How Not To Ruin The Moment

“What’s your favorite summer memory?”I love asking people this question. As they think back to fond moments from summers past, their eyes light...

When Playing Hard To Get Backfires

“So, I thought I would text him back tomorrow night,” explained Lizzie, a 31-year-old single banker. She had just finished telling me about a...

Heat Makes You Cheat: The Link Between Summer and Infidelity

Beach balls and betrayal. A steamy romance with the tennis instructor. They sound like cheesy romance novel titles and bad late night tv movies....

Boost Your Relationship by Getting In Sync

Synchronized movement is powerful. Consider a marching band, the Rockettes and all those Busby Berkeley chorines doing their synchronized dance routines. Moving in tandem...
Shark Week

How To Conquer Fear From A Man Who Swims With Sharks

William Winram is a record-holding free diver (no cage, no breathing apparatus) and a chance encounter with a shark over 25 years ago changed...

Vacation Foreplay: Is It All In The Anticipation?

When it comes to vacation, research suggests it’s not the journey that counts, but planning the journey. Scientists questioned over 900 test participants about...

Do You Have #Hashtag Friends or Real Friends?

Having a cold is bad enough but for people who are lonely, it is even worse. It’s not that lonely people’s symptoms are worse,...

Is a Teaching Mindset the Key to Success?

Watch one. Do one. Teach one. This is the classic philosophy for teaching aspiring young doctors. In medical school and residency, I had my...

Win your Next Argument Without Saying A Word

“How do you know the world is round?” My daughter asked me the other day. “What a great question,” I say, thrilled at the...
Father's Day

Dr. Peggy Drexler: An Expert Dishes on Daddy’s Girls, Momma’s Boys & More

For Father's Day, Dr. Peggy Drexler, author of Our Fathers, Ourselves and other fascinating gender studies books, speaks to the role — and how it's changing — men and "dad" play in our lives.

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Why A Liar Will Never Make A Good Leader

While some people may be natural born leaders, new evidence suggests that leadership is a skill that can be learned. In a 15-week course,...

There Is A Miracle Cure for Stress

“We have found the miracle cure for depression, anxiety, obesity, high blood pressure, ADHD, and more. It works instantly and effectively. Even in small...

Take Heart: Try This if There is A Narcissist In Your Life

There is some good news about narcissists.One of the main reasons people come to see me is because of difficulties they are having with...

What Happened to that Cool Kid In High School?

The cool kids in school don’t necessarily turn out to be the winners in life. If you have ever attended a high school reunion—or...

Forget Motivation: This is the Secret to Making Change Stick

A few years ago a patient of mine went on a green juice diet for two weeks and lost over 10 pounds. She was...

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