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October 11, 2019
Is the office chatterbox driving you to distraction? It's possible to set boundaries and stick to them without being awkward or rude. Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/tune-out-office-chatterbox Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych
October 4, 2019
Depression may be a mental illness, but your body feels it, too—in your gut, under your skin, and even through your eyes. Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/depression-affects-body Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych
September 27, 2019
Does social media use negatively affect mental health? Savvy Psychologist Dr. Jade Wu breaks down the research on how social media is—and isn't—related to depression. Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/social-media-depression Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych
September 20, 2019
One-third of college freshmen report experiencing mental health problems. Here's how to take some pressure off so you can not only survive but thrive in college. Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/college-mental-health Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych
September 13, 2019
Someone you love is wrestling with suicidal thoughts. What do you do? Dr. Jade Wu's frank and empathetic advice will guide you. Read the full transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych
September 6, 2019
Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) is all the rage lately. Is it real? Is there something special about people who have it? Savvy Psychologist Dr. Jade Wu explores the science behind this fascinating new phenomenon and provides tips for trying it yourself. Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/is-asmr-real Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych
August 30, 2019
Have you been told that you’re a good listener? Or is this something you’d like to work on? Savvy Psychologist Dr. Jade Wu shares therapists’ top 4 secrets to great listening that will make you a better friend. Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/friendships/secrets-good-listener Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych
August 23, 2019
Living as a night owl in a lark's world could be damaging your health. Here are three tips (backed by science) for thriving among the day dwellers. Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/night-owl-survival Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych
August 16, 2019
Are you assertive? Or do you hold your tongue because you don’t want to seem “pushy” or “dramatic?” Savvy Psychologist Dr. Jade Wu talks about what assertiveness is (and isn’t), and offers a fool-proof formula for asserting yourself while maintaining relationships.
August 9, 2019
Wouldn’t it be nice if our brains let us be happy and calm all the time? The science of emotions tells us that negative emotions like fear, anger, and sadness are actually healthy and useful. Read the full transcript at health-fitness/mental-health/negative-emotions-not-bad Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych
August 2, 2019
Do you really need eight hours of sleep each night to thrive? Savvy Psychologist Dr. Jade Wu breaks down the eight-hour sleep rule and offers three ways to find the best sleep for you. Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/sleep-need Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych
July 25, 2019
Ta-da! At long last, meet your new Savvy Psychologist, Dr. Jade Wu, and say farewell to your founding host, Dr. Ellen Hendriksen. This week, the two hosts exchange thoughts on the biggest challenges and best-kept secrets in psychology today (and throw in their thoughts on pizza and chickens).
July 19, 2019
Dun-dun-dun-DUN! After 5 years, 250 episodes, 14 million downloads, one book, and lots of corny jokes, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen presents her top 5 takeaways from researching, writing, and hosting the show. Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/top-5-psychology-takeaways Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
July 11, 2019
Can love last? Or does love inevitably settle in, hang around in a stained t-shirt, and get a little too comfortable? Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen looks at the many permutations of love, including everlasting love, which, it turns out, doesn’t just happen in fairytales. Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/can-love-actually-last Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
July 5, 2019
Ta-da! It’s episode 250! In celebration, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers a deep dive into the science behind three of our most common truisms. Also, be sure to listen to the end for an important announcement! Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/science-behind-truisms Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
June 27, 2019
Do you hate apologies that are mostly just defensive arguing? I’m sorry you feel that way. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen explains why so many people are resistant to apologizing and offers 5 ways to give a heartfelt (and effective!) apology. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/why-people-never-apologize Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
June 20, 2019
It’s summer! Time for beach trips and mountain escapes, most of which involve the great open road. But for many of us, heading out on the highway feels like an ordeal, not an escape. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen covers fear of driving and how to kick it to the curb. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28Norer
June 14, 2019
Dr. Ellen Hendriksen dives into the history of the opioid abuse epidemic and asks former addict turned podcast host and behavior coach Eric Zimmer for his most vital advice on addiction recovery. Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/quit-opioids-conversation Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
June 6, 2019
Perseverance, especially in the face of adversity, is praised so highly and so often that sometimes we forget there’s another option. This week, by request from listener Sari in Melbourne, Australia, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reminds us that sometimes it’s best to throw in the towel. Plus, how not to feel like a failure when you call it quits. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2djJ70E FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
May 31, 2019
A little perfectionism can get you a long way, but too much holds you back like a 300-pound bouncer trying to break up a bar fight. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen covers 5 ways to challenge the mindset of perfectionism. Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/challenge-perfectionism Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
May 24, 2019
Worrying doesn't prevent things from happening, it just means you suffer twice if they do. Here are three strategies to help you stop worrying. Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/stop-worrying Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
May 17, 2019
Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/beat-performance-anxiety Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/
May 10, 2019
Depression is like a salad. Just like dishes as varied as tuna nicoise, egg salad, and molded Jell-O studded with canned fruit cocktail are all legit salads, the hundreds of possible symptom profiles of depression are all legit depression. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen covers 5 of the most common faces of depression.
