Which Type of Lonely are You?

If you were to google types of loneliness, you might be surprised at how many lonely types there are.  One loneliness researcher found eighty different types of loneliness.  Loneliness can range from existential loneliness to physical loneliness.  Any loneliness can lead to feeling ...

Feb 21

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

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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The surrogation of human companionship

The state of modern society: Pets are now a quick fix for the lack of a human best friend in your life.We have become ever more dependant on animals for companionship. A concept that used to only be reserved for human connections- Relationships with friends and family. Yet the modern world is challenging the ideals of what traditionally used to be ...

Feb 11

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance, Social Isolation, Values ...

Written By:
Sherilynn

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I am always angry, and I hate it

Andrew walked through the busy streets of Hong Kong, waiting for someone to bump into him.  As he walked through Central, people would look at their phones as they walked into him.  He tried not to get angry, but the tension would build until he would snap and shoulder check or push ...

Feb 10

Categories: Anger Management, Anxiety, Complex PTSD, Emotional Abuse, Post ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Drawing Maps

As we walk about our daily lives we get to draw a map of the world we see. Our parents, our life experiences and the people we encounter along the way, each shaping a unique version of this map.At some point we meet someone important and they too come equipped with a unique map of the territory ...

Feb 8

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Life Purpose / Meaning / ...

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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WHAT IF, WHAT IF, WHAT IF... Coping With Stress, Anxiety and Overwhelm

Stress and anxiety can be motivating and healthy in just the right amount. Think of it as a well-being scale. Too little stress and we don’t get anything done. Yet too much pressure keeps our nervous system on a drive without any brakes. When our bodies undergo chronic stress, our immune ...

Feb 2

Categories: Anxiety, Caregiver Issues / Stress, Couple Counseling, Post Traumatic ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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When Love is Just Not Enough: Ways One Allows Relationship to Fade

Relationships perhaps always start with wild, head-over-heels feelings of attraction and devotion. On its own, however, love is simply not enough. Shivani Sadhoo reveals some of the most common barriers between you, your partner, and long-lasting passion.

Feb 1

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Pre-Marital Counseling, ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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Body Language Signs, that Signify a Couple has a Healthy Marriage

Signs of a healthy and happy marriage are pretty much noticeable. Couples Therapist Shivani Sadhoo says that your actions and body language depict how as a partner you treat each other.

Feb 1

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Pre-Marital Counseling, ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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Strategies to Deal with a Workaholic Spouse

If you are married to a workaholic partner, you might at times feel as if you are married to an unfaithful spouse who has replaced your intimacy with his or her work. This sense of being alone, the numerous broken promises, feelings of anger and disappointment, and a belief that you are not that ...

Feb 1

Categories: Couple Counseling, Ending a relationship issues, Marital Counseling, ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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Things that Helps You Develop Trust in Your Relationship

One of the oldest and biggest mantras to a healthy and lasting relationship is trust. It is a fragile yet powerful adhesive that holds two people together. It certainly is hard and at times a complex task to develop trust when you are beginning out in a relationship. But it is not so much of an ...

Feb 1

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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The 4 C’s That Makes Your Marriage Easy and Enjoyable

Do you remember when you first met your special one? It might have been one of those fairy-tale moments. Everything surrounding you faded into the background and the one thing that existed was them. You gathered up the courage to introduce yourself and your relationship was created

Feb 1

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Marital Counseling, Relationships & ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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Myths About Counselling

Mental health affects many people globally, and many delay seeking help due to their misconceptions about counselling. In this post, we challenge the top three myths about counselling

Jan 5

Categories: Mental Health in Asia, Multicultural Concerns, Values Clarification

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The Power of Equanimity

The end of year is a time when many of us pause to take stock of the time passed and to assess how to best move forward with the time remaining.What an important opportunity to ponder on equanimity!Two monks are silently walking back to their monastery after a heavy day of rain. Along the path, ...

Dec 31

Categories: Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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The Feather and the Wound

It’s a beautiful Sunday morning, you decided to take yourself out for a bike ride by that beautiful park by the sea.It’s busy this morning, but you are a skilled and experienced bike rider, and you continue with confidence along the path.You get momentarily distracted and things unfold ...

Dec 7

Categories: Mindfulness, Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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Sexual Desire Discrepancy: When The Woman Wants Sex More Than Her Man

Since the arrival of your baby, the sexual balance seems to be reversed in the bedroom. You are the one who wants more sex, and he does not seem interested. Instead, he appears to be giving all kinds of excuses – from tiredness, stress, not being in the mood, to a full work day ahead.

Dec 5

Categories: Relationships & Marriage, Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Love, ...

Written By:
Dr. Martha Tara Lee

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Come as you are - the beauty of online mental health

Aria had just hit crash.  She ...

Nov 17

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Anxiety, Complex PTSD, Depression, ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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