Who is a sex addict? I hate labels used on people, such as this. I prefer to use “person with a sexual addiction.” Anyway, the term “sex addict” (as cited by experts) refers to a person with compulsive sex-related behavior that is out of control.For instance, Bob, a middle aged patient, is particularly concerned with a deep… Continue reading Who Is A Sex Addict?
Don’t sit too much. For your mental health. Not just physical. Especially when you’re depressed, grieving, or traumatized. During the earlier months of the pandemic, I had Boris, a teenage high school patient. He’s always sitting in his room. Too much for hours, even missing meals. Playing games. Porn. One day, his Mom found him… Continue reading Don’t Sit Too Much
To fill your inner voids is to focus on your self. You stop focusing on others or things to do that for you. It’s so common for people to be “attached” to another person. Be it parent, child, friend, or spouse. The attachment can turn into unnecessary neediness or clingy-ness on the object of the… Continue reading Focus On Your Self
“Give your stress wings and let it fly away,” once wrote Terri Guillemets. Many of us struggle with stress in personal life, work, relationships, money, among other areas Stress is a given in our human existence. Everyone experiences it, whether physical, mental, emotional, financial, relational etc. Psychotherapy is one process that can be stressful to… Continue reading Give Your Stress Wings
Do you know that you can make life rich without money? How? By living a minimalist life. A simple life. A balanced life. It’s psychologically, emotionally, and spiritually healthy. I love how Bo Sanchez once put it, “I believe we should always live below our earning capacity. Live simply so you can have more peace.… Continue reading Make Life Rich Without Money
Keep your perspective in overcoming financial trauma. Remember in my previous post, there’s a “therapeutic mantra” I introduced. “MONEY WILL NOT SOLVE ALL MY FINANCIAL PROBLEMS.” As William lied awake at night, he was racking his brain to figure out how he can pay his tons of debts. What more work he can do. What… Continue reading Overcoming Financial Trauma, Part 2