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How to Stop Feeling Out-of-Control Control during a National Crisis [video]

By: Jonathan Pishner The current events that we are experiencing are unusual for most of us. It is easy to feel helpless, and this is bad for our mental health. Jonathan suggests some ways that you can reduce this feeling and help your mental health during these strange times.     For more videos by [...]

By | April 2nd, 2020|Lifestyle, Stress, Video|Comments Off on How to Stop Feeling Out-of-Control Control during a National Crisis [video]

Cabin Fever [video]

By: Jonathan Pishner During our current circumstances, it's common to start getting Cabin Fever, the feelings of being pent up and constricted due to too much time indoors or idle. Jonathan suggests how to view this problem and some small changes that might help address it.     For more videos by our counselors, check [...]

By | March 31st, 2020|Lifestyle, Stress, Video|Comments Off on Cabin Fever [video]

The Habit Stack [video]

By: Jonathan Pishner Many people fail to change their habits because there is usually a whole "stack" of habits hidden in everything you want to change.  Jonathan explains how this works and how to make positive changes stick if you've struggled with this in the past. If you'd rather read the written article, click here.

By | January 6th, 2020|Lifestyle, Video|Comments Off on The Habit Stack [video]

Mistaken Goals – Professional [video]

By: Jonathan Pishner Mistaken Goals are a big struggle for a lot of people. They can really impact someone's life, especially in the professional areas. Jonathan shares some ideas on how to keep this from damaging your life.     For more of our videos, check out our YouTube channel!

By | October 21st, 2019|Lifestyle, Video|Comments Off on Mistaken Goals – Professional [video]

Your Psychological Needs: Power

By: Jonathan Pishner As we get to the final psychological need, we have found the only one on the list that is distinctly human. You might notice that the previous four: Survival, Belonging, Fun, and sometimes Freedom, can be found in many creatures. But the need for Power? That's unique.  That's all human. It's important [...]

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

Your Psychological Needs: Freedom

By: Jonathan Pishner As we get to Freedom, we are moving into the more abstract and complex psychological needs. You might notice that the previous three: Survival, Belonging, and Fun are somewhat easily understood. But Freedom? How do you define that clearly? We know that it's a psychological need, but it's the first on our [...]

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

Your Psychological Needs: Fun

By: Jonathan Pishner In our society today, most people have come to believe fun is optional. Notice that it's on our list of psychological NEEDS, not on a list of wants. The simple fact is, Fun is mandatory for a happy and healthy life, no matter your age. Without this basic need met, you cannot [...]

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

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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