Human beings have an amazing capacity to adapt to various
circumstances--both wonderful and difficult. How can we use this
aspect of human nature to our utmost advantage?
Why do we get used to some things, but not all things and not always?
How can this work for and against us when it comes to pleasurable and
painful experiences? How does the principle of adaptation apply to
the phenomenon of "keeping up with the Jones' --whoever they are!)
Understanding the phenomenon of hedonic adaptation offers insight on
both theoretical and very practical aspects of human nature.
Relationship Skills: The importance of recognizing how your partners
'standard of living' will effect your relationship.
Parenting in a Nutshell: How the principles of adaptation apply to
parenting our children.
Interview with Laurie Mandel--Family and Psychiatric Nurse Parctitioner.
Everyone has ups and downs in their moods and experience 'The Blues'
for periods of time, but how does one know when the line has been
crossed from feeling down to depression that needs therapeutic
intervention? Who should one see, a therapist or Psychiatrist? Are
medications always necessary? Why are people sometimes wary of
getting mental health help ---should this be any different then
seeking help for physical ailments?
Join us as we explore the answers to these questions and more.......
Laure can be reached for questions and comments at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Happiness: Years later, is there a significant difference in the
overall happiness and life satisfaction of paraplegics, lottery
winners and your average individual? Listen to this interesting study
to find out.