Category Archives: The Shrink’s Links

The Shrink’s Links: Surviving Infidelity

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. There are few experiences as painful and as confusing as learning your partner has been unfaithful. Was it him, her, or you? Do you stay together or split? What do you … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Advance Psychiatric Directives

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. You know what an advance directive is, right? Advance Directives are the legal documents that enable you to state your preferences regarding medical care beforehand and empower someone to make decisions … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: The Advent Conspiracy

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. There are only twenty-four more shopping days until Christmas. What’s the matter? Not feeling very merry? Maybe it’s time to change the way you celebrate Christmas. Click here to join a … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: 7 Cups of Tea

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. If you’re a good listener or need a good listener, then 7 Cups of Tea might be just your cup of tea. 7 Cups of Tea is an on-demand service that … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Journal Therapy

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. Has there ever been a shrink that does not suggest that her clients keep a journal? None that I ever knew of. Journaling can help you clarify your thoughts and feelings, … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: The Nap Wheel

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. If you’d like to take a nap, but are not sure when, you’re probably a mother of young children or a wage slave who doesn’t have a place to hide from … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Book Review: Looking for my Father in Emerson’s Essays

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. I recently opened, for the first time, a volume of essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson from the collection of old books in my library that I have never read. I was … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: The New Existentialists

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. If you were intrigued by my recent post about Martin Buber and the application of existentialism to psychology, then you might be interested in The New Existentialists blog. They seem to … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: I and Thou

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. To understand relationships, it is essential to understand what the Jewish philosopher Martin Buber meant by I and Thou. Buber was an existentialist, but unlike most existentialists, who smoke too many … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Hypno Hero

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. Your mind is like a garden. If you’re going to pull weeds, you’d best replace those weeds with desirable plants or the weeds will just grow back. The Hypno Hero app … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Review of “Life Against Death”

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. I recently finished reading Life Against Death: The Psychoanalytic Meaning of History by Norman O. Brown. Since it’s a book that only the most psychoanalytically-minded shrink will enjoy, I’ll summarize it … Continue reading

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The Shrink’s Links: Blossom Hypnosis

Bringing you the best of mental health every week. When I used to work at an inner city community mental health clinic, Rekha Shrivastava had the office next door. Rekha is a quiet, unassuming lady. Her clients loved her. For … Continue reading

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