Relationships: Finding a Great Partner

By Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D., Newport Beach Psychologist

Finding a great partner involves two parts: being a good mate yourself and looking for someone who is as much like you as possible.

These two parts interact and affect each other. For example, the second part relates to the adage, “Birds of a feather flock together.” There’s a […]

By |January 18th, 2021|blog|0 Comments

The Path to Peace of Mind

Clients come into my practice seeking relief from adversity they’re facing. Divorce, death, depression…any number of difficult events have led them to set up an appointment with me. They’re seeking peace of mind and can’t find it on their own.
In this post, I’ll provide you the simple path to discovering this elusive state of mind.
Before […]

By |January 8th, 2021|blog|0 Comments

If You Like Chocolate, You’ll Love Peace of Mind

By Dr. Robert Puff, Newport Beach Psychologist
“What is peace of mind? And how do I know when I have it?” is a question I’m often asked.
Unfortunately, words are insufficient to describe what peace of mind is. Thus using them will always wind up coming short of an accurate description. In this regard, peace of mind […]

By |December 25th, 2020|blog|0 Comments

Embracing the Adventures of Life

Life can be such a beautiful adventure — that is, if you give yourself permission to experience it.
Many years ago, I went on vacation for a week at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico. This resort offered sporting-type activities, which made it a unique experience for me. It offered yoga, volleyball, rock climbing, hiking — you […]

By |December 14th, 2020|blog|0 Comments

Being Fearless in the Face of Fear

Fear is such a powerful emotion. It has the ability to keep us safe, but for many of us, it keeps us paralyzed, and keeps us living to our fullest extent.
When our fears get out of control, we can shut down. They can paralyze us. But we’re here to live our lives well, and if […]

By |November 20th, 2020|blog|0 Comments