Why Do We Feel Shame?

Why Do We Feel Shame?

Have you ever had trouble shaking the feeling of embarrassment over something in the past? In our first installment of Psychology 101, Dr. Tori Olds explains the origin of why human beings have these feelings of shame and the importance of giving yourself some...
Three Questions to Ask Your Therapist

Three Questions to Ask Your Therapist

It’s important to remember that the intake session is a mutual interview to make sure that you and your therapist will be a good fit. Your therapist is likely to ask you many questions but it’s also your chance to ask your own questions. In this second episode of...
Why Am I Bored with Life?

Why Am I Bored with Life?

by Sydnor Sikes, Ph.D. Boredom (beyond childhood) often reflects some kind of disconnect from one’s life force. When one’s needs are not met in childhood, one may come to expect disappointment and eventually give up and stop both reaching out to others and...
Simple Ways to De-Stress

Simple Ways to De-Stress

We often get this million-dollar question: How can I relieve stress? Especially after a long workweek, it can be difficult to unwind. Here are two proven effective methods for destressing without needing to go out or spend money. Mindfulness One of the most researched...
Procrastination and Change

Procrastination and Change

Change clearly happens from the inside out. We are often like Sisyphus, whose fate was to push the rock up the hill every day and it would roll back down at the end and he would start over for eternity. We want something, so we push the rock harder… but we...