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Linda's Blog

Linda's Blog

How Can Couples Nurture Passion?

Most relationships wish they could sustain the passion, the spark, the intense sexual attraction that exists in the beginning. But the reality for many is that passion fades even for the happiest couples. In this TED Talk, Author Esther Perel discuses The secret of...

Improve your relationship with you Mother or Daughter!

Why is the mother-daughter dynamic such a complex one? Some mothers want to walk and talk just like their adult daughters. Some daughters need their mothers’ acceptance before they make any move. In honor of Mother’s Day I’m posting the link to...

Are Marriages Better Today?

In the past, the expectation of getting all our needs met by our spouse was not something expected by either partner. But married couples today have very high expectations for their marriage. Couples assume that marriage itself will provide them with personal...

Is There an Empathy Gap?

Adolescence is such a complicated time. Our teens’ bodies are making radical changes and their brains are maturing while busy pruning unused synapses. At the same time there is enormous social upheaval made more potent and dramatic because of the impact of...

The Pressure to be Extraordinary

Childhood is no longer a period of exploration for the sheer joy of it with plenty of unscheduled time that helped you unfold into the person you will become.Today parents have pressure to morph into the modern version of stage parents.  They usher their precious...

For Valentines Day- show some appreciation to your partner

A recent study by Harry T. Reiss showed that people who show their partners compassion are happier in their relationship. Acts of kindness increases your satisfaction as much as your partner’s. Read more in The Wall Street Journal. 10 Marriage Sweeteners Harry...

Lasting Effects of High School

Traditionally mental health professionals focus on our childhood and it’s impact on our present. But now social scientists are beginning to look at how our experience in adolescence has a long lasting effect on the adults we become. There’s nothing benign...

What good Can It (Psychotherapy) Do?

The personal benefits of psychotherapy are usually difficult to put into words. New brain imaging and neuroscience can demonstrate how talking to a therapist can make profound differences in our mood, however, this too is hard to grasp when we just feel overwhelmed,...

New CEO of Yahoo Minimizes the Impact of a New Baby

Many parents feel awful when they have a difficult baby and it’s really demoralizing to hear glowing stories from other parents. So when Marissa Meyer told an audience at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women how easy it is to return to work a few weeks after...

Some insight into what motivates girl bullying, usually referred to as “Mean girl.” At the core of this phenomena is the way girls are not comfortable with expressing anger directly. Read Samantha Parent Walravens” article in The Huffington Post for...

What’s Wrong With Teenage Brains?

Good article about the development of teenage brains and how are teenagers develop earlier and take longer to grow up. They are younger and older at the same time.  Parents are focused on education that takes place in the classroom and neglect giving their...