Couples Troubles

Many couples enjoy the change of pace that summer brings. Vacations, musical festivals, cottage getaways with family and lots of outdoor BBQs are occasions to enjoy life and create happy memories. But these can also be times when relationship troubles are camouflaged, then dealt with later. Is this you? Sad but true, a time to [...]

Anxious Moms, Anxious Kids

“Your children are not your children, they are the sons and daughters of life’s longing for itself” -Kalil Gibran From the moment they realize they are pregnant, women often shift from being “me” to being a “mom-and-child”. This is re-enforced through the early years, and most mothers feel both pride and pangs of separation when [...]

Sexual Arousal and Desire

Sexual arousal and desire in long-term relationships are always hot topics.  Everyone has different needs, wants, likes, annoyances and patterns which can be fragile and hard to talk about or even understand. Individuals in couples have to deal with not only their own complicated sexuality, but also with that of their partners and synchronizing the [...]

Cutting Remarks

It takes a lifetime to learn how to handle disappointment, and being a teenager doesn’t help much when things get rough. I was wondering what would cause a beautiful, smart 15 year old like Briana to get a pack of her dad’s razors and some disinfecting lotion from the medicine cabinet and deliberately carve small [...]

The anatomy of an upset

Eugene was having a bad day.  On the way to work, some idiot cut him off, then another stupid person slipped ahead into a prime parking spot, making him late for work, which he hated.  If you could be a fly on the wall of Eugene’s mind, you might hear these thoughts buzzing through his [...]

Depression and Insomnia

Insomnia Cure and Success of Depression Treatment WebMD News from HealthDay By Margaret Steel HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2013 (HealthDay News) — Treating persistent insomnia at the same time as depression could double the chances that the mood disorder will disappear, a new study shows. Doctors have long reported a link between insomnia — [...]

Dreams: windows into your unconcious

If you dream that your plane will crash, do you change your flight schedule? If you dream about that good looking person at the office, do you expect them to ask you out? If you answered yes to either question you are in good company, but perhaps a few centuries behind the times. Ancient civilizations [...]

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The hidden you: exposing unconcious processes

When you’re faced with an important decision, people often recommend you “sleep on it.” But does science support this belief? It is true that putting the problem aside for awhile can help to make an appropriate decision in many cases. But unconscious processes can also sabotage a desired outcome. David Eagleman, in his book, “Incognito: [...]

By |2014-03-08T21:25:07+00:00August 19th, 2011|Unconcious|0 Comments
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