Author Archives: Peggy D. Snyder. Ph.D.

About Peggy D. Snyder. Ph.D.

Psychologist, Author

The TEN MINUTE COGNITIVE WORKOUT contains examples of CW statements that address: Work Issues, Relationship Issues, Parenting Issues Health & Fitness School/Education Skill Development Leisure Activities Depression Stress Anxiety There is also a section with examples of general CW statements … Continue reading

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BENEFITS OF THE COGNITIVE WORKOUT

• It can change an emotional state that is vexing or troubling. • It can modify a behavior. • It can eliminate an unwelcome habit. • It can strengthen and develop a new habit. • It can help you manage … Continue reading

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HAVE YOU WRITTEN YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS?

Write them in the Cognitive Workout format:  POSITIVE statements in the PRESENT tense, that begin with ‘I AM’ and which use the PROGRESSIVE form of the verb.  You’ll be amazed at how this keeps you on track for keeping and … Continue reading

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USING THE COGNITIVE WORKOUT TO ACCOMPLISH HOLIDAY TASKS …

There is much to do prior to December 25, especially when Thanksgiving falls late in November as it did this year.  Those of you who have celebrated Hanukkah can, perhaps, rest on your laurels and watch the rest of us … Continue reading

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Tips for writing effective Cognitive Workout Statements:

Keep your statements short, clear and simple.  Target only one emotion per statement.  Target only one behavior per statement.  Avoid targeting an emotion and a behavior in the same statement.  Write statements that contain only one clause.  Avoid writing statements … Continue reading

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THE TEN MINUTE COGNITIVE WORKOUT …

 … is now available on Amazon. Thank you to one and all who have purchased my book! I think you’ll enjoy doing the Cognitive Workout. It’s an exercise that can benefit anyone and everyone — provided it’s done consistently. I … Continue reading

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Things are moving along …

… at a snail’s pace … but they are moving.  As a prelude to the Amazon launch you can check this out: https://www.createspace.com/4403670 “Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door.”   Emily Dickinson

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An update about my book …

The Wheels of Publication continue to grind slowly, and the publisher seems to be fresh out of oil.  It might be November before my book sees the light of day.  😦 “A delay is better than a disaster.”                           “All … Continue reading

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WALKING MEDITATION

Suppose you want to take some time to meditate, and you also want to get some exercise.  But you don’t have time to do both.  You can meditate while walking.  Here’s how. We’re always experiencing a myriad of sensations.  Three … Continue reading

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An early review of my book….

        Here’s a link to an early, prepublication review of my book, THE TEN MINUTE COGNITIVE WORKOUT.  I expect the book to be released later this month.  But as I said in an earlier post:   “The wheels of publication turn … Continue reading

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