Category Archives: Psychology

Quora answer on choosing to be childfree

Please read my answer to the question: “Should couples stop having more kids to protect the planet?” Advertisements

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Yvonne Rowan reviews From Depression to Contentment

Are you steeped in depression? Feeling sad, but don’t know why? Plunged into a seemingly endless grief? What if you met someone whose greatest joy in life (yes, greatest joy) is to take you gently by the hand and lead … Continue reading

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White crocodiles

Yesterday, I had a sore throat, and a slightly runny nose. I actually decided not to go on my regular bike ride. Today, it’s gone. Everything is fine. Why? I used the guided imagery script I have for dealing with … Continue reading

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Dealing with difficult kids: a podcast

A week ago, Aimee Cabo interviewed me on “The Cure” radio show. She, her husband Dr. Boris Nikolov and I had fun talking about a range of issues more or less connected to difficult kids, which is of course the … Continue reading

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From Depression to Contentment, reviewed by Hendrika de Vries

In all my over thirty years of practicing psychotherapy I have read and recommended many self-help books, but seldom have I found one that speaks to me with the spiritual wisdom of Bob Rich’s From DEPRESSION to CONTENTMENT. Here is … Continue reading

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Featured in a podcast

“As We Get Older” is featuring me in a podcast. Bob Pessemier asked excellent questions, and I hope I’ve given excellent answers. The topic is depression, which is a growing global epidemic. You can listen by following this link

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Interview on The Authors Show

Don McCauley interviewed me for a 15 minute podcast, which was only available for 24 hours, on 23rd July, 2019. So, I have reproduced the questions, and my script for the answers, here. You start your book by saying, “Diagnosed … Continue reading

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Happiness vs. contentment

I’ve just finished my interview with Bob Pessemier for As We Get Older. He will now edit our conversation. I’ll announce the link to the podcast as soon as it’s ready. I absolutely refuse to do so until he sends … Continue reading

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Why do so many people still believe climate change is a myth?

This is the wording of the third or fourth question on this issue at Quora I’ve answered during the past couple of weeks. Please read my reply.

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Nancy Wagaman reviews From Depression to Contentment

A delightful and uplifting read for any human being! Essential reading for anyone dealing with depression. The time is right for this book. The world is begging for solutions to the challenge of depression becoming so pervasive across all regions … Continue reading

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