Steps to Create Boundaries

Steps to Create Boundaries

Setting boundaries is one of the most important things we can do to better our mental health, but it always seems so hard! Although this does not come naturally to most, it is a skill that you can learn and build upon. Your time is valuable, which means you should be spending some of it on yourself. Self-care is something that therapists always push for, but it can seem impossible when every minute of your spare time is given to someone else. There are simple steps that will help you get started with boundary setting.

How to Overcome Commitment Phobia

How to Overcome Commitment Phobia

Commitment phobia is the unrealistic fear of making a promise or a vow to be faithful and loyal to another person. It is a common misconception that committing to someone means losing independence. Many people perceive being single as being safe and comfortable, which can be hard to give up. The ‘scary’ parts of being in a relationship, such as revealing your weaknesses and vulnerabilities, is what keeps people with commitment phobia from getting deeper in a serious commitment.

Bobo Doll Experiment Explained

Bobo Doll Experiment Explained

Albert Bandura is an influential social cognitive psychologist who is known for his social learning theory, the concept of self-efficacy, and his famous bobo doll experiments. During the 1960s, he conducted the Bobo doll experiments, which studied observational learning.

10 Signs That Your Significant Other Struggles With Commitment Phobia

10 Signs That Your Significant Other Struggles With Commitment Phobia

Commitment phobia is the fear of commitment that can involve involve difficulties making important decisions in all areas of life: relationships, big purchases, or any promise to another person. Being in a relationship with someone who is commitment phobic can be tough. You should look out for the signs prior to getting too serious, so you know what to expect.

33 Questions That Will Start A Conversation

33 Questions That Will Start A Conversation

Starting a conversation can be difficult sometimes. If you’re in a bind and need to spark up a conversation, below are 33 questions you could try. One of them is bound to work!

When Should You Take A Mental Health Day Off Work?

When Should You Take A Mental Health Day Off Work?

How do you know that your feelings warrant time off a mental health break - beyond a standard vacation? Try asking yourself these 5 questions.

What is borderline personality disorder?

What is borderline personality disorder?

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health disorder characterized by unstable moods, behavior, and relationships. It is marked by patterns of varying moods, self-image, and behavior. As a result of these patterns, someone who is diagnosed with BPD often engages in impulsive actions, which can lead to problematic relationships. They often experience intense episodes of anger, depression, and anxiety that lasts anywhere from a few hours to days.

What is helicopter parenting?

What is helicopter parenting?

The term "helicopter parent" is a style of parenting where the caregiver is over focused on their child. This leads to the parents taking on too much responsibility for their children's experiences, successes, and failures. Moreover, it means being involved in a child's life in a way that is excessively overcontrolling, overprotecting, and overperfecting.

Tips for Mental Wellness During the Holidays

Tips for Mental Wellness During the Holidays

As the holidays are drawing near, it is important to remember the need to prioritize your mental health. This tends to be a busy time, with so much to do and plans to attend. This can bring upon feelings of being overwhelmed, anxious, stressed, and depressed. It can also be a time to remember those we have lost. This effect of the holidays can happen to anyone at any age.