Codependency Deprives You of Selfhood May 08, 2023

The concept of 'selfhood' is not as abstract as it may seem. When psychologists discuss the self, they refer to the subjective experience encompassing all the objective aspects of an individual. It's the sensation of being you, the intricate combination of your skin, frame, heart, and soul. But...

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Can Unsafe People Change? May 05, 2023

When it comes to personal relationships, it is essential to surround ourselves with individuals who are supportive, trustworthy, and positively influence our lives. These people are often referred to as 'safe people.' However, it's just as important to identify and understand 'unsafe people' and...

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Fear of Your Own Emotions May 03, 2023

Fear can be a powerful and sometimes paralyzing emotion. It can prevent us from fully experiencing life, forming meaningful connections, and achieving our goals. One common manifestation of fear is the dread of certain emotional states, such as intimacy, anger, or loneliness.

Fear of Certain...

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Honoring Your Pain May 03, 2023

Healing from emotional wounds requires us to confront and honor our pain. Our minds and bodies are designed to process pain, but often, we learn to invalidate and suppress it. Ironically, our attempts to avoid pain can create even more suffering. In this blog post, we'll explore the importance of...

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Are You Choosing the Wrong People For Your Life? May 03, 2023

The most crucial factor determining your success and happiness in life is your relationships. The people you choose to invest in and who choose to invest in you have a significant impact on where you end up in every aspect of your life. Will you let life's current dictate who comes into your...

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Move Away From Spiritual Abuse May 03, 2023

I believe that all of life comes from the spiritual life. The spiritual life is the real life. Everything we see comes from the unseen. It's sort of like when you see a really tall, impressive building. Where did it come from? It came from forces that you can't see. A little girl playing with...

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Gaslighting is Brutal May 03, 2023

Have you ever had someone try to convince you that what you know to be true is, in fact, not true? How far did they take it? What were they trying to accomplish? Were they trying to gain control over you? Were they trying to dictate what reality is, and what it should feel like, for you?

We've...

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Learn the Causes of Your Anxiety Apr 21, 2023

Anxiety can shut us down and make our lives smaller. It will limit our lives and limit our performance. I don't want a small life for you, so I want you to understand what is going on with your anxiety so that you can begin to work through it.

Some of the causes of anxiety are biological, and...

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How to Prepare for a Difficult Conversation Apr 19, 2023

Preparing for a difficult conversation can be, in and of itself, a daunting and difficult task. You get overcome by a nervous feeling, a sense of dread about how it may go. You question whether you might not be better off continuing to put up with whatever the issue is. You worry about their...

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When People Get Angry at Your Boundaries Apr 17, 2023

I love when people are first beginning to learn how to set boundaries. There is a moment that they sometimes find discouraging, but which I know is the signal that they're doing a great job. That moment is when they come up to me and say, "Hey, you know what? I did all that stuff that you told me...

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Forgiveness Addresses the Past Apr 14, 2023

A key idea about forgiveness that too many people get wrong is this: forgiveness addresses the past. If the issue is ongoing, it's not the past. You forgive people for something that they did in the past, not for something that they are doing in the present.

Sometimes people ask us to forgive...

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What is Depression? Apr 12, 2023

Let's start with some hopeful news. Depression is treatable. It is one of the areas of mental health about which we know the most, and have made the most progress in providing effective care. So, if you or someone you know is dealing with depression, you can feel reassured that real help is...

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