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The holidays can be a demanding time for those who are less social. With that being said, I've created the introvert's guide to survive the holidays!

An Introvert’s Guide to Surviving the Holiday Season

Ah, the holiday season is upon us. The holidays can be a time of great hustle and bustle as everyone prepares for many of the things that come with this time of year including shopping, traveling, invitations...
Gaslighting is manipulative behavior used by someone attempting to undermine another person’s reality. Let's discuss gaslighting in romantic relationships.

5 Warning Signs of Gaslighting in Romantic Relationships

A healthy relationship can be one of the most exciting and fulfilling aspects of our lives. Most adults desire an intimate relationship with a loving partner, but not all relationships are easy....
This time of year, many interfaith families begin the dance of Hanukkah and Christmas. Susan Katz Miller created a resource The Interfaith Family Journal...

8 Ways to a Peaceful December for Interfaith Families (and All of Us)

This time of year, many interfaith families begin the dance of Hanukkah and Christmas. This year, the eight nights of Hanukkah start on the night of Sunday, December 22nd, and then, of...
In this episode of the Psych Bytes podcast, we listen to three different holiday horror stories and share tips to survive the holiday season.

Holiday Horror Stories: How to Survive The Holiday Season

Holiday Horror Stories: How to Survive The Holiday Season This time of year, it would be nice to have an episode focused on peace, love, and holiday cheer... But...
Sure, you may have totally screwed up a great relationship (it happens to all of us), but you can learn from your mistakes right now, and grow from them. Master Dater by Tasha Jackson

Never Give Up on Cupid, No Matter How Late the Bastard Is

This article was from Dr. Tasha Jackson's book, Master Dater: The "New Normal" Dating Guide for Finding Love in the Digital Age.
Experiential interventions are a necessary part of a holistic approach to recovering from childhood experiences and trauma. Terry M. Levy, Ph.D.

How Our Childhood Experiences Impact Our Life As Adults

The experience of a healing relationship, whether it is between a therapist and client, or parent and child, is the most change-producing factor. For example, many studies on therapy outcome reveal that...
The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line service began in 1981 when six home-economists worked the phones during the holiday season...

The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line Saved Our Thanksgiving, and For That, We Are Grateful

Butterball was founded in June of 1940 when Ada Walker of Wyoming, Ohio, applied for a patent for her way of making turkey. Today, Butterball is one of the leading producers of...
As an adoptions psychotherapist and an adoptee, Jeanette Yoffee brings awareness to painful, sensitive circumstances in adoption, including adoptee reunion.

Why Some Adoptees Are Not Ready for Reunion

Why Some Adoptees Are Not Ready for Reunion As an adoptions psychotherapist and an adoptee, I want to help bring more awareness and understanding to a very painful, and...
Everyone’s experience and adoption story is different. Mental health professional, Dr. Dave Verhaagen, shares his wild journey of adoption.

The Wild Journey of Adoption

The Wild Journey of Adoption The month Ellen and I got engaged, she went to the doctor to check on a mass on her side. An ultrasound spotted a...
If depression is something you’ve been acquainted with for some time, self-care and behavioral activation are like medicine. Coping skills for depression.

Mental Health Professional Shares 7 Coping Skills for Depression

What is Depression? Depression slows down the mind and body. Sometimes to a complete halt, sometimes keeping life in slow motion. Moving through it can feel like fighting through...