New Year’s Resolutions

Here we are again at the New Year, like Janus, that two-faced god of ancient Greece, one face cast back to the old year and the other looking forward to the future – steadily or tentatively, with anticipation, trepidation or both. It is time once again for our New Year’s resolutions. But before we resolve […]

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11 Tips for Greater Happiness

Today we’re going to talk about what you can do to feel happier. Now evidence shows that about a third to a half of our happiness is predetermined. It’s part of the genetic sweepstakes as to whether we are happy or are we unhappy. So, some of it is how we were born. But that […]

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Archived Interviews with HER Radio

I have  been delighted to be a part of HER Radio with Michelle King Robson and Dr. Pam Peeke. We wanted to provide several links to past shows as a resource for anyone interested. These links are on demand  so you can listen to them anytime, anywhere on RadioMD. Topics Include: – Winter Blues: Don’t […]

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Botox for Depression? You’ve Got to be Kidding

Botox for Depression? I have always gravitated to research approaches that are off the beaten track, such as the study of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and light therapy that I spearheaded at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) over 30 years ago. At that time, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) had not yet been identified: […]

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What is emotional intelligence

What is Emotional Intelligence?

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a concept that has been around for a few decades, but came into popular awareness following the publication of Daniel Goleman’s 1995 best-seller by the same title. While many people intuitively understand that EI represents an important dimension of personality, it is tricky to define and, as yet, there is no […]

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How to Stop Your Emotions from Controlling You

Writer Mary Wollstonecraft said, “When we feel deeply, we reason profoundly.” These are wise words for those of us trying to understand the intelligence of our emotions. This blog post provides tips and suggestions on how to stop your emotions from controlling you.

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