When Hanger Hurts Your Heart

Everyone knows that going to the grocery store on an empty stomach is a no-no — you’ll make rash, bad decisions. Research reveals another activity to avoid if you are hungry: arguing with your...

Hiding in Plain Sight

If a man dressed in a gorilla suit walked in front of you, stopped, beat his chest, and then continued on his merry way, would you notice? Before answering this question, consider the famous gorilla video....

The Truth About Happily Ever After

What does it take to make a good marriage? A study at the University of Virginia explored this question in depth. The results challenge some of our fundamental beliefs about wedded bliss. What happens in Vegas...

Are People Out to Get You?

“Do you ever feel that people are out to get you?” I ask new patients this question. I am trying to assess whether the person has paranoid ideation—an exaggerated belief that they are being harassed...

8 Tips To Help You Survive Thanksgiving

Just in time for the holidays. Here are a few tips that will help you and your family survive and enjoy this holiday season. 1. Walk off the stress and cravings Family-induced stress can lead to...

Inspire Your Community to Take Action

Doing good is good for you. One of the best ways to turn a bad day around is to do something for someone else. This is not just feel-good self-help advice - it is...