Wisdom

23 Jul

Nelson Mandela: Resentment is like drinking poison and hoping it will kill your enemies. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Aging

16 Jul

Researchers compared 1,546 people ages 21 to 100 and found improvements in mental health over the life-span in spite of the greater decline in physical health and cognitive function over time. (In Brief, Aging well. Monitor on Psychology, 2016, November,p.9) http://www.finebergpsychpotherapy.com

Wit

9 Jul

Oscar Wilde: The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Holiday

4 Jul

Happy July 4th! http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

29 Jun

Novelist Edna Buchanan: Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wellbeing

25 Jun

After questioning over 8,000 over 51 year old adults, researchers concluded that five life skills boosted the wellbeing of older adults: optimism, conscientiousness, emotional stability, control, and determination. All five were equal contributors. (Mind, Mood, and Memory, 2017, 13(7), p.1) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Suicide Myth

18 Jun

Contrary to the popular belief that suicide spikes at Christmas, suicide rates in December and on Christmas specifically are the lowest in the year. However, rates do spike on New Years Day, peak in springtime, especially during the week after Easter, and are higher on Mondays and Tuesdays. (Rodriguez, T. The Christmas time suicide myth. Scientific American Mind, 2016, 27(6), p. 9) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com