Thanking A Hero I’ve Never Met

A good man died a few days ago at the age of 87. He was one of the single most important persons in my life, and indeed he’s why I am a psychologist. I never met him.  I corresponded with him only once – when I sent him a thank you note nearly 50 years after he’d...

The Secret Life of Emotions

In his classic book “Man’s Search for Meaning” Victor Frankl tells the story of a client of his who was terrorized by a constant fear of sweating. Whenever he expected to perspire, he would become anxious, leading him to sweat profusely, which would thus confirm his...