What does Yael Melamed, Leadership Coach and Psychotherapist, have in common with an elite basketball coach who has worked with superstar athletes including Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Steph Curry, and Kobe Bryant? It turns out A LOT!
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Yael Melamed, leadership coach and psychotherapist, sits down with Patrick McGinnis (the guy who coined the term FOMO!) to explore the potent opportunity the COVID-19 crisis has brought— to grow, find purpose, and cultivate calm. Melamed believes that while change feels uncomfortable and inevitable, it remains our choice whether we evolve proactively, or wait for life to kick us in the shins to catalyze growth.
Dr. Darria and Yael Melamed sit down to discuss how to cultivate resilience, reduce suffering and find your purpose during COVID-19.
From Harvard Business Review’s Fomo Sapiens: Yael Melamed, a psychotherapist and executive coach, explains how she cultivates spirituality, humor, and resilience in the face of adversity – lessons she learned from a wide-ranging career that started in business. Melamed says that tragedy and hardship can be powerful opportunities for personal growth.
Also posted at Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global None of us is spared from the dark night of the soul. You can count on it—at some point in life, your soul will shatter. What is less certain is how to emerge whole after life brings you to your knees. A surrealistic feeling climbed from my belly […]
Do you feel unsure about whether you want to stay in your relationship or leave it? Ambivalence can be so painful, but there is a way through. Read more to get perspective on this distressing dilemma.
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.
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 […]
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.
So many clients come into my office disturbed about relationships that end suddenly without closure. Read more about the psychology of what is happening in the full article: