Get Out of Your Own Way

Get Out of Your Own Way

Procrastinating, drinking, or overeating? Self-sabotaging behavior results from a misguided attempt to rescue ourselves from our own negative feelings.

Why Can't I Get the Job Done on Time?

Am I passive-aggressive or just disorganized?

Commonality Vs. Common Ground—Which Is Better?

Unlike common ground, commonality is almost always an achievable goal.

4 Ways to Overcome Your Inner Critic

How to rid ourselves of the nagging thoughts that tell us we are not good enough

Self-Sabotage and Your "Outer Child" (Pt 4 of 5)

As illogical as it might seem, your child self may be your saboteur.

Five Things I Heard in Early Recovery That Blew My Mind

Some may call these clichés; I call them life-changing.

3 Quick Ways to Curb Catastrophic Thinking

Assuming catastrophes are coming holds you back. Here's how to move ahead.

Cutting Clutter: The Problem of the Ugly Coffee Cup

There's a little bit of hoarder in all of us

The Cause of my Misophonia Revealed in Kid's Picture Books

The cause of a rare brain disorder discovered in children's picture books.

You Don’t Have to Believe Your Thoughts

Learn to question the validity of the stressful stories you tell yourself.

Tips for Worriers

What may help in managing a worrywart personality.

What Jazz Music Can Do for the Brain

"It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing."

Are You Too Nice? 7 Ways to Gain Appreciation & Respect

Are you too nice for your own good? Seven ways to gain appreciation and respect

Yes, You Might Be a Flake

... and the cost to your friendships may be higher than you think.

Normalizing Drug Use

Drug use does not become and remain addictive more often than other involvements

Bad Luck, Bad Choices or Psychological Reversal?

Many good folks subconsciously self-sabotage. Do you?

The Power of Language

Changing our words can change our feelings.

Introspective Intelligence: How and When To Know Thyself

Multi-level-headedness and the four "I’s" that make up a mind

Are you resisting change?

Are you using your energy to go backward instead of forward?

Why You Can't Force Your Mom into Therapy

Your mother is not in therapy. But you are.

When You Want What Your Friend Has

What you can think, but can't say.

Facebook Use Reflects Your Personality in Surprising Ways

20 questions show whether your online lifestyle is positive or pathological.

Self-Sabotage and Getting to Be Right

Would you rather be right or well?