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The Happy Asset

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Learn some secrets the psychopharmaceutical industry would prefer you didn't know about! Do you ever wonder why we are having more and more unhappiness, unrest, depression and drug abuse in the world when there are so many good things going on in life?  Are you or someone you know even one of those unhappy people?  Today Dr. Judy will discuss what some of the issues are that lead to our being unhappy with people and things in our lives, where some of this came from, and most important of all, some of the things you can do and skills you can develop to overcome some of these issues, using the same skills she has taught to many thousands of patients over her psychiatric career.  Pills may help, but the skills that psychotherapy teaches you are the gift that continues to give increasing emotional improvement even after you stop therapy, while the benefits of medicine usually stop when you stop the pills.   You will learn to look at things in new ways, detach yourself from the impossible task of trying to please everyone else and focus on being the best version of your unique persona that you can be.   You will see some examples of how changing the way you look at things can actually change how your life looks to you, as well as things you can do to take charge of shaping your life to be what you want without waiting for those 'other people who are causing your misery'  to change - especially since that isn't very likely to happen.  These are skills that will not only help diminish any emotional dis-ease you might currently have, but also help prevent  things that happen from interfering with your emotional health and happiness.  If psychiatric medicine would fix everything, those many billions of pills would have made a much bigger impact by now. Learn to take charge of you feelings and start changing your life.