Relationships

Two Factors That Will Help Your Resolutions Last!

I am a fan of New Year’s Resolutions because I believe that there is always room for improvement, so why not give yourself an official start and end date to achieve these goals. Whether or not you are losing weight, making more time to spend with your children, or saving money, January 1st is a […]

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Strong-self in relationships

Relationships mean many things to many people- love, happiness, sadness, forgiveness. Relationships come in many forms- friends or partners, barely present to always there, inspiring to heart breaking, resilient to fragile. Relationships are built upon many things. Memories, trust, flaws, likes, dislikes, understanding. No matter what form or meaning a relationship has, they are all […]

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Setting Boundaries: The Castle Concept

One of the most important skills that I learned in therapy was Establishing Boundaries. Maybe you have encountered situations where you had a disagreement with your boss, have a rude co-worker, or have a friend that criticizes you. Having the ability to effectively express yourself is essential. I learned how to establish my boundaries by […]

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Mindfulness is Crucial for a Healthy Relationship

“He left the toilet seat up, AGAIN! I don’t know why he keeps doing this to me? I swear it’s just to piss me off!” Says one of the clients in a couples counseling session. She’s angry and looking at him with her intimidatingly contemptuous glare. This is their second session. They started coming to […]

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Respect Dare: Challenge #2 Childhood Introspection

My sister convinced me to do the Respect Dare with her where we talk to each other every night. I have to admit I wasn’t looking forward to this. Mostly because I justified that my relationship is just fine how it is. That it’s not like my parents marriage, so I MUST be good. (Can you […]

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