Self-care has become somewhat of a buzzword. It’s been gobbled up by marketing companies and brands wanting you to buy their products to “take care” of yourself or feel pampered. Unfortunately, the growth of the word itself has made the core of self-care somewhat confusing.
Recovering from an addiction can be a long and rocky journey. As much as you might want every moment to be smooth and easy, that usually isn’t the case. Real life is still out there, and it’s often filled with difficult situations.
In a previous post, we talked about the effects of childhood emotional neglect and how to recognize it. As an adult, realizing that you dealt with emotional neglect as a child can explain some of the emotional outcomes you’re facing now. For example, if you’re someone who has been [...]
Physical abuse or neglect are, unfortunately, common subjects with childhood abuse. But emotional neglect is less often discussed, even though it can be just as damaging for a child dealing with it. In many cases, emotional neglect can leave lasting scars on a child’s mental state. It’s something that [...]
As EMDR therapy grows in popularity, it’s not uncommon to hear more about it. Maybe someone suggested it to you. Maybe you’ve done your own research. If you’re struggling with a past traumatic experience, EMDR may help.
The terms “unprecedented times,” “uncertain times,” “challenging times” have become commonplace since March. The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted every corner of our lives. Some have contracted the virus and struggled to recover. Some have lost loved ones. Childcare challenges and relationship issues have come to a critical point for [...]