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Wouldn’t You Like to Feel Better in 2017?

It’s that time of the year – the dreaded “New Year’s Resolutions” time! New Year’s resolutions are not a passing fad like gray nail polish or distressed jeans. The ancient Babylonians are said to have been the first people to make New Year’s resolutions nearly 4,000 years ago. They made promises to their gods at the start … Read more

Holidays or “Winter Blues” Got You Down?

Holiday depression

If the holidays have you feeling sad or depressed, I can assure you – you’re not alone at all. Literally hundreds of thousands of people experience “winter blues” or “seasonable funk” to the point that it created its own documentation and acronym – Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD. Many people attribute SAD to environmental causes … Read more

Psychopathic Personality Disorder: Extreme Ego


From my 2nd book, Healing the Mind & Body … Purchase here.  Similar to the Sociopath, the Psychopathic Personality Disorder is more extreme. The psychopath’s extreme ego-centeredness is consistent with his shallow emotions, absence of empathy, and ongoing use of others by manipulating or forcing them to support him. His fear threshold is usually much higher than the … Read more

Antisocial Personality Disorder: Not a Wilting Flower


From the second volume in my three-part book series, Healing The Mind & Body The antisocial personality disorder does not mean someone who is shy avoid social contact, or hates society. In many cases, the extremely warm and charming salesman who sells you worthless shares in a failing company is antisocial. The antisocial is someone whose thinking, … Read more

The Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

This series on the 13 personality disorders is largely taken from the second volume of my book trilogy, Healing the Mind and Body. To learn more about personality disorders, including recognition signs and therapies, feel free to purchase my book online here. Perhaps it’s helpful to have certain movie characters in mind as we begin to look … Read more

The Narcissist: It’s All About Me

Do you know there are at least 13 documented and completely different forms of personality disorders? In the second volume of my book, Healing the Mind and Body, I cover all of the primary personality disorders, as well as the causes of disorders and how to recognize a personality disorder. (I’ve also written about the … Read more

Got a Histrionic in Your Life?

Histrionics personality disorder

Over these summer months, I’ll be addressing various personality disorders. Personality disorders are varied, for sure. When family or friends discern in someone they know the signs or symptoms of a disorder, they should assist that person in getting help as quickly as possible. In some cases, psychologists are reluctant to treat personality disorders because they can be … Read more

Resisting Medication?

If you’re resistant to trying medication on your doctor’s suggestion, you’re not alone. Every doctor has a number of patients who are reluctant to begin a “medication trial,” and some for good reason. There are people who have struggled to recover from addiction and alcoholism, and strongly resist taking any sort of pill that would … Read more

Treatments for Eating Disorders

In the first part of this series on Eating Disorders, I’ve addressed the absolute seriousness of this disease, as well as some of the more subterfuge signs to look for. Treating eating disorders is a complicated process as it involves so many aspects of the human personality, chemical unevenness in the brain, mood disorders, OCD aspects and … Read more

The One Way Ticket Disorder: Warning Signs of Eating Disorders

EatingDisorders (EDs) are more complicated than any other disorder. They’re not only the most complicated to diagnose, but also the most difficult to resolve, even more difficult than drug addictions. The interplay between mind and body is especially intense in EDs. Eating Disorders are far more common in females than in males, although I have had … Read more