What is Self Talk?

What is “Self-Talk”? Does anyone remember being told, ‘talking to yourself is the first sign of madness’? Well, if it is, we are all a little bit mad. But this is not the point. Talking to yourself is one of the ways we relate to our inner world and make sense of our experience. And…

A little anxiety is a good thing …

… a lot is a problem Anxiety is all about perceived danger, not actual danger. Hard to distinguish based on feelings alone. Some of us suffer anxiety and it can be debilitating. It can stop us take necessary risks in every day life. It can interfere with our futures, our relationships, our work and block…

Do you … fight fair?

Over the years I have shared space on ‘the couch’ with many couples experiencing ‘conflict’. It is believe it or not, one of the way human beings do intimacy or closeness. We have sat together and tried to untangle that finger of blame from what each person’s Authentic Self is really trying to say. You…

Today is/was World Bi Polar Day

Life is made up of highs and lows, isn’t it? This is just life, isn’t it? Most of us experience a variety of moods and feelings in every day life. Feelings like frustration, joy and anger are part of what it means to be human and for most of us these moods last maybe one…