Author: Dr. Lori Whatley

It might be safe to say that there was a narcissist in The Wizard of Oz, and that would be the wicked witch, the bad character surrounded by her flying monkeys. Most evil characters have their groupies or flying monkeys, who do whatever they are told to do by their...

Lets face it, there are some people in our lives we won't miss if they go bye-bye. Really, you know it's true. Right now , someone has popped up in your mind as you read this. We have to learn how to disconnect without putting these folks in a blender and...

Comparison is a killer of joy. Don't do it. Nothing good can come of this. You are unique and self love is a must. Be the very best you can be, with no thoughts about the others. Let go of thoughts of others and you will find peace. We can always find...

Can our happiness effect our heart health? Researchers have been looking for an answer to this question, and some are finding a definite connection. Lisa Berkman and Harvard have spent time trying to connect love, happiness and how they effect our heart health in terms of behavioral, biological, and cognitive...

The answer is yes. Unequivocally Yes with a capital Y. The question is , does the constant barrage of bad news we are exposed to in local, national and international media affect us negatively? There are some things we can never unsee. Once we are exposed , it is  imprinted on our...

It's that time of year again. The time when we all start looking at ourselves, and making promises about things we won't do, and changes we won't make. And why should we? What if we love the hot mess that we are? What if instead of New Years resolutions, we...

There is alot of noise out there in our world now. We have loads of competition. Our competitors are social media, google and the web browser. Research shows that years ago, before the internet boom, our attention span was 19 minutes. Now it is 8 minutes. Everyday, when we are surfing...

If you cross the street looking at your Iphone, it may be time to disconnect. 84% of cellphone users say they could not go one single day without their device. 67 % of cell phone users check for messages, even when they are not expecting one. Studies show we check our...

We are all out there just bumping into each others wounds. If you know me, I say this alot. Most often I say it when someone tells me about a person in their lives who has upset them. I also like to say , well, they are just people being...

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