Manhattan Psychologist with a passion for offering the world the most actionable wellness tips available. Founder of Techealthiest.
Dr. Greg Kushnick is the Founder of Techealthiest.com, a how-to guide for mastering the technology of health and happiness. He is also a clinical psychologist with a practice in Manhattan. Dr. Greg is fascinated by the influence of personal technology on our well-being. He strives to offer in his blog posts the most actionable mental health tips you'll find anywhere (see http://techealthiest.com for Dr. Greg's blog.)
I wish I had followed this advice years ago; it would have given me a huge headstart on my pursuit of happiness. But I know it now, and I'm passing it on to you. After many years as a psychologist committed to making New Yorkers' lives happier, I've arrived at the conclusion that the single best piece of advice for finding greater happiness
The quality of attention a parent pays to her child while they communicate with one another, as well as the frequency and predictability of disruptions in communication, probably determines how psychologically damaging the incessant checking of screens is to a growing child.
Social media has trained us to search for problems, in our lives and ourselves, where none exist. And unfortunately, this is a perfect storm for causing serious depression. Here's how to be mindful of that.
Through the daily observation of your friends' "perfect" lives and the subsequent pressure to look like you're also living the ultimate life, you're essentially being trained to adopt a perfectionistic standard for what life is supposed to look like. And that is not good for you, ever.
If you're evaluating your current relationship based on the guidelines listed below, keep in mind that these are ideals to strive for. They are standards that can spark productive conversation with your partner.
In my experience as a psychologist working with couples, unless a relationship has truly run its course, most people who cheat end up regretting their choice and hurting more people than they could ever anticipate. Wouldn't it be helpful to conduct a simple self-assessment to gauge the strength of your connection?