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Healthy Family: Tackling Tough Subjects

To learn about how to get through conflict at home constructively, listen to my 10 minute radio interview with Dr Darria Long Gillespie.

Researchers believe they can determine–with 90% accuracy–how long a couple will stay together by observing their interactions for only a few minutes. There are clear communication guidelines that can help you preserve the quality of your relationships, which in turn influences your children and the entire healthy family system.

We are Wired for Connection

Learn more about the neuroscience behind relationships in my 10-minute radio segment.

We are wired for connection. As the social fabric changes due to technology and globalization in the digital age, relationships are more important than ever. It’s easy to imagine that human contact affects your psychological health, but did you know that having close relationships can help you live longer?

How to make change happen, and how to make it LAST.

I enjoyed a great discussion about SUSTAINABLE CHANGE with Dr. Darria Long Gillespe , writer on the Dr. Mehmet Oz blog.  The good news is that research shows that our brains have plasticity, meaning that we can rewire our thoughts and behaviors. The path is not always easy, but here are some concrete steps to guide you through the process of change.

http://blog.doctoroz.com/oz-experts/how-to-make-a-healthy-change-stick

Human Contact Increasingly Valued Amidst Digital Explosion

These days, when you can sit in front of your computer and feel like you have traveled the world… only to shut your computer screen and realize you have not moved in two hours… I value human contact more and more. Economic indicators show that I’m not the only one. It’s easy to forget how […]

One Key Skill You Must Master To Live Longer

This podcast includes a bit of my personal story, psychoeducation on the mechanics of resentment, and some very concrete suggestions for what you can do to overcome it and forgive. The interviewer is Susan Westerbrook, author of a book on The Five Tibetans–a very deep 2,500 year-old system of yogic exercises to tone the body and heal the soul.

Research shows that people who are able to substitute anger, resentment, and the desire for revenge with positive thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, will live longer. Toxic emotions are damaging at the physical level, resulting in back pain, cancer, autoimmune disorders, among many other ailments. Easier said than done. This audio is about an hour, so it will make sense to listen when you have some time and space. Listen Here.