Marriage counseling can take varied forms. This will depend primarily on the couple's preference. But basically, they have a choice between a group therapy and a private one on one counseling to find solutions to their problems. Or they can start with an individual session and then eventually ... Views: 3
Drug addiction treatment centers and alcohol rehabs utilize a variety of therapies to assist folks take back management of their lives. whereas these therapies will vary from place to put, they typically embrace cluster, family, and individual medical aid. These styles of medical aid look for to ... Views: 3
Summary: The book of Daniel supports Jewish Aliyah, but also offers a time-frame for it that is overlooked. This is based on the double application of Daniel, once in history and again in our time.
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, a leading rabbi in Ultra-Orthodox Judaism, urges Jews to return to ... Views: 2
By Sam Vaknin
Author of "Malignant Self-love: Narcissism Revisited"
The narcissist regards his disabled or challenged child as an insult, a direct challenge to his self-perceived perfection and omnipotence, a constant, nagging source of negative narcissistic supply, and the reification and ... Views: 8
Is there a song in your heart waiting to be released? Do you sometimes struggle to express yourself when life throws you a curve ball?
Here is a list of ten tips for you to express yourself and use your creativity.
1. Keep music in your environment (car, house and work).
2. Pay ... Views: 19
ope Francis has sparked another debate with controversial remarks at the Third Vatican Council. He says, the concept of hell where people burn eternally cannot be Christian--it goes against the concept of a loving and compassionate God.
That idea is being challenged by other Bible scholars, ... Views: 10
As a teenager and young adult my main hobby, let me change that, my only hobby was partying. I was functional in school as far as grades go but everything revolved around partying. It didn't matter if it was alcohol or drugs, I wanted to party and whatever means it took to get there I would do ... Views: 29
Memorial ideas to help you make memories last will aid in grief healing. You can't know why some things happen, but you can know that love and beautiful memories can outlast the pain of grief. And you can know that there's a place inside the heart where love lives always and where nothing ... Views: 12
Most recently, another family member passed away and this time so unexpectedly. Our loss impacted our family in different ways. My spouse found the lifeless body of our beloved seven year old German Shepard while I was away on a flying trip. What happened next for us was such an emotional burden ... Views: 11
Development as a Workplace Objective.
By focusing on development, entire environments come together. This is because development is such an inspiring, satisfying, growth oriented, and positive directional principle. One of the greatest assets is how it brings people together. This common ... Views: 22
For over two decades Coach Hu Dalconzo, along with his staff of HuMethod™ Spiritual Life Coaches have demonstrated time and again that their well field-tested coaching exercises will create Permanent Behavioral Change for anyone who is willing to internalize and emotionalize them as ... Views: 22
We all make mistakes!
From the garbage man to the All-Star second baseman, it is impossible to avoid them. Unfortunately, we tend to look at these mistakes in 2 different, but equally harmful
Either we don't take responsibility or needlessly beat ourselves up over them. Both ... Views: 10
We all get angry. It's a normal, useful, healthy emotion. It's not our anger that gets us in trouble. It's the way in which we express, or suppress, it that that exacerbates the situation.
The majority of people I've met believe that there are only two ways of handling anger: the first is ... Views: 19
This past week, I have never seen such harshness, anger, nastiness or vitriol in my entire life. It was not just with the major issues, but with seemingly insignificant, neutral comments. It is unreal.
Anyone can hide behind a computer screen and berate another with no repercussions ... Views: 28
Learning to say no doesn't make you out to be a mean person or terrible, it just means learning to know your limits and how to pace yourself, so you can be a NICE PERSON!!!
No matter how wonderful you are sometimes other people will try to take advantage of your good nature.
