Allow yourself at least one-half hour for the session. Select a quiet room with a couch or bed in which you will not be disturbed. Loosen any tight-fitting clothing. Read more
The Feared Fantasy Technique: You and another person act out your worst fears, such as being rejected because you’re not smart or successful enough. This can help you see that these fears really aren’t as terrible as you thought. Read more
Interpersonal communication skills are among the most important factors to maintaining positive relationships. Peer through the differing forms of communications below to see if you might be conversing with others in a positive or negative way. Read more
Make connections. Good relationships with close family members, friends or others are important. Accepting help and support from those who care about you and will listen to you strengthens resilience. Some people find that being active in civic groups, faith-based organizations, or other local groups provides social support and can help with reclaiming hope. Read more
The personality disorder of narcissism can often plague not just the life of the narcissist but also the lives of those directly affected by the narcissist. In order to understand narcissism, one must understand how it affects other individuals.
The basis of being co-dependent is the overwhelming need for approval, the overwhelming need to take care of others, and the desire to control another’s thoughts, feelings, and actions. In short, if you are co-dependent on someone else, then your good feelings often stem from the way in which the other person perceives you.