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Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W.
While some amount of anxiety and depression is genetic, much of it is driven by underlying problems. The three common sources, what they are and what to do.
The combination of an anxious partner and one with ADHD easily leads to stress and frustration. Here's how to stop the battles.
The blahs, the blues affect us all at times, they can make our world seem gray, lower our energy, interest, libido. Common causes and action steps.
One of the best ways to look at families is to look at the family structure. Here are 5 types and their strengths, weaknesses, and indicators of change.
All too many of us feel like a fraud, that at any moment others are going to see us for who we really are. Common causes and ways to change that old wiring.
Bromances and womances can provide fulfillment, but can also create resentment and jealousy in one's partner. Here are common underlying problems and ways to tackle the issue.
What's the best you can do? Some clear guidelines can help you avoid guilt and resentment and run your life more successfully.
We've all heard the notion that our life is a gift. But what does that mean? How do you want to use it? Here are some options. What do you choose?
We all get stressed in various ways throughout the day. Here are 10 techniques to calm yourself and get settled, centered, and grounded.
Many of us have one thing that if we were able to get rid of it, our lives would immediately be better. What is your one thing? Tips for getting that monkey off your back.
Improving your intimate relationship begins with acknowledging where you are.
Childhood wounds can linger and shape your present life. These four approaches can help you put those wounds to rest.
If you're pulled between two lovers, you're likely comparing and contrasting. Getting off the fence means looking deeper at underlying problems. Tips for sorting it out.
Constantly overthinking even small decisions can fuel anxiety and slow your life to a crawl. Here are tips for putting analysis paralysis to rest.
What is often driving relationship problems is the need to individuate—to be more of the person you now are.
Life is filled with problems but not all problems are created equal, and chronic problems pose unique challenges.
When we feel stuck or restless, our tendency is to tweak what we already do. But the key is not changing the content of our lives, but instead changing how we run them.
For parents away from home for days at a time, it's hard to keep connected, and easy to feel lonely or resentful. Tips for being there when you're not.
Every intimate relationship involves accepting behaviors that you don't like. But acceptance is not about resignation, but an active choice. Guidelines for reaching true acceptance
It's a good idea to occasionally slow down, step back, and take stock of how your life is going. Eight questions to get you started.
Worried about what might be around the relationship corner? Here are the five most common challenges couples face.
The way we handle conflicts in relationships is usually a melding of our individual styles. Here are common dysfunctional styles, and suggestions on finding a healthy way forward.
Most of us have something we hide from others — our past, issues we're struggling with now, our true emotions. But hiding takes an emotional toll. Here's how to begin to open up.
While your childhood is part of you, it doesn’t have to dictate who you become.
Cognitive behavioral therapy is the most widely used evidence-based approach to anxiety and depression. Here's what you need to know.
A host of difficult topics can arise in any relationship, but there are 3 essential elements for successful problem-solving.
Breakups are always difficult, but the challenge is to be clear about what you're breaking up for, and to feel you've done your best to avoid regrets.
We all are aware of big developmental crises, but many life events can trigger just as powerful smaller ones. Some of the common ones and how to meet the challenge
Living with someone who is emotionally volatile is always a challenge. A look at some of the underlying causes and suggestions for management and your own self-care
Relationships end, but may suddenly come back to life. Five questions to help you decide what to do next and not repeat past mistakes.
Bob Taibbi, L.C.S.W., has 40 years of clinical experience. He is the author of 10 books and over 300 articles and provides training nationally and internationally.