A foundation that has four hugely important pieces, all under the heading of mutual: mutual respect, trust, specialness, and comfort. Now, as very positive as that all sounds, you might wonder if say we argue at all?
The other day, I was thinking about the distinction between being a care-giver vs. a care-taker. So I went to the “God of Google” for some non-cosmic insight on the matter. In several places that came up, the distinction made between the two essentially boiled down to this: care-GIVING involves giving in a deeply caringContinue reading “Care-Givers Versus Care-Takers”
ANXIETY DISORDER: SUB-CATEGORIES Many millions of people suffer from clinical anxiety. Sometimes the anxiety occurs in an extremely intense form–called a panic attack, and sometimes in an ongoing intermittent manner–called generalized anxiety. What these share in common is the personal and emotional distress they can cause you, in the short run and very possibly inContinue reading “On Anxiety Disorder”
GRIEF AND LOSS What do all of the following share in common: 1) the death of a loved; 2) a relationship breakup; 3) a job layoff or termination; 4) a home being destroyed by fire or tornado; and 5) significant physical limitations resulting from a serious illness or injury? Maybe it’s obvious, but they allContinue reading “On Grief and Loss”
Almost everyone has heard the term anger management. Some of you may have even seen the comical version of the term anger management, i.e., the movie by that name, starring Jack Nicholson and Adam Sandler. For the very most part though, need I say there isn’t much room in real life for thinking about itContinue reading “On Anger Management”
Personal Definition of Spirituality The practice of some form of spirituality is for many people an important part of their daily lives. Yet the term “spirituality” itself can mean different things to different people. As you may recognize, for some people, spiritual practice automatically connotes having a theistic set of beliefs, in which the centralContinue reading “On Psychology & Spirituality”