The victim mentality grates on you with a poor-me attitude, and is allergic to taking responsibility for their actions. Take a quiz to see if you're in relationship with a victim + tips on how to deal with this type of emotional vampire.

The Power of Patience

FRUSTRATION HAPPENS. Patience is a lifelong spiritual practice and an invaluable skill when dealing with our everyday frustrations. Learn tips on how you too can achieve this empowering skill.

Are You a Comparison Junkie?

As a psychiatrist, I realize that comparing is a natural tendency and can be absolutely neutral, as when you merely evaluate similarities and differences. However, it becomes dysfunctional when it stirs envy and jealousy. Learn how to stop being a comparison junkie.

4 Tips to Deal With Frustrating People

How to deal with frustration? You can drive yourself crazy, behave irritably, feel victimized, or you can learn to transform frustration with patience. Learn 4 tips on how you can improve your communication skills.

7 Vows of Compassion for World Leaders

Politicians shouldn't be allowed to act so hatefully anymore. They should get beyond their egos to see there is a greater meaning and purpose to leadership than grandiosity or power. Read why political candidates need to be sent to compassion school.

The Benefits of Generosity

In my book on positive energy I describe how generosity is a key element of emotional health and abundance. Generosity accelerates the free flow everything positive in your life. It is an expansive energy. Stinginess sabotages abundance.

How to Soulfully Give and Receive

One of the Laws of Energetic Attraction is that "Soulful Giving Generates Abundance." In order to manifest positive and caring relationships in your life learn the art of soulful giving.

The Power of an Animal's Unconditional Love

Animals are powerful conduits of unconditional love. Read this story from Dr. Judith Orloff's book, Emotional Freedom about a dog's compassion and sacrifice for his owner.

We Can All Be Emotional Vampires

In all successful relationships, whether with family, friends, or co-workers it's vital that each person honestly examine his or her behavior and be willing to discuss it and change. Take a quiz to learn if you by chance are draining energy from anyone in your life.

How to Attract Positive Relationships

Are you longing for relationships that do your heart good and generate stronger connections? Learn how attracting positive energy can transform your ability to build positive relationships, prevent loneliness and ward off fatigue.

The Power of Forgiveness: Why Revenge Doesn't Work

Forgiveness is the act of compassionately releasing the desire to punish someone or yourself for an offense. It’s a state of grace, nothing you can force or pretend. There are no short cuts. Learn the benefits of forgiveness and how you can experience it.

Lust vs Love: Do You Know the Difference?

Why does Intense sexual attraction obliterate common sense and intuition in the most sensible people? Learn what the difference is between lust and love as well as techniques to enhance sexual wellness.

Intuition & Your Wellbeing: How to Choose the Right Doctor

Many of us have stuck far too long with a health care practitioner when we didn't follow our intuition on whether they were a good fit for our needs. Who you let touch your body, prescribe medications, and counsel you about vital health strategies is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make.

Are Your Emotions Contagious?

Are you an "emotional gusher?" Gushers are experts at knowing their emotions and were born to share them. Sometimes too much! Learn what is healthy venting and how to tap the power within to find inner peace.

Tap the Power of Your Dreams: Remembering and Interpreting Their Life Changing Messages

Dreams provide extraordinary insights into improving your health, relationships, and career. Science magazine reports that sleeping on something can result in smarter decisions than over-thinking--especially with important choices. Learn how you can tap into the power of your dreams.

Are You Addicted to Anxiety? Learn How Not to Be

The world is in a state of high anxiety that results from information overload, smart phones and the panic of feeling disconnected if technology breaks down. Learn how you can break your addiction to feeling stressed out.

Four Strategies to Cope With Anger in a Healthy Way

Anger can be a healthy reaction to injustice such as cultures fighting to free themselves from repressive regimes. On a personal level, anger can be good if it's expressed in a focused, healthy way rather than using it to punish or harm others. Learn how to manifest healthy anger in your life.

What Is Your Emotional Type?

Knowing your type can provide insight into how you interact with others and also will help you master your emotions instead of simply reacting when your buttons get pushed. Learn your strengths and where you are most vulnerable.

Are You In Love With An Emotional Vampire? How to Cope With a Draining Mate

People we love can sometimes drain us the most. Energy drain can be a touchy subject to bring up with your partner. However, it is essential to sensitively discuss the draining behavior so you're not in a romantic relationship that is exhausting you.

Secrets for Sensitive People: Why Emotional Empaths Stay Lonely

Many sensitive, empathic people have problems finding and keeping relationships. For them the traditional paradigm for coupling must be redefined. If you're an emotional empath learn how you can feel at ease in a relationship.

Who's the Emotional Vampire in Your Life?

As a physician, I've found that the biggest energy drain on my patients is relationships. Some relationships are positive and mood elevating. Others can suck optimism and serenity right out of you. I call these draining people "emotional vampires." Learn how you can deal with these type of people.

The Power of Releasing Resentments: A Holiday and New Year’s Gift to Yourself and Others

The main person resentment hurts is you. To free yourself from negativity learn how to release your resentments no matter how mistreated you feel. Instead forgiveness penetrates the impenetrable--the obstinacy that stifles love, the tenacious pain that dams our energy reserves.

The Energy of Food: A Missing Piece to Overeating

There is more to overeating and obesity that meets the eye. One big reason that many diets fail is that traditional weight loss programs don't factor in how we process energy. Sensitive people who I call emotional empaths unknowingly overeat in response to being overwhelmed by stress, anxiety, or negativity.

Outraged at Airport Security Searches? Tips to Cope with Personal Space Intruders (VIDEO)

If you want to see people flip their lids fast, try invading their personal space.  These intrusions cause our stress hormones to skyrocket and can affect our physical and mental health.  Blood pressure, heart rate, and muscle tension are all affected. Thus, the public outrage at new intrusive security pat downs of passengers in airports.

How To Deal With A Control Freak

As a psychiatrist, I have observed that relationships are one of the major sources of exhaustion for many of my patients. One type of personality that is very draining is a controller. These people obsessively try to dictate how you’re supposed to be and feel.