There are patterns to unlearn, there are assertions to be challenged.
Hold yourself accountable for not-great behavior and use that knowledge to propel you toward different future choices.
We may be bypassing and actively trying to avoid feeling anxiety. Here are ways to focus on feeling the anxiety.
Controlling behaviors can be an attempt to not feel anxious. We’re better off allowing ourselves to feel anxious because control and anxiety don’t go so well together. When many of us get anxious our default response is to pull it together, make plans, and be in charge. Now there are times when this way of…
And how do we recognize the difference between good and not-so-good?
Money makes it complicated.
The key is finding a balance between holding onto our identity and having a space of reliance on one another.
It makes many people very uncomfortable.
Redirecting possibly unknown negative emotional energy towards physical healing may decrease the pain.
Looking deeply at the reasons we acted a certain way and self-compassionate view allow us to shift things for next time.
How to know when we may have the necessary skills, but lack the confidence to actually do what you want to do.
Finding a way to communicate in a healthy manner and trusting each other enough to be vulnerable is the way to go.
Trying to escape feeling lonely stops us from making connections with others—connections that give us life.
Insight alone doesn’t heal us but examining the unquestioned, accepted way of being gives choices.
You’re going to need to allow yourself to trust that if you let out your emotions that you can find your way back.
It’s important to look at patterns in past relationships, expectations, and emotional triggers.