Stressed? No sleep?
Physical hardship? Gruelling environment? Plagued by anxious thoughts and feelings?
Whether you’re a new parent, working too much in stressful situations, going through a divorce or recovering from a trauma…your life is out of control…and it doesn’t have to be.
We live in a time where we are bombarded with information…and that, in itself can be a stressor. We live in a time where there never seems to be enough time…to do [click to continue…]
Imagine being single and wanting to be in a relationship.
That desire is so strong. In fact, it can be so strong that you ignore any misgivings or troubled thoughts and fears that you might have about being in a relationship.
And the next thing you know, you’ve taken that leap of faith and you’ve done it. You’re in a relationship.
For a while, the first headiness of love covers up all of those feelings you had. That first rush of love is powerful.
But it wears off after a while, doesn’t it…and reality starts to creep in.
Your partner might even be a perfect match for you.
Or you might have picked [click to continue…]
When someone comes to me and complains that they are feeling dragged out, tired and depressed, one of the questions I ask them is this.
Are you getting enough vitamin F?
Hmmm. Vitamin F? [click to continue…]
Relationships can be wonderful. They also can be the greatest source of stress and distress in our lives.
What would happen if you could notice those red flags…those warning signs?
Imagine if you would…driving in a car. You are sitting there, hands on the wheel and you are approaching an intersection. At the intersection, there is a traffic light. Now…I don’t know about you…but when I see a red light, I stop. It’s a really good idea, don’t you think?
These Relationship Red Flags
Red flags in a relationship are warnings. You need to pay attention to them because if you don’t, they [click to continue…]
What does needy and desperate look like? Have you ever had one of those relationships?
If you’ve ever done this, then that’s what desperation looks like.
- Texting all the time
- Wanting to hear the other person’s voice, phoning
- Wanting to be in constant contact
- Obsessive thoughts
- Wondering what the other person is doing all the time
- Being available and dropping your plans on a moment’s notice
- Not having your own opinions or boundaries
When you feel like you don’t have worth…or when you think that you don’t count… [click to continue…]