Parents and Educators have asked me this question again and again, "Where does bullying start?" As a systems therapist, I find that bullying starts in a child's home environment. Children in aggressive family systems have their feelings consistently invalidated and are themselves bullied by caretakers or siblings. Perhaps they lack the ability to discern common social cues which others would know its 'time to stop'.
"I know what's coming when Robert says that we need to sit down and have a talk," Maryann told me in our phone session. "He wants to tell me everything that is wrong with me. It's not about talking - it's about wanting to have control over me. Last time he did this it was all about how I spend money, even though I make my own money and take care of all my own expenses. The time before it was about our sex life.
The research is in. According to a new study released from MIND, a UK mental health organization, 90% of women over the age of 30 are uncomfortable exercising outside.
Do YOU have all the tools you need in hand or within your reach to magnetize your soulmate or achieve any other goal, but are just getting nowhere, wearing yourself out and dating the same person over and over in a different body? Keep reading… The first step to making it easier is to set your steering wheel gently in the right direction. What do I mean by that?
Our physical and mental health is of the utmost importance and is what makes life really worth living. When we are strong and healthy, full of energy and life, we can do the things that we want to do, visit the places we have always wanted to visit and experience all that this wonderful life has to offer us. Put yourself first. Many of us are treating the person who is causing us stress better than we treat ourselves. That person could be a romantic partner, a friend, a co-worker or a boss.
When someone we love leaves or walks out the door our immediate reaction may be one of hysterics, deep sadness, relief, and sometimes, even jubilation. These feelings eventually dissipate and new feelings take their place. The feelings that replace the initial feelings are more intense, and stored deep within our brain, skin and sense of smell. They are our memory of the person who left.
With an all-star cast, including Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, and so many others, ‘The Avengers’ hits theaters nationwide. With nothing but rave reviews from film critics…so far, even from the most cynical, all seem to agree that ‘The Avengers’ is the movie to see.
Coming into this adventure in weight loss coaching, I was completely convinced that giving up the foods I loved was going to be difficult and, in some cases, danged near impossible. I was wrong. The endless servings of sugar, processed foods and diet soda that I have loved for years and have used as a panacea for everything from boredom to a bad hair day are gone, and I don’t miss them. They didn’t love me back! Letting them go turned out to be a relief, like when you finally sever ties with someone toxic in your life.
When reading the surveys and the questionnaires that I receive, many people express that they want a committed partner and someone that is a good companion. I started thinking about this relationship question: what makes a good companion? Do you have what it takes to be a good companion to your love interest? Here are 7 ways that you can be a good life partner and companion to someone. Ask yourself these relationship questions:
7 Days of Sex is a new Lifetime reality series that features two couples per week who commit to having sex for seven consecutive days. The “7 Days of Sex” experiment is not a new one, in fact some experts are even suggesting 30 days of sex. #7daysofsex has been a top trending item on Twitter two weeks in a row; people are discussing it, and couples around the country are giving it a try.