Move Away Self-Esteem; Make Way For Self-Compassion

(Image Credits: pixabay.com - CC0 Public Domain)I am strong. I am capable. I can do anything. Repeat.These are the positive statements that people often tell themselves to alter their attitude for the better. But, does it truly improve everyone's Self-Esteem? Some findings showed otherwise. In ...

Sep 20

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Love

Written By:
Miss Psychobabble

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How To Love Yourself

"We cannot give what we do not have."  That's what author Walter Trobish asserts in his book "Love Yourself." It also echoes Jesus' words in Scripture about receiving and giving. We can only possess and give to others what is real inside of us.In psychological ...

Oct 13

Categories: Personality problems, Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Love

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Demystifying the process of change in Counselling- How you get better

Counselling seems to be a pretty mysterious process for most people.  Unless things are REALLY bad, most people don’t think about counselling or think it’s too expensive or are just not sure how it works. Usually counselling is a last resort rather than a first stop for getting ...

Aug 25

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Addictions, Adjusting to Change / Life ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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How our Childhood Experiences affect our Adult Relationships

Our childhood teaches us how to relate to others. Adult romantic relationships rely on using the patterns of relating we learn in infancy. Counsellors are trained to help us to deal with complex psychological issues which are damaging to our close relationships. Therapeutic approaches like relationship counselling, draw on psychological ...

Jul 24

Categories: Communication Disorders Problems, Couple Counseling, Emotional ...

Written By:
Joanna Fishman

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Using Childhood Joys to Increase your Valuing of your own Self

Many people who are codependent do not value and love themselves, their Self, because they have learned in their family of origin that they were of little value or even worse that they were bad. Fortunately there are ways you can learn to reverse this kind of early negative conditioning. One way ...

May 21

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Love

Written By:
Brian Scott

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On narcissism: its history, definition and cause

Last weekend while breaking my fast in a fine hotel restaurant, a young Caucasian couple made a very noticeable entrance and sat at a nearby table. Both were at least 6 feet tall (tall by Asian standards), and attractive looking. She wore short shorts and a clinging tank-top, revealing her well ...

Sep 9

Categories: Personality problems, Self-Love, Sensitivity to Criticism

Written By:
Brian Scott

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How to recover from childhood trauma using the three A’s to better ...

Those of you who are regular readers of this blog know that its dominant theme is to help those who have been abused, traumatized, or neglected in childhood and consequently experience a variety of psychological (and sometimes physiological) problems in adulthood. These individuals are variously ...

Jun 7

Categories: Codependency / Dependency, Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Love

Written By:
Brian Scott

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