In dysfunctional family systems, a child/young adult is seen as the problem rather than a natural product of the system. In today’s post, a therapist uses a gardening metaphor to explore this and provide prompts if you identify with this yourself.
Bubble baths and mani/pedis are all well and good, but according to this psychotherapist, these actions are not necessarily fundamental self-care. To learn what is and why this matters so much in our growth and development, keep reading.
Many of us will have someone in our lives who struggles with their mental health. This can raise all sorts of questions like if and how we can show up for this person, what we need in order to take care of ourselves and what boundaries we may need to hold, and more. Today we explore all of these questions.
Secure attachment can lead to a greater sense of connection and fulfillment in our close and intimate relationships. But if we’re not securely attached, can we learn to be? And how do we do it? Today’s blog post answers these questions.