Stressed About Sequestration?

THEN:  sequestration is the action of taking legal possession of assets until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met. NOW:  sequestration is the state of our country where millions of Americans are worried about the economic impact of the Federal Government’s failure to manage the budget. [...]

What’s the Use of Getting Angry?

Benjamin Franklin said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."  I will add to this, anger.  Anyone who has ever known an infant will know that we come into this world with the capacity for anger, a capacity surely selected through evolution for [...]

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The Concept of “Sunk Cost” in Relationships

A few times in recent weeks I have heard patients talk about staying in a relationship using this argument: “I’ve already invested so much.” They wonder if they should continue in the relationship because of the emotional energy and time they have put into it. In every case there has [...]

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