I’m not naive enough (at least I don’t think?) to think that I have the one reason that depression is such a difficult state of being. Depression has a different root for everyone — and it’s often a collection of sources, rather than just one thing contributing to depression. That being said, there is an … More Why Depression is So Difficult
It’s one of the most subtle, underlying questions that I hear in various forms nearly every day in my office. Some version of, “Am I going to become like my parents?”, or “Please don’t let me turn into my parents.” Some people believe that they are doomed to the fate of carrying on their parents … More Are You Becoming Your Parents?
This year on Christmas day and New Year’s day, try turning off your phones, tablets, and computers for the day. Be in the present with those closest to you and try to disconnect from mental escape routes, such as texts, emails, social media, etc. It may be a challenge at first, but it will help … More Strengthen Your Relationships This Holiday…
This is the “part 2” to the article “10 Signs You May Be in an Unhealthy Relationship“. It was brought to my attention that in the first article I made points of the things to keep an eye on, however I made few suggestions of how to handle those ten points. So this article is … More How to Change a Struggling Relationship Into a Healthy Relationship
Technically, a relationship needs to only be defined by the people who are in the relationship. What is a “good (or healthy) relationship” for two people may be completely different than a “good (or healthy) relationship” for two other people. However, there is a difference between a relationship having its own shape and character, and … More 10 Signs You May Be in an Unhealthy Relationship
What does that even mean, anyway…life is a fluid? (Some may prefer to say “liquid”, but I’m sticking with “fluid”). People often perceive life as a series of idealized milestone events, all of which have general time markers on them. Some learn to drive around age 16-18; at 18 they graduate high school and maybe … More Life Is a Fluid, Not a Solid