Lying and addiction tend to go together for many different reasons. Whether it be to cope with feelings of guilt and shame or societal stigma, there are some behaviors an addicted person can do to try and repair trust with loved ones.
The Brain & Change
Can someone actually change? How does someone change? What happens to the brain when change occurs? Learn more about the brain and mental health and explore the connections between how your mind effects your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
The boundary circle is a journaling exercise for anyone struggling to set boundaries in their interpersonal relationships. Boundaries by definition are guidelines, rules or limits that a person creates to identify reasonable, safe and permissible ways
Chakras are focal points of energy located in 7 different areas throughout the human body. The word chakra means “wheel” in Sanskrit, which typifies how energy comes into the body and is turned through “the
Self-Sabotage is a painful and destructive pattern to find yourself in. What’s most troubling is that this pattern often rears its problematic head at the dawn of new endeavors, long-awaited accomplishments, and celebratory milestones. It
Having trouble sleeping is an incredibly common experience. If you have been having frequent and severe trouble sleeping, you might be experiencing insomnia. A clinical diagnosis of insomnia means that you experience at least one
We are living in a moment in which many white-bodied Americans are becoming more aware of systemic racism and its impact on Black and Indigenous people of color (BIPOC). This tip is for white-bodied folks
Fear of abandonment: Many adults have fears that the people closest to them will leave. There’s something very human about having a good thing and not wanting it to go away. However, if your fears around
Self-abandonment can be understood as the rejection of your own thoughts, feelings and needs. Self-abandonment occurs when we experience an emotion that requires our attention, and we ignore it by reaching for an external distraction
What are your needs? Your dreams? Your values? Your priorities? Some people have a very definite “inner voice” that can easily answer these questions. But for others, especially those who identify as “people pleasers,” it
Since coronavirus began its spread in the US, social distancing measures and stay-at-home orders have been implemented across the country in an effort to slow the spread of the virus. This has been an extremely
SENSING ENERGY True health encompasses the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual or energetic body. One way to tap into healing through the energetic body is to use the chakras, the spiraling vortexes of energy that run
Sometimes seeing the same therapist for long periods of time can begin to feel unhelpful, stale, or create feelings of being stuck despite having a good working relationship with your therapist. This can especially be
A Self Soothing Exercise: Self-soothing is the ability to care for yourself emotionally in times of distress or discomfort. Self-soothing is the process of acknowledging how you’re feeling and dealing with it head on, and in
Giving sexual consent, in the simplest terms, means voluntarily agreeing to engage in a specific sexual activity. There are many conversations, articles, and resources around how to ask for consent, what “no” and “yes” look