Posts Tagged ‘psychotherapy’

seeing through a new lens

Posted on: January 6, 2012

I’m not sure where I heard the following tale, but I’ve thought of it often over the years: A boy and girl crept into their grandfather’s bedroom as he slept, and they smeared a healthy dose of potent smelling cheese across his mustache. When the grandfather awoke, he said, “Oh goodness, this room smells like… Read More…

compare/despair – a toxic habit

Posted on: December 19, 2011

One of the most common and most destructive mental habits that I see people suffering from in my therapy practice is that of habitually comparing themselves to others – and feeling terrible in the process. To do this occasionally is normal and unavoidable; however, when this occupies too large a part of one’s automatic psychological… Read More…

the beauty of being wrong

Posted on: November 15, 2011
being wrong by kathryn schulz

Several months back, my wife and I were having brunch with friends in Ditmas Park. At one point in the conversation, our friends became animated as they talked about a book by Kathryn Schulz called Being Wrong. Upon hearing some of what the book was about, I knew I had to read it, as I’d… Read More…