Betty W. Phillips, Ph.D., Psychology
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Dr. Phillips writes articles monthly for the Chatham County Line newsletter.  The newsletter is available free at many locations in Chatham and Orange counties and  is also published on the Web.

Following are Dr. Phillips articles published in the Chatham County Line.  Many of the web articles published here contain additional information that could not be included in the newsletter due to space limitations.

The next article will appear November 2017.

Click on any link below to read the following articles.   (Note that the  winter/spring 2012 articles are a series relating to Unconditional Love.)

Do You Remember December 21, 2012? You Should!

What is the Future of our Civilization and Planet?

"Whatever arises, LOVE that"

The Fun of Living Together


This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism

Secrets of the Universe

Truth Will Set You Free

Your Eternal Life Reading List


Saint Francis of Assisi and His Prayer



Amazing Grace!

You ARE an Eternal Spirit

It's March and Taxes are Coming!

Your Homework for 2016: HAPPINESS!

My Present to You for Christmas and the New Year

Mommy, mommy: What's beyond the stars?


Your Spiritual IQ

Time Alone: Problem or Pleasure?

Extraordinary Health

I Can Change Myself!

What Kind of Life Do I Want? Spiritual Light Article 3

Is THIS All There Is? Spiritual Light Article 2

Do You Yearn for the Truth? Spiritual Light Article 1

Finding Joy in the World and the Next!

Where Have All The Flowers Gone?

Your Choice: Do You Care? Caring for Our Friends The Cetaceans

Coping AND Finding Happiness in Our Difficult World

Happiness, Money, Social Justice

Hire An Angel?

Are You Growing Older and Sicker...or Younger and Healthier?

Truth or Consequences?

Follow Your Heart!

Your Marriage in 2014

May I Help You With Your Greatest Fear and Greatest Sorrow? Information about the Afterlife and Summerland

Will my GPS get me to Summerland? Follow up to previous article

If Trees and Plants Care For Each Other, Why Can't We?

Look in the Mirror. Are You a Kind Person?

MUSIC: A Pathway to Health AND Happiness

A World of Kindness, Empathy and Compassion.

Another Toxic Emotion: Bitterness

Wake Up and Smell the Roses: Conquer Emotional Numbness

It's Never Too Late to Have a Happy Childhood!

2012 is Over and the World is Still Here: What Now?

The Joy of Giving: to Yourself, to Others, to the World

Overcoming Guilt and Shame

Are You a Highly Sensitive Person?

Be Proud You Are An Introvert

The Age of Aquarius? Unconditional Love December 2011/January 2012

Part II. Your Pathway to Happiness and Unconditional Love, February 2012

Part III. The Next Step. March 2012

Part IV. Loving Yourself No Matter What April 2012

Part V. Living With An Open Heart in 2012 and Beyond, May 2012

Part VI: Oneness and Bliss June 2012

Part VII. Living in Unconditional Love. July 2012

What the Heck is Ho'oponopono? Forgiveness in Relationships

Vampire Sightings in Chatham County? Emotional Vampires

Self Love or Narcissism?

Survival of Consciousness?

Peace... Calm... Happiness

Are You a Perfectionist?

The Myth of Perfectionism: Part II

Are you an Introvert or an Extrovert?

Who Rules the World? Introverts or Extraverts?

Peace on Earth and in Your Heart! Information from a hospice doctor.

Are You a People Pleaser?

What's Wrong With This Picture?

BREAKING NEWS: Mother Earth Defeats the Stress Monster

Is there a Stress Monster lurking in your house? Bedroom? Kitchen? AND follow-up article "The Rest of the Electromagnetic Story."

The Antidepressant Nightmare

Anxiety: The Power of Thoughts and Words

Are You a Worrywart?

The Stress Monster Loves Sleeping Pills!

2012 Predictions: Should You Be Afraid?

Holiday Travel: Happiness or Stress?

Time Stress

Do Your Thoughts Matter?

Heart Coherence and Loving Kindness Meditation,

Improve Your Day - Every Day !

Go Green And Conquer Stress

Chasing the Stress Monster with Counseling

Can Stress Save Your Life?

The Green Eyed Stress Monster: Envy and Jealousy

A Complaint Free World

Stress and 2009

Stress and Happiness I

Stress Management II: Positive Thinking, Appreciation, Gratitude, Happiness

Stress Management III: Relationships

Stress Management IV: If At First You Don't Succeed...

Stress Management V. Create Success in Your Life

Stress Management VI. Self Care and Vacations

Stress Management VII: Stress and Final Journeys

Stress Management VIII: Another Resource for Stress: Hemi-Sync

Stress Management IX. Keep Smiling

Final Gifts

Health and Wellness

Relaxation, Meditation, Hemi-Sync

Fidelity in Marriage?

Positive Thinking? Optimism?

Is "The Secret" Really a Secret? The Real Power of Positive Thinking

Keep Your Life in Balance

Homework Skills for Young Children

Help for Self-Injury

More Help for Parents: Hair Pulling

Single Parent Dating?

...Happy Retirement to You...

Relationships and Marriages

What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

'Tis The Season To Be Jolly: Are You?

Advice Anyone?

Betty W Phillips, Ph.D.


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