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Recovering from Depression

Depression is the world’s most common mood disorder. When depression affects an individual it affects every one he/she interacts with. It affects destructively marriages, families, work environments, and communities. Firm recovery is built through a healthy social life based on understanding what to expect from our relationships, what we should give, and how to relate to and accept others. – …

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Treating Depression

Depression is the world’s most common mood disorder. The World Health Organization predicts it will become the second greatest cause of human suffering and disability in the world by the year 2020. The recent research on depression shows that this debilitating condition isn’t preordained by brain chemistry, genes. It is far more a social problem than a medical disease (Yapko, …

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Resentment and Suffering

As Brach stated :”Living with a heart hardened by resentment and blame creates a profound sense of separation and suffering. Our capacity for happiness and love is directly related to our ability to forgive”. It is crucial to learn to forgive! Though it is also important to set clear boundaries with those who are unwilling and/or unable to respect and …

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Challenges or Opportunities

As James Buckham stated :”Trials, temptations, disappointments — all these are helps instead of hindrances, if one uses them rightly. They not only test the fiber of character but strengthen it. Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was”. So …

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Disciplining Your Child

Correction and discipline are definitely part of parenting but not the most important part. They are just the tip of the iceberg. Often though, when disciplining or correcting a child who is not responding well, the tendency is to do more correction and/or try different methods of discipline or correction. However, in this situation, it would be more constructive to …

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Healthy Boundaries For Healthy Relationships

In the process of growth, bonding and connecting is the important first stage. Once the bonding is established, another process takes place, the process of separateness. Separateness is an important aspect of human identity as we are to be connected to others without losing our identity and individuality. We are to develop and master the art of being connected without …

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More Than Conflict Resolution: Reconciliation

We often confuse reconciliation with conflict resolution. In our anxiousness to fix conflicts, we sometimes push people, particularly children, to say they are sorry. But relationships and situation don’t get fixed or restored when we try to force it. We can always invite reconciliation but not demand it. An apology can make an issue go away for a while but …

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A Transformation In Perspective

A Paradigm Shift is a change from one way of thinking to another. It’s a transformation in our perspective. It is usually driven by events that work as agents of change. Attitudes began to change as we perceive things differently; our awareness expands as if we were looking at them with a different pair of glasses. This video is a …

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Truth And Relationships

As in life, in families, truth alone can be a deadly weapon.  Speaking the truth without compassion can destroy love.  Some parents tend to focus so much on proving the hows and whys of their being right that they ignore the need for compassion.  This often leads to bitterness, disappointment and hostility. When in that type of situation, no amount of …

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Resolving Conflict With Fairness

Conflicts and disagreements are unavoidable. As long as relationships exist, conflicts and disagreements will always be part of them. As soon as you put two human beings together, you have two cultures, two backgrounds, two frame of reference, two mindset, two families of origin, two ways of doing things etc Depending of the family of origin and even the culture …

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