Resolving Conflict

Man and woman arguing

How do you resolve conflict? This is another topic that I talk about often with clients who are struggling to communicate or get along with family members, partners, or just about anyone else. If you read my post on Boundaries, I briefly discussed different types of communication (passive, aggressive, and assertive). Much like setting boundaries, …

Boundaries

Boundaries conversation

I think I say the word “boundaries” about 100 times a day. That’s because knowing how to identify and respect both your own boundaries and others’ boundaries is THAT important. This is key to having high self-esteem, taking care of yourself, and having healthy relationships with others. What are Boundaries? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a …

Addiction 101

Assorted prescription medications and other pills

Let me start by saying that addiction is so complex that this post most definitely will not cover all aspects of it. My goal here is to provide a basic understanding of (and to spread some truth about) this disease. I’ll also give you some links to other articles that will provide even more information …