Don’t end up miserable on Valentine’s Day

Fantasy is a normal healthy part of staying alive, but we need to utilize it to our advantage, not disadvantage. Let’s look at how Natalie is using fantasy in my new romance book. It isn’t all to her advantage! Natalie, the central character in Next Year in Jerusalem! has been struggling with romantic and exaggerated […]

A Mental Playdate

Time for a little homework readers! Sometimes we are so busy thinking about working our bodies out or play dates with the kids we forget one of the most important aspects of ourselves. Our mental state. Some times you just need to take a break and have a mental play date. Stimulate your senses with […]

Recovering from Hurricane Sandy

A few facts to keep in mind: 1. Whenever we are faced with a sudden crisis and we break out of our routine for survival purposes we are going to soon feel exhausted. Some people feel supercharged at first, but sooner or later we all get tired. This is normal. Doing chores under stress, often […]

The Psychotherapy Treatment Room Needed to Be Revamped and Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, Positive Psychologist, Took On The Challenge!

This short video gives you background on the type of research with women I did that led to the discovery of The Enchanted Self(R). I did case study research on women ages early 30’s to 80’s and discovered that although they all had absorbed some negative messages in childhood, all of them had enhanced senses of […]

Writing as a Positive Psychologist: Part 2

Let’s move ahead to the publication of THE TRUTH (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything.   How in the world as a psychologist as a psychologist and a writer, did I end up with my 4th book being fiction, designed for girls, tweens, teens, moms and women, and how does it dove-tail […]

Amazing Women of Power

Spring is in the air!  We are now entering Spring and so much has happened already.  I have been participating in radio shows with AWOP (Amazing Women of Power).  AWOP is under the umbrella of Raven International Media Productions as: “Amazing Women Power Talk 24.7 Radio Network.” I am thrilled to be a host on this station with […]

Sunny The Cat

I thought it would be such fun to put my cat on my lap and talk to him about the truth. After all, cats, like most or all animals, have an uncanny sense of the truth. They know if you don’t like them. They also often sense what is about to happen before it does, […]

New Year’s Resolutions, Oh No! Not Again!

 Once again that time is approaching when we are called upon to make promises to ourselves. Supposedly in our best interest, we are bombarded with encouragements from the press and each other to list our resolutions for the New Year. If we don’t come up with at least three or four, we may feel guilty […]