Challenges You Face While Developing Emotional Intelligence

Challenges You Face While Developing Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is a hot buzzword in therapy offices and corporate interview panels. In this article, I will explore what is emotional intelligence, why is it so hot, challenges while developing emotional intelligence, and what to do about them. What is...
What’s the Difference Between Modesty and Self-Deprecation?

What’s the Difference Between Modesty and Self-Deprecation?

I am back on social media. (Follow me here and here). One of the first things that I saw was a picture of a person who looked beat. The caption said, “Me after pretending to have it all together” or something like that. I suspect that people do this to...
Why You Probably Don’t Have ADD/ADHD

Why You Probably Don’t Have ADD/ADHD

Think you have ADHD/ADD? You’re not alone. In this article, I will shine a light on why you probably don’t have ADD/ADHD and let you know what might be going on instead. Picture this: hidden trauma refers to deep emotional wounds that may not be...
7 Tips for Coping When You’re Overwhelmed

7 Tips for Coping When You’re Overwhelmed

There’s “coping” and then there is “overwhelm.” Coping skills may not work for crisis situations. You may need something with a little more power. For those situations, here are 7 tips for coping when you’re overwhelmed. You...
Healing the Shame of Abuse

Healing the Shame of Abuse

When it comes to healing the shame of abuse, the biggest hurdle is breaking through the idea that the abuse is somehow our fault. The experiencer seems to feel that they should have, and could have, prevented it. If they hadn’t done this, or had done that, it...