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Valentine’s Day is a day I’ve grown to love. And, while I work hard to give and show love throughout the year, this one day remains a pivotal occasion...

20 Ways to Practice Self-Love This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a day I’ve grown to love. And, while I work hard to give and show love throughout the year, this one day remains a pivotal occasion to fully express...
In this episode of the Psych Bytes podcast, Craig Pohlman, Ph.D., and Jennifer Fights, LPC, discuss the psychology of music and how it tunes your brain.

How Music Tunes Your Brain: The Psychology of Music

The Psychology of Music Why does music resonate so much with the human brain? In this episode of the Psych Bytes podcast, Craig Pohlman, Ph.D., and Jennifer Fights, LPC,...

Feeling Like a Fraud? Here’s How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

What Is Imposter Syndrome? “I’m not supposed to be here. I feel like a fraud.” It’s the sentiment casting a shadow over the bright ambitions of...
I'm impressed with how far we've come in regards to gender equality... But we aren't completely there yet. Gender inequality in the workplace still exists.

Gender Inequality in the Workplace: Recognizing Implicit Gender Bias

When I think about the fact that women have only had the right to vote for almost 100 years, I feel pretty impressed with how far we have come. Having come a...
In the teen years, it seems someone always knows how to point out the thing you’re most embarrassed about. For teen girls, that can be their body image.

How Can I Help My Daughter Who Is Struggling With Her Body Image?

It's unavoidable... The awkward process of growing into one’s adult body is a visible transformation. Unfortunately, this transformation becomes the subject matter of comments about teen girls. Some classics:
"How do I get my teen to talk to me?!" - This is a common statement I hear from parents about their teens. Here is a parent's guide on how to talk to teens.

A Parent’s Guide on How to Talk to Teens: Avoid These 4 Conversation Killers

A Parent's Guide on How to Talk to Teens "How do I get my teen to talk to me?!" - This is a common statement I hear from parents....

Research Shows 10 Minutes of Journaling Can Help Reduce Stress

How Journaling Helps Reduce Stress A few months ago I was watching PBS NOVA and came across a segment describing Sian Beilock’s research, a professor at the University of...
What is gaslighting? In this episode of the Psych Bytes podcast, we define, provide examples, and share practical tips to overcome gaslighting.

Gaslighting, Narcissism, and The Cluster of F**ks

In this episode of the Psych Bytes podcast, Dr. Craig Pohlman and Jennifer Fights, LPC, talk about...
The New Year's Resolution diet craze is all around us. The diet industry loves this time of year. We have proven why diets do not work...

New Year, New You? Why Your New Year’s Resolution Diet Won’t Work

So the new year is here, welcome 2020! Here we go again with loads of people setting their New Year’s resolutions. And of course the diet craze is all...
What if we stopped hustling for perfection and practiced gratitude for the little things? Let's not miss the beauty right in front of us.

New Year, New Hustle: 5 Self-Improvement Tips for 2020

As the new year continues to settle in, social media continues to remind us how everyone was #blessed during 2019. How so?? Posts full of lavish weddings, large groups of friends on...