Dr. Ben Michaelis joins Fox 5 News to talk about Yankee Fever and how it brings New Yorkers together in these difficult times of natural disasters and mass terror.
They may love the president but they sure hate flying commercial. The Trump cabinet is bound by two enduring values: faith in their leader and a pathological aversion to fly commercial. Thursday’s latest disclosures suggest why Washington editors should hire both journalists and air traffic controllers in the uphill battle of proving to a doubting America that the […]
According to a Harvard Business Review survey, half of professionals put in a 65-hour work week and check work emails on weekends. Sascha de Gersdorff of Women’s Health magazine and clinical psychologist Dr. Ben Michaelis share strategies for balancing work and home life.
Dr. Ben Michaelis joins Fox 5 News to talk about why boredom can be actually good for you and your health.
There’s more than one kind of anxiety. Here, experts provide an overview of panic disorder, social anxiety, OCD, and more. Kathleen Mulpeter September 20, 2017 “Anxiety” is often used as a catch-all term for worrisome thoughts. But the reality is, there’s more than one type of anxiety—and each has different symptoms. Identifying the types can be tricky, […]
Some personality traits may interfere with your daily life. Everyone has unique personality traits; some of those traits help them along while others can get them in occasional hot water. For those with a personality disorder, however, a personality trait is so severe that it impairs the person’s ability to fulfill everyday tasks and form […]
By Terri Trespicio Rejections hurts—literally. Research shows an overlap in how our brains respond to rejection and physical pain. Why? Humans have a fundamental need to belong. “We have evolved to be part of a group, part of a tribe,” says psychologist Ben Michaelis, PhD, creator of One Minute Diagnosis, which aims destigmatize mental illness. “Without our tribes […]
Weddings are emotional, high-stress situations for just about everyone. From societal pressure to family drama (not to mention all that money talk!), it’s easy to get overwhelmed. And if you have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, are getting stressed or nervous from the pressure, or are worried the whole experience may be a little […]
The beginnings of a new relationship are exciting, partially because everything is brand-new. That honeymoon phase is a time to learn about your partner and put together their pieces of their personality puzzle, so to speak. Eventually, you start to think that the relationship could turn into something more serious. (Are those are wedding bells […]
Many people who are a brother or a sister to someone are familiar with the fine art of sibling rivalry. Three siblings can triangulate sibling relationships, meaning one child (most likely the middle) can feel left out from the bond of the other two (the oldest and the youngest). Those who feel they get lost […]