Putting an End to Body Language

I’m sitting in a dark, empty concrete room with a single small, dirty window.  My hands are tied to a heavy, old wooden chair in the center of the room. Two uniformed guards with automatic weapons are behind me on either side of the chair.  In front of me, a tall, mustached man with a…

How Shall We Argue?

How Shall We Argue? by Linda Anderson Krech and Gregg Krech It doesn’t take much to set off a spark with a spouse, at least around certain issues. He’s not ready on time, again. She’s buying things they can’t afford, again. The history of our arguments remains in the air around us and creates the…

Make Effort, Not Outcomes, Your Focus

Make Effort, Not Outcomes, Your Focus by Gregg Krech Whenever we’re facing a challenging situation, one of the wisest things we can do is take a few minutes to distinguish between what’s controllable and what isn’t controllable. This is one of the key elements of psychiatrist Shoma Morita’s work and it’s an example of how…