Much of who we are is shaped by our experiences, our successes, and mistakes; our relationships, our past as well as our present. How we were treated by others—who uplifted us and made us strong and secure, and who hurt us and wounded our hearts and minds. Relationships, for better or for worse, can be the… Continue reading Are Past Relationships Putting a Damper on Your Current One?
If you’re one of those people who get sweaty about going anywhere or meeting friends at their place for a party, you know how much you’re missing out. Missing out on meeting new people who could potentially be friends, catching up with old friends, partners, employers (yes, a lot of business contacts are made while… Continue reading Social Anxiety: How to work a party if you’re nervous
It’s important to be supportive but also know your boundaries when it comes to helping friends with their mental illness. I shared some tips with awesomenesstv and Kristine Fellizar in this article titled 7 Ways to Support a Friend Struggling With Their Mental Health https://awesomenesstv.com/lifestyle/support-friend-mental-health/?utm_term=.SBbx4Zva8#.GzfTUTXPq via @awesomenesstv About Dr. Vijayeta Sinh, Ph.D.: Self &… Continue reading Supporting a Friend Struggling With Their Mental Health
Dating can be so damn hard! Especially if you are getting started or even getting back into the game after a relationship turned south or divorce. Nothing can really prepare you for the adventures that accompany the quest for a love life. The flings, mind-games, avoidance, power plays, and let downs. Over and over again,… Continue reading Dating tips for smart women (and men)
“I am so done with this relationship”, my client Joan said to me after a bitter feud with her mother. “I have put so much into this relationship, tried so hard to make it work with her for the sake of my father and our family”. “I can’t rely on anyone for advice or support,… Continue reading Frequently disappointed in others? Here’s how to understand and fix it.
Cutting, a form of self-harm stems from a conscious or unconscious desire to hurt one’s physical, emotional and psychic self. What starts as experimentation or desire to rid oneself of a feeling, can become a journey of self-degradation, hopelessness, and obliteration. Read more about why people cut, what it may mean and how to help… Continue reading Why people cut and how to help. My quotes in Healthline
Here comes another wedding season and with it the complexities of managing expectations, friendships, romance and your own wants and needs. Some reminisce in the joy of togetherhood. Others grieve a lost relationship. The happy couple sitting behind you may be grappling with their own relationship as depicted in the final episode of Aziz… Continue reading Gentlemanly Advice: You’re in the wedding party! So is your ex. on Primer.