Archives for April, 2013


At Least Her Toes are Happy

New shoes? And how's that working out for you?/Dr. Phil

Sure, like many other things, shopping can be unhealthy and addictive when taken to excess (good article on Dropping from Shopping here, which discusses when shopping might be out of control, or compulsive).

But I must admit that when I'm under stress (tax time, new book proposal, emails that I've put off responding to),  considering what I could afford to buy as my next treat is...
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How Food Influences Family Dynamics

restaurant choices cartoon

Remember that famous quotation from Tolstoy?
Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
And I'm pretty sure hungry, grumpy people, riding around looking for a place to eat, would fit in there just fine. My former Parade editor said this was his favorite cartoon didn't ask why.

Food, and food choices, are so important to me that I did a...
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Sometimes It’s Okay to Look

woman tells date not to peek

Welcome to my little world!

First, to John Grohol, thank you so much for your warm introduction and invitation to join PsychCentral, a repository of interesting insights! It's educational, but I hope no ones'  feelings get hurt when I say it's also entertaining.  I love reading about new studies, and anything I can apply to my own life. :)

Second, I wrote this cartoon...
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