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Category: Psychology

The Road Not Taken

The Doctor is back! ~ Another thoughtful post from Dr. Linda Edelstein (otherwise known as mom) Many people have written about midlife, me included. My book ‘The Art of Midlife: Courage and Creative Living for Women’ was published in 1999. One of the most fascinating concepts came from psychologist Carl Jung.  Jung talked about the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 4, 2018

Parenting and The Vulcan Mind Meld

Are there any Star Trek fans out there? Well, I am one, of both the original and The Next Generation. Going back decades (but that’s why reruns are a wonderful invention),  there was an episode of Star Trek called “Devil in the dark”  (1967). The story was about the Horta, one of the few life: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 25, 2014

“I Am a Young Tree Bending in the Wind”

This weekend I had a conversation with a good friend who used this metaphor to describe how she was approaching a tense situation. She was heading into a difficult conversation and wanted to remain strong and open. I liked the image of a young tree able to bend in the face of natural (and man-made): Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 19, 2014

Chinese Medicine and Mental Health

Mental health disorders are more common than you think. According to the NIH (National Institutes of Health), about one in four adults suffer from a mental disorder every year. Mental health disorders are medical conditions that take many forms and affect people to varying degrees. Mental disorders can cause disturbed thinking, an inability to cope: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 5, 2014

We Feel Different Emotions in Different Parts of Our Body

A very interesting post from my mom’s blog ‘Life Ain’t For Sissie’s’ Body Maps Finnish researchers induced different emotions in 701 participants from Western Europe and East Asia and then asked them to color the portions of body map of where they felt increasing or decreasing activity during the particular emotion. Despite the cultural differences,: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 30, 2014

I'm Going To Blogher'13 This Weekend!

I’m very excited that Blogher’13 is in my hometown of Chicago this year. Blogher is a hugely popular web guide for women in social media. Every year they have a large conference, I’ve heard and read about these events, finally this weekend I will be attending! Making it even more fun, my mother (Dr. Linda: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on July 23, 2013

Object of Obsession

My mother, a Clinical Psychologist, has an intriguing new mystery novel out. The book is a psychological thriller. Object of Obsession is available on amazon as a paperback or on kindle, be sure to check it out! Secrets revealed in therapy are held in trust – until murder intrudes. Object of Obsession is the thrilling: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 27, 2013

A Well Known Therapist Recounts Her Experience With Acupuncture

Well known psychologist Laura S. Brown, wrote about her healing experience with acupuncture in the Psychology of Women Quarterly. In the fall of 1987, Laura Brown lost her voice.  As a singer and a speaker, she had had voice troubles before but this laryngitis, which came on shortly after her return from the American Psychological: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 19, 2012

Well Being Increases With Our Ability To Make Choices

*This post is from the cutting edge psychology blog Life Ain’t For Sissies by Dr. Linda Edelstein Researchers in New Zealand performed a meta-analysis of 638 research studies that asked 420,599 men and women (mean age =37) from 63 different countries about their Health, Wealth and Happiness. They found that a strong sense of well-being: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on January 25, 2012