Orchids: The Struggle in the Bloom

This post explores the concept of resiliency by considering the fact that an Orchid often blooms by being stimulated by unfavorable conditions. Resiliency often produces growth in individuals, especially when brought about by difficult situations.

Caveman No More: Surviving Modern Day Anxiety

This post explores the origins of the concept of anxiety and how it may be experienced in modern times. This post includes 5 techniques to practice to lessen and control anxious symptoms.

Needing in a Time of Uncertainty

This post explores the challenges of coping with COVID or other situations which have a high level of uncertainty. Post encourages individuals to explore their feelings and needs and practice naming them. Additionally, this post questions the American value of self-sufficiency and whether that is helping individuals to ask for help or get their needs met. Tips are provided to assist individuals in exploring their thoughts and feelings about their capacity to ask for and accept help from others and how this impacts their self-image.

Tolerating Disorder

This post explores the personality trait of Tolerating Disorder, a measure on the 16PF assessment. Tips are offered for owning this part of our personality and how to manage differences in this trait in those we are in relationship with.

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