This post is written for people with misophonia, a condition in which a person has an automatic, sometimes intensely unpleasant internal reaction to specific sounds. Sounds that lead to this reaction are typically sounds from everyday life, such as others’ chewing food/gum, sniffling, or heavy breathing. For people with misophonia who struggle with eating-related sounds, … Read moreGetting Through Thanksgiving with Misophonia
One of our psychologists, Dr. Paul Guinther, just got interviewed for the Oregonian on the topic of addiction during the holidays. Check it out: http://www.oregonlive.com/health/index.ssf/2012/12/addiction_recovering_addicts_r.html
“And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. What … Read moreHome for the holidays—Tips for surviving the holidays with relationships intact.