Setting Good Boundaries

Setting healthy boundaries is tough but necessary for good mental health. Here are some ideas for how to do it.

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.

Helping Kids Help Themselves

Kids with a tough home life often wonder how they can help themselves. They can see a counselor, read workbooks or even talk with friends.

Emotions Come From the Heart Instead of the Head

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Emotions are very important. They can mean the difference between health and sickness and good relationships and bad. If people learn how to truly feel their emotions, they can gain the emotional intimacy they want.

The Challenges of Being Gifted

Although there are differing opinions on what constitutes giftedness, one common definition is obtaining a score of 130 or higher on an IQ assessment like the Stanford-Binet or the WISC. That score is 2 standard deviations from the mean of 100 and roughly 3-5% of the population falls within that area. Thus, one reason why gifted people often feel very different is because they are. But there are signs to look for even without considering test scores. Gifted people tend to exhibit faster development, heightened sensitivity, originality and a high level of intellect. Being gifted is wonderful but it also …