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Loren Soeiro, Ph.D. ABPP
Does your partner seem extremely forgetful or inattentive? Do you feel like you're always being nagged to get things done? ADHD could be interfering with your relationship.
What's the best way to find happiness? Most people are going about it the wrong way.
Are you trying too hard to stay positive? Take a look at what that might do to you and your closest relationships.
Have you ever felt oppressed by the artificially bright outlook of others -- or by your own? Here's the truth behind toxic positivity, and some ideas about how to avoid it.
What kind of person takes the most effective action to stop a bully, or to help out a victim? Anyone who witnesses a bullying incident.
Have you been unhappy, anxious, or overwhelmed lately? If you live close to a natural area, you may be able to use the Japanese technique of "forest bathing" to feel better.
Do you habitually pull out your hairs? Pick at your skin? Bite your nails? Body-focused repetitive behaviors like these can be more serious than you think.
Have you ever felt like someone you've met online was leading you on by texting you just often enough to keep you interested?
Have you ever been perplexed by emotions—those of others, or even your own? Here's why this might not be good for you, and why it's more common than you think.
The COVID-19 pandemic may have brought with it a second pandemic of loneliness and social isolation. Here's what you can do about it.
Have you wondered why so many people are talking about, joking about, or singing the praises of ASMR? Here's what it might mean for you.
If you're feeling devalued or disregarded in your romantic relationship, your partner's behavior may result from narcissistic tendencies. Here's how to tell, and what to do next.
Do you criticize yourself too much? Does it seem like you're always on your own case? Decentering means gaining distance on thoughts like these so you can choose how to respond.
Do you feel excessively self-conscious and uncomfortable in social situations? Here's what's really going on, and what you can do about it.
Are you chronically afraid of being rejected or rebuffed by the people you care for? Here's what you can do about it.
Have you met someone who may not be good for you? Knowing the facts about Dark Triad personality types can help you decide what to do.
Do you become frustrated when others don't get what you're trying to say? These four tips can help you achieve better, clearer communication.
Do you get into arguments frequently? Consider the possibility that your own outlook is biased in ways that are not always easy to see.
Are you about to have a difficult talk with someone important in your life? These communication strategies may help.
How can seemingly clear requests become so confusing? Why isn't it easier to understand what other people want? It could be the curse of knowledge.
Are you hoping to make new progress on your personal goals as COVID restrictions lift? Here's how.
The COVID winter has been long, dark, and cold—and for many people, depressing. Here's one practical suggestion for how to lift your mood.
How much of your day do you spend staring out the window, fantasizing about the future? Far from a bad habit, daydreaming might actually be exactly what you need.
Ever feel as though your days are racing by, all alike, without leaving a trace? Here's how to slow time back down to something resembling normal again.
Is it hard to stop yourself from constantly checking the news? Do you stay up late swiping through arguments on social media? Here's how to make healthier decisions online.
What if you want to stop going to therapy, but you don't know how to get out of it? Ending your treatment properly can be a psychologically healthy thing to do.
Are you stressed out by conflicts with others or by the notion of today's divided America? Learning to see another person's point of view can often help to broaden your own.
Are you and a partner, friend, or family member arguing over what's safe to do during the pandemic? These tips can help smooth out those well-meant differences of opinion.
What the debate about Gaming Disorder means for your video gaming habit.
If you've ever wondered if your use of foul language made you look dumb, or advertised a poor vocabulary, or alienated you from others, think again.
Loren Soeiro, Ph.D., ABPP, is a psychologist in private practice in New York City, specializing in helping people find success, fulfillment, and peace in their relationships and their work.