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"Going after what we want makes us feel more anxious and alive." to Make Your Life More Meaningful Simple Steps to End Any Fight
Seven Qualities of an Ideal Partner"Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom." ~ Aristotle #selfdiscovery Start here:
Can we trust psychology studies? Thoughts on the latest challenge to findings in the field:
Retweeted by PsychAlive3 Steps to Experience the Perfect Imperfect Moment Webinar -- Sign up today! – "Effective Ways to Fight Depression" #depressionSuicide Prevention Advice - via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAliveNarcissistic Relationships: The Downside to Loving a Narcissist
"When you create a life of personal value, you become more valuable to the world." issues are an experience, not a label. When we recognize that, we get closer to a stigma-free world.
Retweeted by PsychAlive@taylorglennUK Thanks for referencing PsychAlive in your hilarious @Guardian piece. May have to include your tips in our parenting eCourse.Suicide Prevention Advice"Love  is not only hard to find, but strange as it may seem, it can be even more difficult to accept and tolerate."
Are you afraid of love? You aren't alone! Read about how you can overcome your fear of love: Ways To Stimulate Confessional Writing by @dianaraab is the problem with selfies? of Intimacy: Understanding Why People Fear Intimacy
Your Child’s Self Esteem Starts With You"In general, writing can help us make sense of certain events and circumstances in our lives." @dianaraab the qualities that make a person an ideal partner – They may not be what you expected.
For a limited time, you can stream our "Become a Better Parent" #Webinar with @DrLisaFirestone for FREE: #parentingWorried about someone you love. Don't miss this FREE Webinar– "Help Save a Life: Understanding & Preventing Suicide""Becoming your true self is a process that lasts throughout a lifetime. Our personalities are not set in stone.""Even the “best” parents are only attuned to their children 30 percent of the time." to Look For in a Partner
"Love doesn’t always just slip away; we push it away… actively.""No matter what our circumstances, we can all learn tools to help us emerge from the darkest moments in our lives." or Infidelity? What’s Okay and What’s Not
"Though, sex may feel like it accounts for a small part of our experiences, it has a huge effect on how we feel." are we really avoiding when we cut off our sadness?
"The ideal partner strives to live a life of integrity so that there is no difference between their words & actions.""Perfectly attuned parents do not exist." of #intimacy is a big one, even though we like to think we've conquered it. Read up! #relating via @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAlive"Though not intentional, we tend to pass on the message that sadness is bad and should be avoided."
Steps To Healthy Lifestyle Changes"The fuller we live our lives, the happier we are, and yet, the more poignant sadness we feel.""When you change and are willing to be vulnerable, your partner often softens and responds."
"How does the same person we thought we’d love forever become someone we can’t stand for one minute? ""Stanford study confirmed that toddlers show more motivation when they are praised for effort as opposed to talent." #Depression You Sabotaging Your Relationship?
"When we feel sadness, it centers us." Power!"Human brains are wired to focus on whatever seems dangerous or events that we experience as life-threatening."
While only 4-5% of men and women choose to be in an open relationship, it's estimated 15-60% opt for infidelity., we subconsciously choose a partner who replicates a dynamic from our past @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAliveHow to Stop Feeling Overwhelmed @psychalive #healthymindhealthylife #mentalhealth
Retweeted by PsychAliveDo you feel insecure about your body? What to know and how to respond: @PsychAlive
Retweeted by PsychAlive@drlee1 The quote is from Dr. Robert Firestone. You can read the original article here:"It can feel scary to surpass the way we’ve long seen ourselves or a way we’ve long been seen." You an Addict? is Your Attachment Style?
What Parents Need to Know About the Teenage Brain"It is always possible for a person to change. Yet, in order to achieve lasting #change, we have to know ourselves.""Time lost in destructive rumination perpetuates a cycle of self-limiting & self-destructive thinking & behavior."
"Measure our successes in terms of what we give as opposed to what we get.""We can’t selectively numb pain without also numbing joy."
The Problem with Overthinking vs. Narcissism a tree falls in a forest, should I get out of the way?
"When you long for something like love, it becomes associated with pain." to Deal with Relationship Anxiety #relationship #anxietyOne Surprising Reason We Sabotage Love
Is There a Cure for Narcissism?"Withholding may seem like a passive act, but it is one of the quietest killers of passion in a relationship.""Fear is the primary enemy to becoming an adult.""In a culture of multitasking, ADD and stress,it’s no wonder our kids are experiencing similar pressure and fears"
The Anti-Self Vs. The True Self in Love by Staying Out of Fantasy Ways to Ensure You Have an HONEST Relationship: #honesty #relationships
"Narcissism encourages envy and hostile rivalries, where self-esteem supports compassion and cooperation. " Suggestions for Parents in the Digital Age Meaning by Facing Our Mortality"When we fall in love, we are in a state in which we feel the most open and alive."
"There are many effective ways to discipline a child, but physical abuse is simply never one of them.""To a certain degree, we all possess a fear of intimacy." WEBINAR on #parenting with @DrLisaFirestone! "Become a Better Parent by Understanding Yourself"
"Generosity is a natural confidence builder and a natural repellent of self-hatred.""To truly be honest with someone else, we must know ourselves."
"No matter how connected we may feel to someone else, we will always be 2 separate people with 2 sovereign minds." how to quiet your critical mind: the Inner Voice That’s Stressing You Out
"We are more self-denying than we realize. We tend to think of pursuing the things that light us up as selfish." your fear of failure keeping you from going after the things you want in life? is it so hard to stop procrastinating?
How to Break the Cycle of Child Abuse an Open Relationship Actually Work?"Falling in love challenges us in numerous ways we don’t expect.""In reality, we are all, to varying degrees, intolerant of our own happiness."
"It’s important to always act with integrity and make our actions match our words" #Parenting Webinar - Register now!"No matter how negative our self-perception may be, it can feel comfortable and safe in its familiarity."
Are you worried about someone you love? Take a minute to visit our Suicide Prevention Advice page: Critical Inner Voice - Whiteboard Animation Excuses to Stop Making About Sex"When you communicate, be attuned to all the ways you’re expressing yourself, both verbally and non-verbally."
"Violence will only breed violence and can never be justified in the name of teaching a child to behave.""If you really want to change your life, it is helpful to adopt a zero tolerance policy toward your inner critic."
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