A 5-Minute Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

A 5-Minute Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Patients, therapists, and insurance companies often prefer cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). It’s quicker than most other forms of psychological treatment, and a growing body of research shows that it works. One of the main benefits of CBT is that it trains you to be your…

What Twelve Step Programs Can Teach You About Dealing with Chaos

What Twelve Step Programs Can Teach You About Dealing with Chaos

Twelve step programs have helped millions of adults who felt like their life was spinning out of control. Even if you’re not addicted to alcohol or gambling, their philosophy may help you when external events make your situation seem unmanageable. Maybe your life has been…

How to Overcome an Urge to Binge by Activating Your Neocortex

How to Overcome an Urge to Binge by Activating Your Neocortex

Urges to binge come in the form of overwhelming desires to eat large amounts of food in a short period of time. They are characterized by a sense of loss of control, excessive food consumption, and often followed by disappointment and shame. One doesn’t have…