May 3, 2019
The code of toxic masculinity requires that men are dominant over everyone else, have no needs, show no emotion, and are always #winning. It’s an impossible order that stifles and hurts everyone. The Savvy Psychologist offers 4 ways to chip away at the forces of toxic masculinity. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-fight-toxic-masculinity Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
April 26, 2019
Whether your graduation is coming up this spring or twenty years behind you, we all have moments when we wonder if we’re cut out for this adulthood thing. This week, based on the questions of many college seniors over many graduations, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen brings you the 5 biggest gems in the psychological crown of adulting.
April 19, 2019
It’s one of the smallest, shortest words in the English language, but one of the hardest to say. This week, Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen offers 7 ways to say no (and maybe not even feel guilty!) Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1TMKXaK
April 12, 2019
Ever wondered what your therapist really thinks? Curious to know if your therapist likes you? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen and bestselling author Lori Gottlieb pull back the curtain on both sides of the couch. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/what-your-therapist-really-thinks-a-conversation-with-lori-gottlieb Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
April 4, 2019
Eating disorders can be a mystery to outsiders. It's difficult to empathize with throwing up, starving, or bingeing until it hurts. But there's a reason for every eating disorder. The Savvy Psychologist reveals 4 psychological drivers behind anorexia, bulimia, orthorexia, and other forms of disordered eating. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/the-mindset-of-eating-disorders Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
March 29, 2019
Call it failure to launch, Peter Pan syndrome, or hikikomori, it’s the phenomenon of adult children not making the transition to adulthood. The Savvy Psychologist, Dr. Ellen Hendriksen, explores why Peter Pans stay on the launchpad—plus, 3 ways to encourage liftoff. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/239-failure-to-launch-syndrome Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
March 22, 2019
Disgruntlement isn’t limited to postal workers. We’ve all felt disillusioned or dissatisfied at work at one time or another. Luckily, there are ways to fix it (besides fantasizing about quitting in a blaze of glory). This week, the Savvy Psychologist talks with bestselling author and organizational psychologist Adam Grant about how to spark a turnaround. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-fix-dissatisfaction-at-work-a-conversation-with-adam-grant Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
March 15, 2019
With the widest wealth gap on record between America’s wealthiest families and, well, everyone else, economic inequality is making headlines. History teaches us that concentrated wealth isn’t good for nations, but emerging science is teaching us it’s not good for individuals, either. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen investigates the effects of money on mindset. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2khI0nP
March 8, 2019
Trauma, once thought to be a rare occurrence, is actually quite common. And something else is becoming common: people are talking about it. From feeling less alone to getting support to making meaning, talking about trauma can help you make sense of your experience. The Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 5 reasons to talk about trauma. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/5-reasons-to-talk-about-trauma Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
February 26, 2019
Are you stuck in a job so demoralizing or stressful, you look at Sisyphus and think, “That doesn’t look so bad.” The Savvy Psychologist explains 5 surprising causes of burnout (aka, why you want to quit in a blaze of glory). Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/5-surprising-causes-of-burnout Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
February 22, 2019
Do birds suddenly appear every time your beloved is near? Do stars fall from the sky every time they walk by? The Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen, shares 6 ways to know if you’ve met the love of your life. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-know-if-youve-met-the-one Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
February 15, 2019
The the Savvy Psychologist talks to Drs. Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt, authors of the classic bestseller for couples, 'Getting the Love You Want,' now celebrating its 30th anniversary. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/getting-the-love-you-want-interview-with-harville-hendrix-and-helen Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
February 8, 2019
