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Friday, June 26, 2020

Upsides of Aging

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Of course, aging has downsides, notably the decline in physical and mental health as we proceed on life’s conveyor belt. Those have been much discussed, so it may be helpful to describe some of aging’s upsides. I do so in my Psychology Today article today.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Job Hunting Amid the Pandemic

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Of course, it's tougher to find a good job amid the COVID economic shutdown, but there are pluses. I describe them in my Psychology Today article today.

“I’m Normally Quite Responsible But...”: Stemming COVID's toll on motivation

Recently, I posted a composite letter from a “person” who had always lacked motivation. 

Today, my Psychology Today article  offers acomposite letter describes a person who had always been reasonably motivated but the COVID restrictions have taken a toll.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Better and More Enjoyable Networking

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With more than 40 million Americans out of work amid the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to use that key tool to finding good work: networking. I describe what's working best for my clients in my Psychology Today article today.

Walk Therapy

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COVID has reduced our recreational activities. One is walking. Writers from Hazlitt to Consumer Reports laud walking, for health and the chance to reflect, stimulated by what you see and hear.

My Psychology Today article today offers some activities you might do while walking that facilitate personal growth and certainly help pass the time if you’re walking merely for exercise.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

“I’m Having a Hard Time Being Honest:” Three rationales for the more honest life

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A few of my clients have admitted that the pressure caused by the COVID economic shutdown has made them less honest at work—They’re cutting corners to help preserve their job or keep their company or non-profit alive.

My Psychology Today article today offers a composite letter that describes such clients. Then I offer a response.

Monday, June 15, 2020

“I Can’t Seem to Motivate Myself:” A buffet of possible fixes

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My clients often complain that they lack motivation. My Psychology Today article today offers a composite letter that describes a typical situation, and my response.
 

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