How to Be a Top-Notch Learner

As someone who spent many, many years in school, I definitely picked up several effective strategies for being a better learner along the way. Since then, in my career as a clinical psychologist and college professor, I’ve also seen how learning works from the other side. I’ve tried to motivate students to absorb and apply … Read more…

You Can Feel Good Again!

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Michelle Noller This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked Michelle Noller about her history of mental health challenges and how things are going for her lately. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming aware of … Read more…

10 Features of Effective Weight Loss Programs

In my work as a psychologist, I’ve often helped people develop and implement plans to make healthy lifestyle changes such as losing weight, stopping smoking, eating healthier foods or getting more physical activity. A significant number of folks have dealt with ongoing weight issues, which can be due to medication side effects, poor nutrition, or … Read more…

Accepting All the Parts of Myself

Stories of Hope: An Interview with Lisa Tobe This is part of a series featuring individuals who share their life experiences with mental health issues. Recently, I asked writer and consultant Lisa Tobe about her history of mental health challenges. Here’s our interview: DS: Tell us about when you first started becoming aware of concerns related to your mental health. How did … Read more…

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