Tag: psychologist

Meditating at Last in 2016

| January 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

New year´s resolutions are passé, at least in my house. It is just too frustrating to make the same list every first of the year and not feeling very dedicated to their execution. Therefore, for many years I have had the habit of dreaming big on January first, more like visualizing. Some things happened, others […]

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Shift from Enduring to Flourishing

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud “What does not kill me makes me stronger!” This sentiment is a staple in many households and maybe it was in yours growing up. It is very prevalent with people who went through severe hardships like a war or the Depression. It is understandable in those times and served well for survival. […]

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The Stories We Tell About Ourselves: How to Change a Life

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud “Airport books,” also known as the self-help book industry, is one of the largest and most successful categories in this market. We probably all have one or several self-help books at home. We’ve purchased them with the intent to better our lives. A few years ago I was at the “I Can […]

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Annoyance is Your Friendly Helper

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Once again I chose the topic of stress, since it can be so harmful to our physical, mental and psychological health. Being stressed changes our whole perception, including that of our environment, our achievements and our loved ones. Suddenly, nothing seems good enough anymore. But how can we get out of it […]

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Passions – We All Have Them, Can´t Always Name Them

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Mrs. Freud Have you been passionate about something lately? Some of us have known and groomed a passion since childhood, like my good friend who has been collecting stamps for 67 years. Others have a full enough schedule that they feel they can´t make time to be passionate about anything. Or maybe you are […]

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New Year´s Resolutions (NYRs) that Stick

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Again, another young and fresh year inspires us to a better version of ourselves: Happier, lighter, nicer, richer, healthier… The possibilities are endless. Wanting to change for the better is a great thing, and certainly doable. But are there items on your list that have been there year, after year, after year? […]

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Good Advice on Advice Giving

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

You can recognize good people by how much they like to give advice on any topic. I love seeing it, because it speaks of a kind heart and a desire to help. As a society, we need as many people as possible to act this way. As a mental health professional, who took over 10,000 […]

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The Animal in Us

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Last month I kicked off the new column with one of Freud´s three parts of the personality structure: “ID – Ego – Super-Ego” (find at www.HealthwithTaste.blogspot.com). This month I continue with the second one, the ID. The ID is all about primitive and animalistic drives, desires and pleasure. It contains our instinctive […]

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