There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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Tools for walking the intergenerational tightrope
Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W.
We think of narcissists as being as being at the extreme end of only thinking about themselves, but there's a middle ground. Five tips for a healthy self-focus.
It's easy to stay in a bad relationships for a lot of bad reasons. Four common emotional obstacles and how to override them
Everyone needs at least one person with whom they can be transparent, but many have no such person. This is how to open up and find what you need.
It's easy to feel neglected in relationships when the other person always seems preoccupied or uncaring. Here are some of the common underlying causes.
Many people consciously or unconsciously believe that they don't deserve to be happy. Here, some of the common causes and ways to put the guilt to rest.
Longstanding emotional, physical, and relationship issues can cause us to give up, to let our problems or others run our lives. Maybe it's time to step up and reclaim your life.
For a lot of good reasons holidays can be tough. Maybe we should step back and decide if it's time to upgrade next year's holidays.
We tend to associate wisdom with older age, with hard-earned knowledge from life experiences. Eight suggestions for cultivating wisdom now.
Making decisions is part and parcel of being human, but sometimes the process is overwhelming. Five tips for getting off the fence the through to the other side.
The discouraged child is a child who has given up on himself and others. Suggestions on how to help turn these children around.
One person always initiating and the other always going-along-with is a common couple dynamic, but one that can easily lead to resentment on both sides. How to change the pattern.
When dealing with someone emotional, it's easy to absorb their emotions and pass them along. The key is utilizing the power of parallel process.
Leaving a relationship is always difficult, but more so when the relationship has a been a long one. Here are some guidelines for navigating this difficult transitional time.
Fear gets our attention and motivates us to act. Scammers know this, creating a fear-driven society. Here's how to push back and manage your anxiety.
Whether or not we are fully aware of it, we create our own story. These questions could help you define yours.
Too many of us have a way of killing creativity before it has a chance to grow.
The notion of scheduled sex can seem like a contradiction in terms, but putting sex on the calendar has its advantages.
It's normal to have expectations in relationships, but they can also breed resentment. Here's how to be clear and make decisions without expectations.
Apologies are not about being wrong but accepting responsibility for hurting another's feelings.
All of us have some fear about replicating the worst of our parents' relationships. Tips on what to look out for and counter.
We all complain, but some of us seem to complain all the time. Tips for coping—and putting complaining to rest.
Your past is always with you, but often flows in and out of your life. Sometimes, though, our past is telling us that it is time to pay attention and to put something to rest.
Like most things being bolder and more decisive is about overriding your fears and taking new action. 5 steps towards becoming a bolder, more decisive you.
Emotional cutoffs take their toll not only in the loss of a relationship, but in your own psyche. Maybe it's time to put the past to rest.
There are 5 key areas vital for building a solid relationship foundation. What to do and not do for relationship success.
What we most often see as a problem in someone else or ourselves is actually a bad solution to deeper problems. The key is tackling the real problem.
Are you burned out? It's not always a problem, but a life out of balance is.
In non-abusive relationships, sometimes leaving is not an option, because of your values, religious beliefs, or commitment to children.
Everyday self-awareness is about knowing how you feel in the moment. These tips can help you develop those skills.
The concept of psychological transference is well-established in the therapy world. Understanding it can help you avoid repeating past relationship mistakes
Bob Taibbi, L.C.S.W., has 40 years of clinical experience. He is the author of 10 books and over 300 articles and provides training nationally and internationally.