What do the Aurora Borealis, the view of Paris from the Eiffel Tower, and Roger Bannister’s sub-four-minute mile have in common? They elicit a feeling of "awe." This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen explores 4 grand effects of this unique emotion. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/awe-the-most-incredible-emotion-and-its-spectacular-effects Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
February 1, 2019
Imagine feeling blah, but on steroids. Or unmotivated, but supersized. Feeling like nothing is enjoyable (and that nothing matters anyway) is a serious symptom called anhedonia. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers two science-backed ways to beat the capital-B blahs. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/what-to-do-when-nothing-feels-good Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
January 25, 2019
Too many of us try to power through the day in the name of productivity. We skip lunch but then burn out by 3:00pm. Or we reward a productive stretch with a “quick break” that morphs into a two-hour social media sinkhole. The Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen helps us maximize our breaks and recharge without losing momentum. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/7-strategies-to-maximize-a-break-without-losing-focus Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
January 18, 2019
Mental health and illness is largely invisible. But whether or not to disclose your struggles puts a huge decision on your shoulders. Should you tell your best friend? Your date? Your impatient boss? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen walks you through this tough decision. Read the full transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-disclose-a-mental-health-issue Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
January 11, 2019
Whether you’re just starting a committed relationship or you’ve got 50 years under your belt, whether your song is "Thinking Out Loud" or "Love Me Tender," whether your next anniversary is paper or diamond, we all need to tend to our relationships. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 7 science-backed secrets to making a relationship last. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/7-secrets-to-a-lasting-relationship Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
January 4, 2019
Hold on to your handbasket! Every day, the headlines push our buttons of alarm, despair, and fury all at once. What’s a thinking, feeling human to do, besides invest in a Hunger Games-style bow and arrow? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 4 tips to be happy in a world that can feel like a Mad Max chase through the headlines. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-be-happy-when-the-world-makes-you-depressed Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
December 28, 2018
What does it take to be healthy? Exercise, sleep, and perhaps not letting hours per week playing World of Warcraft stretch into the triple digits--we know those. But what about the beliefs we hold? How does our outlook on life, the world, and the future affect our health and well-being? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reveals 7 big beliefs healthy people share. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/beliefs-of-emotionally-healthy-people Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Pre-order Ellen's forthcoming book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
December 21, 2018
Hangovers are bad enough. Mustering the willpower to get a glass of water, let alone make an egg sandwich, can take multiple hours. But now there’s a new symptom in the news: hangxiety, which is exactly what it sounds like—feeling anxious while hungover. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen walks you through 5 things you need to know about hangxiety, including how to avoid it in the first place. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/5-facts-about-hangxiety-or-hangover-induced-anxiety Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
December 14, 2018
Individuals who undergo cosmetic surgery expect to look better or younger, of course, but they also want to feel different—happier or more confident. But does it work? Whether you think peels are just for bananas or you’ve been under the knife more than a chopped salad, this week Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen answers the question: Will cosmetic surgery make me happier? Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/will-cosmetic-surgery-make-me-happier Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
December 7, 2018
Is your cubicle the unofficial office water cooler? Are you tempted to set up shop in the handicapped stall just to close a door and get some work done? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 5 tips for when Jeff from accounting stops by to give you the play-by-play of his morning workout. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-deal-with-people-who-talk-too-much Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
November 30, 2018
