Category Archives: Psychology

Road Rules: Traveling over the holidays

My latest for Industry’s Nov/Dec issue. Road Rules: Or, how to holiday travel together without driving each other crazy.It’s the time of year when opportunities to travel together come up for both new and more seasoned couples. From Thanksgiving through … Continue reading

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The Dark Side

In Industry’s summer issue, I take a walk through the bar scene and ask if the experiences of sexual contest and conquest are really worth the bother (especially for women), or if our jollies are mostly in our mind anyway.The … Continue reading

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Games Worth Playing

My latest column for Industry is up! Games Worth Playing: How a ritual based upon the I Ching can change the way we think about life and love Perhaps readers are aware of the concept of the filter bubble: that with … Continue reading

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The New Girl: How Does Change Happen?

Chinese new year seems more suitable for making resolutions (or setting intentions, in the parlance of our time) than Jan. 1, post-holiday, when we are tired and overfed. In Industry‘s Jan/Feb issue (and its first Brooklyn edition!), I try to … Continue reading

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Red Flags

My latest column for Industry Nov/Dec. 2012 issue:Red Flags …and all the things we’re worried about in relationships that are really not that big of a dealAn excerpt:Maybe the writers of these one-size-fits-all relationship articles are trying to be helpful, … Continue reading

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The Good Fight

Also in this month’s Industry, in my latest relationship column I continue to parse out the things that test relationships, including those that lead to its strengthening as well as dissolution. Ain’t life a bitch that way, sometimes? Can’t always … Continue reading

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Trial By Fire: How to Get to Know Each Other Better, Better

Summer is a season tailor-made to help you get to know each other…for better or worse. In Industry magazine’s May/June 2012 issue, Trial by Fire, I talk about the ways you can get to know your new love. People tend … Continue reading

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Deeper Into Yoga, part 2

Photo Credit: Steve-h via CompfightAt first I was excited to get down to some crazy yoga shit, to get into handstand, forearm stand and full wheel for more than a few seconds. I grew slightly impatient as the weeks passed … Continue reading

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Deeper Into Yoga, part 1

I’ve been getting deeper into yoga. I’m in a teacher training program and I graduate in just two months. The program is a rigorous and traditional hatha program, it’s been around since the 60s, was actually one of the first … Continue reading

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Personal Cliché

It is interesting tendency I notice that when I come to some profound change in life, I often resort to cliché in talking about it. Even when I make it up, finding the right way to say something, it has … Continue reading

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