How can you end negative feelings without the danger of suppressing them?

Some time ago, I said to an acquaintance “It’s possible to give up having negative emotions” and he said, “But if you suppress your […]

What do you know that others think is untrue?

A few days ago I read a fascinating cover story in Fast Company magazine on Peter Thiel. Peter is a billionaire investor who co-founded […]

Suppressing negative emotions is unhealthy

A couple of days ago when I told someone it is possible to totally stop having negative emotions, he replied: “But if you suppress […]

I spoke at TEDx: How to stop suffering

For the past couple of months my main focus has been preparing a TEDx talk that I delivered in Hoboken, NJ last Friday, June […]

Why some get angry and others fear it.

The first time I really allowed myself to experience my anger I fainted.

I was about 36 and had successfully suppressed my anger since childhood.  […]

Why do you have relationship problems?

Thanks so much for the many thoughtful responses to my post last week asking you how we can contribute to improving your life.

The single […]

Why Do We Need To Create Meaning?

Why do we usually make up a meaning for events that have no inherent meaning? And how does that automatic, unconscious meaning-making process create […]

Why we have negative emotions … and what to do about them

For many years I had asked myself the questions: What is the real source of our negative emotions? Why do so many things cause […]

How to get rid of your fears

I want to deeply thank the hundreds of you who shared intimate details about how your lives have been run by your fears and […]