Sometimes it’s good to just vent, without other people getting all upset and concerned about your mental health or morality or sanity… When we can allow our own insecurities to affect us deeply, perhaps that’s when authentic connection begins…
Hyper children, are often, grieving children. They are children who have suffered some forms of losses – be it the loss of early attachment relationship, sense of personal significance, or sense of safety and security in their external environment.
How do you understand intimacy?
I met a friend recently who got me pondering what’s really intimate and what’s not.
I never had a pet in my life. In fact, ever since as a child I saw my brother came home with a bite mark from a dog, I never liked animals. But still, sometimes life surprises us in the most ordinary of things… A rabbit!
When you are going through a hard time in your relationship, and you feel despair or mistrust that the other person either doesn’t care or can’t understand you, can you trust your heart is speaking to their heart, and their heart is speaking to yours?
Forgiveness is like drinking a bowl of Chinese medicine. You know it’s probably going to bring you healing inside, but it’s bitter like hell! What does it mean to forgive? What are some prerequisites BEFORE we can embark on the journey of forgiveness?
Have you ever wonder if your family is “dysfunctional”? Maybe that’s why some of us feel like running away from home… Perhaps there’s a better way to respond. Perhaps we need a different story about ourselves and our families….
If your dream doesn’t scare you, it’s too small! Says Mark Batterson, author of Chase the Lion.
What is your dream that you’re afraid to pursue?
So much of what we do as psychotherapists is about helping people to push through…dark places, bottlenecks, stuck points, and muddy or sticky areas. In effect, we are really “midwives” facilitating a new birth process in a person, a couple, and/or a family!
Being needy goes against our natural instinct to be strong and in control. But at the same time, we are created to yearn for connection; and if we are not getting the connection that we hunger, we feel weak and we go crazy!