Nurturing Your Marriage for Life

There is no doubt that healthy marriages give birth to healthy families. But unfortunately, today’s marriages are falling apart before the couples even celebrate their first year anniversaries. Couples are busy working and raising kids that they forget about why they got married to each other in the first place; this is what you will … Read more

Being Good Without Trying to Be Perfect

Anne Lamott once said: “perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. Therefore, before you try to prove to everyone else how perfect you are, remember that no human can be perfect. But this doesn’t mean that you should be cold and careless. It will keep you cramped and insane your … Read more

Appreciating What is Truly Fulfilling in Your Life

In this era of social media, where people are living fake lives, it’s very easy to feel like your life isn’t truly fulfilling. The flashy and extravagant lives displayed on social networks will leave you feeling down. But although everyone desires success and the finer things in life, sometimes it’s important to take a step … Read more

Keeping Up with the Joneses: Defining “Enough”

If you have been around long enough, you must have heard the phrase “keeping up with the Joneses”. This phrase became popular in 1913, thanks to a comic strip that ran for 25 years. English speakers immediately adopted the expression to express their comparison to their neighborhood as a benchmark for their social class and … Read more

What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

When you have a borderline personality disorder (BPD), everything about you feels unstable, including your emotions, relationships, goals, and even self-image. It’s like you are on a rollercoaster. It also makes you highly sensitive, with some people even describing it as having an open nerve ending. When you have BPD, it becomes challenging for you … Read more

How Do We Define a Functional Family?

It’s every parent’s and child’s desire to have a functional family, but unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen. Sometimes it’s even difficult to tell if your family is functional or not. So, for you to know if you live in a functional family, you first have to understand an active family. This article will help you … Read more

Treating the Emotional Difficulties of the Elderly

Although older people make significant contributions to society as volunteers, active members of the workforce, leaders, and family members, most are more susceptible to emotional disorders. Unfortunately, these emotional difficulties go unnoticed, even by healthcare professionals. Also, the stigma surrounding these complications makes older people hesitant to seek help. Whether you are a professional caregiver … Read more

Traumatic Grief is Especially Relevant Today

When a loved one dies suddenly, the people left behind often experience traumatic grief. Although this type of grief is generally new, studies have shown that it manifests symptoms that are almost similar to those of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, traumatic grief is focused explicitly on the person who has passed. Research has also … Read more