The Christmas season is “meant” to be filled with happiness, but for you maybe it is a time of unspeakable stress, anxiety, or loneliness. Christmas arrives with high expectations of perfect, happy families enjoying luxurious celebrations and gifts. It is very hard for any of us to avoid this fantasy and the […]
- Can’t get out of bed
- Low energy, dragging yourself through the day?
- Keep thinking about things you’ve done in the past that make you feel bad? (Check out how to stop thinking about the past)
- Feel hopeless about your future?
- Negativity eating you from the inside out?
Increasing mastery makes you feel competent […]
You may not have a beautifully organized sock drawer, or have your herbs and spices organized alphabetically, but perfectionistic habits could be holding you back. The sad truth is relationships can be ruined by perfectionism. Understanding what it is and how to soften it, is a good way to avoid the risk this streak in […]
Are you recovering from a relationship breakup? Trying to work out what went wrong so you don’t repeat the same thing over again. Or are you needing help with your relationship because you are fighting and stuck and miserable? Often a crisis ocurrs before anyone seeks the help of a couples therapist. Why? I guess […]
The fairytale and the reality of marriage is something we think we are too astute to get caught up in. But do many of us still have unrealistic expectations of what it takes to make a long term relationship work? Like anything worthwhile, really putting in to make you intimate relationship work takes good intentions […]
There are only two things you can truly control—your thoughts and what you do. No one else can choose either one of those for you. Thinking about the past with regret can become negative and robs you of your present well-being and, over time, can lead to serious problems like anxiety
Why do we […]
Is technology disempowering you?
Have you become obsessively glued to your device? Do you sleep with your phone beside your bed?
Maybe you find yourself only half listening to your partner when in fact you want to check the new message which just arrived with a disruptive ping.
We already suspect that devices are making us more distracted […]
You have discovered your partner has cheated on you. You are shocked… feel like the rug has been pulled from under you and now angry that you have been lied to and betrayed so easily. After you get over the initial shock, you can’t stop chasing down every last detail of what happened. You need to […]