Forward-thinking companies strive to be socially responsible. Beer commercials exhort us to drink responsibly. And every parent wants their kid to be more responsible. All in all, responsibility is a good thing, right? It is, until it’s not. What to do when you have too much of a good thing? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 4 signs of over-responsibility, plus 3 ways to overcome it. Read the full transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
November 23, 2018
The holidays mean gathering around the table with friends and family. But along with the turkey, you’ll probably also get served a nosy question or two. Therefore, when grandma demands to know why you’re not married yet, cousin Fred asks how much money you make, or your brother-in-law wonders why you’re not drinking, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen comes to the rescue with 6 ways to deal with nosy questions. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/6-ways-to-deal-with-nosy-questions Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
November 16, 2018
With the release of the UN scientific panel’s report, climate change is looking less like an inconvenient truth and more like a inescapable crisis. Wildfires, superstorms, and typhoons are the first guests to arrive, with food insecurity and vanishing coastal cities to follow. To an individual human, the prospect of such global destruction is totally overwhelming. Is there anything we can do? Is there hope? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 7 ways to combat climate change despair. Read the full transcript of https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/freaked-about-climate-change-7-ways-to-cope Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
November 9, 2018
Is your love language unintelligible? Is the spark in your committed relationship more like a dying ember? Sex advice abounds, but it’s either vague (“Stay curious,” “Grow together”) or just plain weird (“Eat ice cream in bed with the lights off,” “Try a fake British accent.”) Thankfully, there is hope. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen talks with sex therapist Dr. Stephen Snyder about how to keep the flame burning for years to come (no ice cream or accent necessary). The Savvy Psychologist survey: http://bit.ly/SavvyPsychFeedback Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-have-great-sex-in-a-committed-relationship Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
November 2, 2018
It’s the eternal question: how to start a conversation in a way that’s not creepy (“You have such beautiful lips,”) an overshare (“Ugh, this thong is way too tight,”) or weird (“Do you like ham?”) This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen walks us through how to start a conversation without remarking that your conversation partner looks just like your former cellmate. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/3-tips-to-starting-a-conversation-and-defusing-awkwardness Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
October 26, 2018
What do challenges as diverse as addiction, perfectionism, narcissism, and masochism have in common? They’re driven by a family of emotions that share “a painful awareness of self,” otherwise known as shame. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen talks with psychologist Dr. Joseph Burgo about the often-misunderstood experience of shame, and most importantly, how to overcome it. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-overcome-feelings-of-shame Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
October 19, 2018
Are you harder on yourself than 40-grit sandpaper? Do you feel like you’re falling short, no matter how high you’ve climbed? Are you tough as nails on yourself, but soft as mashed potatoes with others? Welcome to the esteemed yet insecure club of the highly self-critical. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 5 signs it’s time to release the pressure. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/5-signs-youre-too-self-critical Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
October 12, 2018
From a child who needs a bribe to make it through an errand to the colleague who expects you to rescue him from his poor planning, entitled individuals are more demanding than The Rock’s workout schedule. Sometimes entitlement sparks national conversation—“I got into Yale”—but more often it’s subtle: a double take and an, “Are you serious?” This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen uncovers 4 more ways to deal with people so pushy you’d think the last lifeboat was almost full. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-deal-with-entitled-people-in-4-steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
October 5, 2018
What makes you feel insecure (besides trying on swimwear under fluorescent lighting?) Surprise! The culprit is your very own mind. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reveals three toxic thinking habits that keep you feeling insecure, plus offers three ways to feel more confident.
