Emotion

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For the realtor, the world revolves around Location Location Location. But psychologists, psychiatrists, and social scientists everywhere know that…

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What Everyone Should Know About Emotional Affairs

As a couple’s therapist, I’ve worked with many people whose marriages are threatened by an affair. When it comes to affairs, there are two types:…

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7 Steps to Conquer a Painful Emotion

Having intense feelings is simply a part of being alive. No one gets a free pass. But some feelings just keep coming back again and again, like an…

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Eight Step Method to Manage Intense Emotion

Recently I received this request from a reader: What I have found lacking is books or articles on the process of revealing my feelings, the…

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5 Steps To Break Down Your Wall

The fuel of life is feeling. If we are not filled up in childhood, we must fill ourselves as adults. Otherwise we will find ourselves running on…

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The Most Important Relationship Of All

“Although many of us think of ourselves as thinking creatures that feel, biologically we are feeling creatures that think”      -- Dr.…

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Do You Have Alexithymia?

Alexithymia: Difficulty in experiencing, expressing and describing emotions. Every day I hear from folks who have just realized that they grew up…

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