Category Archives: general psychology and mental health

Origins of Batman

In the early 1990s, after completing my first book I was eager to take a break from the world of divorce and custody research in which I had immersed myself for many years. To shift gears I gave myself a … Continue reading

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Six Tips to Give Children Better Holidays

Holidays can be times of great joy when families build shared positive memories. Holidays can also be times of great stress, blues, and depression. When parents live apart from each other, they need to make a special effort to work … Continue reading

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Shaking the Holiday Blues Away

The winter holidays are fast approaching. Everyone seems happy and excited except you. Intense sadness or loneliness cloud any hope of enjoyment. To make matters worse, you reproach yourself for being unable to share the holiday spirit. If you see … Continue reading

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Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

People tend to make the same resolutions year after year: they resolve to end a particular vice on average ten times. Every renewed vow represents last year’s failure. One out of four people give up by the end of the … Continue reading

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Dr. Warshak’s Guide To Managing Holiday Blues

Holiday blues are intense feelings of sadness or loneliness during the holiday period. Such feelings are more unsettling than usual because they contrast with the spirit of benevolence and joy that we associate with the holidays. Holiday blues last for … Continue reading

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Six Tips to Give Children Better Holidays

Holidays can be times of great joy when families build shared positive memories. Holidays can also be times of great stress, blues, and depression. When parents live apart from each other, they need to make a special effort to work … Continue reading

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Dr. Warshak’s Tips To Reduce Holiday Stress

Holidays can be times of great joy and building shared memories. They can also be times of great stress, blues, and depression. The quality of your holidays depends, in large measure, on your own behavior. Here are some tips to … Continue reading

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