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Express Your Love To Your Loved Ones

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | April 1, 2014 | Lifestyle, Video

Read More: blessings, communication, forgive to win, gratitude, love, personal development, positive psychology, relationships, self help, walter jacobson md

We tend to take our loved ones for granted. We don't treat them as well as we should. We are oftentimes angry and irritable with them. We are oftentimes selfish, rude, sarcastic and unloving. Best we stop behaving in these......

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The Self-Sabotaging Behavior of Denial

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 8, 2014 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, denial, forgiveness, happiness, personal development, relationships, self help, self sabotaging behaviors, success

Most people have a variety of self-sabotaging behaviors that prevent them from manifesting the life that they want. The first step in overcoming self-sabotaging behaviors is to first recognize them. One of the most powerful self-sabotaging behaviors is denial. Denial......

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The Importance of Communication in Repairing Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | June 3, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, repairing relationships

The other day one of my patients was describing his angst over his marital relationship. His wife had grown distant and unresponsive. I asked him if he had discussed this with her. He had not. He was afraid to. He......

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What Can Planned Parenthood and Immigration Reform Teach Us About Our Personal Relationships?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | May 15, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, relationships, self-esteem, truth

In April, Senator Jon Kyl lied to the United States Senate and the American people when he said, “If you want an abortion, you go to Planned Parenthood, and that's well over 90 percent of what Planned Parenthood does." The......

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The Law of Distraction

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 20, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, happiness, relationships, self help, soymilk, success

The Law of Distraction isn’t complicated: The more distracted we are, the less effective we are with our work, our goals, our relationships and our physical well-being. The less attention we pay to details, the greater the potential for mistakes,......

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What Can The Uprisings and Unrest in the Middle East Teach Us About Our Personal Relationships?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 6, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, exercise, happiness, love, marriage, repairing relationships, self-help, success

If we oppress our partners bad enough and long enough, eventually they will want to leave us and/or hurt us. Therefore: Best we not be dictators in our relationships. Best we not control and manipulate our partners for our self-interest......

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Guest Blog Post: Today Can Be Your Best Day Ever (And So Can Tomorrow) by Tom Connellan

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 23, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: choices, communication, happiness, self improvement, success

Imagine for a moment if you improved one aspect of your life by just 1% today. Let’s consider relationships. What would happen if you were just 1% nicer to your loved ones? How about if you were 1% nicer to......

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The Destructive Nature of Name-Calling In Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | January 8, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, happiness, healing marriages, love, repairing relationships, success, well-being

Oftentimes, when partners are angry with each other, rather than address the issues in a civilized manner, sticking to facts, reason, and fair, appropriate discourse, they tend to attack each other, calling each other horrible names, assaulting and abusing each......

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Picking Fights In Politics & Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 12, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: anger, communication, marriage, politics, reconciliation, relationships, resentments

In politics, people don't play fair. When we don't like a politician, we will find any excuse to attack the person. We will use anything that person says or does as an opportunity to vilify or blame them in some......

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Maximizing Estimable Acts We Do For Others To Strengthen Our Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | September 4, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, estimable acts, favors, generosity, relationships, self-help

When we are doing somebody a favor, it's best we do it graciously. It's best we don't make them feel like they are burdening us or that they are a nuisance because when we do this we are essentially shooting......

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Nip It In The Bud: Address Problems When They Are Molehills, Not Mountains

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | June 19, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: change, communication, cooperation, crisis, relationships, tea party

We are a nation that tends to deal with its problems when they become crises, rather than when they are first developing. This tends to be extremely costly, destructive and inefficient. This same style of problem-solving can be seen in......

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What Can "Meet The Press" Teach Us About Our Personal Relationships?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | May 29, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, happiness, honesty, relationships, self-improvement, success, trust, well-being

On this past Sunday's "Meet the Press", host David Gregory was interviewing U.S. Senator John Cornyn in regard to the controversy surrounding U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul. According to Sen. Cornyn, Rand Paul had "clarified his views" about the......

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What Can Overreactions in the Stock Market Teach Us About Our Personal Relationships?

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | May 7, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: communication, gossip, misinformation, overreactions, relationships, right action, stock market

On May 6th, the stock market took a huge dive. One explanation was that it was due to an overreaction to misinformation, to an error on the part of a futures buyer, which led people to think that some......

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What The Abusive Health Care Reform Name-Calling Can Teach Us About Our Personal Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | March 27, 2010 | Lifestyle

Read More: abuse, communication, healing, health care reform, personal relationships, trust

Last week, amidst the health care reform debate and vote, a segment of protesters, having felt betrayed by their government, filled with rage, resentments, and distrust, verbally assaulted a number of government officials with abusive name-calling. Fearing for their......

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What President Obama's Failing Presidency Can Teach Us About Changing Ourselves and Our Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | December 19, 2009 | Lifestyle

Read More: change, commitment, communication, hope, President Obama

When running for election, President Obama spoke passionately and with great conviction about the change that was necessary in our country and in our world. He spoke about his commitment to change and his belief in his capacity to initiate......

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The Need for Truth in Politics, Business and Personal Relationships

Walter Jacobson, M.D. | November 28, 2009 | Health

Read More: boundaries, communication, compassion, cooperation, ethics, responsibility, truth

Lying appears to be becoming an acceptable means to an end. Some weeks ago we watched the balloon boy hoax motivated by the desire for money and stardom. It didn't much matter to the perpetrators the effect their stunt might......