Wisdom

14 Aug

Bell Hooks, quoted in NPR: To be loving is to be open to grief, to be touched by sorrow, even sorrow that is unending. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

10 Aug

Philosopher Bertrand Russell: One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

30 Jul

Author Zig Ziglar: Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Work

23 Jul

A high level of autonomy and control over one’s work is good for mental and physical health. (In brief. Job autonomy. Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 51(7), p. 12) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wit

17 Jul

Playwright Alan Bennett: Life is rather like a tin of sardines-we’re all of us looking for the key. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

15 Jul

Philosopher Simone Weil: Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity. http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Relationship Preferences

1 Jul

A research study in England showed that women overestimated men’s preference for thinness and men overestimated women’s bias toward muscularity. (In brief. The ideal partner. Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 51(7), p. 18) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Pandemic & Cognition

26 Jun

A study in Psychiatry Research showed that those who see themselves as more knowledgeable about COVID-19, no matter their actual knowledge, have a greater sense of well-being than those who see themselves as less knowledgeable. (In brief. Knowledge during the pandemic. Monitor on Psychology, 20220, 51(6), p. 16) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Anxiety

12 Jun

Research in Psychological Science showed that anxious people have a decreased ability to adapt to negative and uncertain social situations. ( In brief. Anxiety and trust. Monitor on Psychology, 2020, 51(6), p. 14) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Wisdom

5 Jun

James Baldwin: Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. http://www.finebergpsycotherapy.com