LIFE STYLE AND YOU: The Rules

We certainly follow them when driving;  we cannot drive against the traffic.  We cannot  exceed the speed limit (not too much anyway).  We cannot run a red light.  I know all of us do sometime and we may even get away with it for a while but we end up sooner or later in grief,…

All About Love

As I have mentioned before, we humans — social beings as we are — among other things, need love.  Lots of it.  We have the need to give love and get love.  If we don’t we wilt!  That’s how we have survived over thousands of years while trying to make it by the skin-of-our-teeth in…

Let’s Talk About Anxiety

Anxiety is good for you!  It is a warning sign that something in your life may not be well.  The trouble is if anxiety is excessive and out of place-as it some times for some people is.  Then you have a problem.  Let me explain. Anxiety feelings, like the sense of pain, are ways of…

Igor is Now Grownup

Twenty-two years have passed since I recounted in this journal, the events and experience of my memorable trip together with my grandson Igor at the beach. ( “Igor, My Two-Year Old Grandson Takes Me For a Weekend at the Beach,” Psych. Times Aug. 1992) yet What a short time! Igor is now a young man- an aspiring scientist in biochemistry who is elegant,…

How to Help Your Growing Kids

How to help your growing  kids to develop a successful attitude for themselves and others by following as Parents four rules and a little love… Us human beings are made to be tough and enduring.  We came from generations of our kind,who unfolded over thousands of years under very difficult circumstances.  Our great great grandfathers…

Sadness, Depressions and Sorrows

My friends and patients often ask me:  What is sadness?  What is grief?  What are the major depressions and how many kinds are there? Well this time, let’s first consider the sadness and grief we all feel from time-to-time.  For all of us, this visit of sadness from time-to-time in our lives is the price…

Geniuses Among Us

There is a major variation from the norm in temperament that seems to be present in many, and perhaps all, creative geniuses.  This variant lies beyond the normally occurring variability of individual temperaments – a variability that, from an evolutionary standpoint, confers flexibility and resilience in the survival of the tribe as a whole.  The extreme variant of…