Stop quitting and start training. Never give up. Train your self to rise above your crises. Adversity reveals the stuff you’re made of. When you find your self quitting on you and your life, it’s time to stop quitting and start training. During the terror reign of Adolf Hitler, the Jews were being hunted. They’re… Continue reading Stop Quitting And Start Training
Healing from death. It’s deeply an ever-present cry in the human heart. On facing death, noted psychotherapist and author, Dr. Irvin Yalom, writes, “The physicality of death destroys us, but the idea of death saves us.” “I can’t take it anymore!” says a well known local actress on the impending death of a sick friend. … Continue reading Healing from Death
To reach your goals – what you want for your life – you need to learn to think clear and pure. That takes concentration. With effort – enough or more. The point is, it can be done. It’s self-evident that you cannot think clear and pure without concentration. If your thoughts fly here and there,… Continue reading Learn to Think Clear and Pure
What are “false values?” An article from Bright Side cites 9 false values that modern society imposes upon us. One is this one: “A successful person should have a car, an apartment, and the latest iPhone.” A Chinese client, Wong, came from a rich taipan family. Five years after college, he had a nervous breakdown.… Continue reading What Are “False Values?”
You must accept your self come what may. Healing through self acceptance is to tell yourself to accept yourself. Warts and all. A lot of people are depressed, insecure, or addicted due to a lack of or inadequate self acceptance. As we walk around this confused world, we’re bombarded with so many false values. False… Continue reading You Must Accept Your Self Come What May
It’s a multimillion dollar question: How Do I Know I’m Ready to Change? You have questions you can ask your self to truly know you’re ready to change: 1. How worse will it has to happen before I’m ready to change? 2. At what point I’ve to admit that I’ve become out of control? 3.… Continue reading How Do I Know I’m Ready to Change?
In my own psychotherapy practice, pain is a motivator to healing. It’s a common sight during sessions. Emotional or mental pain, in particular. People want relief and recovery. By pain, I refer to a person experiencing significant difficulty and suffering in handling life’s issues. Dr. Leon Saul, a psychiatrist and professor from the School of… Continue reading Pain Is A Motivator To Healing
Is porn destroying your marriage? Your romantic relationship? Since his teenage years onwards, Erwin, a therapy client, binges on pornography. Everyday. Almost without fail. “I can’t control it, doc,” he said during a Zoom therapy session. “It’s been a long time now since our baby was born, my wife wants no more sex!” Last year,… Continue reading Is Porn Destroying Your Marriage?
Learn to effectively focus in the present. To be “fully present” in the present. As Jim Elliott put it, “Wherever you are, be all there.” As you do, you learn a healing way of life. It supports the integration of your whole being. Marissa had a lot of “holdovers from the past.” She used to… Continue reading Focus In The Present
Why family therapy? Whether recognized or not, family therapy is essentially a part of a person’s life recovery and healing process. Mental health has social roots. And family is basic. You deny or ignore it, you skip an important foundation. In the life of the family, each member contributes to its balance – overtly and… Continue reading Why Family Therapy?