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The Healing Power of Friendship

Remember those times when you felt lost and all alone. Maybe your relationship was on the rocks. Maybe you were sick and no one was around to take care of … Read more

Love and Your Brain

Everything changes when you feel love, especially your brain. Valentine’s Day reminds us to take stock and acknowledge what matters most – the connection we feel for others. Think about the … Read more

Strategies for Balance and Happiness

Abdominal breathing, meditation, mindful walking, constructive rest and building friendships are some of the most powerful behavioral strategies for creating more balance and happiness.

Choosing the Right Therapist

“How do I choose the right therapist for me and get the support I need?” When you or someone you know is hurting inside or needs additional support, there are … Read more

Altruism in Times Square

Yesterday, a crisp, blue-skied day in NYC, my daughter and I strolled through the streets. When we reached Times Square, David Blaine, the famed magician, was mesmerizing thousands of bystanders … Read more

Overcome Your Sense of Helplessness

Everyone is talking about the disaster on Tuesday night that struck the capital of Haiti and the surrounding areas where approximately two million people live. The 7.0 magnitude earthquake essentially … Read more

Navigating Loss as a Community

Last night I went to yet another shiva. In the Jewish tradition we practice the ritual of shiva when somebody dies. Family, neighbors and members of the community visit the … Read more

The Benefits of Laughter

At a motivational seminar three women are asked to come up to the stage. They are all asked, “When you are in your casket and friends and family are mourning, … Read more