045 SelfWork: Self-Compassion. What It Is And Why It’s Vital

045 SelfWork: Self-Compassion. What It Is And Why It’s Vital

Dr. Margaret received a fascinating question from a listener recently. “How do I learn to feel my feelings, when I’ve been suppressing them for years?” The key is self-compassion, and it’s vital in healing from depression, anxiety or what I...
How Is Terror In The World Affecting You?

How Is Terror In The World Affecting You?

You may have awakened in the night last night, crying out. You may feel hyper-focused on your surroundings. You may be more worried than normal about your kids. You may feel a knot in your throat. If you have a family member overseas, you may need to hear from them...
3 Kinds Of Fear And How To Unlock Their Grip

3 Kinds Of Fear And How To Unlock Their Grip

I saw an old hometown friend Saturday at a breakfast place. She was up for a ballgame with her husband. “You know, I’ve had cancer.  But I’m fine.  This is my real hair finally.” She has always had a gorgeous smile, which she flashed at me...
Surviving Wars Within: A Memorial Day Tribute

Surviving Wars Within: A Memorial Day Tribute

Remembering those who have protected us from harm. That’s what Memorial Day is all about. My dad rarely talked about the war.  He was in the Philippines.  WWII.  He loved telling a story about letters my mother wrote. They were just dating back then.  She would...