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Check Up from the Neck Up: How to be 10 times more likely to succeed

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, explains how among people who want to change their behavior, those who make resolutions to change are 10 times more successful. The best resolutions are “SMART” resolutions — specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic and timed.

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Check Up From the Neck Up: Erring on the side of kindness

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, talks about being approached by a homeless man who asked, “Spare change for a cup of coffee, Sir?” How to respond, without fostering dependency? How to respond, by erring on the side of kindness?

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HealthLink on Air radio show: November 15, 2015

Monday, November 16th, 2015

November 15, 2015

On this week’s edition of Upstate Medical University‘s “HealthLink on Air”: Bruce Simmons, MD, gives an update on preventing the flu this season. Neurologist Antonio Culebras, MD, talks about how to get enough sleep at all stages of life. Psychiatrists Mantosh Dewan, MD, and Swati Shivale, MD, discuss the art and science of prescribing. Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, provides a Check Up from the Neck Up, and literary journal editor Deirdre Neilen, PhD, reads a selection from the “The Healing Muse.”

 

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Check Up from the Neck Up: Halloween is a treat for families

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, shares one of his cherished family memories, celebrating Halloween when his sons were young, in this week’s Check Up from the Neck Up.

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Check Up from the Neck Up: Keeping TV out of the background helps keep family in the foreground

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, talks about research from the University of Massachusetts that shows parents spend less time engaged with their children when a television is turned on in the same room.

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Check-Up from the Neck-Up: Resting as deeply as I work

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Richard O'Neill, PhDPsychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, talks about what a difference getting a good night’s sleep can have on health and mood.

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Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Building that bridge for troubled waters

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Richard O'Neill, PhD Psychologist Richard O’Neill talks about building a relationship that will survive the tough times.

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Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Helping a son climb a ladder of Ivy

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Richard O'Neill, PhDPsychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, talks about the effort parents can put toward helping their children succeed, as he helps settle his own son into Harvard Law School.

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Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Think seriously about what prevents you from regular exercise

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Richard O'Neill, PhDPsychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, extolls the virtues of exercise — and addresses many of the common excuses people use for not exercising regularly.

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Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Staying motivated to heal through physical therapy

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Richard O'Neill, PhDSeven months into a physical therapy routine, psychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD finally is reaping the rewards.

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Check-Up From The Neck-Up: Finding the wiggle room to make magical moments

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Richard O'Neill, PhDPsychologist Rich O’Neill, PhD, in this week’s Check Up from the Neck Up, talks about the challenges of balancing life’s demands. He describes his conscious effort to make magical moments — and the payoff.

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Check-Up From The Neck-Up: The joy of healing

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Richard O'Neill, PhD Psychologist Richard O’Neill talks about the joy of healing.

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