|Dr. Betty Phillips
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about Self-Improvement, Happiness and Optimism, Coping with Grief, Relationship and Marriage Counseling Issues
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NOTICE of change
in publishing. All my articles will be published in the Chatham County Line and no longer in the Southern Neighbor.
All the previous Southern Neighbor articles will remain in this section. Refer to the Advice Line section for new
Tools for Happiness, February 2014
Finding Happiness in a Difficult World
Happiness in the Second Half of Life
Loving Kindness Meditation Update
Crying on the Path to Happiness
BOREDOM! Boredom Blocks Happiness
Update on Marriage Skills and Marriage Counseling
THRIVE: The World is Waking Up
Peaceful Restorative Sleep
Peaceful Restorative Sleep: Additional Information
The Power of Positive Words
The Joy of Being: The Bond
Good Health is a Path to Happiness
Empathy and Compassion
The Battle for Happiness
Another Path to Happiness
Can You Achieve Happiness? I Think I Can!
Achieving Happiness with Positive Thinking: Do You Really Know Pollyanna?
"All you need is love..."
Light Up Your Life
Why Settle For Less Than Happiness?
The Good Life: Positivity
Lead With Your Heart
Do "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors? ... The Importance of Personal Boundaries
Power Up, Boundaries Part II
The Secret Called Forgiveness
Forgiveness, Part II
Learning Marriage Skills: An Approach to Premarital and Marital Counseling.
I. PAY ATTENTION !!!
II. Do YOU have ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)?
III. Good News for ADD!!
IV. More Good News for ADD !!
V. Marriage Counseling, Coaching and ADD.
Treat Your Marriage Like Your Teeth!
Keeping Your Love Alive
Jingle Bells: Do You Have Time to Listen? Coping With Holiday Stress
Teasing: Just Joking?
When the Going Gets Tough: Be Kind to Yourself! Coping with Guilt and Shame
Let's Plan a Vacation!
SELF ESTEEM I: Have You Met Your Internal Critic?
SELF ESTEEM II: Let the Sunshine In and Banish the Internal Critic
SELF ESTEEM III: Fighting the Internal Critic
Do Crazy People Need Shrinks?
Happy New Year: Are You?
New Years Resolutions: Self-Improvement
Panic Attacks: Can You Cope?
Double Your Problems!!
Mind Over Mood
Can You Manage Your Anger? Learn to Cope, not Explode
Take Control of Your Anger
Introduction to Assertiveness
Assertiveness: A Life Skill
Sleep for Health
Sleep for Health, Part II
Dreams and Nightmares; Changing Unwanted Dreams, Parts I and II
Protection Against Victimization
Beating the Winter Slump
Psychology of Happiness, Part I
Psychology of Happiness, Part II
Optimism: An Introduction to a Happier Life
Overcoming Blockages to Happiness
Optimism and Happiness
Introduction to Assertiveness
Coping with Grief, Loss, Suicide
How to Argue and Stay Married
Rebuilding your Marriage
New Year's Resolution: A Good Marriage
Marriage Counseling: For Us?
Do You Listen to Your Spouse?
Marital Conflict: Search for the Guilty
Mind Reading in a Good Marriage
Our Marriage: For Better Or Worse
Warning Signs of Infidelity
Infidelity: What About the Children?
Infidelity Discovered: What Next?