They will ... Views: 29
“The trees do not hold on to dead leaves but lose them in order to create room for new ones. We can learn from this, by letting go of the past and focusing on the now. We cannot change the past but we can make the present and future brighter and better not bitter.” ~ Kemi Sogunle
We all go ... Views: 24
Most people think of "masculinity" and "femininity" in terms of our gender and social stereotypes. We believe that if I'm a woman, I'm supposed to be feminine and if I'm a man I should be masculine. Period. But a more balanced view, is that we all have both masculine and feminine "sides" that we ... Views: 12
First, it has two distinct meanings:
* To give up resentment or anger
* To pardon an offense; to stop seeking punishment or recompense
Here, I am going to focus on the first meaning, which is broad enough to include situations where you have not let someone off the hook morally or ... Views: 13
Courage is a towering strength, one that has the revered status of a virtue throughout the ages and worldwide. To many people it represents something quite daunting, but in reality, it is not nearly as elusive as many believe.
Psychological courage propels a person from powerless to robust ... Views: 30
“Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so. If you assume there is an instinct for freedom, there are opportunities to change things, there’s a chance you may ... Views: 15
One very important step in taking control of your life is the management and mastery of the stress response. The stress response, also known as the "fight or flight response," has been a major part of our make-up since the cave man days. It serves the vital role of compelling us to fight ... Views: 19
THE PROCRASTINATION TRAP: ENEMY OF PERSISTENCE, THIEF OF TIME
To many people, it's a mystery "why" they're stuck in the procrastination trap. They realize that it makes no sense to berate themselves endlessly for repeating the same tired, old avoidance behaviors, nor does it make sense to ... Views: 19
There is a hidden source of power or pain that often goes unaddressed by many individuals. Truth is expectations can have a far-reaching impact on how people live their lives and the goodies they reap along the way. Expectations are assumptions about the future – what will occur or what should ... Views: 26
The Thorny Maze of Expectations, Part II--Take Care When Deciding What Not to Expect of Yourself
There is a hidden source of power or pain that often goes unaddressed by many individuals. Truth is, Expectations can have a far-reaching impact on how people live their ... Views: 11
There is a hidden source of power or pain that often goes unaddressed by many individuals. Truth is, Expectations can have a far-reaching impact on how people live their lives and the goodies they reap along the way. Expectations are assumptions about the future – what will occur or what should ... Views: 11
Many people misunderstand what it means to be in psychotherapy. Because of this misunderstanding, they become fearful, cautious and hesitant to seek out help from a caring therapist when that is exactly what they need. What a shame it is for those who sincerely need help, to be afraid to ask for ... Views: 19
After identifying the goal, the individual psychotherapist can help people recognize the obstacles that need to be overcome to attain the goal. With regards to the above example, people may have a deep-seated anxiety about commitment based on their prior experiences in life. The anxiety may form ... Views: 25
Last year Shire, a 30 billion dollar FTSE 100 company specializing in smart drugs [ working memory and attention] was the takeover target of ABBvie the US Pharmaceutical giant .
But why are smart drugs such big business, what do they do and what issues do they address.
Q1 - Answer - In the ... Views: 39
In the first of a three articles we look at how smart drugs widespread use amongst the general public has exploded in recent times .
In 2014 Under the headline
Bad News For Ivy Leaguers: ADHD Drugs Hurt Your Memory
Time publishes an article
Prescription drug abuse is rampant, and ... Views: 45
Over the past 11 years, the field of psychology has been on a new mission, one of identifying, researching and teaching the skills that lead to well-being and resilience. Called "Positive Psychology," it's a rapidly growing branch of scientific psychology that studies the strengths and virtues ... Views: 35
SMART DRUGS PRIMER - LIMITLESS OR LIMITING US
“You know how they say that we can only access 20% of our brain?” says the man who offers stressed-out writer Eddie Morra a fateful pill in the 2011 film Limitless. “Well, what this does, it lets you access all of it.” Morra is instantly ... Views: 18
A Quick Preamble:
I’ll start with, a confession…I’ve been around for more than half a century now, over 54 years in fact – not something i’d often admit to, and i’ve travelled half of our beautiful planet (well ok, there are some parts i’ve been to that are not quite so “beautiful”), by ... Views: 53
In my previous article, I spoke about what an inner child is and why it is the most critical relationship in our life. In this article, I offer some simple exercises to now connect with your inner child and to begin to work with him/her. While I say these exercises are ‘’simple,’’ that doesn’t ... Views: 39
What is the inner child?
