One of the most important things in a relationship is that both people are emotionally engaged. If one person is not emotionally available, it will make it very difficult for the relationship to work. Here are some tips on how you can engage with your partner emotionally.
Everyone experiences anxiety at some point in their life. It is natural for human beings to worry about the safety of themselves and loved ones. There is a level of anxiety that is considered "normal," and there is a point where anxiety becomes a problem in someone's life, and makes daily tasks difficult. Here are some reasons to seek professional help for anxiety:
Dealing with emotional pain on own is very difficult. When there is emotional pain the help of friends and family is needed. However, some friends and family may not know exactly how to help a loved one with emotional pain. Dr. Sandra Hamilton, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, has some helpful tips to help someone who is in emotional pain.
According to the National Library of Medicine, postpartum depression is "moderate to severe depression in a woman after she has given birth." Mothers can experience feelings of extreme sadness, anxiety and exhaustion. These feelings can make it hard for women to complete daily tasks or care for themselves and others. Buzzfeed released a video about Andrea Yates, America's most notorious mom. Within this video they discuss the timeline of events, that Andrea Yates went through relating to her mental health.
In today's world, so many people worry about so many unimportant thing. These things that people are worrying about all the time usually can cause stress in a persons life. As we get older, we usually start to realize what is important in life and what isn't. We start to realize whats worth worrying about and what isn't. Matt Hearnden, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, has a list of a few things that are not important in life.
When you’re an infant, one of the most important tasks you learn from your parents is how to self soothe. In other words you learn to relax when you’re anxious, settle down when you’re crying, and unwind when you’re feeling tense. An infant learns this through the relationship he or she has with the primary caregiver. When the caregiver approaches a child in a calm way, gently picks the child up, and rocks a child to rest, that infant is learning to self-soothe in the midst of feeling anxious.
Therapy can do great things for many people who deal with mental health issues, or people who are just going through a rough patch in life and need a little guidance. Robert W. Firestone, PhD., a contributor writer for Psychology Today says, "The psycho-therapeutic alliance is a unique human relationship, wherein a devoted and trained person attempts to render assistance to another person by both suspending and extending him or herself." There is a very unique relationship between and a therapist and the client. If you are new to therapy, here are a few things to look for in a therapist.
Our brains are a very powerful organ in our body. It controls everything that we do. Sometimes it might feel like our brain has a little too much control. There are time where we have to learn how to have more control over our brains. Ayodeji Awosika, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, says there are some changes you can make in mindset that can help change your quality of life.
During the holiday season we are usually reminded to be grateful for everything we have. However, gratitude shouldn't be saved for special times of the year. We should all add a little more gratitude in our lives. Amy Morin, a contributor writer for Psychology Today, says that gratitude can change your life in a few powerful ways.
Deciding to go to therapy is not an easy decision for some people to make. For some reason there is this negative connotation about someone who says they are going to therapy, have been to therapy, or they are thinking of going to therapy. Sahaj Kohli, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post, says there are 7 ways to approach therapy.