Start every day with a smile and get it over with. W.C. Fields Feeling under the weather? You might want to try a chuckle or two. Recent studies show that laughter cures everything. Maybe not quite everything, but it sure is healthy. Laughter increases the release of endorphins in our bodies, helping us feel warm […]
LIGHTHEARTED SUPPLEMENTS FOR HARD RECOVERY WORK (free!). Everyone knows recovery is hard work. This little booklet presents several light-hearted handouts to lighten the load, all centered around recovery.
This illustrated 9-page booklet, “Indoor skydiving and other coping skills,” includes loads of life-management strategies and a few odd ideas. Take a look. Live dangerously. It’s free!
This “Find-the-difference” CBT puzzle features a problem with lots of solutions. It’s good for a little fun with groups, as well as an interesting way to introduce brain-storming and cognitive behavioral therapy.
Let’s say his name is Pepe el Perrin Prestao (an imaginary person), and oh my he’s good. 100 Euros for half an hour! 150 Euros for an hour! The dogs are black-marketed from apartment to apartment. Humans are happy. Hounds, even more so; they get to sniff out the neighborhood all day long, eye the squirrels, and mark every tree as they go.
Dr. Rosenthal and her cowriters regret to inform viewers that this website doesn’t come with ostriches. Let us explain. We wanted this to be a fabulous website, something worthy of your appreciation and love, and we knew just how to get it. We had plans. We had pictures, boxes, jokes, quizzes, and content. We had […]
Addiction counselor, creativity guru, and humorist in one, THE OUTSIDE-THE-BOX RECOVERY WORKBOOK balances evidence-based medicine with that right-brained energy needed to survive addiction and create a life worth living.
FAQ gone wrong A patient recently tempted us with eight horrible words, “Your website needs a FAQ section.” Psychiatrists love questions, especially Frequently Asked Questions, and by the end of the day our FAQ section had grown exponentially. “How are you feeling?” “What was that like for you?” “Tell me more?” Then we got distracted. […]