Self-control is hard. It takes effort to delay gratification—to override your immediate urges for the sake of your long-term goals
Thanks to recent developments in neuroscience, we now know that the brain has the property of neuroplasticity, meaning the structure and function of neural networks are constantly adapting to meet the demands of our day-to-day lives.
Stress. Everyone is talking about it and trying to find ways to remove the negative affects of it from our lives. But do we really know how harmful chronic stress is on our physical and mental well being?
Yet, one of the reasons you probably came to this practice is that annoying little hamster in your head that never stops spinning — thinking, […]
We use the phrase “let it go” all the time, encouraging our friend to stop emailing his ex-girlfriend six months after the break-up or our partner to stop bringing up that thing we did that time – but what does it mean.
Once partners realize that the arguing and distancing are their attempts to preserve the relationship, they are able to stop seeing each other as the enemy and start understanding how much they matter to one another.
No matter your attachment style(s), we all have a basic need for safety, belonging and love. Seeking connection is a fundamental part of being human–and often a central part of healing in therapy.