Tag Archives: Orange County Psychologist

7 Habits of Natural Leaders

Great piece from the Huffington Post on leadership: Successful leadership, like happiness, is one of those things that everyone claims to have the “secret” to. There are more than 27,000 leadership books on Amazon, thousands of seminars on leadership skills held in conference rooms across the country, and countless articles in business magazines and websites pruning leadership lessonsContinue Reading

Tips for Managing College Applications

For high school seniors around the country, the final push is officially underway.  Busy preparing for and taking standardized tests, finalizing college lists, completing admission essays, obtaining letters of recommendation, maintaining hectic schedules….this can be an intense and stressful time for the students and their parents!! Here are several ways to decrease the tension andContinue Reading

Parenting Tips: UNDERSTANDING THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES FOR KIDS

Part of raising happy, healthy kids is providing them with unconditional love and support.  In this, we hope that our kids are able to recognize and appreciate the love and affection we shower upon them.  Just as we cannot parent any two children exactly the same, each child may receive love in a different way. Continue Reading

Financial Tips: MONEY CAN BUY HAPPINESS – 20 THINGS TO MAKE YOU RICH

Think money can buy you happiness? Money only solves money problems, but it certainly can make life a lot easier. If you haven’t seen the research that has been coming out from Tom Corley and the Rich Habits Institute (RichHabitsInstitute.com), you should definitely take a look at it. In summary, here are his top 20 thingsContinue Reading

WHAT IS YOUR LANGUAGE TO SHOW LOVE? UNDERSTANDING THE 5 LOVE LANGUAGES

What is the best way to show your partner that they are cared about? Knowing what to do or say sometimes feel like a challenge task without enough reward. Relationships are a work in progress and demand special attention to maintain satisfaction. For the most part, you can expect to get out what you’re willingContinue Reading

Purpose of a Positive “No!”

“NO!” The most powerful word in language, that easily causes offense to others. You commit to everything: being the troop leader, dog sitting for you neighbor, room mom for BOTH of your kids classrooms, more work projects for the boss. Taking on more than you can handle quickly leads to burnout because there is noContinue Reading

The Search for the Right Therapist

I always say that finding the right therapist is like dating: Two great people don’t always make the best match. The search for a therapist in Orange County can be overwhelming. Almost anyone can hang a sign that says “counselor” or “coach” where it takes years of training to earn the license as a “ClinicalContinue Reading