Medscape Article – Not All Memory Complaints Signal Trouble

This is a very technical article, but good information that could put older adults minds at rest regarding expectable sorts of memory issues, vs. those memory symptoms which could signal a more serious problem. – Molly Allen, PsyD From Medscape Medical News > Neurology Not All Memory Complaints Signal Trouble Megan Brooks September 29, 2011 […]

World of Psychology Article: 5 Effective Ways to Curb Clutter

While we say that that we know no one is perfect, we often laugh off our bad habits, instead of taking responsibility for working towards the life that we want.  Taking the steps to create a peaceful physical environment at home is one step towards true happiness. – Molly Allen, PsyD   5 Effective Ways […]

New York Times Article – Is Junk Food Really Cheaper?

As we deal with what appear to be common assumptions about our national obsession with convenience food, this is a fresh perspective on re-organizing our thinking and attitudes. – Molly Allen, PsyD   Op-Ed Columnist Is Junk Food Really Cheaper? By MARK BITTMAN Published: September 24, 2011   THE “fact” that junk food is cheaper […]

Teens that frequently dine with their families report better quality of relationships with their family members as well as a smaller chance of using drugs

Creating psychologically healthy families begins with basic parenting. – Molly Allen, PsyD Can Frequent Family Dinners Help Teens Resist Drugs?   by Kristofor Husted       September 22, 2011     Teens that frequently dine with their families report better quality of relationships with their family members as well as a smaller chance of […]

How to Resolve Intractable Conflicts

Although this article deals mainly with how to work as a professional assisting large organizations to overcome conflict, some of the priciples can work in our day to day life – if we truly want to achieve peace in our relationships with others. – Molly Allen, PsyD   How To Resolve Intractable Conflicts This article […]

12 Ways Successful Bloggers, Entrepreneurs Stay Productive

Procrastination & excuses can be a thing of the past for persons who choose to be truly successful.  All it takes is commitment and clear vision of a goal. – Molly Allen, PsyD   12 Ways Successful Bloggers, Entrepreneurs Stay Productive By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S.   Full-time bloggers and entrepreneurs have to juggle a wide range of […]

Physical Activity & Cognitive Health

One of the best prescriptions for improving one’s mood and overall sense of well-being is to get out there and get active, at whatever level suits your abilties and interests. – Molly Allen, PsyD – Licensed Psychologist   Information sourced from Journal Watch: Physical Activity and Cognitive Health, Revisited Rx: 30 minutes of brisk walking […]

Providing Support: How to Talk about Illness

Being physically ill sometimes brings a host of psychological stressors.  Once one gains insight into dealing with another’s health problems, it is far easier to provide an appropriate level of support – Molly Allen, PsyD From PsychCentral.com:   Providing Support: How To Talk About Illness By Tamara McClintock Greenberg, Psy.D. When illness affects someone we […]

A Mindful Way Through Depression

 Mindfulness is a practice of accepting reality as a way of working through challenges. This is a good article from PsychCentral.com about how specifically to use mindfulness to get through anxiety teamed with depression. – Molly Allen, PsyD   Licensed Psychologist: A Mindful Way Through Depression By Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. Depression is one of the most profound […]

The Days After 9/11

                Many people witnessed the horror in and around New York City on September 11, 2011. And it’s probably fair to say that none of us will ever forget, whether we were “there” or not. Dr, Bruce Nystrom went to New York City a few days after the […]