180 SelfWork: What Do Crying and Emotional Intelligence Have In Common?

I’ve watched hundreds of people cry over the years. Some will do everything in their power to stop it while some allow them to come easily. But it’s a very moving moment when you see and feel someone break through some emotional wall or barrier they had built – and...

170 SelfWork: Resilience, Vulnerability, and Finding Purpose

Today we’re talking about the relationship between resilience and vulnerability and how those two things are an integral part of living a purposeful life. I’ll use some quotes from one of my favorite books – Man’s Search for Meaning by Dr. Victor Frankl, which...

169 SelfWork: The “New” Evidence On What Makes Therapy Effective

Today we’re going to cover two of the most frequent questions I hear — how to find a therapist and how you know a therapist is right for you. The title of the episode has “new” in quotes because often what’s old is new again, and that’s certainly the...

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,...