Doing Life Together

Enjoy and remember to give thanks!   

Try this easy experiment and see what happens to your mood. Begin each day with three specific statements of gratitude. The holistic benefits of this small daily discipline may surprise you. Physical: An attitude of gratitude actually leads to fewer aches and pains. It lowers your blood pressure, improves your immune system, and helps you…

During the pandemic I read an interesting book by the former surgeon general, Dr. Vivek Murthy called Together. He went on a listening tour of America in a quest to better understand America’s physical and mental health. What he found surprised even him — many Americans suffer from an epidemic of loneliness. They lack close…

It’s a common complaint in therapy, “He (or she) is so controlling.” But what does that mean exactly?  Well, it can actually mean a lot of things but here are 10 common signs to determine if someone is controlling. The person… Regularly puts you down in front of others:  Controlling people challenge your beliefs, politics…

There are many ways to thank a Veteran for their service on this Veteran’s Day. but first, a few personal messages: To my dad, a 97 years-old veteran of WWII from the greatest generation, we love and miss you. We know you were proud to serve your country.  Thanks dad for joining the fight at a…

  A few years ago, I interviewed Butch Harman, the executive producer and cartoonist of the TV show, Fairly Odd Parents. He told his personal story how humor and laughter helped him through stressful times. Humor was an outlet that for him, became the focus of his career. But what Butch discovered is also true…

Do you find yourself scrolling endlessly and compulsively through the lives of other people on social media? Then you realize, “I’ve lost a couple of hours of my day!”And you feel worse, not better. If this sounds familiar, you might be experiencing FOMO–the Fear Of Missing Out! But why is this even a thing? Is…

Bullies come in all sizes, shapes and ages. Adults and children can be bullied on social media or in every day life. The trick is to know how to stop a bully. What strategies are most effective? Since the school year is underway, let’s look a child being bullied. But keep in mind, these strategies…

Our child is three-years old and doesn’t know anything about Halloween. My husband and I talked about it and decided we are not going to celebrate the holiday. Surprisingly, my friends are giving me a hard time about our decision. For many reasons, including some experiences in our lives that were dark, we don’t feel…

Be anxious about nothing! For over 40 million people, living this directive is not easy. Anxiety seems to be a part of modern life. And anxiety often has its companion, worry, close at hand. In my book, Letting Go of Worry, I explain that worry is the mental part of anxiety. To let go of…

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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