The Shrink’s Links: The Gottman Institute

Bringing you the best of mental health on the internet every week. Today’s Shrink’s link of the week is The Gottman Institute As I sat down to write a new series on relationships, I drew my inspiration from two influential writers in the field. One is David Schnarch. The second are John and Julie Gottman.Continue reading “The Shrink’s Links: The Gottman Institute”

The Shrink’s Links: Crucible® Therapy

The Shrink’s Links Bringing you the best of mental health on the internet every week. Today’s Shrink’s link of the week is Crucible® Therapy I recently began a new series on relationships. I should say that I haven’t come up with these ideas solely out of my own head. I have my sources. The firstContinue reading “The Shrink’s Links: Crucible® Therapy”

Relationships, Part 1: Marriage is for Adults Only

Marriage, or any committed relationship, is not meant for children or those that act like children, except when they are just having fun. On the other hand, we are all just children until we enter a committed relationship and make it work. Relationships add the finishing touches to adulthood. Think of the process by whichContinue reading “Relationships, Part 1: Marriage is for Adults Only”

The Shrink’s Links: Body Language

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: Your body language shapes who you are Here’s something you may not have known. Your own body language not only communicates to others, it’s also how you communicate to yourself. Click here to go to theContinue reading “The Shrink’s Links: Body Language”

The Shrink’s Links: Mind Hacks

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: 6 Mind Hacks That Keep Stress In Check (Really!) Click here to go to the link Related articles The Shrink’s Links: The Art of Manliness The Shrink’s Links: Joy Whack-a-Mole

Some Things You May Not Know about Your Self, Part 2

Peeling the Onion When you meet someone for the first time, you’re generally on your best behavior. You will present the most polite, least objectionable version of yourself that you can come up with. This is called the public face, the mask, or the persona. Most of us cultivate this persona as carefully as weContinue reading “Some Things You May Not Know about Your Self, Part 2”

The Shrink’s Links:

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: You’re Such a Dumb Ass No this isn’t a site you can go on to get abused. It offers dating a d relationship advice. Who among us has not, when dating or in a relationship, saidContinue reading “The Shrink’s Links:”

The What Anger Says Series: Why Anger Does Not Need to be Managed

I get calls all the time from people wanting help with anger management. I offer to meet with them. I help them the best I can. Let me tell you a secret: I don’t believe it’s anger that needs to be managed. People call it anger management because that’s the name for it, but whatContinue reading “The What Anger Says Series: Why Anger Does Not Need to be Managed”

The Shrink’s Links: The Art of Manliness

Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: The Art of Manliness If I had a teenage son, I would have him read the Art of Manliness. That website contains far more than I could ever teach him. It has everything from how toContinue reading “The Shrink’s Links: The Art of Manliness”