Dr. Sanam Hafeez


How Holiday Drinking Can Hurt Your Thinking

How Holiday Drinking Can Hurt Your Thinking With comments from Dr. Sanam Hafeez of www.comprehendthemind.com Tis’ the season to eat, drink and be merry. As we celebrate the holidays we often find ourselves joyously hopping from party to party with more and more cocktails being consumed. We all know how […]

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Beating The Holiday Blues

Singing the Holiday Blues? Neuropsychologist Dr. Sanam Hafeez Offers Tips to Help Cope www.comprehendthemind.com It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But sadly, not for everyone. Whether it’s dealing with loss, getting over an addiction, being new in town, helping children post-divorce or caring for a senior citizen, Dr. […]

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5 Bad Habits and Why to Kick them NOW!

We all want to improve ourselves. At times our own bad habits get in the way of the life we truly know we deserve. Scientists have come up with many reasons why we stick to bad habits. Some may be harmless yet annoying while others could be self-sabotaging. Why do […]

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How to cope with SAD when the clocks “fall back”

Photo credit: Anna B. HAVE TROUBLE COPING WHEN THE CLOCKS “FALL BACK?” YOU MAY HAVE SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER AKA.. SAD www.comprehendthemind.com The clocks “fall back” November 6, 2016 which means that there will be less day light. Many people chalk up feeling blue in winter as simply a fact of […]

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Common Mental Health Issues: When To Go It Alone and When to Seek Help

Common Mental Health Issues: When To Go It Alone and When to Seek Help www.comprehendthemind.com If you’re an adult (or trying your best to be one!) you know life gets stressful. We’re all guilty of habits and behaviors that aren’t exactly awesome for our mental health. Obsessing over something minor […]

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A Beautiful Mind: Mental Workouts To Strengthen Your Brain

Have you ever walked into a room and forgot what you went in there for? Perhaps you lost your train of thought mid conversation after being distracted by a noise. Maybe you forgot a name or a number or to buy milk. We’re human! We forget things. However, the more […]

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4 Kinds of Haters and How to Handle Them

Unfortunately cattiness, passive aggressive digs, backhanded compliments, rants and all out bullying isn’t something limited to just kids and teens. Adults are guilty of these “hater” behaviors and we see them play out in different parts of our lives. From friends and colleagues to family members and even our spouses, […]

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How To Feel More Attractive Without Plastic Surgery Or Weight Loss

HOW TO FEEL MORE ATTRACTIVE WITHOUT PLASTIC SURGERY OR WEIGHT LOSS www.comprehendthemind.com The current media ideal for women’s overall appearance is achievable by less than 2% of the female population. But we are bombarded with this unrealistic ideal. Young women today see more images of exceptionally beautiful women in one […]

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10 Ways Stress Is Written All Over Your Face

Photo credit: Julia Freeman-Woolpert 10 WAYS STRESS IS WRITTEN ALL OVER YOUR FACE www.comprehendthemind.com According to Dr. Sanam Hafeez Psy. D, Colombia University Professor and Founder of Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services in New York City; stress is written all over our face and can result in looking years older when […]

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