Author Archive: Dr. Ehrin Weiss

Are you an anxious parent?

Are you and anxious parent? I know what it’s like to lay awake at night worrying. Do you? Worrying about whether you’re doing the right thing for your kids or doing enough for your kids. You might be worrying about your child’s future and how they will be able to make it in this world, or …

Continue reading

Psychology Tip of the Day

Doing your best is not a reason to stop trying. It’s possible to be doing your best and try to do better. With continued effort, your best can improve over time.

Continue reading

Life is like…a bowl of beets?

Ok, I know a bowl of beets isn’t as appetizing as a box of chocolates, but bear with me here. The other day I had beets that someone had given me that I wanted to use before they went bad. So I found a recipe and spent a good 30 minutes preparing this beet dish. Now …

Continue reading

Psychology Tip of the Day

Progress is rarely a straight line. Today, try to focus on the progress you’ve made more than any setbacks you’ve experienced.

Continue reading

Psychology Tip of the Day

Mindfulness involves purposefully bringing attention to the present moment without judgment. Today, find 5 minutes to intentionally be mindful of your breath.

Continue reading

How to Live a Miserable Life*

Photo by hannah k Happiness is overrated. Everywhere you turn there are books and articles about how to be happier. Why bother? What’s the point? Happiness doesn’t get you anywhere. It doesn’t buy you anything. And nobody can be happy ALL the time anyway. Why not strive for a more realistic goal…misery. The following tips will help …

Continue reading

Psychology Tip of the Day

Progress is rarely a straight line. Today, try to focus on the progress you’ve made more than your setbacks.

Continue reading

Psychology Tip of the Day

Judgments are value label, such as good/bad, right/wrong, and should/shouldn’t. Judgments interfere with acceptance and progress. Today, try stepping away from judgment and focus on what is or is not working instead.

Continue reading

Psychology Tip of the Day

The first step to change is accepting what already is (remember yesterday’s tip on acceptance). Today, practice accepting reality as it already exists.

Continue reading

Psychology Tip of the Day

Acceptance is not the same as agreement. It is possible accept reality without believing that it should be that way.

Continue reading