September 28, 2018
It’s intuitive that getting out in nature is rejuvenating, but why? What is it about going over the river and through the woods that helps us clear our heads? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen dives into why our minds love to go green. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/why-getting-away-in-nature-is-good-for-your-mental-health Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
September 21, 2018
Like forms of procrastination—binge-watching GLOW, shopping for dog raincoats online, or stalking your middle school friends on social media—procrastinators themselves come in many shapes and sizes. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen profiles 3 classic types of procrastinators and offers 5 ways to change today! (Or tomorrow…) Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/3-types-of-procrastinators-which-one-are-you Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
September 14, 2018
When should you stick to your high standards? And when should you accept yourself as “enough”? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen tackles whether self-improvement and self-compassion can be two great tastes that taste great together, or if they’re more like toothpaste and orange juice. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/self-improvement-vs-self-compassion-finding-the-balance Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
September 7, 2018
Anyone who’s ever tried to help a friend in an abusive relationship has likely uttered the following two words: “Just leave.” But what seems so simple from the outside is much more complicated from the inside. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen dives into why victims of relationship violence return to their abusers, and exactly how abusers manipulate their partners not only into staying, but even defending them. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/why-do-victims-go-back-to-their-abusers Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
August 31, 2018
Mindfulness is the biggest thing since indoor plumbing. But as the mindfulness movement rolls on, myths and misinformation have popped up, like sweets in your grocery cart when shopping with a toddler. Therefore, this week Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen busts the 5 biggest myths of mindfulness. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/the-5-biggest-myths-of-mindfulness Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
August 24, 2018
Sarcastic people can be hilarious, but when their barbs are pointed at you, they can be annoying or even hurtful. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1gSwloB
August 17, 2018
Are your political views getting you unfriended on Facebook? Do you find yourself retreating to your particular bubble, even at the expense of relationships? Well, imagine being married to your political opposite. Now, imagine it actually working. Today’s guest, psychologist Dr. Jeanne Safer, has accomplished just that for 40 years. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen and Dr. Safer discuss political mixing and how to make it work. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-talk-to-and-even-live-with-your-political-opposite Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
August 10, 2018
It happens to everyone. You’re supposed to go out, work out, or otherwise be active, but your energy is lower than a three-watt bulb. Are you actually tired? Or just being lazy or avoidant? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 4 ways to tell when you should push and when you should rest. Read the full transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/should-i-keep-pushing-myself-or-rest-4-simple-solutions Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
August 3, 2018
Sometimes guilt is appropriate: it links us to our moral compass and spurs us to right our wrongs. But too often, guilt crosses the line into inappropriate. It keeps us stuck, ruminating about the past, and, unchecked, can lead to depression. So what should you do if you feel as guilty as a teenage boy with a freshly erased browser history? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 7 ways to let go of guilt. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/shake-it-off-7-ways-to-let-go-of-guilt Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
July 27, 2018
Inequality, privilege, and injustice blare from the headlines. When faced with an unjust world, how do you cope? Do you dwell on unfairness? Or do you stay out of the fray? This week, by request from Melissa in San Francisco, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reveals the surprising truth about how each of us is wired for justice and revenge. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/does-revenge-work-our-minds-on-vengeance Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
July 20, 2018
We all find our soulmate, are successful in our chosen field, fulfill our dreams, and live happily ever after, right? No so much. Occasionally life is a bed of roses, but often it’s a briar patch. What to do when life inevitably lets you down? Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 5 ways to deal with life’s disappointments. Read the full transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
July 13, 2018
The #metoo movement has shed much-needed light on sexual assault and harassment. But sexual abuse of another kind remains hidden even today. In the United States, it is estimated that 1 in 6 men was sexually abused as a child, which means that in the U.S. alone, more than 25 million men are survivors, living with and trying to heal from the effects of childhood sexual abuse. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen and comedian Paul Gilmartin discuss the myths shrouding sexual abuse and how survivors can start to heal. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/the-hidden-epidemic-of-childhood-sexual-abuse-of-boys Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
