The playing field wasn’t level to begin with: On childhood trauma and the fruitless comparison game.
Those with childhood trauma histories often have to deal with a host of physiological and psychological impacts that their peers with non-trauma backgrounds don’t have to face. That’s why it’s not fair and impossible to compare yourself to them. Read more on why this is and what kind of comparison makes more sense instead.
What do a psychotherapist and a famous actress and comedian have in common? Their shared belief about what confidence is and how to achieve it. To learn more about how Mindy Kaling and I agree on confidence and to find out how this can support you in your own life, keep reading.
Do you ever have a hospital fantasy? A dream where something will happen and you’ll be totally taken care of? You’re not alone. Explore how common this is and what hospital fantasies are trying to teach us.
Do you identify as an introvert? This articles explores what introversion is, how to know if you’re introverted, unique challenges you may face, and provides some great resources if you are an introvert.
As anyone in a long-term romantic relationship knows, there are many difference between you and your partner. And one of these differences may be the way you both naturally receive and express love. The 5 Love Languages are a helpful concept (as well as a quiz!) which can help bring more clarity and connection to your relationship if your love languages differ.
One thing I’ve learned as a therapist (and as a human) about being in a long-term romantic relationship is this: there will be points, possibly many points, where you want to quit it. Maybe it’s because you can’t stand your wife’s loud breathing for one more moment,...