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Dr. Rick Pimental-Habib Ph.D

Question: What’s Your Default Position?

"Using nothing more concrete than the fantasies we create from our own personal history with ‘similar’ people, we default to what’s familiar.” more »

Aug 7, 2014 12:00 AM Shrink Rap

Consider This with Dr. Rick: August 7, 2014

“The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.” — Joseph Campbell more »

Aug 7, 2014 12:00 AM Consider This

Consider This: December 18, 2014

“Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous.” — Bill Moyers more »

Dec 17, 2014 5:42 PM Consider This

Consider This: December 11, 2014

“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” — William James more »

Dec 10, 2014 5:14 PM Consider This

Less Stress, More Peace

The holidays are a perfect time to work on yourself. More specifically: they’re a perfect time to observe the issues you’re in the process of working on. more »

Dec 4, 2014 10:59 AM Shrink Rap

Consider This: December 4, 2014

“One has to find a balance between what people need from you and what you need from yourself.” — Jessye Norman more »

Dec 4, 2014 10:42 AM Consider This

Consider This: November 27, 2014

“We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.” — Aristotle Onassis more »

Nov 26, 2014 4:47 PM Consider This

Consider This: November 20, 2014

“The best comfort I could offer was to just let her tell her story.” -— Mary Anne Radmacher more »

Nov 20, 2014 10:06 AM Consider This

Consider This: November 13, 2014

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou more »

Nov 13, 2014 12:00 AM Consider This

Learning to Love Our Emotional Scar Tissue

My new rescue pup, Lily Pad, has knee problems. So we’re addressing this with something called “prolotherapy,” which, unlike invasive surgeries, requires a series of injections that stimulate the body’s ability to create scar tissue. more »

Nov 6, 2014 12:00 AM Shrink Rap

Consider This: November 6, 2014

“Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.” — Raymond Lindquist more »

Nov 6, 2014 12:00 AM Consider This

Consider This: October 30, 2014

“If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another.” — Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama more »

Oct 30, 2014 12:00 AM Consider This

Consider This: October 23, 2014

“Gratitude allows us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those moments of awe that change forever how we experience the world.” — John Milton more »

Oct 23, 2014 12:00 AM Consider This

Consider This: October 16, 2014

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” — Steve Jobs more »

Oct 16, 2014 12:00 AM Consider This

Consider This: October 9, 2014

“You cannot hang out with negative people and expect to live a positive life.” — Unknown more »

Oct 9, 2014 10:10 AM Consider This

Consider This with Dr. Rick: October 2, 2014

Asking “Why is this happening?” can only disempower you. Asking “What do I want to make of this?” does exactly the opposite. — Neale Donald Walsch more »

Oct 2, 2014 10:30 AM Consider This

Kindness That Comes and Goes Around

Studies show that a minimum of three people benefit from random acts of kindness: the person doing the act, the recipient of the act, and anyone witnessing the act. more »

Sep 25, 2014 12:00 AM Shrink Rap

Consider This with Dr. Rick: September 18, 2014

“Re-examine all that you have been told… dismiss that which insults your soul.” — Walt Whitman more »

Sep 18, 2014 12:00 AM Consider This

Consider This with Dr. Rick: September 11, 2014

“You don’t have to be an expert to be successful. Amateurs started Google and Apple. Professionals built the Titanic.” — Unknown more »

Sep 11, 2014 9:57 AM Consider This

Consider This with Dr. Rick: September 4, 2014

“You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” — Robin Williams more »

Sep 4, 2014 12:00 AM Consider This

Loving Yourself First

Last month, I was able to spend some time traveling up north to one of my favorite places: the coast of Maine. Ah, cooler temps, ocean breezes, and gorgeous rocky coasts. more »

Sep 4, 2014 12:00 AM Shrink Rap

Consider This with Dr. Rick: August 28, 2014

“Well-being is making its way to you at all times. If you will relax and find a way to allow it, it will be your experience.” — Abraham-Hicks more »

Aug 28, 2014 12:00 AM Consider This