THE ‘HONESTY BAT’ aka Being Authentic
One day my husband was riding the train and as all commuters know one must adhere to the sanctity of the quiet section. Well one pour young girl was not aware of the rules (clearly not a regular commuter) and so her sin involved a loud conversation with Grandma who was obviously hard of hearing, […]
The Forrest of Marriage
On a dark & stormy night you are looking for your way to your destination. You are told that this is a beautiful place place where you feel at peace, loved and accepted, treasured and wanted, comfortable and happy. Currently, however, you are nowhere near your sanctuary. You are lost among the dense trees, getting […]
Shoulder to cry on!
I heard the most horrific story. A woman, reportedly suffering from Postpartum Depression, suffocated her 4 children, burned them and then hung herself! Leaving everything to be discovered by her husband when he returned home from work! I first heard the story from a friend that happened to have been acquainted with her and then […]
Changing ‘Perspective’ – Helping vs. Blaming!
BY: Kami Phagoo, Rutgers University Undergraduate Psychology student – LifePsy Intern In today’s society, we tend to associate homelessness and poverty to either drugs and alcohol or blaming the victim. What people do not actually know is that homelessness more so due to mental illness rather than drugs, personality traits or having the motivational drive. The […]
DEPRESSION CAN KILL!
I heard the most horrific story! A woman, reportedly suffering from Post Partum Depression, suffocated her 4 children, burned them and then hung herself, leaving everything to be discovered by her husband when he returned home from work. I first heard the story from a friend that happened to have been acquainted with her and […]
LET’S DIAGNOSE TRUMP!!!
“How do you diagnose someone you have never met?” you ask…. I was reading an article in one of the psychotherapy magazines, over the weekend, that had me so riled up I probably spoke about it to anyone who would listen (at that moment the victims were my husband and kids). The article discussed the […]