But if you’re not a natural at ignoring the not-so-crucial stuff, it is something you can get better at with time, says Ben Michaelis, a clinical psychologist and author of “Your Next Big Thing: 10 Small Steps to Get Moving and Get Happy.” The key is to start small. Define a limited period of time—say, five […]
Check Yourself We’ve all come across passive-aggressive behavior at some point — from the friend who compliments your “starter home” to the coworker who checks his phone while you’re talking. But while it’s easy to spot when it’s happening to us, it’s not always easy to know when we’re doing it. Being passive-aggressive doesn’t mean […]
Three simple tips on planning for a real vacation and regular periods of relaxation, by Dr. Ben Michaelis for SheKnows.com.