One Little Change in How You Talk to Your Kids Can Help Them Be More Successful

Originally posted on Upworthy.com by Angie Aker Why didn’t anybody tell me this? When expecting a child, a lot of parents tend to read anything they can get their hands on to figure out what to expect during pregnancy and the first few years of life. They tell you how to feed your baby, how … More One Little Change in How You Talk to Your Kids Can Help Them Be More Successful

10 Things To Tell Your Partner When Your Relationship Is Difficult

Things are tough at home right now and have been for some time. Do you press the eject button or do you press on? Before throwing your partner’s things in a bin liner and calling a divorce lawyer, let us take a trip to the beautiful islands of Hawaii. From Wooloongabba, Wyoming or Warwickshire, the … More 10 Things To Tell Your Partner When Your Relationship Is Difficult

How Therapy Can Help With Emotional Expression

Originally posted on Good Therapy I like to think of therapy as a place to try on emotions. I’m not implying there are emotions we don’t have yet; we’re given the capacity for the spectrum. But fully expressing how one feels in a healthy manner is not always easy to do. It’s not easy because it gets socialized … More How Therapy Can Help With Emotional Expression

Stay-in-Love Couples

Originally posted on Psychology Today. In today’s dating world, most intimate relationships don’t make it into long-term commitments. For many different reasons, many initially loving partners can’t seem to get past the challenges that ultimately end their commitment to each other. Some give up early, not wanting to waste time on something that is already problematic. They … More Stay-in-Love Couples

Ask Better Questions

Here is a link to an article we really loved! Check it out! Tony Robbins The quality of your life is not necessarily based on the quality of your circumstances, it’s based on your mental and emotional filters that determine your perception of the outside world. These filters have been shaped by a number of … More Ask Better Questions

How to Overcome Shyness in Any Social Setting

Originally Posted on Psychology Today Most people experience the feeling of being shy at one point or another, but for some it can be debilitating enough that it prevents them from participating in social situations that are important to personal or professional goals. Shy people want to be close to others but they fear being rejected … More How to Overcome Shyness in Any Social Setting

Feeling Blah? Here’s How to See Your World with Fresh Eyes

Imagine if you knew you were doing something for the last time—for example, driving to work, standing on a train ride, holding a book, eating an orange, hugging a friend. How would your experience of these activities change? In the 2009 film “A Single Man,” Colin Firth’s character George decides he’s going to kill himself. As he goes through what … More Feeling Blah? Here’s How to See Your World with Fresh Eyes

Boundaries: It’s Time To Say No When You Need To

Originally posted on Psychology Today. I have always had a hard time with boundaries. For whatever reason, it’s hard for me to ask for what I need, and it’s hard for me to say no. I’m pretty good with people who are like me, gentle people who are always thinking (probably too much) about other … More Boundaries: It’s Time To Say No When You Need To