Entries by Betsy Ross, LICSW

Practice Positivity This Holiday Season

The holidays are a time we are supposed to feel grateful and positive, but what if we just plain don’t, is there anything we can do about it? Research shows that having a positive/grateful attitude can help you live longer and healthier. Regardless of whatever bad luck may have befallen you, there is something you […]

6 Tips to Succeed More and Self-Sabotage Less

Part 3 in a Series By Betsy Ross, LICSW, CGP The previous articles of this series outlined common self-sabotaging behaviors and discussed the reasons why even the most level headed, driven, and smart women engage in these from time to time (or frequently). This final article of the series includes 6 effective tips to help […]

Women, Success, and Criticism

One of the necessary ingredients to a woman’s ability to succeed in the workplace is her ability to accept and manage criticism, according to this recent New York Times article (“Learning to Love Criticism”, Sunday Review, 9.28.14) by Tara Mohr. This article states that, based on a recent study conducted by Fortune.com, women are far […]

What If You Do And Don’t Want A Divorce?

Believe it or not, when it comes to the most important issues, we humans are naturally of two minds and often find ourselves both wanting and not wanting the exact same thing, to some degree. In other words, we are naturally ambivalent about most things—we see the potential positives and the potential negatives of situations.