Have you ever felt like you just couldn’t be around your partner in that moment? Like you wanted to leave? Or push them away? Yes, it’s completely normal. And no, it’s not a lot of fun. Here are some tried and tested tips I’ve built up over the years.
Why do we sometimes feel disappointed when we don’t expect it? What’s behind that sudden emotional reaction? I just received some news which I thought I was prepared for, and yet, it hit me harder than I thought…
How would you describe a traumatized person? And what does your trauma look or feel like? I’ve dealt with different kinds of trauma over the past three years, and here are some of the key things I’ve learned so far.
When you’re confronted with a difficult moment, it calls on you to show who you really want to be. You show this, through your response. Not the one your emotions force you to make, but the deliberate one you decide on for yourself.
My last therapy session involved the technique of EMDR. Diving deep into difficult emotions has left me physically exhausted, but mentally more at ease than I had been before.
Is guilt always bad? It sure feels that way, but it can also lead us toward positive actions, toward a better version of ourselves, even. Want to know how?
Why do we vilify some groups and pretend all people in that group are bad? Why is it so hard to emphatise with our ‘enemies’?
Sadness seems hard, but it might just be the easy way out when it comes to dealing with what’s underneath.