Archive | June, 2017

Learning to be more resilient may set you free from your struggles

Everyone wants to know what they can do to feel better, whether they struggle with depression, anxiety, phobias, eating disorders, or some other difficulty. So, innumerable kinds of psychotherapy have developed to meet the need—with varying degrees of effectiveness. In the meantime, researchers have investigated the nature of psychological problems and found an interesting result. […]

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Are Sex And Religion Natural Enemies?

An interesting research study (Förster, Epstude, & Özelsel, 2009) found that asking people to think about sex subsequently improved their performance on analytical tasks requiring attention to detail. Getting them to think about love improved their performance on creative tasks. The underlying theory is that people think about sex in concrete and specific ways involving the […]

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How Does Your Age Difference Affect Your Relationship?

How many years are between you and your significant other? Age differences in dating-relationships – and in marriage – are often a hot button topic for couples who are navigating 5, 10, or more years between them. The privilege of similar-aged couples is they might rarely think about this question; but the struggle for adult dating couples, […]

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Four ways to forgive yourself

“True confession consists of telling our deed in such a way that our soul is changed in the telling it.”     -Maude Petre We hear a lot about the importance of forgiving those who have harmed us, but what about forgiving ourselves? Is that important as well? I believe that it is. When we […]

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What to Do if it Happens to You?

Sexual Harassment: Washington County Commissioner Accused of Sexual Harassment.  Portage County Sheriff’s Major Accused of Sexual Harassment, Resigns.  UC Berkeley Fires Assistant Professor Blake Wentworth After Sexual Harassment Probe.  These are just a sample of news headlines over the past week.  Sexual harassment is obviously alive and well in America.

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