I think we can find ways to live with and even embrace winter without feeling defeated by it year after year.
Update for Joy Eidse Counselling
Life since pandemic.
How your Job can Damage your Mental Health (and what to do about it)
Is it safe to say when you are unhappy with something? Are you allowed to show weakness or not to know something? What kind of response will you get when asking for time off for a family emergency, for holidays, or for self care?
Healing Attachment Wounds – Telling the Story
Stories can heal. Stories can hurt. We get to make our own meaning out of our stories. Last June, a Netflix Comedy special went viral. "Nanette" by Hannah Gadsby started out as a classic stand up special with lots of jokes, and lots of self deprecation. Then the tone started to shift. It began to … Continue reading Healing Attachment Wounds – Telling the Story
The 4 Adult Attachment Styles
Understanding the basic styles of attachment is the first step to healing any attachment wounds you may have.
“Liar, Cheat, Racist…” – 7 Ways Labelling People, not Behaviour, does more Harm than Good
If George could let go of the idea that he is a terrible person and, instead, focus on taking responsibility for his actions, he might have a chance of making things right.
10 Things Monogamy can learn from Polyamory – Part II
Fear in a relationship often oppresses both people within it. It is more likely to drive people apart then together. Love is a gift. A gift is only a gift if it is freely received. We need to remember that there is enough love for everyone.
10 Things Monogamy can Learn from Polyamory- Part I
You cannot force someone to love and care for you, or to stay in the relationship, you can only tell them what you need and ask for what you want.
Creating a Monogamy Agreement for Long Lasting Fidelity – A Valentine Date Idea from your local couples’ therapist;)
While it is reasonable to ask your partner for support in the area that you feel insecure about, it is not appropriate to expect a lifelong agreement that is based primarily on unresolved fears and unhealed wounds from previous relationships.
Re-negotiating Our Relationship with Food
Somewhere between indifference, constant guilt, and food as a chore, is the goal of genuinely enjoying food for all the joy that it can bring us.