15 Mar

The BBC reported that Finland now is the happiest country, the USA is 18th. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com



11 Mar

Marshall McLuhan: Many a good argument is ruined by some fool who knows what he is talking about. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com


8 Mar

A recent study of about 1800 parents of kids ages 8 to 18 found parents to be spending an average of 9 hours 22 minutes everyday in front of various screens. Of this time, nearly 8 hours are for personal, not business, use. (Sheibk, K. Digital hypocrisy. Scientific American Mind, 2017, 28 (2), 10-11) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com


4 Mar

A Harvard University study of adult development, spanning almost 80 years, showed that, no matter their socioeconomic status, men raised in warmer families used more adaptive methods to handle their negative emotions in midlife and had stronger attachments to their partners in later life. Here is more data to support the conclusion that early family relationships have life-long effects. (Caruso, C. Good relationships are all in the family. Scientific American Mind, 2017, 28(2), 10-11) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com


1 Mar

Comedian Rita Rudner: I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com


22 Feb

Too much empathy can increase stress, especially when the emotionally astute take on responsibility for the feelings that they are attuned to. (Blaszczak-BOxe, A. The dark side of emotional intelligence. Scientific American Mind, 2017, 28(2), p. 9) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com


18 Feb

Anthropologist Marshall Sahlins: Self-love seems so often unrequited. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com