How to Cope with a Scary Medical or Mental Health Diagnosis

Most of us are sanguine about the fact that some things are out of our control. We know, for example,

Responding to Grief and Coping with Loss: You Can Survive Your Greatest Fears

I wrote Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death, and Surviving because I was angry. Angry that so many of the bereaved

How Do You Create Emotional Safety in Your Relationships?

One partner in a couple who have been married nearly four decades, reported that she felt controlled by her husband.

Managing Your Grief This Holiday Season

According to our favorite holiday movies and books we should be serene, happy and peaceful throughout the holidays. This is

Your Diagnosis Does Not Define You

I’ve been diagnosed, at one point or another, with depression, anxiety, PTSD and ADHD. It’s an annoying characterization of myself because

Helping Others Can Heal Your Brain

The greatest show in Las Vegas history must be the recent outpouring of the best of humanity. The courage shown

Coping With What You Can’t Control

There are many things in life we can’t control—everything from tiny annoyances to tragedies. We can’t control if our grandmother

Some Reassuring Thoughts About Needing Reassurance

Even the most secure people need reassurance sometimes. It’s part of being human. Even if you need lots of validation,