Depression is something many people struggle with to varying degrees. People can move in and out of depressive states, and can also find themselves stuck in a state for a prolonged period of time. When you’re depressed, it can feel like you’re dragging through life while towing a boulder behind you. It can be exhausting, … More Depression: Life’s Bully
People often prefer to believe that it’s possible to hide pieces of ourselves that we don’t want people to see, often exaggerating certain qualities in order to conceal others: Some may try to act in an overly nice manner in order to avoid being seen with anger or hostility; some may try to speak with … More Relationships and Social Anxiety: Who Are We Really Hiding From?
How many times have you heard someone refer to a person’s personality or character, saying, “He’s a strong man”, or , “She’s a strong woman”? In managing our relationship with ourselves and interpersonal relationships, it is important to understand emotions, associated behaviors, and overall character traits that hurt us more than they help us. These … More The Myth Of The “Strong” Person
It is known that music has an impact on our emotions. We tend to listen to music that reflects the mood we feel in the moment. When we’re happy we may listen to upbeat music; when we’re sad we may listen to slower, moving songs; when we’re angry we may listen to darker music with … More Music and Emotions: What Does our Musical Taste Mean?