Establishing Healthy Boundaries

Establishing Healthy Boundaries

What are Boundaries? Boundaries allow us to be with others and to feel comfortable with those around us. They help us have healthy interactions with those we want to spend our time with throughout the various contexts of our lives. Physical boundaries keep us safe and...
Improve Emotional Regulation

Improve Emotional Regulation

As an innate part of our human existence, we continuously, both consciously and unconsciously, experience a wide range of emotions that inform the way we respond to various stimuli. Pivotal to successfully navigating our lives is the ability to manage the emotions...
Establishing Healthy Boundaries

How to Avoid the Busyness Trap

For many people, being busy is a badge of honor. It allows them to feel important and valuable based on how in demand their time becomes and how much they are doing. However, other people use staying busy as a way to numb themselves to the things they are feeling and...
How To Have Difficult Conversations

How To Have Difficult Conversations

How many times have you avoided someone or a topic because you know there is a difficult conversation you have to have? Odds are you can think of at least one difficult conversation in your life that you are currently avoiding. What makes a conversation difficult?...
Stonewalling and Gaslighting

Stonewalling and Gaslighting

If you have personally experienced stonewalling or gaslighting from another person, you know first-hand how abusive it can be.  On the other hand, if you have ever been the person doing the stonewalling or gaslighting, you may not realize what is going on or the...
10 Ways to be Less Anxious in your Relationship

10 Ways to be Less Anxious in your Relationship

If you’re anxiously attached, you may fear abandonment and rejection, crave excessive amounts of attention, and act out in negative ways when you feel threatened. Consequently, you may drive away the very person who has professed their love for you: your intimate...