Have you ever felt like if you take one more step, you’ll break… The rubber band is stretched too far... you're squinting one eye and bracing for when it's going to snap back and bite you? What if there is nothing to point at yet you find yours
Sometimes I get a bit frustrated with the system and even how we buy into it… addiction “treatment” is no exception. If you have a loved one who is struggling and you’re ready to give up, I want to encourage you to look for a new approach or ap
Whether you are in the early part of adulthood and heading into the 20’s or 30’s… or reinventing yourself at age 60, “normal” is a concept we all share. You have your line of normal, I have mine, and others have theirs. Although we tend to thin
Ever stubbed your toe, been cut off in traffic, or been ghosted by a friend? In today’s episode we consider the question of "how we make decisions about how we feel emotionally?" by exploring the psychological concept of "appraisal".CITE this e
Ever feel frustrated? Stupid question right?! Of course you have, we all have! Especially right now. So, how do frustrations work? And, what can we do about them?In today’s episode I take a look at some of the operational components of “frustra
There is a big difference between being in a bad relationship and an abusive one, especially a violent one. Some states draw the line at physical abuse and do not recognize and validate emotional and psychological abuse. In some cases, this for
The way our internal alarm system is designed can leave us a bit short-changed for being able to recognize and address threats in today’s world. For women that can be especially true due to socio-cultural factors that develop our internal compa
Ever wonder if someone did something intentionally or not? Do you find yourself judging yourself or others? Ever make assumptions where it turned out you were wrong? Ever stepped on Legos? … In this episode I talk about attributions and how we
Why don’t we always do the right thing for ourselves? We can take care of a pet, a car, our golf-clubs, decorate a home, but when it comes to even the most fundamental things to make sure we’ve got what we need. That life balance, we battle it
“Understanding” – It’s a word that we often make assumptions about when we hear someone say it, or think it to ourselves. In today’s episode we explore the ins and outs of knowledge and how understanding can play out in relationships, communica
Welcome to PsychTalk! In this episode I share information about what to expect when listening to PsychTalk and what it is, including:My passion for information and understanding why we do what we doSome challenges in our current approach to men
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