Man’s (inner) best friend: his feelings

"Why do I still care about her if I know she'll never love me back?" "I'm not sure I'm still in love, because so many women continue to catch my eye." "I obviously don't care about myself if I keep coming back to this abuse." We recognize these instances as conflicts between our emotionally based … Continue reading Man’s (inner) best friend: his feelings

How to climb mountains of grief: don’t.

Cognitive therapy often aims to provide healthier ways to interact with and understand reality. One of the more problematic components of emotional struggles that I think can benefit thoroughly from attention to our thinking is the following: A lot of unnecessary anxiety and stress over personal problems comes from a perceived distance, or isolation from … Continue reading How to climb mountains of grief: don’t.