Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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A Path to Realistic Happiness
Jennifer Guttman Psy.D.
Are you an introvert, extrovert, or neither?
Don't succumb to doom and gloom. Try these four tips to be more optimistic about the future.
Four tips to fill your holiday season with more hope and optimism and kick off the New Year on a positive note.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness, and they have escalated during the pandemic.
How to use resilience as an effective tool to cope with these challenging times and improve your mental health.
Humans are the most adaptable species on earth. Adaptation can improve mental health and personal growth in these surreal times.
Learn about Empowerment, the second technique in the H.E.A.R. series, and how it can help improve your overall mental health.
Learn to master six skills that will empower you to face adversity and epidemic-level problems, and become a more hopeful person.
HEAR: A new blog series focusing on how using 4 skills, (H) Hope, (E) Empowerment, (A) Adaptation, and (R) Resilience, will help you achieve better mental health.
Over half of Americans are struggling with a mental health issue now. Find four critical areas and challenges that can help you improve your mental health.
Learning about the stages of grief can help improve your mental health if you've lost a loved one or are having trouble dealing with this pandemic.
Five tips to help contribute to flattening the COVID-19 curve, face our common fears, and make staying home more enjoyable.
Only 36 percent of people suffering from anxiety disorders get treatment. Try the proven techniques of cognitive reframing, self-care, and meditation to reduce your anxiety.
The high risks of keeping secrets about infidelity, financial problems, substance abuse, and other issues from one's family.
Americans are among the most stressed in the world, and more than 4 million have anger control problems.
There are 3.2 billion social media users worldwide. Find out six ways you can cleanse and reduce your daily usage.
Kickoff your New Year with more self-esteem by decluttering your mind and environment
6 ways to thwart feelings of loneliness and isolation during the holidays and end the year on a high note.
How to walk the tightrope of supporting a roommate with eating disorders without endangering your own health.
Use these 6 techniques to make your therapy sessions feel more gratifying.
5 easy steps that will help you improve your ability to actively self-reinforce
A few tips to help you understand how to stop procrastinating and finish what you start.
Here are a few tips to avoid the curse of guessing and making too many assumptions.
Does fear make you feel helpless? Here a few tips that will empower you to face and conquer your fears.
Reducing people-pleasing behaviors will improve your self-confidence and enhance your inherent lovability.
Did you know the average person makes 35,000 decisions a day? These 7 tips will help you manage your decision-making.
Learn ways to build your self-confidence and authenticity.
Jennifer Guttman, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist who practices in New York and Westport, Connecticut.