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
Recently we talked about the two-way connection between the brain and the small and large intestines (aka the gut). This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen continues our journey through the gut by investigating the link between heartburn drugs and dementia
How healing occurs and what you can do to offer support to someone with PTSD
This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen examines how ADHD often manifests in girls and women
Like “self love” or “inner child,” the term “codependent” smacks of pop psychology psychobabble. To make matters worse, it’s become shorthand for a whole host of unhealthy behaviors. But what does it really mean? And does it describe your relationship?
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers six signs of sex addiction and how to know if you have merely a supercharged libido … or a problem
This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers nine tips to deal with workplace bullying
This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen covers fear of driving and how to kick it to the curb
Two beliefs that put you at risk for depression, and how to rethink them
We’ve all been in situations where the choice is anything but clear. How do you know when to keep on keepin’ on, or wave the white flag of surrender?
This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen answers, “What is mindfulness?” Plus, 3 starter exercises to try
At long last, introverts are having their day. Over the last few years, being quiet and inner-directed has become not only acceptable, but downright trendy. But introversion often gets mistaken for its more restrictive, self-conscious, but treatable cousin, social anxiety
This week, by request from listener Cindy in Iowa, we’ll take a look at the still-evolving science of what causes an individual to be transgender. Plus, the surprising reason why gender dysphoria is a mental disorder
This week on the podcast, by request from an anonymous listener who wonders if her depressed partner might be bringing her down, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen weighs in on whether or not depression is contagious. The answer might surprise you