Posts about Career, Business and Goal Attainment (2):
In May 2012, I was finishing my final licensing hours after six long years of full-time doctoral training. It was such a relief to be eligible for a good salary with benefits after all those years of squeaking by on student loans and credit cards. And so deciding to leave that full-time job to focus exclusively on my own practice was daunting, to say the least. I was terrified to leave the security of a stable job and regular paycheck, but I knew I had to if I were ever to realize my ultimate goal of building a private practice.
Just as the name implies, you can prevent yourself from responding to urges! When you experience an impulse or an urge to act out a compulsive behavior, you can stop...
You probably don’t need to anyone to tell you this, but Americans are more polarized than ever before on the topic of presidential approval. According to a recent Pew Research poll, 88 percent of Republicans approve of President Trump, while just eight percent of Democrats approve. Not surprisingly, all of this discord is causing stress: A recent poll by the American Psychological Association found that 59 percent of American adults experience stress from the current levels of social divisiveness.
As a clinical psychologist who works with New York City’s top executives, I’m constantly encountering clients who want to get more done and be more fulfilled. To do this, you need to understand the role of emotion on your to-do list.
What do LeBron James, Ariana Huffington, and Gwyneth Paltrow all have in common?
They’ve dreamed, believed, and achieved, and they all practice something that I’m certain has an impact on their ongoing success: yoga.
Yoga sometimes gets overlooked because it seems too fluffy and vague of a workout to get you real results. But yoga isn’t just a workout — it’s an incredible way to work on yourself, inside and out.