Porn Habit – Indulgence or Addiction?

Pornography is so easily accessible, even to teens. How much is too much? When and where do we see a negative impact on our minds, our relationships, our society? What can be done about it? We are just starting to learn about the problems associated with compulsive porn use, and some interesting new findings have come out.

What Does It Take To Attain Enduring Success?

Ever witness startling success stories and wonder how it all happened? And furthermore, how it continues to happen? Who hasn't? Regardless of the particulars of any one individual's success, we can typically identify something we can apply to our own lives to enhance our own success story.

Interpretations Are Just Opinions

We all have unique lenses through which we view the world, as well as ourselves. Our individual perceptions lead to subjective impressions and interpretations. This can be a positive or a negative tendency, depending on how our lens helps or hurts us in dealing with the scenarios we encounter. Becoming a better or more objective observer can often be a worthwhile endeavor.

5 Most Powerful Weight Loss Tips

While it might be fun, and even exciting, to think that there is some magical or mysterious solution out there for losing weight, the truth is plain and simple. It may not be easy, but if you keep properly focused in the right way, you can achieve your goals for a healthier, and dare I say, thinner, body. Work these 5 powerful tips to reach your weight loss destination.

How to Get Things Done

Feeling unfocused and unmotivated but facing a laundry list of things to do? You don't need to wait for inspiration to strike: Put together a plan of action to get you going. Here's how.

Turning Vices into Assets

Everyone has, has had, or will have a vice. Everyone has been affected by others' vices. How to we cope with them? In this article, we begin to discuss how transmuting a vice into an asset can lead to a life makeover. Don't let your behavioral habits control you - put yourself back in the pilot seat!

Angelina Jolie's Tough Decision—What It Means for Us

The breaking news of Angelina Jolie's recent double mastectomy is causing a stir. People are curious about what drove her to make this decision. Many, women especially, also want to know how the matter may relate to them personally. All women are at risk for breast cancer (and men, too, though at much lower rates), so for the majority of us, what does it all mean?

An Anti Anti-Bullying Movement Is Not What Our Children Need

Just when we are making progress with a united front against bullying, a disturbing new trend is just beginning. The problem is not with targeting bullying behavior, but rather with labeling kids as bullies. Let's not get confused and throw the baby out with the bathwater - a stance of correcting bullying behavior is on the right track. Getting derailed is not the solution

The Day the Music Died

Remember when you first heard that great song from the '80s? Well, now you can hear it again, and again, and again. In fact, there is basically nothing else to hear. With the turn of the century, the music boom went bust. Now all our kids have to listen to is the music of their parents. One may think that may be a good thing, but is it really?

Key to Happiness: Focus on What You Need, Not What You Want

How much is enough? The rat race is seductive and we can too easily get caught in the tide of striving for more and more. The truth that often escapes us is that beyond meeting a certain level of need comes a point of diminishing returns when it comes to optimizing levels of happiness.

The Whitney Houston Story – A Warning to Young Girls

Whitney Houston's mistakes can positively impact young girls.

Michael Jackson and Conrad Murray: A Cauldron of Malpractice

Bad medicine leads to a celebrity death, a guilty verdict and multiple punishments. Why would a cardiologist with nearly 20 years of experience and no legal record go so astray? Dangerous actions can have lethal consequences when doctors put their better judgement aside.

Habits—Breaking Away from the Old and Moving on to the New

Habits, or ingrained patterns of behavior, become automatic and tend to perpetuate despite our efforts to change them. This is good news if your habits are constructive. Likewise, bad habits can cause many negative and unwanted results. You can make better choices and follow specific behavioral plans for change in order to replace negative habits with positive ones.
Royal Wedding Frenzy - But Why?

Royal Wedding Frenzy - But Why?

The upcoming nuptuals of Prince William and Kate Middleton - why the fascination? And how does it make you feel?

To Be or Not To Be a Tiger Mom

Is your parenting style the best for your kids? The debate between Chinese and Western parenting is now ON.

About The Dukan Diet, AKA the Kate Middleton Diet

Dukan Diet, Ice Diet - what works? Not diets, but rather healthy lifestyle changes, are the key to shedding pounds and keeping them off.

The Skinny on Getting Fit for Summer (and Beyond)

Good news: Getting fit for the summer isn't about dieting, it's about healthy habits.

Top 10 Relationship Wreckers

Dr. Conner's list of Top Ten Relationship Wreckers - what NOT to do in order to keep your relationship thriving!

H1N1 (Swine Flu): Healthy Paranoia, Panic or Propaganda?

Swine Flu, H1N1. We can’t escape the news if not the germs. If you feel overwhelmed and confused about the level of danger, you are probably not alone.

Dr. Phil Style Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Sure, even Dr. Phil admits you can't do effective therapy in one show.  But the modality of therapy he ascribes to Cognitive Therapy also called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been proven effective.

Top 10 Dating Mistakes

If your dating life doesn't live up to expectations, perhaps you need to read Dr. Allison's Top Ten Dating Mistakes

Suicidal Thoughts

You would be amazed just how big a problem suicide continues to be for society and how important it is that you address suicidal thoughts as soon as possible.