Effective Communication

The Power of Clear Expression In a world where communication is essential, the ability to convey our thoughts, feelings, and desires effectively is paramount. Whether in personal relationships, professional settings, or casual encounters, clear communication serves as the cornerstone of understanding and connection.  Amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday life, this fundamental skill often […]

Relationships and Relationship Styles

Attachment Styles In today’s fast-paced world, nurturing healthy relationships has become more challenging than ever. Whether it’s strengthening the bond between partners or fostering harmony within the family unit, understanding attachment styles is crucial. At the heart of effective relationship dynamics lies the profound influence of attachment styles, shaping how individuals connect, communicate, and resolve […]

Narcissist Personality Disorder

Exert from https://www.talkspace.com/mental-health/conditions/articles/narcissistic-abuse-recover-heal/ Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental health condition marked by a grand level of self-importance, an intense need for excessive admiration and attention from others, and a general lack of empathy for others. People with NPD display extreme confidence while also being unable to gracefully accept even small criticisms or complaints. Symptoms […]

Stonewalling in Relationships

How Stonewalling Can Hurt Your Relationship By Marni Feuerman, LCSW, LMFT What Are Signs or Examples of Stonewalling? Many times, stonewalling in a relationship is obvious. However, it also can be subtle and you may not realize that you or your partner are engaging in the behavior. Signs of stonewalling can include: What Does Stonewalling […]

Gaslighting

According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, gaslighting can happen in a variety of ways. Some examples include: How gaslighting works Gaslighting is a method of gaining control over someone else. It works by breaking down a person’s trust in themselves while increasing how much they trust or depend on the abusive person. In relationships, […]

The Benefits of Counselling

Anxiety and depression can kill. These are major factors that subsequently result in self-harm and suicide once neglected, hence, the need for professional help and counselling therapies. Apart from this, stigmatising the idea of seeking professional help to treat mental health issues, should be put to a stop. Seeking professional assistance should also be normalised […]

Being Sincere with Yourself

I received a New Years gif yesterday saying in 2023, we have 365 days to celebrate and 365 days to make changes. With that in mind, let’s look at 2023 as a year to achieve some of the things we want for ourselves.   But where to start!  How to Start! My first recommendation is to […]