How can we aim high, achieve our goals, and get what we want out of life without falling prey to unhealthy striving and excessive perfectionism? Dr. Diana Hill joins Dr. Rick and Forrest Hanson to explore the costs of perfectionism, productivity anxiety, psychological flexibility, calming the threat system, and how we can go from striving to thriving.
Therapist and author Elizabeth Earnshaw explores how the pandemic impacted our relationships, the Gottman approach, balancing differing needs for intimacy, and how to request and give repair.
The Chief Medical Correspondent for ABC News, Dr. Jennifer Ashton, joins Forrest and me to discuss everything you need to know about the current state of the pandemic. This includes what vaccinated people should feel comfortable doing, the J&J vaccine pause, how to think about risk, and how we can support our physical and mental health during the New Normal.
On this incredibly timely episode, Dr. Bruce Perry joins Forrest and me to explore how we can limit the long-term impact of stressful events, and heal from past traumatic experiences.
During times like this – with a pandemic such as the Coronavirus – it’s natural to feel afraid, anxious, or threatened. But being consumed by fear causes wear and tear on the body, which actually undermines your safety. Here you’ll find suggestions and resources for how to stay calm and be effective during this challenging time.