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Former Secret Service agent-turned-psychologist shares tips for staying safe today

It’s always a good idea to know how to protect yourself both physically and mentally from violence, danger and fear. But especially in these times of uncertainty, protest and unrest, just knowing you have the tools to respond in the case of a physical or mental...

Badass

Throughout my life, particularly after sharing about my professional background and adventures, people (often) shake their heads and say, “You are a BADASS!” I typically laugh, mostly because, well, how else is someone supposed to respond to that?! It’s a little...

Have To vs. Get To

This is Part 2 of my series on Positive Speech. Part 1 – eliminating “I can’t” from your lexicon – was very well received. Just to share one piece of feedback — My friend, Jackie, who happens to be a very successful Blogger, called me and said, “Oh my god, MB, I loved...

Stop Trying…

Happy New Year! After a six-week hiatus, I am back. I spent a lot of time over the holidays with family and friends and I am very happy to share that so many of them have included my positive speech tips as part of their New Year’s resolutions. I am confident that...

You Can…

After the Thanksgiving weekend – giving thanks, practicing gratitude, and spending time with family and friends, I have decided to begin a series on what I refer to as “Positive Speech”. Why? Because I want you all to start off the New Year with positive thoughts and...

You Can Call Me Professor

“Timing is everything” is a saying that, once again, has proven true for me. Over the past couple of weeks, I sent my CV (aka resume) to a variety of Universities in Maryland and Washington, D.C., inquiring about teaching positions in their Clinical Psychology,...
Badass

Badass

Throughout my life, particularly after sharing about my professional background and adventures, people (often) shake their heads and say, “You are a BADASS!” I typically laugh, mostly because, well,...

Have To vs. Get To

Have To vs. Get To

This is Part 2 of my series on Positive Speech. Part 1 – eliminating “I can’t” from your lexicon – was very well received. Just to share one piece of feedback — My friend, Jackie, who happens to be...

Stop Trying…

Stop Trying…

Happy New Year! After a six-week hiatus, I am back. I spent a lot of time over the holidays with family and friends and I am very happy to share that so many of them have included my positive speech...

You Can…

You Can…

After the Thanksgiving weekend – giving thanks, practicing gratitude, and spending time with family and friends, I have decided to begin a series on what I refer to as “Positive Speech”. Why?...

You Can Call Me Professor

You Can Call Me Professor

“Timing is everything” is a saying that, once again, has proven true for me. Over the past couple of weeks, I sent my CV (aka resume) to a variety of Universities in Maryland and Washington, D.C.,...