Feeling Blah? The Cure For Apathy.

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The Catholic Almanac's Emily Stimpson interviewed me for a piece in OSV  titled, Our Brother's Keeper. Fighting Apathy.  Here's a sample... Surveying the cultural landscape, a growing number of commentators have diagnosed Americans’ declining interest in political and community involvement as one of apathy. But that, said Dr. Gregory Popcak, executive director of CatholicCounselors.com, is just another way of saying “sloth.” “Sloth is apathy,” he explained. “It’s one of the seven deadly sins. I … [Read more...]

Holy Sex in the Huffington Post

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 My book, Holy Sex! A Catholic Guide to Toe-Curling, Mind-Blowing, Infallible Loving got a mention in an article over at the Huffington Post.   "Sexier Religious Holidays:  11 Sugarplums of Wisdom."Apparently, I am the 10th sugarplum (just as I always suspected ;-). … [Read more...]

Big Announcement #1: You CAN Balance Baby, Marriage, Family, & Your Needs–Here’s How!

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We mentioned a few big announcements this week. The first is the launch of my latest book with my wife and co-host of More2Life Radio, Lisa Popcak titled, Then Comes Baby:  The Catholic Guide to Surviving & Thriving in the First 3 Years of Parenthood.  The biggest parenting question we get is, "How can I balance it all?  How can I attend to  baby's needs without losing my mind or my marriage?"    Then Comes Baby:  The Catholic Guide to Surviving & Thriving in the First 3 Years of Pare … [Read more...]

A WEEK OF BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING!!!

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Check back Monday for an announcement about a GREAT NEW PROJECT.Check back TUESDAY FOR AN EVEN BIGGER ANNOUNCEMENT!!!This week is a HUGE DEAL!!!  Hope you'll be part of the celebration. … [Read more...]

Healthy Marriage Habit #1: Rituals of Connection. Take the Quiz!

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Each day, in celebration of the release of my latest book, When Divorce Is Not An Option: How to Heal Your Marriage and Nurture Lasting Love, I'll look at one of the 8 habits that separates "marriage masters" from "marriage disasters."  Yesterday, I listed all 8 habits.  Today, I'll describe the first habit, Rituals of Connection.  After a brief explanation, you'll have a chance to take a quiz that can help you evaluate how healthy this habit is in your marriage.Healthy-Marriage Habit #1: Ri … [Read more...]

NC Register says, “Just Married” Is Just the Thing for Couples of All Ages

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At the National Catholic Register, Sara Reinhard posted a lovely review of Lisa and my book, Just Married: The Catholic Guide to Surviving & Thriving in the First 5 Years of Marriage.   Sometimes, the wedding bells aren’t even done ringing before you start to wonder just what you’ve gotten yourself into. Greg and Lisa Popcak’s Just Married (Ave Maria Press, 2013) is a frank look at how you can stay on the roller coaster that the first five years of marriage often presents. Almost every n … [Read more...]

All Shook Up: “Therapy Better than Meds for Overcoming Anxiety.” Says Major Study

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About a week-and-a-half ago, I taped a series on Women of Grace with Johnnette Benkovic on anxiety and my book, God Help Me, This Stress Is Driving Me Crazy!  Finding Balance through God's  Grace.  At the time, I asserted that while most people only receive medication by way of treatment for anxiety disorders, medication is simply less effective than therapy.  On the show, I said that anyone who has an anxiety disorder and is not receiving therapy is not receiving the best standard of care and ma … [Read more...]

Believe It Or Not, Study Actually Says, “Happy Wife, Happy Life!”

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Proverbs 18:22 says, "He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD."  A new study from Rutgers and the University of Michigan proves how true that is!When it comes to a happy marriage, a new Rutgers study finds that the more content the wife is with the long-term union, the happier the husband is with his life no matter how he feels about their nuptials."I think it comes down to the fact that when a wife is satisfied with the marriage she tends to do a lot more … [Read more...]


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