Dealing With Difficult Relatives This Holiday Season

Dealing With Difficult Relatives This Holiday Season

In Perry Como’s iconic song he sang “there’s no place like home for the holidays,” and while many of us are looking forward to catching up with family, almost all of us have at least one family member that can be described as difficult. Whether they’re politically...
The Science of Fear

The Science of Fear

Fear is our body’s response to threats. Signals are sent from our brain to different parts of the body to help us adapt to the threat in order to survive it. When we encounter something we fear: be it a spider or snake, our bodies quickly go into the flight-or-flight...
Reaping the Rewards of Waking Up Earlier

Reaping the Rewards of Waking Up Earlier

Morning seems to come earlier and earlier everyday. With our busy lifestyles, it can seem almost impossible to wake up earlier than absolutely necessary.  Many of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs and business executives wake up in the wee hours of the...
The Symptoms and Behaviors of Paranoid Personality Disorder

The Symptoms and Behaviors of Paranoid Personality Disorder

Paranoid Personality Disorder (or PDD) is a condition that falls into a larger category of ‘Cluster A personality disorders,’ characterized by distorted ways of thinking. This disorder manifests itself usually in early adulthood, and is more common in men than in...