Author: Deniz Yalım

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Have you ever been told to just “think positive” and your problems will go away? Or that to achieve your goals in life, all you have to do is visualize it with positive intent? It’s a philosophy that’s been popular for decades thanks to books like How to win Friends and Influence People and Think and Grow…

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The latest discovery about the possible link between depression and inflammation has once again taken a chomp out of my confidence in the medical profession. In my personal life I have known a number of people who suffer from depression and have tried the whole gamut of anti-depressants without ever experiencing any noteworthy relief. We…

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Although fewer young people are getting married today than ever before, research suggests that getting and staying married is one of the best things you can do for yourself. As the New York Times concluded, “being married makes people happier and more satisfied with their lives than those who remain single — particularly during the…

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You know the saying, “don’t judge a book by the cover”, but when it comes to sizing people up, first impressions are can be hard to overcome. For people with strong personality types, like those who have been branded “alphas”, it can be difficult for people to get close to them. Not because they are…

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Do you also have a problem with emotions and feelings? Getting them confused, or thinking they are two words for the same experience? Do you also sometime surprise yourself with utterly childish behavior? You thought you were this adult, but suddenly, out of the blue you miserable, everyone makes you miserable and you feel you…

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Being in a relationship is hard work all the time. Anyone who has been in a relationship can tell you that if you are in love with someone who overthinks things, the relationship can be that much harder. It’s important that people understand their partner’s needs, wants, and desires so that they can support them…

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The internet has created an interesting dilemma for couples these days. We’ve found ourselves questioning what it means to be faithful to our partners, spouses, and loved ones. We’ve found ourselves wondering if it’s okay to text someone late at night or share intimate details in an email. However, when it comes to being faithful…

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While on military training during World War Two, Gilbert Bradley was in love. He exchanged hundreds of letters with his sweetheart – who merely signed with the initial “G”. But more than 70 years later, it was discovered that G stood for Gordon, and Gilbert had been in love with a man. At the time,…

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“If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.” At least that’s what Daniel Goleman, Ph.D., well-known writer and…