How to Help a Partner Struggling With Clinical Depression

When I first met my wife, I had no idea that she had a history of clinical depression.  Of course, she had told me about it before we were married, but I did not really know what that meant.  I … r

How To Build a Network for Positive Relationships

Admitting to yourself that a relationship is not serving you is a very difficult thing to do. If a relationship is damaging to you or if it is blocking you, then it’s time to reevaluate its presence in your life. … r

5 Ways to Identify Toxic Friendship

When we talk about emotional abuse, most times we associate it with romantic relationships. We take advice on ways to identity if you are in an emotionally abusive relationship and what to do about it. What we forget is that, … r

How Flexible Working Changed My Life And Realigned My Priorities

I’d like to think I’m a modern father. Responsibilities with my partner are split down the middle; we both bring home the bacon (metaphorically, we’re vegetarian) and we split the childcare and household chores fairly (you wash, I’ll dry). I’m not … r

Top 5 Tips to Make Negativity Work in Your Favor with “Negativity Wisdom”

I am happy to be called a negative person. It took me years to realize that you don’t need to be made of positivity rainbows in order to be happy and I now proudly own my negativity. We have been … r

5 Signs Your Therapy Is Working

Most people take that initial plunge into therapy with the highest of hopes. We want to make real changes in our lives. We want to be more successful. We want to be in control of our emotions. In short, we … r