Hope is double-edged, false hope can set you on a collision course with despair. Know when your hopes are well-founded and how to turn your deep desires into results.
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Mark Banschick M.D. on January 23, 2023
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Mark Banschick M.D. on January 18, 2023
The failed narcissist is in trouble. They are hurting—and can hurt others. Yet there is opportunity here as well.
Mark Banschick M.D. on January 16, 2023
Some dysregulated people use others to regulate themselves. That is okay until the method of regulating involves making another person miserable. Let's take a closer look.
Mark Banschick M.D. on July 14, 2022
Most of us have some element of executive functioning problems. Here's how to approach an onerous task.
Mark Banschick M.D. on May 31, 2022
Nature invites us to meditate on the wonder of this precious life. Here is a moment that touched me. Perhaps it will be of use to you as well.
Mark Banschick M.D. on January 27, 2022
Essential tremor affects millions of people. Try these ideas on how to live a full life with beautiful hands that happen to tremble.
Mark Banschick M.D. on November 9, 2021
It’s time to integrate therapy into medication work. It will be better for our patients, we will make fewer mistakes, and outcomes will improve.
Mark Banschick M.D. on October 26, 2021
A random day in the life a Borderline Personality Disorder Sufferer and her adult son. Have compassion. They both need support.
Mark Banschick M.D. on June 11, 2021
Failure to launch and the challenge of adulting is a crisis of development. Carl Jung clarifies what's at stake—and how to get back on course. It's worth considering.
Mark Banschick M.D. on December 23, 2020
Sometimes politics reminds us of a nasty playground. And not all criticism comes from a good place. Can we all come together as less than perfect human beings?
Mark Banschick M.D. on December 18, 2020
Do you know someone who always needs to be right and who never apologizes?
Mark Banschick M.D. on October 23, 2020
We all have remnants of childhood within. But what if we have a tendency to avoid? Later. Tomorrow. It's not important. Smart people can rationalize anything.
Mark Banschick M.D. on July 27, 2020
The deficit model is a problem, but changing our behaviors is important as well.
Mark Banschick M.D. on May 8, 2020
As we recover from COVID-19 as a society, there will be collateral damage. Awareness can save lives.
Mark Banschick M.D. on April 27, 2020
The pressure on your relationships can add up. Here are three realistic things you can do to make it right.
Mark Banschick M.D. on April 24, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic forces us to look at our relationships, sometimes spelling the end. But being stuck with your partner can also open doors to something better.
Mark Banschick M.D. on March 26, 2020
What can be done to help young people and their families?
Mark Banschick M.D. on March 20, 2020
How quarantine affects people—and what we can do to cope.
Mark Banschick M.D. on March 17, 2020
With the economy in trouble, the "failure to launch" problem may worsen.
Mark Banschick M.D. on March 12, 2020
What are the social consequences of the coronavirus problem?