No Longer Running on Empty: Five Ways of Recharging Your Battery

These days a lot of people feel like they’re running on empty. They report feeling tired, sad, depressed and unmotivated. However, there are things you can do to counteract these feelings. The five ways of recharging your battery can help you feel full of life again.

Moving Forward in Relationships: An Update

In a previous column, I discussed why communication and setting a boundary is crucial for the process of moving forward in relationships. However, it is important to know the distinction between an ultimatum and a boundary.

Firm Boundaries Can Help Divorced Families

Divorce can be difficult especially when adding someone new. Yet things like open communication and firm boundaries can help divorced families successfully integrate new partners.

Our Relationship to Conflict: Lessons from The Pacific

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One of the best things I’ve learned during my training in counseling psychology is that there are healthier reactions to conflict. One such reaction is to gain understanding and empathy for the other person or situation.