July 6, 2018
Comparing yourself to others inevitably leads you to feel bad about yourself. Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 5 ways to stop pining for that greener grass. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/stop-comparing-yourself-to-others-with-these-5-tips Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
June 29, 2018
Almost everybody struggles with it. But no one talks about it. What is it? How to discreetly sniff your own armpits in public? How not to buy the free sample after you just ate three of them? Not quite; it’s the mysterious process of making friends as an adult. This week, in a twist on the usual episode, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen presents an audio excerpt from her debut book, How to Be Yourself: Quiet Your Inner Critic and Rise Above Social Anxiety. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-make-friends-as-an-adult Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
June 22, 2018
Usually, awkwardness gets thrown around as a personality trait,as in, "I hate parties because I'm so awkward." Or, "I have a hard time meeting new people because I'm awkward." But this week, This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen discovers that Melissa Dahl, journalist and author of Cringeworthy: A Theory of Awkwardness, looks at awkwardness in a different way: as an emotion. And that’s a feeling we can all relate to, whether we’re Sheldon Cooper, Michael Scott, or you or me. Read the full transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
June 14, 2018
The recent tragedy of Robin Williams's suicide—and the ensuing media storm—raised awareness of suicide as a mental health issue, but also generated a lot of misinformation. This week, the Savvy Psychologist cleans up after the headlines. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1u8Rnmi
June 8, 2018
They may not be lions and tigers and bears, but they are dogs and cats and bunnies, not to mention all sorts of other critters. Who are they? Emotional Support Animals, and they’re becoming more and more common on planes, in college dorms, in restaurants, and elsewhere in public life. This week, by request from an anonymous listener, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen explains what exactly emotional support animals are, and whether or not you really have to sit next to one at your favorite restaurant. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2e5UZDK
June 1, 2018
Heartbreak hurts, plus it affects our judgment. Suddenly, driving by our ex’s house “just to see,” posting overwrought poetry on our blog, and a six-pack nightcap all seem like good ideas. Is there a quicker and healthier way to make it through the heartache? Fear not. This week, by request from listener Thy, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen tackles 4 ways to heal a broken heart. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/4-ways-to-heal-your-broken-heart Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
May 25, 2018
The introvert revolution has revolutionized how we view our personalities. But lifting up introverts has had unintentional side effects for extroverts, too often painting them as mouth-breathing party animals dancing on the bar. Is it true that extroverts have shallow relationships and draw energy from others like a vampire? Not so fast. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen concludes our two-part series by busting 4 myths of extroversion. Read the full transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
May 18, 2018
To celebrate our 200th episode, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen gives a much needed makeover to 5 pieces of classic happiness advice. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/the-science-behind-5-classic-happiness-clich-s Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
May 11, 2018
Some myths about introverts and extroverts stick around longer than gum on a city sidewalk: introverts are people-haters. Extroverts won’t shut up. Introverts are neurotic. Extroverts are shallow. Therefore, in this two-part series, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen dismantles the stereotypes. First up: three myths about introverts. Read the full transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/busting-3-persistent-myths-about-introverts Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist On Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety: http://EllenHendriksen.com
May 4, 2018
“I should probably get back to work,” we say, as we scroll through our Facebook page from 2012 or plan our wedding while still single. We all procrastinate, even at times we know better. How to stop? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers reasons we procrastinate, plus how to get back on task (right after this movie trailer on YouTube). Read the full transcript of Why We Procrastinate and 5 Ways to Stop Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF On Facebook On Twitter Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety
April 27, 2018
From a wet diaper to a skinned knee to a broken heart, our reasons for crying evolve as we grow. But as adults, sometimes the waterworks start for no apparent reason, or in an inconvenient place (during a work meeting, anyone?) This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen questions everything we know about crying, reveals why we sometimes burst into tears at seemingly random times, and offers 3 ways to stop. Except maybe while reading The Velveteen Rabbit. There, you’re on your own. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-hold-back-tears-and-not-cry Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
April 20, 2018
