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    5 Easy Ways to Practice Mindfulness Every Day

    Do you ever get tired of being in your head? I know I do. Most of us go through our lives lost in our thoughts, which are rarely about ...

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    How to Handle an Adult Bully

    Many of us dealt with bullies growing up. My own experience with bullying started in first grade when the class bully pushed me into ...

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    How to Become a Less Anxious Person

    If you deal with anxiety on a regular basis, you’ve probably developed some skills for managing your anxious feelings in the moment ...

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    How to Recover From Gaslighting

    If you’ve experienced gaslighting, you know it can be very emotionally wounding. Gaslighters manipulate you in such a way that you ...

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    You May Have Toxic Behaviors You're Not Aware Of

    I often hear people point out someone else’s behavior as “toxic,” but I don’t think I’ve ever heard anyone say, “My behavior is ...

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    Mental Illness Is Exhausting

    One of the most challenging things about mental illness is that it’s so draining. It’s like working two jobs, but unfortunately most ...

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    How to Quiet Your Inner Critic

    Do you have an inside voice telling you that you’re a terrible person, that you’re sure to fail, or that you’ll never amount to ...

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    How to Harness Your Anxiety

    Countless people are looking for effective ways to lower their anxiety, especially when it reaches crippling levels as in frequent ...

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    How to Manage Your Strong Emotions

    Some strong emotions are enjoyable, but some can knock us off balance. Becoming overwhelmed with emotions may lead to unhealthy ...

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    8 Signs That Alcohol May Have Too Much Power in Your Life

    "I don’t think I’m an alcoholic." I hear this statement a lot in my therapy office as patients discuss their pattern of drinking ...

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  • Susan J. O’Grady

    Susan J. O'Grady, PhD

    Dr. Susan J. O’Grady is a clinical psychologist in the San Francisco Bay Area providing psychotherapy and consultation for adults, couples, and teenagers. She has advanced training in marriage counseling and sex therapy and is credentialed in mindfulness-based interventions focusing on anxiety, depression, sleep problems, and emotional balance. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. O’Grady writes on topics related to the psychology of living well at www.drsusanogrady.com

  • Seth J. Gillihan

    Seth J. Gillihan, PhD


    Seth J. Gillihan, PhD, is a licensed psychologist with a private practice in Haverford, PA. He is author of The CBT Deck, Retrain Your Brain, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Made Simple, and co-author with Dr. Aria Campbell-Danesh of A Mindful Year: 365 Ways to Find Connection and the Sacred in Everyday Life. Dr. Gillihan hosts the weekly Think Act Be podcast, which features a wide range of conversations on living more fully.

  • Saundra Jain

    Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC

    Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC is a psychotherapist and Adjunct Clinical Affiliate of the School of Nursing at The University of Texas at Austin. She maintains a private practice focused on both wellness and a variety of mental health disorders. She is recognized both nationally and internationally for her work in wellness. Dr. Jain's most recent publication is a workbook entitled WILD 5 Wellness Ancient Practices for Modern Times: A Prescriptive & Proven 90-Day Mental Wellness Program.