April 17, 2000 (Kentfield, Calif.) -- For all our fantasies of winning the lottery, sudden fortune can cause remarkable stress.
Therapist Stephen Goldbart, PhD, of Kentfield, Calif., says the newly rich "feel cut off from their friends and family. They're suspicious of investment counselors, afraid their kids will grow up spoiled or crippled by the money. And they suffer from an identity crisis because at the ripe old age of thirty-something they no longer have to go to work."
On the big road of life, there isn't any bigger pothole than worrying about the little things. You get so little from it.
I was reminded of this recently when I noticed a little bump on my face. That was followed by a mole on my neck that just didn't look right to my mom. So off to the skin doctor I went for a biopsy - when they cut out part of your skin, leaving behind little potholes on your body that are stitched back up.
I learned I had basal cell cancer (a type of skin cancer, less serious...