As a family member, encouraging a loved one to seek mental health treatment is one of the thinnest tightropes we can walk. The stakes are high, the subject is touchy, and years of stressful family dynamics inevitably come into play. What to do? This week, by request from an anonymous listener, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen gets some great advice from mental health advocate Gabe Howard about a family member’s role in a loved one’s mental health recovery. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-help-a-loved-one-suffering-from-mental-illness Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
April 13, 2018
Studies show people who forgive have less depression, use less medicine, have more energy, and are more satisfied with life. All that sounds appealing, but forgiveness can be hard, especially when a transgressor doesn’t apologize. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen weighs in on how to let go of old hurts. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/5-ways-to-forgive-people-even-those-who-don-t-apologize Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
April 6, 2018
Turns out “gut feeling” is more than just a fancy name for intuition. Our small and large intestine, and the trillions of bacteria that call it home, are more important than ever imagined for influencing our mood, our anxiety, our choices, and even our personalities. This week Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen goes straight for the gut with 3 surprising mind-gut connections. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2imO7Fa
March 30, 2018
What do a medieval fortress, a balled-up porcupine, and a lymphocyte have in common? They’re all pros at getting defensive. If your defensiveness gives a linebacker a run for his money, you’re in luck. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 5 tips to hear feedback while keeping your cool. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-stop-getting-defensive Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
March 22, 2018
Sometimes it feels like the awkwardness of middle school just never wears off. But maybe there’s a silver lining? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen talks with psychologist Dr. Ty Tashiro about the flip side of social awkwardness, plus how parents can help their awkward children. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/the-flip-side-of-social-awkwardness-its-ok-to-cringe Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
March 16, 2018
Whatever you call it—self-doubt, insecurity, inadequacy—it’s a universal phenomenon. We can all relate to feeling as insecure as a newly-launched cryptocurrency. Luckily, there is lots we can do. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen covers how to feel better about yourself in the moment (plus what NOT to do). Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/what-to-do-and-not-do-when-you-feel-insecure Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: http://bitly.com/2lWZV4n Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
March 9, 2018
Some is vital, but too much and it can take over your life. What am I talking about? Carbs? Money? Tupperware? (Not that last one? Okay, maybe that’s just me.) How about technology? Technology is essential, but it’s also making us—especially younger generations—more anxious. But how exactly? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen weighs in on 5 ways technology feeds anxiety. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/ways-technology-is-making-us-anxious Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: http://bitly.com/2lWZV4n Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
March 1, 2018
Socially anxious moments are universal: we’ve all felt that self-conscious urge to hide. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen shares her top 3 social anxiety hacks to help you feel comfortable and confident. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/the-best-social-anxiety-hacks-for-any-occasion?page=1 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: http://bitly.com/2lWZV4n FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
February 23, 2018
There’s never been a better time to be an introvert. But sometimes introverts miss the mark, push introversion too far, and end up feeling isolated. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen talks with acclaimed author and self-described professional introvert Sophia Dembling about the ways we get introversion wrong and how to get it right. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-were-doing-introversion-wrong-with-sophia-dembling Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://bit.ly/2lWZV4n FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
February 16, 2018
Leave stage fright, jitters, and nerves behind! Learn how to get focused, keep your cool, and perform at your best. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen talks performance hacks at their best with Juilliard performance psychologist Dr. Noa Kageyama. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-beat-stage-fright-with-psychologist-dr-noa-kageyama Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts Order Ellen's book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://bit.ly/2lWZV4n FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
February 9, 2018
Why do we choose people who are so wrong for us? And more importantly, how can we stop? This week, we're exploring what to do when your 'partner picker' is broken. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/relationships/romance/why-we-choose-ill-matched-romantic-partners-and-how-to-stop Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Pre-order Ellen's forthcoming book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
February 2, 2018
They say you stay up too late and got nothing in your brain? It’s normal to care what important people in your life think of you. But if caring too much makes you stressed or you live your life by others’ expectations, it may be time to push back. Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 9 ways to stop caring what other people think. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OdMS6m
