Ask Dr. Conte: How Can I Lose My Anger Before I Lose My Fiancée?

Dr. Conte, How can I stop my anger toward people? I am engaged to my girlfriend and I do not…

Why I Chose to Go to Prison

Coming up next week, we have a special two part edition of Tackling Life that was recorded inside Pennsylvania’s Graterford Maximum…

Mandatum Antiquus

The master sat in front of the room, eyes closed, deep in meditation. His students sat, crossed legged, peacefully awaiting…

Four Jurors: When Attachment to Our Beliefs Blinds Us to the Truth

I write a lot about attachment and certainty. I’ve been fascinated throughout my career by the way we, as human…

Unnecessary Protection: How to Deal with Perceived Threats vs. Real Threats

It’s natural to protect ourselves. The world is scary and there are real threats out there. Unfortunately, we spend far…

Keep Your Gifts! Don’t Allow the Things You Hate to Monopolize Your Energy

When the holidays roll around, who do you give gifts to: people you hate, or people you like? This isn’t…

Ask Dr. Conte: How Can I Deal with My Anger Over Little Things?

Dear Dr. Conte, Things like repetitive noises, traffic, and situations where I am powerless and have no control make me…

Let’s Talk About Politics and Religion!

Oh no, here we go! “I know, I can scan this article really quickly to find out what side of…

Embrace Positive Thinking

Recently, someone wrote in and asked me the following questions regarding positive thinking. I thought they were great questions, so…

5 Quick Tips for Handling the Anger You Have Toward Family

Here’s a profound statement: Families don’t always get along. Let’s make that statement more personal: Sometimes your family angers you.…