72 Articles by Sheryl Paul, M.A.

Sheryl Paul, M.A.

10 Things Never To Say To A New Parent

The audacity of strangers never ceases to amaze me, especially when it comes to people you barely know offering advice.

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
September 2 2015

38 Hard Truths About Relationships

Our culture creates the expectation that life is supposed to be like a happy day at the beach, yet we all know that real life is far from a...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
August 20 2015

How To Know If You're Actually In Love Or Just Infatuated

It's one of the most common questions that leads people to Google their way to my work: How do I know if I'm in love? Sometimes, people even find...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
June 10 2015

The Single Most Important Factor In Creating Joy

There are so many ways to heal, and the miracle of the Internet brings them all to our fingertips. Whether it's meditation, journaling, or yoga, we...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
May 28 2015

Why Dreams About Other Lovers Are NOT Cause For Alarm

One of the fatal flaws of our culture is that we take everything at face value. We believe that every waking thought we have is true, and we believe...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
May 13 2015

Why You Should Stop Texting

"I was talking to my friend about that last week," a 20-something client explained to me in a recent session, following up on a previous discussion we...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
May 7 2015

Debunking The Myth Of The Highly-Sexed Man

We live in a culture fed by myths. Not the archetypal myths born in the collective unconscious that deeply nourish the wells of the human psyche. No,...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
April 29 2015

8 Ways To Maintain A Strong Connection With Your Kids

As we become more connected to our smartphones and other devices, there's an increasing sense of disconnection and loneliness that pervades our lives....

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
February 21 2015

How To Actually Enjoy Valentine's Day

What trips us up in relationships almost more than anything else is the question of expectations. If we expect to feel wildly in love with our...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
February 13 2015

Do You Have Social Anxiety Disorder, Or Are You Just An Introvert?

We live in a diagnosis-happy era. We diagnose kids in school who have a hard time sitting still and focusing as having attention deficit/hyperactivity...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
December 5 2014

A 1-Minute Action That Could Transform Your Life

We hear a lot about the importance of slowing down these days. We know that we move too fast, we work too fast and we keep every slot of every day...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
December 1 2014