An Alternative Method to Treat Addictions

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An article written by José Alberto Raymondi Ph.D.


When I read the article written by my colleague Dr. Raymondi, I knew that you have to share it with you. The fundamental question in every addiction is what part it takes in patient’s life.  You can look for the durable solution as soon as you find its answer.

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3 Reasons to Plan your Next Trip:

The Psychological Benefits of Travel

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The saying “We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us”, seems to be very popular these days. And frankly, I agree with it. Out of necessity or out of desire, we humans have always been travelers by nature.


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Have Brunch with a Psycho(analyst)

When Mila first told me she was planning something “crazy” for her counseling practice over a Skype call, I was intrigued. When she told me that idea was getting together with small groups for brunch and deep, meaningful conversation, I was 100% interested.

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After all, her idea combined two of my favorite things: psychology and eating at weird hours.

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A Proficiency Guide to Obtaining Thicker Skin When Your Friends and Family Don’t Support Your Ideas

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Sometimes our closest people tend to cut our wings. But there are many valid reasons for them to do it. Their beliefs, their fears, anxieties, lack of faith or too much preocupation could cause them to discourage you when you take up something new, brave and exciting.

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The rules of positive thinking require from us not to pay attention to what our friends and family say, especially when they are highly pessimistic. But is this really the best option for you?

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All About Porn

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Even though pornography is older than Christianity, it never seizes to scandalize us. Believe it or not, there are still some misconceptions and plenty of taboos about this exotic genre.


That is why I decided to answer some of the most frequent questions that I have been asked by friends, patients and readers of my blog.  Continue reading →

Love Is Something That You DO!

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It is difficult to find a soul mate, isn’t it?

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Especially if you live under the impression that there is a person (someone somewhere) who is just perfect for you. Or maybe you have the illusion that even if he/she is not exactly perfect you will love her/him so strongly all the time, that it will not mater.

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Why Self-Help Literature Almost Never Works?

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Maybe it is quite strange to read an article like this in the web page of someone who actually writes self-help articles. And maybe I am the one who should explain it to you…

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This “suicidal article” reflects my thoughts on one of the books by Jorge Bukay, which I read and forgot it all just within 2 weeks. Continue reading →

About “True” Friendship

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If we were to believe all the internet “wisdom” that circulates around the social media, we would think that “we should spare time for the people who love us unconditionally, and not the ones who are interested in us when the conditions are right”, also “not to feel sorry for lost friend because if a friend betrayed us this friendship never existed”, and so on and so forth.


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