08

Aug

Habits are not necessarily all bad, although some people look at them that way.  They could be present in individuals (nail biting) , families (eating at dinner table) or organisations (weekly team  meetings).  Some get established at a unconscious level,  not noticed until they become solidified(the route you drive to work for example. Only until it…

01

Aug

It would help to know what you have done to get yourself noticed. If you are confident that you have done your best to engage with her, then your energy should be invested in moving on. If you have doubt click for more

01

Aug

 When a family is experiencing a divorce, dynamics within the family significantly change. Family roles and relationships are impacted and often misaligned.Experiencing a divorce is tremendously  stressful for every one involved. If the divorce is conflictual/antagonistic,it could further damage relationships that may have been strained between siblings. Even in best case scenarios,kids struggle with choosing…

24

Jul

First, I would suggest presenting the side effects to your doctor. My guess is that it is not a medication side effect issue but possibly medication is no,longer effective. the symptoms you present seem more like anxiety or panic attacks. There are ways to address the anxiety without medication. click for more

24

Jul

Motivation is an internal drive that all humans have.  It is the force that gets us to do things… eat, work, healthy (and unhealthy ) pursuits, and changing areas of our life. It is what causes us to take action. The forces that can create or change motivation could be externally and internally driven.  They…

17

Jul

  It’s natural for everyone to experience some low periods in their life particularly if life circumstances create conflict for you.  Our brains are wired to travel familiar paths and the longer we sit in this “bluesy” state, the more likely it becomes that we will continue to feel low.   If your blue mood…

14

Jul

It would be helpful to find out a little more the symptoms you are presenting. The type of mood swings and frequency MAY indicate a different diagnosis. The mood swings themselves must be a difficult challenge,let alone the symptoms. I would first recommend an evaluation by a specialist. If you click for more    

08

Jul

There are very few parents who have not experienced some sort of sibling rivalry amongst their children. In fact, developmentally, it is normal. Children learn problem solving, compromise, and sharing by working out differences with one another. However, for some families, rivalries could become problematic and even dangerous. Factors that may impact the intensity, frequency, and…

30

Jun

Anxiety presents itself in many different sizes, shapes and forms. The intensity, frequency, and duration vary from person to person.  Anxiety has both physical and physiological components to it.  The physical component consists of an individuals reaction to anxiety. This would include: rapid breathing, rapid heart rate, dizziness, sweating, feeling panicky, and/or upset stomach. These…

19

Jun

For individuals who struggle with  drinking, there are enjoyable aspects to drinking for them.  Alcohol use may bring temporary relief of discomforting feelings, bring about self medication for a mental health issue, bring a feeling of social connectivity with peers, relief of boredom,  or other perceived benefits. The enjoyable aspects are what keeps returning them to drinking despite…