Pornography is so easily accessible, even to teens. How much is too much? When and where do we see a negative impact on our minds, our relationships, our society? What can be done about it? We are just starting to learn about the problems associated with compulsive porn use, and some interesting new findings have come out.
Ever witness startling success stories and wonder how it all happened? And furthermore, how it continues to happen? Who hasn't? Regardless of the particulars of any one individual's success, we can typically identify something we can apply to our own lives to enhance our own success story.
We all have unique lenses through which we view the world, as well as ourselves. Our individual perceptions lead to subjective impressions and interpretations. This can be a positive or a negative tendency, depending on how our lens helps or hurts us in dealing with the scenarios we encounter. Becoming a better or more objective observer can often be a worthwhile endeavor.
While it might be fun, and even exciting, to think that there is some magical or mysterious solution out there for losing weight, the truth is plain and simple. It may not be easy, but if you keep properly focused in the right way, you can achieve your goals for a healthier, and dare I say, thinner, body. Work these 5 powerful tips to reach your weight loss destination.
Everyone has, has had, or will have a vice. Everyone has been affected by others' vices. How to we cope with them? In this article, we begin to discuss how transmuting a vice into an asset can lead to a life makeover. Don't let your behavioral habits control you - put yourself back in the pilot seat!
The breaking news of Angelina Jolie's recent double mastectomy is causing a stir. People are curious about what drove her to make this decision. Many, women especially, also want to know how the matter may relate to them personally. All women are at risk for breast cancer (and men, too, though at much lower rates), so for the majority of us, what does it all mean?
Just when we are making progress with a united front against bullying, a disturbing new trend is just beginning. The problem is not with targeting bullying behavior, but rather with labeling kids as bullies. Let's not get confused and throw the baby out with the bathwater - a stance of correcting bullying behavior is on the right track. Getting derailed is not the solution
Remember when you first heard that great song from the '80s? Well, now you can hear it again, and again, and again. In fact, there is basically nothing else to hear. With the turn of the century, the music boom went bust. Now all our kids have to listen to is the music of their parents. One may think that may be a good thing, but is it really?
How much is enough? The rat race is seductive and we can too easily get caught in the tide of striving for more and more. The truth that often escapes us is that beyond meeting a certain level of need comes a point of diminishing returns when it comes to optimizing levels of happiness.
Bad medicine leads to a celebrity death, a guilty verdict and multiple punishments. Why would a cardiologist with nearly 20 years of experience and no legal record go so astray? Dangerous actions can have lethal consequences when doctors put their better judgement aside.
Habits, or ingrained patterns of behavior, become automatic and tend to perpetuate despite our efforts to change them. This is good news if your habits are constructive. Likewise, bad habits can cause many negative and unwanted results. You can make better choices and follow specific behavioral plans for change in order to replace negative habits with positive ones.
Sure, even Dr. Phil admits you can't do effective therapy in one show. But the modality of therapy he ascribes to Cognitive Therapy also called Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been proven effective.