January 26, 2018
Feeling insecure is part of being human. Whether the whispers of “You’re not good enough” come from someone in your life or from inside your own head, here are six tips to quiet the voices and feel more self-assured. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-stop-feeling-inadequate Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Pre-order Ellen's forthcoming book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
January 19, 2018
Gaslighting is a form of manipulation that goes beyond invalidation to make you question your sanity. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reveals 5 tactics of gaslighters. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/signs-of-gaslighting Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Pre-order Ellen's forthcoming book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
January 12, 2018
From the half-built skateboard halfpipe in the backyard to the plate full of bacon despite our vegetarianism, we’ve all abandoned projects. But why? And how can we follow through? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers five ways to stop abandoning projects and finally cross the finish line. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-stop-abandoning-projects Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Pre-order Ellen's forthcoming book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
January 4, 2018
This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen talks to award-winning journalist and news anchor Dan Harris to bust the myths that stop you from meditating, plus gets a little coaching along the way. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/busting-the-myths-of-meditation-with-dan-harris Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Pre-order Ellen's forthcoming book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
December 29, 2017
When your motivation is lower than a gravedigger at the end of his shift, it can be hard to turn things around. YouTube beckons, your fridge somehow develops a tractor beam, and gravity becomes particularly strong in the vicinity of your couch. What to do? Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 5 ways to skunk your funk. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2d0X1Xu
December 22, 2017
The start of a new year is a time of optimism and ambition, with gung-ho promises to make this year the best, healthiest, or happiest ever. But after a few weeks, most of us are using that new bosu ball to help reach the donuts at the back of the kitchen cabinet. How to keep your resolution on track through February and beyond? This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen busts 4 of the most common resolution roadblocks. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/4-reasons-new-years-resolutions-fail Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Pre-order Ellen's forthcoming book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
December 15, 2017
No one walks through life with a perpetual Peaceful Easy Feeling. Some days, you feel less like Sweet Emotion and more like Everybody Hurts at maximum volume. Let's breaks the glass on 5 body hacks that pull the plug on overwhelming emotion. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/body-hacks-to-calm-overwhelming-emotion Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Pre-order Ellen's forthcoming book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
December 8, 2017
Savvy Psychologist and author Lewis Howes discuss masculine vulnerability: why it can be both terrifying but necessary. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/masculine-vulnerability-with-lewis-howes Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Pre-order Ellen's forthcoming book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
December 1, 2017
Tired of being on the receiving end of insults followed with “jk!”? Sick of finding ostensibly polite but obviously angry notes from your roommate? This week, by request from Steve in Boston, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen helps you deal with the passive aggressive people in your life. Because, after all, you’re not passive aggressive...unlike some people you know. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-handle-passive-aggressive-people Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Pre-order Ellen's forthcoming book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
November 24, 2017
Would you like a thinly disguised insult with your turkey? An exasperating political discussion with your pumpkin pie? Family gatherings are hard enough without the Rockwellian pressure of Thanksgiving. Have no fear. Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 7 tips to get you through with your sanity (mostly) intact. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1I5Bu6u
November 17, 2017
Are you hypersensitive? Do you take things personally? Do you overreact like a high school chemistry experiment gone horribly wrong? By request from listener Kris from Utah, this week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen helps us all be less sensitive to inevitable criticism. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/health-fitness/mental-health/how-to-stop-taking-things-personally Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW SAVVY PSYCHOLOGIST Pre-order Ellen's forthcoming book HOW TO BE YOURSELF: https://us.macmillan.com/howtobeyourself/ellenhendriksen/9781250161703/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/savvypsychologist Twitter: https://twitter.com/qdtsavvypsych Download free, science-backed resources to fight social anxiety at: EllenHendriksen.com
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