How To Keep A Positive Attitude On Aging: The Technique Of Reframing

One of the most debilitating fears you can have is the fear of aging — not simply the fear of looking older, but the fear of time itself passing. Maybe that’s because of regret or sadness, missed opportunities or things you’d like to do over and will...

Strong Men Do Therapy

If you go to therapy, are you weak? After watching hundreds of people face pain they thought they couldn’t, reveal secrets that had been haunting them for decades and ruining their lives, the answer is a definite “no.” But unfortunately sometimes...

Anger. Is It Respected, Avoided, or Abusive In Your Life?

Anger. There’s a lot of it out there. My office is on a narrow one-way street that isn’t well marked as such. The other day there was a big cement truck traveling the wrong way; it pulled over to let me by and I gestured, smiling, that this was a one-way street....

How To Deal With The Fear Of Judgment: The Gifts of Vulnerability

When I first moved back to Arkansas, there were facts about my life I didn’t want others to know. I’d grown up in a small town in southern Arkansas, where everybody knew everything about everybody. And I wasn’t relishing moving from Dallas, where...

The Gifts Of Vulnerability

Vulnerability is a gift you give to yourself. Being vulnerable isn’t the same as being scared, nor is it admitting defeat. In fact, knowing and accepting your vulnerability is actually insight into your strengths. Why? Because you can get really good at...