Don’t call what you have a mental illness. You have been injured.
In the United States, to get someone who is struggling with their mental illness the care they need, it’s necessary to first identify the type of psychological strains they’re experiencing.
When You Love Someone, What Happens to Them Also Happens to You
When someone you love needs care that only you are there to provide, it can become overwhelming. You perceive what’s happening to them as happening to both of you. It is this perception that may cause the mental anguish. It is not only the health of the person being cared for that requires attention, but the health of the caregiver as well.
The 1st Women’s Rights Movement… and the Rest is History
Take a look at how history was set in motion with the first Women’s Rights Movement meeting, which happened on July 13, 1848 in upstate New York. It all started with a cup of tea.
The 4 Horsemen of Divorce: Valentine’s Day Isn’t for Everyone
"You don’t die from a broken heart, you only wish you did."The rate at which people file for divorce in the United States dips during the last months of every year, an occurrence often attributed to the holiday season. Divorce filings then skyrockets in January and...
Happy New Year
January is named after the Roman god Janus. Janus was believed to be the protector of gates and doorways and symbolizes beginnings and endings. He is depicted with two faces. One of his faces looks into the past, and the other, according to legend, can see into the...
Self-Compassion in dealing with “the holiday blues”
Many people look forward to the holidays beginning with Thanksgiving and ending with the big New Year's Eve celebration. But for many, the holidays bring into focus a feeling that their life is not how they pictured it. It may be their job, bank account, or, often,...
How do you know love will last ?
I've never met anyone who has grown out of childhood without some unresolved conflict or unmet need. For most of us, the pain or unhappiness of the unmet need associated with these conflicts or unmet needs does not preoccupy our conscious thoughts and feelings....
I’ve never met anyone who has grown out of childhood
I’ve never met anyone who has grown out of childhood without some unresolved conflict or unmet need. For most of us, the pain or unhappiness of the unmet need associated with these conflicts or unmet needs does not preoccupy our conscious thoughts and feelings....
Part: 6 Nutrient #5 The Malnourished Marriage: Essential Nutrient #5 Think of Trust as a Marriage’s Vitamins
Trust is the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.- Stephen Covey
Part 5: The Malnourished Marriage: Essential Nutrient #4 – Think of Compromise and Patience as Healthy Fats
“Be careful not to compromise what you want most for what you want now.” ? Zig Ziglar
PART 4: The Malnourished Marriage: Essential Nutrient #3 – Think of Humor as Carbohydrate
“The gods gave men fire so he put it out with water. They gave him love so he could put it out with marriage.” ? Sam Levison
PART 3: The Malnourished Marriage: Essential Nutrient #2: Sex and Intimacy as Protein
“Men and women approach sex very differently. Men make love to feel loved and women need to feel loved to make love.” ? Sheila Wray Gregoire