Category Archives: Holidays

Column Image Living a Giving Life: The Psychological Benefits of Generosity

As the holiday season approaches, we are constantly surrounded by the message that we should be buying gifts to make others happy. Some of us may get carried away with this material aspect and lose site of the act of generosity. Generosity is a wonderful concept, but interestingly enough, many … Continue reading >




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Column Image Mindful Eating for a Successful Holiday Season

Winter has finally made its way to San Diego! Along with the cooler weather and shorter nights, many Americans are finding themselves in the middle of the holiday season. Whether or not this time of year holds significance for celebrating holidays, winter is a time that begs for comfort food … Continue reading >




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Column Image Gratitude

As the month of October comes to a close, and we look ahead to November, tis the season for gratitude. The upcoming holiday season, and especially Thanksgiving, reminds us of the importance of expressing what we are most grateful for in our lives. Throughout the season, in the news, we … Continue reading >




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Column Image Activities to Brighten Your New Year

A new year brings a sense of refreshment. A fresh time of hope, reflection and opportunities for change. There seems to be a general consensus that 2015 was a more difficult year for many people. Our World has been exposed to great tragedies, locally and globally. Many have experienced personal … Continue reading >




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Column Image Dr. Rochelle Perper Interview | Fox 5 Morning News

  Interview – 12/28/15 Dr. Rochelle Perper with Therapy Changes Fox5 morning show as part of their segment called Mind Matters.      




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Column Image Getting the Most from a New Year’s Resolution

It’s hard to believe that 2016 is almost upon us! This time of year often prompts people to reflect on the past twelve months and think about goals for the New Year. In fact, almost 50% of all American adults set a New Year’s resolution every year. However, research has … Continue reading >




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Column Image Coping with Loss During the Holidays

The holiday season is typically a time of great anticipation and excitement. But, for those of us who have experienced a loss, this time of year can be a very difficult. Memories of good times and togetherness around this time of year serve to remind us of our loss. Watching … Continue reading >




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