4 Steps to Overcome Anxiety


Clinical psychologist Tamar Chansky, Ph.D., founder and director of the Children’s and Adult Center for OCD and Anxiety, is one of the nation’s leading experts on anxiety disorder. She is also my personal coach on trying to tame my overactive amygdala, the almond-shaped structure inside your brain whose day job is to yell “Run for […]

8 Ways to Stop Holding a Grudge


I loved these bits of advice from Beliefnet’s Renita Williams. Click here to see the original gallery. We all have experienced hurt and pain in our lives. Sometimes we are exposed to experiences so painful that they leave marks that are difficult to heal-especially if we feel somone has wronged us or harmed us. 1. […]

Women Today: Stressed and Unhappy


It’s a hard time to be a woman these days. We bring home the bacon, fry it up in a pan, and feel unappreciated wherever we go, much less the sexy w-o-m-a-n in the Enjoli ad. According to a new survey from the American Psychological Association, women report higher levels of stress at work than […]

Share Your HSP Success Story

This invitation is from Ted Zeff, Ph.D.: I’m excited to let you know of a new book that I am writing which will help you thrive as an HSP entitled The Empowered Highly Sensitive Person: Stories of HSPs Successfully Coping in a Non-HSP World. I would like to offer you the opportunity to share your […]

Love After Love


For some inspiration today, I thought I’d post Derek Walcott’s classic poem, “Love After Love.” It has become a powerful text for me in my recovery. The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and […]