Another new survey about how good green tea is for you. Besides water and the occasional glass of res wine, the experts are saying that tea is the next thing you should be drinking in abundance. Here’s the scoop: Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world, next to water. Interest in its…Details
Emotionally Focused Marriage Counseling. Why it's cool new look at re-connecting in your relationship.
All the rage in couples therapy is something called Emotion-Focused Therapy. It’s a new approach to traditional couples counseling that seems to be causing an impact. While most therapy has focused on communication rather than self awareness, and mind over matter when dealing with emotional issues. EFT is about in ways that are appropriate to…Details
I tell my patients that I read body language for a living. As a shrink when you are in the listening business, bodies are often much more important sources of information than words. In a world of language, texting and almost non-stop communication why should you pay attention to body language? A new study this…Details
I was at a Canada Day picnic with about 80 people a few weeks back. It was a annual gathering of about 20 families (who pull into the large cottage lot in their RV’s). What was interesting to me is that rather than the usual catch up, everyone wanted to talk about Ben Wa balls,…Details
I regularly have a collection of bras in the backseat of my car. Racing down the highway and pull the blasted thing out my sleeve. I really try not to wear them if at all possible. So why would you wear one? According to Wikipedia bra /ˈbrɑː/) is a woman’s undergarment that supports her breasts.…Details
I was at a recent conference promoting best practices in industrial psychology. This is where the psychology of business practices are explored. I was there as a guest of my friend, a lecturer from Purdue University. What I took from it was details about how few people make a decent apology. This means not getting…Details
I keep looking for new suggestions for my radio vignettes (www.threeminutetherapist.com), and I found a list of great ideas to keep you pretty, sexy and healthy this summer. 1.I love the new Nair wax-that-goes-on -like deodorant for bikini lines. Simple (except for that dreaded waxing rippppp) but effective at keeping you smooth. What we do…Details
You may have never heard of her before. But if you are a women between 25 and 60 you would have probably shed a tear during one of her movies. This is woman who got other women. Nora Ephron was Hollywood’s most influential woman writer/director (I was hard pressed to name another woman director), died…Details
A new study that says 29% of married people need more "me time". Negotiate more in your relationship.
Most people of a certain age now remember the infamous Anne Landers survey that suggested that a majority of Landers/Dear Abbey readers would rather have a hot bath and a book than have sex with their partners. Well now there is a new study out this week that claims that 29% of couples need “me…Details
I was reading today about the black comedienne Yvette Wilson who died yesterday at 48 of cervical cancer. I have to tell you hearing about deaths like that really upset me. Completely preventable, and an absolute tragedy to dies at age 48. The thing is HPV is now something you can be immunized for like…Details