I have written a number of blog posts and one of them was on the topic of motivation and never giving up on your dreams. As the term implies, "Physician heal thy self", I am clinical psychologist who is currently struggling with issues centering on failure, motivation and how to follow my life long motto … Continue reading NEVER, NEVER GIVE UP!
As a therapist, psychologist and cancer survivor, I am profoundly shocked and effected by the rage and destructive behavior of some of our young people who inflict violence upon innocent victims! Such dysfunctional actions caused by both genetics and environmental factors precipitate violent actions in our world. Some of these horrific perpetrators are motivated to … Continue reading Parents: Our First Responders
It has been some time since the psychologist found her motivation as noted in the theme of my last posts about motivation. Yes indeed, I have found my motivation to continue writing in my Blog with the recent violence that is enveloping us. I was motivated enough to send this piece to my local newspaper … Continue reading The Cancer of Violence
Yes! Clinicians and psychologists experience just the same problems that our patients have and we also struggle to resolve these issues such as motivation and attempts to follow mottos such as "Never Give Up" as noted in past postings. At this time in my life I am, indeed, searching for the energy and motivation to … Continue reading Heal Thy Self: A Psychologist’s Search for Motivation
<img src="https://wh width="300" height="225" class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-420" /><img src="https://<img src="https://whatsyourfeeling.files.wordpress.com/2015/08/img_08521.jpg?w=300" alt="IMG_0852" wid class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-408" /> As noted by the illustrations above, the depiction of motivation is a central theme. What is this thing called motivation? Motivation encourages us to achieve our goals and generates the energy to reach those goals. Daniel Goleman,the author of … Continue reading What is this thing called Motivation and How do I find it?
This posting will be a tribute to the motto, NEVER GIVE UP, a concept that was instilled to all of the children in my Character Counts, national character building program. These next posts that I will be presenting are far more meaningful to me than my other topics of racism, bully and illness. These words … Continue reading Never Give Up
It has been quite some time since I posted my last blog. I have written on the subjects of the pain of racism, the pain of bullying and, now, I am posting a blog on the subject of the emotional pain of illness. Each one of these topics has touched upon my life and experiences … Continue reading The Emotional and Physical Pain of Illness
I will begin this post with the cardinal rules and interventions in fighting back bullying: 1. You are not to blame for this aggressive behavior 2. You must not feel that this behavior is acceptable 3 You have the right to terminate such negative behavior 4. You have the right to complain and report bullying … Continue reading Interventions Against Bullyism
As noted by the images above, the use of the internet has provoked such distress and pain for victims of cyber bullying. In defining cyber bullying,it is indeed bullying that takes place using electronic technology, not the fists or physical assaults. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers and tablets as … Continue reading Cyberbullying: Another Painful Assault
Who is most likely to be a victim of a bully? These poor victims that have been depicted in the photos above have characteristics such as physical weakness and are easily distraught emotionally. They may also have physical characteristics that make them easier targets for bullies such as being overweight or having some type of … Continue reading It Hurts So Much!! Victims of Bullies