ABCs of Parenting

Parenting is one of the most overwhelming, challenging and complicated journeys that any of us ever planned to take. Yet, it can be made joyous and simpler. Here is what I have learned about parenting: Parenting involves teaching and teaching involves learning. If we start with learning about ourselves and know what we want to […]

You Can’t Just Snap Out of Depression

Source: Undoing Depression: What Therapy Doesn’t Teach You and Medication Can’t Give You, by Richard O’Connor Depression is often dismissed as a condition of the weak and needy. The phrase “snap out of it,” is often used as by family members and friends in an attempt to help a depressed person. However, it not only […]

Recipe for nourishing relationships:

Spend time together, both quality and quantity are important. Speak with affection to each other and show physical affection with touch. Allow time for communication. This means balancing time at home with work commitments. Turn off the phone in the evenings. Support each other’s individual interests. Pay attention to the positives, no matter how small, […]

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