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Answers to the Mystery of How Men Think
What drives men? How do they think? What do they think of women? What do they need from us? How can we women communicate better with them? Psychology Today Blogger Shawn Smith, PsyD wrote a book called, "The Women's Guide to How Men Think." I asked him some questions to get us inside the male mind.
Change Your Life With Attachment Theory
Do you ever notice yourself making the wrong choice over and over? Or reacting the wrong way, or floundering in certain situations? We all have patterns or issues that get in our way in life. Here's how to use Attachment Theory to figure out why, make changes, and grow past it.
If your life feels flat; if you struggle with feelings of emptiness and boredom, you may be going through life in autopilot. You may have pushed your emotions away due to lack of emotional validation in childhood. But don't worry, you can fix it! Follow these tips for a more rewarding life.
Do you consider yourself a person of integrity? How about Emotional Integrity? Here's how they're different, how it's possible to have one without the other, and how you can live your life in a way that preserves both.
How to Be Assertive
Are you good at giving reasonable, balanced but powerful responses to conflict? Assertiveness requires a complex mixture of five skills. See examples of the passive, aggressive, and assertive responses to the same difficult situation. And learn how to teach yourself the five skills of assertiveness.
How to Cope With Intense Emotions
We human beings struggle with many things. Life brings us problems, conflicts and complex situations. However, one of the most difficult things for many people to cope with in their lives is their own emotions. Here are some ideas for coping with your intense feelings in a healthy and adaptive way.
Love and Wealth are Not Enough
What are the most important ingredients to create a happy, confident adult? Is it money or love? Or something else entirely?
There is one major life skill which is seldom talked about: self-soothing. People mostly assume that it's automatic. But actually it is not. We learn how to sooth ourselves from our own parents, in childhood. Or we can teach ourselves as adults. Here's how.
Subtle but Powerful Childhood Emotional Neglect
Childhood Emotional Neglect is like the white space in the family picture. No one notices it or remembers it. Yet it quietly saps the joy from the adult lives of legions of people. Here's what it is, why it's so invisible, and why it has so much power in our adult lives.
Take the Emotional Neglect Questionnaire
What is Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN)? Since it is so invisible and unmemorable, how can you know if you have it? Take the Emotional Neglect Questionnaire, and find out if your parents responded enough to your emotional needs as they raised you.
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