“Inner child” is a psychological term used to describe the part of our adult psyche or personality that remains from our childhood self. It represents the child we once were and it remains with us throughout our lives regardless of our age. Consequently, every adult ... Views: 31
The biggest cause, I believe, of unhappiness, illness, both emotional and physical, feeling lost, discontent and a host of other issues is due to the abandonment of the Self.
What do I mean by this?
Abandonment of the Self typically occurs for most people at a young age, from around ages ... Views: 37
Anger can be one of the most destructive emotions of all. It can be harmful to your health, relationships and well-being. Taken to an extreme, it can cause you to do things you later regret or that have legal consequences. Fortunately, there are effective ways to manage and reduce your anger. If ... Views: 29
As time goes by, more and more normal human experiences are being given labels, and what was part of life at one point in time, ends up being seen as a mental illness at another. For example: if one was experiencing anxiety in the past, they might believe that it is just part of life.
It is ... Views: 41
It may be common to have low energy, get sick a few times a year, and be five to ten lbs. over weight, but please don't make the mistake of thinking these symptoms of an unhealthy lifestyle are normal… because they simply are not!
Sadly, most people fall into the category of “not really ... Views: 34
How My Mother’s Addiction Made Me a Better Person
It’s 3AM and the 10 year anniversary of my mother’s sobriety. “I need you to come get me from the hospital”, she says. “I had another anxiety attack and I just didn’t know what to do.” The words come out through sobs and shrieks. My mother has ... Views: 30
Have you ever disappointed someone or broken a promise? Was the incident serious enough to ultimately compromise the trust between you? We all have been untrustworthy at some point. That doesn't mean that we're bad or selfish. Sometimes, even under the best of circumstances, we let people down. ... Views: 19
The meaning of tension is the point at which a man feels an expanded level of stress, uneasiness and fear; nervousness does happen inside everybody except when uneasiness meddles with your day by day schedules then it turns into a tension issue. Uneasiness is then further grouped by the ... Views: 34
Recently while at my daughters first baseball game of the season, I was privy to a conversatio9n between two fathers. I had no idea who these fathers were or who their kids were. Just that their boys were on the same team as my daughter. Let me tell you I am not a gossiper, not a Drama Queen, ... Views: 31
What we with PTSD need to know is in the form of a spiritual concept.
It is vital for healing ourselves that negativity we daily reject.
This comes in the characteristics of universal emotions, you see.
There is a spirit attached, especially, to reactions of negativity.
One must be in ... Views: 23
We all know people who are, ah, . . . challenging. It could be a critical parent, a bossy supervisor, a relative who has you walking on eggshells, a nice but flaky friend, a co-worker who just doesn't like you, a partner who won't keep his or her agreements, or a politician you dislike. Right ... Views: 23
Yoga and meditation have been a crucial part of history. In the event that you contemplate contorting and twisting your body, then now is the ideal time to see it in another light. In easier structure it is a combination of asanas, pranayamas, and meditation. Yoga and meditation are two ... Views: 46
There is a lot of confusion and lack of care in the world today leading to human unhappiness. Though many explanations are given for that state of affairs, the messages from Near Death Experiences provide a gateway to radical transformation.
Human society has been in turmoil for thousands of ... Views: 65
Heretofore, suicide has been a taboo topic. Now, it is so headline-making and societally embarrassing that clinicians and researchers are madly looking for answers and trying to quantify criteria. Why has suicide become so rampant?
There are those that end their life by suicide from hearing ... Views: 33
Do you have to unwind? The vast majority of individuals are having an occupied life and don't have sufficient energy to unwind. In their occupied life, individuals are on the run minute they get up from bed to the time they resign for the day. In what capacity would you be able to be unwind when ... Views: 57
#2: Learn-to-Learn (Part 1 – Active and Reflective Learning Techniques)
After figuring out your learning-style last week, it’s time to learn the different techniques that work best for you.
*Note – Techniques used by each style can work and be useful to the other styles. Just because one ... Views: 78