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The Silent Triad: Exploring the Connection Between Shame, Self-Worth, and Suicidal Thoughts

The Silent Triad: Exploring the Connection Between Shame, Self-Worth, and Suicidal Thoughts   The intricate relationship between shame, self-worth, and suicidal ideation forms a complex psychological triad that profoundly impacts mental health. Shame, characterized by a deep sense of unworthiness and self-condemnation, can severely diminish an individual’s self-esteem, leading to a pervasive belief in their …

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trauma and financial stress

Trauma and Financial Stress

Trauma and Financial Stress   The relationship between complex trauma and an individual’s attitudes and behaviors related to money is intricate and layered, rooted in the profound psychological and emotional impact of prolonged and severe traumatic experiences. Complex trauma is characterized by its enduring nature, frequently taking shape within interpersonal relationships during critical developmental periods. …

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Unlocking Your Potential: Challenging Negative Core Beliefs for Improved Mental Health

Unlocking Your Potential: Challenging Negative Core Beliefs for Improved Mental Health   Our beliefs are like the lenses through which we see the world. They shape our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, ultimately influencing our mental health and well-being. At the core of this intricate web of beliefs are what are known as “core beliefs.” These …

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The Advantages of Premarital Counseling: Strengthening the Foundation of Your Relationship

The Advantages of Premarital Counseling: Strengthening the Foundation of Your Relationship   Preparing for marriage is an exhilarating journey, marked by the promise of a lifelong partnership. Amidst the whirlwind of future planning, it is crucial to recognize the importance of premarital counseling as an integral component of building a robust and emotionally healthy groundwork …

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Parent Child Detachment: Understanding and Healing Attachment Wounds and Anger

Parent-Child Detachment: Understanding and Healing Attachment Wounds and Anger Unresolved attachment wounds can surface during the tumultuous teenage years, leading to strained connections and the emergence of anger.  Recognizing the complexity of these issues is the first step towards healing and transforming these relationships into sources of strength, support, and love.  In this blog post, …

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Embracing Solitude and Finding Peace During Periods of Being Alone

Embracing Solitude and Finding Peace During Periods of Being Alone In today’s fast-paced world, we are constantly bombarded with noise, distractions, and social interactions. While these can be important and enjoyable aspects of life, they can also leave us feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, and disconnected from ourselves. This is where embracing solitude in daily life can …

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Effective Parenting Strategies in Managing Demanding Behaviors in Young Children

Effective Parenting Strategies in Managing Demanding Behaviors in Young Children It can be extremely discouraging and depleting when faced with demanding behaviors exhibited by people outside of ourselves, no matter the age.  When our boundaries are pushed and eventually crossed and we feel a sense of powerlessness, it can be difficult to manage our own …

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