Oscar Night: A Psychologist Goes to the Movies

With Black Swan (not ‘The Black Swan’, my kids yell at me, just ‘Black Swan’!) and The King’s Speech up for the Best Movie of the Year Oscar, and because I am tired of watching the Academy Awards and not having a clue what’s going...

Even Good News Can Cause Anxiety

You’ve probably heard that stress can come from anticipating good things happening as well as bad. We tend to think of stress as all bad. The thing is our bodies, programmed a gazillion years ago, don’t know from a saber-toothed lion attacking us or a new...

Welcome to the New Explore What’s Next Website!

Setting up a new website is a lot of hurry up and wait. Patience is something I can do because I am a very good therapist, and many people need a patient guide to help them through. When it comes to my life, however, I’ve been told I can be annoyingly impatient....

5 Steps to a New Web Site

Now we get to the major point of this trip: a new web site for Explore What’s Next! How did we get here and what’s next? 1) Recognize the need for a new website. I love the design Steve originally came up with four years ago but it became obsolete when...