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Your Psychological Needs: Belonging

By: Jonathan Pishner Human beings are social creatures. No matter how much of a loner you are, you're also designed to need a certain amount of human interaction in order to feel good. As with all of the Psychological Needs, the level of need and how it gets met vary greatly between individuals. Some people [...]

By | July 30th, 2018|Lifestyle, Stress|Comments Off on Your Psychological Needs: Belonging

Your Psychological Needs: Survival

By: Jonathan Pishner Human beings have the most complex brains on the planet. We can contemplate the meaning of life, our purpose, the nature of right and wrong, and the universe itself. And if you ask any two people about those things, you're likely to get three different answers. But despite our complexity, there are [...]

By | July 30th, 2018|Lifestyle, Stress|Comments Off on Your Psychological Needs: Survival

Your Psychological Needs: Introduction

By: Jonathan Pishner There are a lot of complicated concepts in the field of psychology. But some things are simple enough and useful enough that anyone can use it to help make their life better. One of the simplest and most beneficial ideas is our Psychological Needs. This is the first of a series of [...]

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How to Ruin Your Mood Using Social Media

by Jonathan Pishner How to Ruin Your Mood Using Social Media It’s official.  Social media is here to stay. Overall, this can be a great thing.  You can use social media as an extremely powerful tool. It helps old friends reconnect. It helps new friends stay connected. It helps you plan events, or it can [...]

By | March 30th, 2018|Addiction, Lifestyle, Stress|Comments Off on How to Ruin Your Mood Using Social Media

Emotional Wear and Tear – the Trauma Less Acknowledged

by: Jonathan Pishner When people think about trauma, they usually think about “survival” trauma; the car crashes, assaults, war trauma, abuse, etc. These survival situations get locked into our brain, which becomes what we familiarly think about in regards to surviving trauma. What we now know is this: Survival traumas are not the only type [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Stress, Trauma|Comments Off on Emotional Wear and Tear – the Trauma Less Acknowledged

Behavioral Mindfulness – Stress Reduction Practice for the 21st Century

By Mark Clingan Do you ever have trouble coping with stress? Do you ever feel anxious thinking about something you do not have but that you want? We all do these things at times. I know I have done both. The stress during a former job was at least partially responsible for a disease that [...]

By | February 5th, 2018|Lifestyle, Stress|Comments Off on Behavioral Mindfulness – Stress Reduction Practice for the 21st Century

Deciding When to End Your Marriage Can Actually Save It

  By Jonathan Pishner This article is for those in a long term relationship that has been toxic for a long time, who just can't get it to work and are desperate for change. Almost all of us have experienced bad relationships and the pain they cause. It seems like you've tried everything, and nothing [...]

By | September 4th, 2017|Couples, Stress|Comments Off on Deciding When to End Your Marriage Can Actually Save It

The Dreaded Holiday To-Do List and How To Fix It

By Jonathan Pishner The time from Thanksgiving to New Year's can be a great time of year. Lots of food, visiting friends and family, parties, travel, gifts, there are all kinds of things to enjoy during the holiday season. Sadly, many people feel upset and stressed during this season. I'd like to point out the [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Lifestyle, Stress|Comments Off on The Dreaded Holiday To-Do List and How To Fix It

What To Do When You’re Not Allowed to Have Anxiety

by Jonathan Pishner What if there are certain people who “aren't allowed” to have anxiety? What would happen if they struggled with constant stress and couldn't tell anyone? Having to keep anxiety a secret can be very painful. When you think of someone suffering from anxiety, it's easy to picture a certain type of person. [...]

By | June 13th, 2016|Lifestyle, Stress|Comments Off on What To Do When You’re Not Allowed to Have Anxiety

How Family and Friends Can Help with Trauma

By Jonathan Pishner   It's a very hard thing to watch a loved one go through the pain of a traumatic experience. Sometimes these experiences are shared, and sometimes one member of a family experiences the event. Either way, one of the most important roles of family and friends is to help and support those [...]

By | May 9th, 2016|Stress, Trauma|Comments Off on How Family and Friends Can Help with Trauma