Archive for the 'Joy' Category

February 12, Dr. Peter Breggin: Guilt, Shame and Anxiety

February 5th, 2015

Most people are negatively impacted by Guilt, Shame or Anxiety, which Dr. Peter Breggin calls “negative legacy emotions,” emotions that developed in humans to help us balance our inherent violence and our ability to empathize. We’ve got guilt, shame and anxiety in our genes, he says! Find out how to identify these negative legacy emotions […]

Sept 11, Giselle Suarez: The Death Monologues

September 11th, 2014

Fresh from the New York City Fringe Festival, the largest international theater festival in North America. Death Doula Giselle Suarez visits our studios to talk about this “forbidden” topic. Giselle says: “Death is a subject that permeates the life of every single human being and yet is rarely approached, and even more rare, approached in this […]

March 27, Hugh Browne: From Militancy to Spirituality; From Harlem to Heaven

March 27th, 2014

I often ask psychotherapy clients in their early 40’s “Did you ever, in your wildest imagination, think your life would turn out to be what it’s been up to now?” In all the years I’ve been asking, I’ve always received a “No.” Hugh Browne, my guest for this week, has created an inspiring and fabulous […]

January 30, Dennis Tritten & Arlyn Lawrence: Parenting for the Launch, Raising Teens to Succeed in the Real World

January 29th, 2014

Arlyn Lawrence and Dennis Tritten have been focused on helping Teens “graduate” from home and move into real life, ever since they co-authored What I Wish I Knew at 18: Life Lessons for the Road Ahead,published in 2011. Earlier this month, Jim Sniechowski and Judith Sherven talked with me about What Really Killed Whitney Houston, emphasizing how ill-prepared […]

December 5: George Cappenneli, “Do Not Go Quietly: Living Consciously, Aging Wisely”

December 6th, 2013

Are you living your life in such a way that you will leave behind a legacy of genuine value for those who come after you? George and Sedena Cappennelli want to help us all chart a more harmonious, joyful and successful course for our future, so we can do this. Emphasizing the concept of “this […]

October 31: Thomas Bien, PhD, “The Buddha’s Way of Happiness”

October 24th, 2013

There is a difference between our Western idea of “happiness” and deep contentment and joy—the Buddhist idea, and a happiness we already possess.  Arizona Psychologist Thomas Bien uses the framework of Positive Buddhism as a spiritual guide to happiness. He has techniques to help you access the happiness you already possess (but may not know […]

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