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Dog Decision Making

What if I Make the Wrong Decision?

We all like feelings of certainty. In fact, this desire is so strong that we often delay making a decision out of a fear...
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Do I Have to Take Medication?

One of the more common concerns expressed by patients is about taking medications for depression or anxiety. Many times, we want to be able...
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Major Mistakes Made by Patient in Chronic Pain

There is no doubt that “entering the world of chronic pain” is a confusing and difficult process.  Many times, patients do not understand some...
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How the Body Remembers

Physical symptoms, pain problems, and chronic health care problems are many times overwhelming and difficult to deal with.  Such physical problems are exhausting and...
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How Do I Get My Spouse to Change?

Relationships are important to your health and survival. Many times we enter relationships and notice things in our mates that “we know need to...
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How Do I Become More Assertive?

Establishing limits on what you will allow from others behaviors is rarely discussed or understood much in interpersonal relationships. However, this is one of...
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Perfectionism: The Stress Personality

Stress, burn-out, and coping requires that we come to understand our own perfectionistic traits. Perfectionism forces us to take on too much, to be...
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Bottling Up Emotions: Time Bombs for the Future

We all tend to bottle up our emotions. We hope that with a little time and effort, we can figure out things on our own....
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Why Can’t I Stop Worrying?

Many people would describe themselves as "OCD". In reality, many of us aren't suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder so much as suffering from obsessive-compulsive worry. Obsessive-compulsive worry...
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Why is Life Not Fair?

There's an old story that goes like this:  A man visits his doctor, complaining of pain when he raises his right arm.  The doctor,...