Richard Crowley

Whether you imagine dying in your sleep or while flying on a plane, try and rewrite those fears and reimagine your future. (Courtesy photo)

Rewriting your fears about the future

Have you ever thought about how old you would like to be…

Whether you imagine dying in your sleep or while flying on a plane, try and rewrite those fears and reimagine your future. (Courtesy photo)
Rather than expressing your pain, close your eyes and imagine colors when you're hurt.

What’s Up Doc?: Stop sharp, acute pain and hasten the healing process

A friend of mine, Gail from Santa Barbara, emailed me saying, “Last…

Rather than expressing your pain, close your eyes and imagine colors when you're hurt.
When you're ready to enter the dating world, whether through online dating or otherwise, look for key disclaimers that show whether your date is ready for what you want in a mate. (Al Behrman/AP)

What’s up, Doc?: In dating, look for the right disclaimers

When you’re ready to date again, you may put your feelers out…

When you're ready to enter the dating world, whether through online dating or otherwise, look for key disclaimers that show whether your date is ready for what you want in a mate. (Al Behrman/AP)
Dr. Joyce Mills and Richard Crowley co-wrote the comic book about children who deal with neglect and abuse. (Courtesy photo)

Tapping into your inner resources

By 1996, I was burned out and needed an unlimited break. So…

Dr. Joyce Mills and Richard Crowley co-wrote the comic book about children who deal with neglect and abuse. (Courtesy photo)
Taking a risk by treating then-Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Steve Sax in 1983 was just the start of a lucrative career treating athletes with yips. (Eric Risberg/1988 AP)

What’s up doc?: Benefits of taking risks in life

‘Fools rush in where angels fear to tread,” written in 1940 by…

Taking a risk by treating then-Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Steve Sax in 1983 was just the start of a lucrative career treating athletes with yips. (Eric Risberg/1988 AP)
To get rid of counter-productive thoughts, try writing those thoughts on a chalkboard in your mind and replacing them with intentions. (John David Mercer/AP)

What’s Up Doc?: Ever get talked out of what you want in life?

Be quiet for a few minutes now and do nothing but listen…

To get rid of counter-productive thoughts, try writing those thoughts on a chalkboard in your mind and replacing them with intentions. (John David Mercer/AP)

Minds go searching for what we don’t want

You ask someone, “How are you?” they may reply, “Not bad.” People…

Students gather at an anti-bullying meeting. Richard Crowley’s mobile app helps users address bullying in schools, workplaces and marriages. (Joe Harpring/AP)

What’s Up Doc?: Breaking repetitive patterns is easier than you think

Today is the beginning of my weekly column for the San Francisco…

Students gather at an anti-bullying meeting. Richard Crowley’s mobile app helps users address bullying in schools, workplaces and marriages. (Joe Harpring/AP)