72 Articles by Sheryl Paul, M.A.

Sheryl Paul, M.A.

The Strategy You Use For Handling Anxiety That's Making It Worse

Some psychologists even call it a "mental addiction."

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
November 30 2018

This Is The Hottest Commodity Between New Parents (No, It's Not Sex)

Most new parents will face this tension in the early years.

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
October 21 2018

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.

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
August 20 2015

The Single Most Important Factor In Creating Joy

If you want to find more joy, take these steps to help create a new habit of slowing down and doing inner work.

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.

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

Expectations tend to set us up for disappointment. And nowhere are expectations more amplified than on charged holidays like Christmas, birthdays,...

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