I talk about how we can misread faces as angry, even when they aren’t. Also, a Japanese wife’s interesting method of asking her husband to help with anger.
Navigate Life Radio 68: Dealing With Our Own Mortality
(yes, I know the vid reads 67… my mistake)
Coping with thoughts of our own death is common in counseling. Those thoughts can morph into anxiety. I give my thoughts on mortality and how to distinguish between feelings of fear and anxiety about it, and how best to cope.
Navigate Life Radio 67: Humble Narcissism
Narcissism has long been seen as a stable (consistent) personality. But what if there were subtle aspects of that personality that could allow for a strong, highly competent person with leadership abilities?
Should you focus on the past, present, or future? There are advantages and disadvantages to each, and this episode analyzes which works best.
Clients go to counseling looking for answers. But what they really want is the answer that gets them everything they want without all things they DON’T want. This is unrealistic. A wise person knows they will always have problems, so they get good at choosing the ones they want. It seems, based on research released on the same day, that those suffering from depression may have to make a choice of the problem they want to have.