January 18, 2014
by Saranya Tracey, M.A.
Once you become aware of the issues behind your avoidance behavior or defensive mechanisms, like denial, obsession (e.g., isolating a thought), or displacing your anger onto another person or situation, you will be able to change your responses and gradually, anxiety will not be a problem. [More]
January 17, 2014
by Casey Truffo, LMFT
It’s all too human to avoid the messes in our lives, literally and figuratively, when they seem too overwhelming to confront. It’s also unhealthy. [More]
At the early stages of a relationship, getting into a fight resembles a small crack in a water dam. Initially, the crack can be easily fixed, but with the passing of time, the water penetrates the crack and widens it. [More]
December 5, 2012
by Gloria Day
Chapter 6 Common Boundary Myths
“…AND I will NOT accept your guilt trips ANY MORE!!! They are NOT welcome in my HOME! If you want to leave you can!...”
Do you know what that is?... DRUM ROLL PLEASE….
That is a Boundaryless women starting to set boundariesand oh boy is it ugly! Most of you can guess that was my mother I was talking to and many of you either have had, wis... [More]
November 22, 2012
by Gloria Day
So I am still struggling with this material. I am finding it very heady and not so much about practical application at this time.
Chapter three I think in the title sums up pretty much where I am at “Boundary Problems”
And here is what they had to say.
We assume the person who has trouble setting boundaries is the one with the problem but often it is the one who does not kee... [More]
April 26, 2010
by Debra Bacon
By Debra Bacon
Communication simply defined is: “the exchange of thoughts, messages, or information, as by speech, signals, writing, or behavior.”
Communication is very important in all aspects of our lives. The way we interact with our colleagues, peers and managers is important from a professional standpoint. Often, when considering impr... [More]
March 31, 2010
by Christie Hunter
How can I tell if my marriage is in trouble? [More]