The decision to look after your self, identify and then provide what you need is what is referred to as Self-Care. My feeling is that a lot of people (including myself) struggle with self-care especially during times of stress.
Whether as a child you spent your summers by the beach or at camp, as a season, it is usually associated with sunshine, being outdoors, and just having a good time. Childhood summers were the epitome of carefree living.
We do not usually think of summer as a time of sa...
We often hear that communication is the key to long lasting and happy relationships. What specifically does good communication mean though? How do we communicate during conflict? Are there signs that a relationship is doomed?
At my very core I am an existentialist, which often means that I am perceived by those around me as dark and cynical when I take it for granted that suffering is an inherent part of living. However, what being an existentialist really means to me is that ultimately I...
We’ve all read the lists! Telling us that if we just value ourselves enough, things will be okay; the Internet and self-help books are ripe with checklists to help us nail that ever-elusive confidence that we so crave.
Before you begin your personal therapy take the time to understand the process a bit better. Finding the right therapist for you might not happen right away so read further to find out what therapists should and shouldn't do.