Seven Things to Help You Improve Communication

Problems can arise in relationships when there is a breakdown of any kind in communication. Here are seven tips to improve yours...

Seven Things to Help You Improve Communication2016-01-28T14:07:10+00:00

Searching for Significance – In Pursuit of Approval

We all want to be important. Sometimes, we can feel so unimportant that we spend a lot of time and effort searching for significance in harmful ways. We can confuse being important with other things that can ultimately bring about problems in our lives.

Searching for Significance – In Pursuit of Approval2016-01-27T12:49:10+00:00

Minimize Drama in Your Life with these Tips

You really can minimize drama in your life. Here are some tips to help you with that. Some aren't easy but are definitely worth it!

Minimize Drama in Your Life with these Tips2016-01-07T14:10:34+00:00

Setting Boundaries: Why We Don’t, Why We Need To, and How to Do It

Setting boundaries is hard for a lot of people. Many of us want to make sure others are pleased. We get our self-worth from what others think and say about us. A friend asks for money repeatedly. A family member expects us to babysit their children over and over without notice. The boss asks us to cancel our plans to finish a project. There are lots of times we need and want to set boundaries but don’t...

Setting Boundaries: Why We Don’t, Why We Need To, and How to Do It2015-11-20T09:33:51+00:00

Comparing Ourselves to Others

Comparing ourselves to others is a worthless effort. It can never be productive and will have a negative outcome. Be you. No one can do that like you can!

Comparing Ourselves to Others2015-10-22T09:02:03+00:00

Adults Abused as Children: Self-Blame

Abused children often grow up to have problems with self-blame. They blame themselves for the abuse and even for others' decisions as adults. Taking on the responsibility for others continues the never-ending cycle of trying to "fix" the world while feeling guilt and shame for any and all problems that people may have. Here are some thoughts to help...

Adults Abused as Children: Self-Blame2015-10-12T11:05:24+00:00

Stop Taking Things Personally to Improve Relationships

Relationships suffer when we get into a habit of taking things personally that don't really have anything to do with us. Consider these points to help you get out of this cycle and improve your relationships...

Stop Taking Things Personally to Improve Relationships2020-05-21T20:44:13+00:00

Help Domestic Violence Victims Instead of Blaming Them

Domestic violence often results in mental health problems for victims. Blaming and judging them makes these problems worse. Offer real help instead...

Help Domestic Violence Victims Instead of Blaming Them2015-09-28T10:58:17+00:00