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Relationship Check Up

Relationship Check Up A healthy relationship means that both members of the couple are… 1. Communicating with each other: Talking about problems without screaming and shouting; listening to each other, and respecting their viewpoint; being willing to adapt, and to sometimes change their mind. 2. Showing respect for one another: Valuing the other person’s culture, … Read more

How touch influences who we are attracted to

How touch influences who we are attracted to 09 NOVEMBER 2021|LOVE & SEX The reason that some people demand attention while others are happier by themselves reveals a little about the inner workings of the romantic, social, and parental relationships we form. According to Attachment Theory in developmental psychology, our childhood shapes how we seek … Read more

Curious If EMDR Is An Effective Form Of Therapy? Here’s What To Know.

Those who work with eye movement desensitization and reprocessing to treat trauma share the pros and cons. By Locke Hughes Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR, is a research-backed type of therapy people use for trauma and anxiety. Trauma doesn’t always look the same. Whether it’s a failed relationship, an unspeakable act of violence … Read more

If You’ve Never Heard of ‘Trauma Bonding,’ This Explainer Is For You

If You’ve Never Heard of ‘Trauma Bonding,’ This Explainer Is For You by Dimple Punjaabi   September 11, 2020 People often don’t realize they have formed a trauma bond. It’s possible that many of us have had at least one such relationship in our lives. The first step to breaking free is acceptance of such a … Read more

Why some narcissists actually hate themselves

This article was first published on the BBC website and can be found at https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20210414-why-some-narcissists-actually-hate-themselves People who chronically brag and boast are grating – and, at times, repellent. But a surprising truth about narcissists might help us feel unexpected compassion for them. In a world where humility is valued, some of the most grating people … Read more

How to escape your motivational trough when you’re flagging

How to escape your motivational trough when you’re flagging  By Bryan Lufkin  11th February 2021 [Original post can be found here https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20210209-how-to-escape-your-motivational-trough-when-youre-flagging  Your get-up-and-go has tanked as the pandemic has dragged on. But there are ways to kickstart your motivation – even when it seems like you’ve tried everything. Early on, a friend of mine … Read more

What Happens When I Forget to Take My Antidepressants

Original article appears at: https://themighty.com/2017/05/forgot-to-take-antidepressants-what-happens/  For Emergency Situations please call 999 or 112. If you feel Suicidal call 1800 273 8255/1800 247 247, Text HELP to 51444 or call The Samaritans 116 123. It’s 3 a.m. and I’ve been awake for about two hours now. The house is silent, aside from the periodic squeaking of the kids’ bunk bed … Read more