Are you there for you?

We're more inclined to recognise the needs of the weak, than we are of the strong.Without meaning to, we diminish the humanness of those who persevere without complaint, because they often make it look so easy.When we're the strong ones persevering without complaint, we risk diminishing our own humanness as well, because we become defined [...]

A path to insanity

We work with the assumption that our partners and our children share the same values that we try to uphold in our lives.This is rarely true.While we may share the same frame of reference or even the same cultural norms, values are much more personal, and therefore unique.Our personal value systems are shaped by what [...]

That self-loathing demon

Ingratitude for the self is reflected in how much time we spend self-loathing.But self-loathing is disguised in many creative ways.The above list of 10 common points is only the tip of the iceberg.Self-loathing is rarely, if ever, a result of our current circumstances, and almost always a result of how we felt about our place [...]