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How To Make Friends As An Adult

By |2023-08-31T15:48:51+02:00August 9th, 2023|Categories: Adults, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Relationships, Social Anxiety|

Friendship in Adulthood August 6th this year is Friendship Day. Friendships are something to celebrate. Having friends has positive effects on our physical and mental health. A 2017 study, published in the Journal of Personal Relationships, found that investing in friendships over the lifespan led to increased happiness and well-being. However, despite the importance [...]

Resolving Family Conflicts

By |2023-08-31T14:32:07+02:00April 17th, 2023|Categories: Adults, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Everyday tips, Health, Kids, Mental Health, Parenting, Personal development, Relationships|

What Can Family Conflict Sound Like? “Why do you always have to be right?” “You’re ruining my life!” “You’re so messed up.” “Stop being so emotional.” Have you ever been on the receiving end of statements such as these? If you’re human, and you’re in any type of relationship with other humans, there is [...]

10 Ways to Show Support to the Transgender Community

By |2023-08-31T14:33:19+02:00April 3rd, 2023|Categories: Adults, CBT, LGBTQ2+, Mental Health, Relationships|

Transgender Day of Visibility Each year on March 31st, the world celebrates Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV). This day is celebrated to raise awareness about transgender people. The day is utilized to acknowledge the contributions of trans individuals. It also aims at educating people on the poverty, discrimination, and violence that the transgender [...]

8 Ways to Nurture Intimacy in your Relationship

By |2023-08-31T22:36:50+02:00February 27th, 2023|Categories: Adults, CBT, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Relationships, Wellness|

Nurturing Intimacy in Relationships Growing up, many of us have a skewed view of what a romantic relationship will look like. Regardless of what the relationships around us look like: fairytales, romance novels, romantic comedies, and cheesy love songs all tell a story of what an ideal relationship looks like. These media portrayals of [...]

Self-Care Practices For Valentine’s Day

By |2023-08-31T14:49:10+02:00February 13th, 2023|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Personal development, Relationships, Treatment, Wellness|

What Is Valentine’s Day? Self-Care Practices for Valentine's Day Valentine’s day originated as an early Christian festival. However, in many parts of the world February 14th has now become a yearly celebration of romance and love. As Valentine’s day approaches, messages of romantic love are easy to come across. We might walk past a [...]

8 Common Miscommunications Affecting Your Relationship

By |2023-08-31T14:49:31+02:00February 13th, 2023|Categories: Adults, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Relationships, Wellness|

Improve Your Communication this Valentine's Day Reducing miscommunications affecting your relationship February means Valentine's Day, which means heart-shaped candies, flowers, and chocolates. On a more fundamental level though, it is an opportunity to intentionally prioritize your romantic relationships. No matter the strength of a couple, we are always able to improve [...]

Positive Strategies for Dealing with Family Drama During the Holiday Season

By |2023-08-31T14:51:41+02:00December 19th, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Kids, Mental Health, Parenting, Relationships, Social Anxiety, Stress, Wellness|

Dealing with Family Drama During the Holidays The holiday season often conjures up images of fun, good food, parties, gifts and quality time with people we’re close to. Maybe we think about sitting around a log fire sharing good conversations, jokes and anecdotes with those we love. But what happens if our family is [...]

Spotting Codependency in Romantic Relationships

By |2023-08-31T14:52:28+02:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Relationships, Treatment|

What is a Codependent Relationship? Healthy relationships are usually fairly equal and are characterized by give and take from both partners.  It's normal to want to make reasonable changes to make our partner happy. However, in a codependent relationship, one person gives too much whilst the other person takes too much.  This behaviour makes [...]

Tips for National Coming Out Day

By |2023-08-31T14:53:29+02:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: Adults, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Relationships|

Written by . National Coming Out Day On October 11th, 1988, the very first National Coming Out Day was observed. This date was chosen as it was the one-year anniversary of the march on Washington, D.C., for Lesbian and Gay Rights Written by Human Rights Campaign . This Nationally recognized day aims to raise awareness [...]

How to Deepen Communication After Kids

By |2023-08-31T14:56:35+02:00September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Adults, Mental Health, Parenting, Relationships|

Journey to Parenthood We all know that pregnancy isn’t easy, but what about the next steps after the child arrives?  After childbirth, you may notice that in addition to juggling your parental responsibilities, you also need to communicate differently with those around regarding your and your child’s needs. In today’s blog article, we are [...]

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