The term “separation anxiety” usually conjures the image of a tearful toddler, or worse, a whimpering dog, but millions of grown-ups live with separation anxiety, too
From Clarence Thomas to basically all of Uber to Harvey Weinstein, sexual harassment is as rampant as it is repugnant. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen examines the psychology of sexual harassment...
Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reveals why we choke, and how to come through in the clutch
This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen shows you how to vanquish childhood fears and phobias
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 7 ways to stretch your self-control
Trust is easy to break, hard to rebuild. By request from listener Kate, this week Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 5 steps to put the pieces together again
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 7 in-the-moment tips to deal with a tidal wave of tasks
Are you a perfectionist? Most perfectionists don’t identify with the label. But Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers nine signs that might make you come out of the (perfectly organized) perfectionist closet...
Pop psychology tells us that complaining is a sort of catharsis—that by getting our feelings out rather than bottling them up, we’ll feel better. But it turns out this is largely a myth...
This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reveals three toxic thinking habits that keep you feeling insecure, plus offers three ways to feel more confident.
Savvy Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen offers five tips to deal with the common challenge of chronic pain
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen tackles how to deal with the content of today’s fast and furious news
The Savvy Psychologist interviews the author of The Power of Different: The Link between Disorder and Genius
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers tips on how to tell the difference between satisfied solitude and fearful avoidance
Like grit, executive functioning, and mindfulness, resilience is a buzzword these days. But what does it really mean to be resilient?
This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen explains what news overload is doing to us and how to take control.
It’s the most dramatized of the personality disorders, but one of the least understood. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen clears the air with nine signs of borderline personality disorder...
Are you the dictator of your corner of the world? If your theme song is Frank Sinatra’s My Way, check out this week’s five tips from Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen...
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 6 reasons why, instead of shooting for the stars, we aim straight for our foot
This week Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen goes straight for the gut with three surprising mind-gut connections