Tag: Healthy Relationships

Why Mislabeling Frustration is Probably Slowing You Down

Why Mislabeling Frustration is Probably Slowing You Down

Frustration is like anger’s more socially acceptable cousin. You don’t want to be a jerk so you say “I’m not mad, I’m frustrated”. I like that you are trying to be nice.  That’s sweet. But it’s really not helping you. By labeling your anger “frustration”, […]

Healthy Guilt Can Show You What Kind of Person You Are

Healthy Guilt Can Show You What Kind of Person You Are

No one enjoys feeling guilty. It might be hard to believe there could be anything helpful about it.  There is.  It tells you something about the kind of person you are. There is even actually something helpful about shame, which seems like a relative of […]

These are 2 Reasons Therapy Works

These are 2 Reasons Therapy Works

We use this format of healing all the time: talking with people we trust. So, why not talk with your trusted friend?  Why pay money to talk with a therapist or coach? If you find the right therapist, it should feel like talking to a […]