Thursday, April 30, 2015

A Workover: Be an ADHD Coach or an Occupational Therapist?

On my KALW-FM (NPR-San Francisco) radio program (link is external), I do Workovers: People phone in with their work problem and I try to help.

The last few days, I've been posting on PsychologyToday.com  a Workover that would seem particularly instructive for PsychologyToday.com readers. Here's today's offering.


Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Workover: A Ph.D. in Art History Tries to Find Work

On my KALW-FM (NPR-San Francisco) radio program, I do Workovers: People phone in with their work problem and I try to help.

The last couple of days, I've been posting on PsychologyToday.com  a Workover that would seem particularly instructive. Here is today's offering: the advice I gave to a Ph.D. in art history who is looking for a job.

A Workover: A Lawyer who Stopped Out for Nine Years. Now Wants Back In

On my KALW-FM (NPR-San Francisco) radio program, I do Workovers: People phone in with their work problem and I try to help.  

Two days ago, on PsychologyToday.com, I posted the first of a series of edited transcripts of Workovers that might be particularly instructive.

Yesterday, I posted a second one. It's about a lawyer who stopped-out to raise kids and now wants back in.


Monday, April 27, 2015

Workover: A 60-Year Old Who Hasn't Worked in Ten Years

On my KALW-FM (NPR-San Francisco) radio program, I do Workovers: People phone in with their work problem and I try to help.

Today, on PsychologyToday.com, I post the first of the edited transcripts of Workovers that might be particularly instructive. 

Saturday, April 18, 2015

My Journey Toward Figuring Out How to Live Life

I've made a number of stops on my journey to figuring out how to live life wisely. I describe them in my PsychologyToday.com article today.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Nine Ways to Improve Your Time Management

Nine ways to improve your time management. That's my PsychologyToday.com article today.


12 Ways to Reduce Your Stress



In these seemingly ever more stressed times, we all, in and out of work, could benefit from less stress. 

In my PsychologyToday.com article today, I’ll share the stress reducers that have worked best for my clients and, okay, for me.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Should You Become a Counselor or a Coach?

Should you become a counselor or a personal coach? My PsychologyToday.com article today offers an internal debate presents the issues that need be considered.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Might You Want to Be Profiled in a Book on People Who Like to Spend Most Time Alone?

I'm considering writing a book on people who choose to spend most of their time alone.  They're often called reclusive, a hermit, introverted, etc. But those have pejorative connotations. I plan to write fairly about those who generally prefer to work, play, and live solo.

If you might like to be profiled in the book, would you email me at mnemko@comcast.net? Thanks.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Tips on Wise Charitable Giving

Warren Buffett said it's easier to make money than to give it away.

That may be true even for you and me who don't have anywhere near as much to give away. My PsychologyToday.com article today offers tips on getting the most bang and personal satisfaction from your charity dollars

Monday, April 6, 2015

Should Introverts Try to Be More Social?

We're encouraged to be social animals, even if we're introverts. But should we succumb to the pressure? 

My PsychologyToday.com article today, offers an internal debate on the subject. 

Note: I'm considering writing a book on people who choose to spend most of their time alone.  They're often called reclusive, a hermit, introverted, etc. But those have pejorative connotations. I plan to write an homage to those who generally prefer to work, play, and live solo.

If you might like to be profiled in the book, would you email me at mnemko@comcast.net? Thanks.
 

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Four Easier Tips for Increasing Your Willpower

Advice on willpower is generally dispensed by people with plenty of it. Of course, what works for them is less likely to work for people who struggle to find the discipline.

My PsychologyToday.com article today offers four tips have often helped my clients who struggle with discipline. Perhaps at least one will work for you

Friday, April 3, 2015

Five Easier Tips for Time Management

Most people who are poor time managers don't follow the typical advice. They require too much effort. My PsychologyToday.com article today offers five that, while effective, are easier.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

What I Most and Least Trust

We crave people and entities we can trust but they seem harder to find. In my PsychologyToday.com article today, I describe eight I trust and three I trust a lot less.