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...

A Surprising Way To Help Your New Years Resolution Stick

It’s the time of year when people are talking about New Year’s resolutions. You search with renewed determination to change behaviors that make you unhappy; maybe you’re successful and this will be the year that you’ll maintain that resolve. If so,...

Five Frank Tips for Enjoying Your Family This Holiday Season

It’s the holidays! I have listened these past weeks to my patients about how they are anticipating the season; everything from looking forward to it, to fearing pure chaos, to expecting complete authoritarian rule. Perhaps they anticipate relatives fighting one...

When Tragedy Happens: How to Fight Helplessness

A horrible tragedy happened this week in my hometown of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Not all of the details are known, especially not the “why.” But a young police officer was murdered while sitting in his patrol car in back of the station, preparing for his...