Wired for Happiness
In past blogs we’ve discussed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), The Cognitive Triangle (the relationship between your thoughts, feelings, and actionsRead more.
Building and Breaking Habits
In past blogs we’ve encouraged you to “take your M.E.D.S.” (Medication/Meditation, exercise, diet, and sleep) because these are some ofRead more.
Loving the Addict in Your Life
“There, but for the grace of God, go I.” If you, like me, have a family member or close friendRead more.
The Five Love Languages
In our Ingredients for a Healthy Relationship blog, we advised you to “nurture your commitment” to your relationship. In thisRead more.
Ingredients for a Healthy Relationship
In our last blog we discussed the importance of boundaries to healthy romantic relationships, but boundaries are only one smallRead more.
What Does a Healthy Relationship Look Like?
There are many stereotypical answers to this question — trust, respect, intimacy, communication, etc. I don’t disagree with any ofRead more.
A Review of the Book “The Gift of Imperfection”
The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown Star Rating (Out of 5): The book was moving enough toRead more.
A Review of the Book “Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope, and Repair”
Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope, and Repair by Anne Lamott Star Rating (Out of 5): Whom thisRead more.
Stress: You’re Doing it Wrong You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know what stress is. In fact,Read more.
Coping with Mass Shootings
Everyone reacts to tragedies in different ways, and sometimes you can be surprised by your own reactions. The purpose ofRead more.
Video – Organizing Your Life
Organizing Your Life In this quick video you will learn any easy technique you can do to organize your life.Read more.
Video – Communication Skills
Communication Skills In this video you will learn a few easy steps that you can take to communicate better withRead more.
Online Dating: Everything You Need to Know
Hi everyone! I’m Krista Harper, Smart Talk’s therapist for Georgia and Hawaii, and I am really excited to bring youRead more.
How To Do It Right: Loving Your Body
“Today, I asked my body what she needed, which is a big deal considering my journey of not really askingRead more.
Achieving Work-Life Balance in the Entertainment Business.
As a Los Angeles based Teletherapist I have seen in influx in clients from the Entertainment Business over the pastRead more.
Post Holiday Blues
For most of us it’s the first full week back in our regular life after the holiday season. We’ve hadRead more.
Why Smart Talk Is a Great Option for Military Members and Their Families
Being a member of the military or part of a military family introduces a wide array of challenges into yourRead more.
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs – Safety and Security
Maslow’s second tier on his Hierarchy of Needs is safety and security. Being able to feel safe and secure isRead more.
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs – Physiological Needs
Physiological Needs The first step on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs is known as Physiological Needs. This refers to a human’sRead more.
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs – Introduction
There have been many different psychologist in the past century who have tried to explain human behavior and human motivation.Read more.
Pets: Their Importance to our Lives and the Challenges of Travel
If you have pets, then not every member of your family is two-legged; our four-legged family members are a crucialRead more.
Back to School Blues
What is it? Labor day has come and gone, and for most people that means summer is coming to anRead more.
How to Travel with Toddlers
After another summer coming to an end filled with crowded airports, crowded airplanes, and crying human beings (mostly children, sometimesRead more.
How to Find the Right Therapist for You
We all need some extra support at some point in our lives. It could be in the midst of aRead more.
What we Think About Becomes Our Reality
The Tetris Effect is something that Shawn Achor uses in his book “The Happiness Advantage” to describe what influences ourRead more.
How to Nurture Yourself in the Midst of New Motherhood
Congratulations! You are a new mom, and you have a brand new little baby. This will be one of theRead more.
Have you ever looked at someone and thought “wow, he must really love his job” only to find out thatRead more.
How a Positive Mindset Impacts Performance
Our brain is an amazing organ. In addition to it’s vital function of keeping us alive, it’s also the predominantRead more.
Happiness can be a difficult thing to achieve. We are taught from a young age that we should do thingsRead more.
Healing From Shame
Healing from shame is a two part process. The first part is to find the sources of your shame. TakeRead more.