Posts Tagged ‘psychology’

Bigger Dragon, Better Weapon

Bigger Dragon, Better Weapon

“A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it’s impossible to ever see the end.” – Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation Depression sucks. It literally sucks the hope, the will and the joy from people. In the end, [Continue]

Living in the Aloha State

Living in the Aloha State

“Aloha, interjection (Ə-‘lo-(h)ä) used as a greeting or farewell Hawaiian, from aloha; love First Known Use: 1820.” -Miriam-Webster Dictionary   “Daddy, can we live here?” My Daughter asked. I looked around at the cool white sand, bright blue water and smiling faces. I breathed the warm, fragrant air—lightly salted from the sea—and truly couldn’t blame [Continue]

Keith Karabin: Uncut. Uncensored. Unmasked.

Keith Karabin: Uncut. Uncensored. Unmasked.

I was recently honored to be spotlighted in a graduate school project by an anonymous future colleague. Aside from being humbled by her regard, I was actually inspired by her questions. As you will read, they were thoughtful and insightful and prompted me to prattle on about myself as a therapist. I thought you would [Continue]

My View of Selfishness. MINE!

My View of Selfishness. MINE!

Here we lay in the Horse Latitudes (that listless, empty span near the equator where old timey sailors couldn’t catch a breeze) between  the Day of Thanks and the Season of Giving. This is a wonderful time to talk about selfishness. Philosophers, psychotherapists, people of faith and historical icons have all struggled with the issue [Continue]

Holi-Duped: Retail Rebellion

Holi-Duped: Retail Rebellion

“Eight days of Hanukkah, come let’s celebrate!” the voices sing. “Mind control…in sales and marketing, is simply the process of using natural human predispositions to break down defense barriers that are obstacles in the sales process,” Big Business declares. “Silent night, holy night. All is calm, all is bright,” the carolers croon. “Crack the psychological [Continue]

Join The Launch Party

Join The Launch Party

You open the shimmering digital door and enter a rush of light and the cacophony of laughter and merry-making. “Hey! Great to see you! Come on in, the buffet’s over there, drinks are right here, dancing starts soon. Don’t mind that guy, just step over him. He got here before you, he’s just…resting. It’s a big deal [Continue]

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