Super Achievers & Addiction: Big Highs, Big Lows

Super Achievers & Addiction: Big Highs, Big Lows

Over my career I have witnessed the vulnerability of Entrepreneurs, CEOs (women and men), Artists, Fashionistas, Writers and other Creative Folk, and each of these creatives that I worked with have been at high risk for depression, addiction and suicide. I have met...
Has FOMO Got You Down?

Has FOMO Got You Down?

We’re all guilty of it – drawn into the glowing wonder of a smartphone or laptop screen like a moth to the flame. We scroll through social media, fashioning posts about our latest adventures, liking, clicking, buying and even dating. The amount of time we spend...
Video Game Addiction in the Communication Age

Video Game Addiction in the Communication Age

And The Golden Buzzer Goes To… Responsible Digital Use Society is hooked on a video game in Steven Spielberg’s stellar new film, Ready Player One. Citizens are so crazed about winning in the digital environment, they risk to be the best player in the game. Spielberg’s...
What’s Brotopia?

What’s Brotopia?

Anyone familiar with Greek mythology knows it doesn’t turn out so well for Narcissus. So transfixed with his own beauty, Narcissus died staring at his reflection in a pond. Of course this is where we get the term narcissism, a personality disorder seeping into the...
Back to School — Screamagers and Screenagers

Back to School — Screamagers and Screenagers

Back to School Anxieties & Drama Having lived in Southern California for over 45 years, it’s always startling that school starts at the hottest time of the year. Beaches are full, vacations are fresh on everyone’s mind. It’s a time of, camps, lazy days,...
Learn the Relational Effects of “phubbing”

Learn the Relational Effects of “phubbing”

Are you a smartphone junkie? Take the quiz now! Taking a look at our relationships and how we honor the people we love and work and play with is important. Keeping that in mind, I wonder how many of us in this media conscious instant gratification world may be guilty...