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Crazy-Makers: Dealing with Passive-Aggressive People

Why Are People Mean? Don't Take It Personally!

When You Have Been Betrayed

Struggling to Forgive: An Inability to Grieve

Happy Habits: 50 Suggestions

The Secret of Happiness: Let It Find You (But Make the Effort)

Excellence vs. Perfection

Depression is Not Sadness

20 Steps to Better Self-Esteem

7 Rules and 8 Methods for Responding to Passive-aggressive People

What to Do When Your Jealousy Threatens to Destroy Your Marriage

Happiness is An Attitude

Guide to How to Set Achieveable Goals

Catastrophe? Or Inconvenience?

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Audio Version of Article: Crazy-Makers: Passive-Aggressive People

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Audio Version of Article: Happiness Is An Attitude

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This site provides a number of resources from mindfulness-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (MCBT) methods to help you cope with life problems and to become the best person you can be.

Sometimes this site can be overwhelming because there are so many resources. The following are some general guides to help you start. Then, select the categories that are most relevant to your situation.

Don't Accept Criticism Without Evaluating the Source
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How can criticism overload be avoided?

One of the best ways to avoid criticism overload is to evaluate it before accepting it. This can be difficult to do because you need to listen to the criticism to evaluate it which can cause distress and affect self-esteem. However, one way to decrease the amount of criticism you absorb is to first evaluate the source of the criticism before even listening to it. Read more...

Telehealth with
Dr. Monica Frank
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  • Evaluation and guidance using the Excel At Life resources
  • Brief, intermittant model
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (MCBT)
  • HIPAA compliant video or phone sessions
    About Dr. Frank
  • Licensed psychologist
  • Over 30 years experience
  • Specializes with anxiety and stress
  • Further info

Analyzing Your Moods, Symptoms, and Events with Excel At Life's Mood Log
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“What triggers my stress?”

“When am I not as depressed?”

“Are my headaches associated with certain places or people?”

“Is my treatment effective?”

The Mood Log feature of the app not only gives you a place to record your daily moods but it will provide an analysis of how different activities or events can impact your moods. Read more...

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