Medication, MysteryShrink in Real Life

MysteryShrink in Real Life Every year I do at least one tribute to people who are willing to take medication to deal with all sorts of disorders, particularly depression. No one wants to take medication. Certainly no one wants the side effects. Those who are willing are heroes and heroines …

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Who Do You Want to Know Better? The ‘Impressive’ Person or the Person Who Can Laugh?

Who Do You Want to Know Better? The ‘Impressive’ Person or the Person Who Can Laugh? We sure spend a lot of money and time in our efforts to impress others. Is it working? What follows are the slightly edited comments made by two men on the tram from the …

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Coffee: Gateway to Heroin

Coffee:  Gateway to Heroin Useful Psychology Teaches Us ‘How to Think,’ Not ‘What to Think’ The problem with Nancy Reagan’s ‘Just say No’ anti-drug program was that the focus was on blind obedience. This method works well with children still in the ‘concrete thinking’ stage of development, but does not …

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The Myth that ‘More Attention Is Always Better’

The Myth that ‘More Attention Is Always Better’ Before going forward, you’d do well to read: What? Are You Crazy? Me host Thanksgiving? ; The Weird Sisters, Sibling Position, Part 1;  The Weird Sisters, Sibling Position, Part 2;  What Does Birth Order Have to Do with Relationships Now? The Test;   What Does Birth …

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Is It True What They Say About ‘Only’ Children?

What About ‘Only Children’ and Sibling Position? This entry will make better sense if you’ve read:  “The Weird Sisters” by Eleanor Brown, Sibling Position, Part 1 of 2; “The Weird Sisters” by Eleanor Brown, Sibling Position, Part 2 of 2; How Does Your Birth Order Position Affect Your Life Now?  Spoiler Alert!; What …

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“The Weird Sisters” by Eleanor Brown, Sibling Position, Part 1 of 2

“The Weird Sisters” by Eleanor Brown, Sibling Position, Part 1 of 2 Before launching into this article, you might want to read: 1.  What Does Your Sibling Position Have to Do with Your Relationship? Walter Toman’s Birth Order Tendencies 2.  The Myth that More Attention is Better—Coming. 3.  Me? Host Thanksgiving? …

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