Rashin D'Angelo on October 5th, 2013

Addiction is really an exaggerated form of something in all of us that has gone awry.The key is not to shame and judge, but to inspire and heal. Yet for those of us who struggle with addictive behaviors, what we do find is often a life filled with guilt, shame and secrecy. Addictions are at […]

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Rashin D'Angelo on July 28th, 2011

The hardest part about depression is that you feel everything. every breath, every move, every thought…it is almost as if you are being controlled by another force, much stronger than you. You think about death, and plan the end. But even that feels like too much work. You think about life, and positive thinking, and […]

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Rashin D'Angelo on September 16th, 2010

Image by anselm23 via Flickr As psychology has celebrated the Decade of Behavior, it is time for a psychological celebration of the Year of the Whole Person. This paradigm shift would take the form of a new holistic perspective on psychology that brought behavior, cognition, and consciousness together in a dialectical relationship. A psychology of […]

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Rashin D'Angelo on February 25th, 2009

In today’s climate of uncertainty, it is normal to feel unstable about our jobs, kids, the education system, credit scores, global warming, stimulus plan… the list continues. I believe that as our lives get busier, our tendency to “worry” increases.  Excessive worry can lead to an inability to function in daily life. Similar to terms […]

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Brenda Murrow on February 22nd, 2009

As a student of depth psychology, I study lots of different mental disorders.  I have often joked with my fellow students about my tendency to self-diagnose in every class, seeing a bit of myself in each of the “disorders” as we learn about them.  This got me to thinking, what if we stopped labeling ourselves […]

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Rashin D'Angelo on January 4th, 2009

Image by hz536n via Flickr According to a 2008 Stress in America survey, done by the American Psychological Association, 8 out of 10 Americans reported that the economy is a significant cause of stress. As our nation is entrenched in another economic crisis, we need to ask ourselves if we’re emotionally prepared to deal with […]

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