Written by Neal Baer, M.D. Executive producer and showrunner, CBS’ ‘Under the Dome  I’m gay. There, I said it, and it only took five decades. When I told my son Caleb, who’s in college, 10 months ago, he asked, “It took you this long to figure it out?” “No,” I said. “It took me this long … Read more

One thing I think I have become know by my clients for is repeating incessantly “think positive”. I do it a lot. And I mean it! Then I read the article posted below and it got me thinking: have I got it wrong? Am I giving poor guidance? Having thought about it I don’t feel … Read more

[This post by Robyn Brennan first appeared at http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/10-ways-reduce-stress-and-live-worry-free-life.html?ref=fbp&n=1] Today, we live in such a fast paced society and there is so much going on around us that is hard not to be stressed out. We have families, friends, taxes, rent and so many other factors we have little control over. When we can, we … Read more

[The original article by Anna Chui appears at http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/10-things-you-never-realized-you-could-happy.html?utm_source=post&utm_medium=thetougherpeoplemayliveahappierlifebecausetheycandothesesimplethings&utm_campaign=innerlink] Here’s what you never realized you could do to be happy: 1. Stop comparing yourself to other people. Many seemingly happy and successful people are burning themselves alive on the fire of their inner turmoil. So focus on you. 2. Socialize. Even if you are an … Read more

[The original article by Daniel Wallen appears at http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/10-things-positive-people-dont.html?utm_source=post&utm_medium=youmaybeinterestedinthistoo&utm_campaign=innerlink ] Positive people don’t have a magical power that you don’t possess. Instead of letting stress control them, positive people take control of their life by managing stress and striving to improve every day. Check out these things that positive people don’t do, so you too … Read more

[This article by Amy Morin originally appeared at http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/13-things-mentally-strong-people-dont.html?ref=fbp&n=1] Mentally strong people have healthy habits. They manage their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in ways that set them up for success in life. Check out these things that mentally strong people don’t do so that you too can become more mentally strong. 1. They Don’t Waste … Read more

In May 2009 an American named Brian Acton tweeted that he had been turned down by Twitter for a job and shared his reaction in a tweet that read “Got denied by Twitter HQ. That’s ok. Would have been a long commute”. Later, in August 2009 he tweeted “Facebook turned me down. It was a … Read more

  How to Overcome Your Feelings of Hopelessness By Robert Leahy, PhD Oprah.com | August 05, 2010 Are there times you just feel like giving up? Do you feel like you’re being backed into the wall but there’s nowhere to run and no reason to move? If you catch yourself saying, “Why bother?” you may … Read more

From a young age we begin to build up an image in our minds of who we want to be, how we want to be it and what our life will be like when we have ‘made it’. The struggles we encounter along our course can shake these ideals to a point that they may … Read more