Tag: dallas psychiatry

What’s Wrong With Being a People Pleaser?

People pleasers feel more important and feel good about themselves through the act of taking care of others.  However the people they often take care of tend to manipulate and misuse them and offer them little care in return.  While People Pleasers show love and affection by taking care of others, they find it hard […]

Do you have a guilty conscience?

    Are you plagued by feelings of guilt?  Does your stomach churn when someone is upset with you?  Do you seek excessive reassurance from others?  Do you avoid conflict whenever possible?   When conflict is unavoidable do you find yourself  consumed by distress until a resolution has been found?     If you answered […]

How Well Do You Know Yourself?

    Journaling is a great way to process the world around you and your own thoughts.  However, many people find it difficult to organize their thoughts.  As they try to put pen to paper they are overwhelmed by the blank page.  I recently wrote an article titled“In My House We Believe in Talking About […]

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ADHD in Adults: An Expert’s Explanation

What is ADHD? The prefrontal cortex , located right behind your forehead, does not function well when you have ADHD.  You can think of it as your filter.   It filters out stimulus in your environment so that you can focus on one thing at time.  For people that don’t have ADHD this part of the brain filters out background noise […]

In My House We Believe in Talking About Emotions 

In My House We Believe in Talking About Emotions By: Amy Morrison PA-C at morrisonclinic.com I have noticed that as a society we really do a poor job of expressing our emotions.   Not only do we feel uncomfortable talking about emotions, but we also do not really know what we are feeling.  We don’t know how to deal with negative emotions because most […]

God Bless Pinterest

Ok guys I have to admit, I am a bit addicted to Pinterest.  I’m not gonna lie, it can be a problem at times.  I find myself going to Pinterest for that crock pot recipe I need for dinner tomorrow and 2 hours later I haven’t even found the crock pot recipe…  But I found […]

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The Importance of Therapy in the Treatment of Depression and Anxiety

    Learning how to cope with stress is a very important part of your recovery from depression and anxiety.   In fact, people who do not suffer from depression and anxiety will have better physical health if they cope with stress well.    Stress is known to play a role in worsening your health.  Therapy […]