"Is therapy right for me? I don't even know what's wrong with me."
It is my experience that people often feel the need to know what is wrong first in order to seek the help they require. This makes sense, of course, in the world in which we live. We seek services once we have identified the problem. When our tooth hurts, we hope it's not a cavity and we pray it's not a root canal, and with our fingers crossed we make an appointment to go to the dentist. The same is true of any physical ailment we are able to identify in our body. Once we rec
On the Ted Radio Hour “Simply Happy”, Daniel Gilbert, a Harvard psychologist explains that we are all hard wired to be happy because our brain has the ability to synthesize happiness. He begins his interview by discussing that over the past 2 million years the human brain has nearly tripled in mass to be 3 pounds, and a major addition to the human brain is the part of the pre-frontal cortex, which has the ability to be an “experience simulator”. This means that we are able to