Doing Life Together

So many of us have the goal to lose a few pounds. But we all know that losing weight is not the easiest thing to do. Most often, we need extra motivation to make life changes. We also know how important exercise is for so many health and mental health conditions. Yet, here we are…

Many of my friends are dealing with aging parents and teenagers. They are part of what is known as the sandwich generation. Not only are they running teens to soccer, dance, and a plethora of activities, but also running to the nephrologists, cardiologist and pain management specialists. In others words, they are managing and caring…

If you’ve ever struggled with anxiety, you know how distressing and debilitating it can be. While anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems, numbers have been rising since the pandemic. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), both anxiety and depression grew by 25% during the pandemic. The stress of isolation, working…

Are you ever going to take out the trash? Can you get off your phone and pay attention to me? How many times do I have to tell you to stop at the store and pick up milk?   Do you bristle just hearing these questions? If so, they just might remind you of nagging.…

“I heard Tracy slept with that boy from our science class. She will do anything for attention.” “Did you hear that the neighbor was having an affair with the worker who is remodeling her house? ” “No I didn’t. Tell me more.” Gossip is more than idle chatter. It can ruin the life of someone.…

I teach couples how to deal with relationship conflict. The essence of all good conflict strategies is listening without becoming defensive. This is precisely why we struggle so much with a loss of civil discourse in our country. I also teach medical students. I am not alone when I say something has dramatically changed in…

  A year ago, I had to put down my beloved poodle Zoe. I feel the loss even today. She’s was the comfort dog at my medical school and went to work with me everyday. She was always wagging her tail and happy to be with me doing her job of bringing joy to everyone.…

Most of us can point to a few people in our lives whose sole ambition is to make a lot of money and accumulate things. This pursuit is usually an insatiable one. How much is enough? To that end, the Harvard Business Review posted an article entitled, ‘How ambitious should you be?” It’s a useful…

My co-worker who used to feel passion and excitement for her job is struggling to make it through the day. Something has changed. She is disconnected and flat in her conversations. She has all the signs of burnout and needs help. This could happen to any of us if we aren’t careful. Here are 10 ways to…

Have you ever made a goal you really wanted to reach, but despite your good intentions, fell short?  I was at my annual doctor visit and the physician kindly “lectured” me on doing more exercise and avoiding fried or fatty foods. Now, “lecture” is a strong word in that she was simply giving me advice.…

Linda Mintle
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Linda Mintle

It is rare that a trained academic who speaks passionately to the heart of people providing real answers to real life problems is so relatable. Dr. Linda’s fun personality and expertise comes through whether she’s helping her audience stress less or make peace with their thighs!

Dr. Linda has her Ph.D. in Urban Health and Clinical Psychology and is a national expert on mental health. She has specialized in the treatment of eating disorders, anxiety, depression and pain management. With 30 years of clinical experience working with couples, families and individuals, she brings her common-sense approach to people who want to live in positive mental health.

Dr. Linda is also a bestselling author with 20 book titles to her credit, a radio host of the Dr. Linda Mintle show, professor, national speaker, winner of the Mom’s Choice Award, a national news consultant, featured writer for Beliefnet and hosts her own website. Her academic appointments keep her abreast of current research in her areas of expertise. Her media experience includes seven years as the resident expert for ABC Family’s Living the Life television show and regular appearances on network television and radio.

It is often said that being with Dr. Linda is like having coffee with a friend. She makes the complicated issues of relationships and mental health easy to understand and applicable to everyday living. The ease she has with people, coupled with her clinical training and experience makes her a sought-after speaker on college campuses, conferences and special events. Whether she is doing a TV skit with Tim Conway or discussing teen violence with Queen Latifa, Dr. Linda will entertain, educate and integrate faith and mental health in everyday living.

Check out her latest book co-authored with physician, Dr. James Kribs, Living beyond Pain, a whole-person approach to manage pain and get your life back.

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