Suffering from a mental illness is difficult on its own, it can become more complex when in a relationship. Anything and everything that affects one partner will undoubtedly affect they other. Why? In a relationship there is a collectivist dynamic which simple means: the “us” factor. If your partner has lived thorough trauma and they… Continue reading Loving Someone Who Struggles With Mental Illness
Self-discipline is the ability to control yourself and to make yourself work hard or behave in a particular way without needing anyone else to tell you what to do (definition via Collins dictionary). It can make you uncomfortable. It can be challenging. However, practicing discipline can lead to the greatest rewards. In order to develop discipline you… Continue reading 7 Ways To Learn Discipline Effectively.
The mental health system can be confusing and frustrating to navigate when you don’t have all of the information. In addition to advocacy and therapeutic intervention, I believe it’s also my responsibility to educate you on the mental health system. When you make decision to enter treatment can be daunting to identify which level of… Continue reading Levels of Care in Mental Health
Making the decision to start therapy is truly a brave decision. Why? You are making a decision that will forever change your life. The therapeutic relationship is unique and there are some behaviors and circumstances they can affect this relationship. There circumstances to keep in mind , so that you have the best relationship possible with… Continue reading Developing Bravery in Therapy
Your mental state and health has the potential to great influence your physical well being. physical wellness (i.e medical health). Whether you have a diagnosed medical condition or not it’s very important that you take care of yourself completely. Often times, a person becomes hyper focused on the bodily sensations ( and although I would… Continue reading Healing the Body via The Mind
It has become more important to me the value of stepping away and taking a break. When you identify something-maybe even someone- that is draining you in someway to take some time and rest. You may not be able to escape daily responsibilities, pending deadlines, or end a relationship (it may not come to that)… Continue reading Taking Breaks
Poisonous relationships can alter our perception. You can spend many years thinking you’re worthless … But you’re NOT worthless. You’re unappreciated. Steve Maraboli Relationships require intention and attention! We can quickly take for granted our partners. Yet, when they are not in our life, we feel their absence. According to Stan Tatkin author of “Wired… Continue reading Pro-Relationship Thinking