Perfectly Hidden Depression And The Power of Loneliness

The famous shower scene in Psycho can leave any of us feeling a bit dubious into stepping in.  But when you’re lonely — when you’re hiding pain from the world, sometimes the shower is the only place where what you’re keeping secret is allowed...

162 SelfWork: Is Healthy Narcissism Real?

Today we’re talking about the difference between narcissism and healthy narcissism. There are big differences and since the word “narcissistic” is being thrown around so much these days, I thought I’d do my part to keep things clear. I’m quoting three...

Are You As Grown Up As You Think You Are? Four Steps to Take A Look

What does it mean to feel grown up? Feeling mature perhaps, or decisive. Knowing that you’ve figured some things out — that you’re no longer following more adolescent impulses. You can be more objective about yourself and others.  Maybe it means...

161 SelfWork: How Does Therapy Work?

What happens in therapy that can be helpful? How does it work? These are basic questions that were brought to my attention during my recent interview with Lewis Howes on his podcast The School of Greatness. He and his team bring what they consider “great” ideas and...

SelfWork 160: The Sexless Marriage. Is There A Way Back?

Welcome to 2020 and more SelfWork! First, thank you to everyone who’s purchased Perfectly Hidden Depression and left reviews. Those show up on Amazon as a verified purchase and are extremely important, offering even more validity. So if you’ve been reading PHD, and...