Type A people tend to be extremely competitive and self critical. They constantly strive toward goals without feeling a sense of joy in their efforts or accomplishments. Check the items that apply to you. Do You… Are You a Type A? If most of this list applies to you, youContinue Reading

Sigmund Freud’s (1856-1939) Psychoanalytic Theory proposed that beginning in childhood, people repress intolerable impulses, ideas and feelings, and this submerged mental energy sometimes produces mystifying symptoms such as anxiety. Many of todays psychologists have turned to two contemporary prospectives – learning and biological – for more complete understanding. The LearningContinue Reading

People can be afraid of almost anything. We can be afraid of the truth, afraid of fortune, afraid of death, even afraid of each other, observed Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882). Why Are We So Afraid?  We learn fear as a child. Children learn from their falls and near-falls and becomeContinue Reading