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Controller or controlled?

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Relationships & Controlling People

Who has the problem, the controller or the one controlled? The controller may describe herself as a person having weaknesses, insecurities, and many needs. On the more positive side she may say that she want to get close to the other person. The controller is just reaching out to someone else to have these needs met. She seldom sees herself …

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Dealing with Controlling People

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This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Relationships & Controlling People

“If I Win, You Lose” is Not the Only Option Open to Us Control, like most facets of human behavior, is probably best experienced in moderation. At one end of the spectrum, control is a positive, adaptive tool. For example, control over prolonged and constant chaos in our lives is usually a good thing. At the other end, control can …

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Dealing with Anxiety

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This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Overcoming Anxiety

Those who deal with anxiety in a positive way usually have: – a sense of self-determination – a feeling of involvement in life’s experiences, and – an ability to change negative into positive thinking. Self-determination refers to a personal ability to control or adapt to the events of everyday living. A great deal of anxiety is perpetuated by how we …

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Dealing With Anxiety

Depression Therapy & Anxiety Therapy
This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Overcoming Anxiety

Stress happens when we perceive an event as disturbing or threatening. Our primitive ancestors experienced stress when they had to fight off wild animals, invaders, adverse natural events, and other threats to their survival. These days we are more likely to feel the anxiety that emerges from stress when we face overwhelming responsibilities at work or home, experience loneliness, rejection, …

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Dealing With Depression

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Depression is spreading exceptionally fast worldwide. The World Health Organization predicts it will become the second greatest cause of human disability in the world by the year 2020. Recent research shows that depression is far more of a social problem than a biological condition. The rapid rise of depression sufferers can be explained by the family and the social environment. …

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Does Your Marriage Need Help?

Signs that your marriage/relationship needs a change: Do you notice that you and your partner can spend a day communicating just about the business aspect of life and/or the housekeeping issues? Do you stay longer hours at work to avoid coming home and dealing with relationship problems? Do you find yourself focusing most your time and energy on your kids …

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How Do You React to a Crisis?

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This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Life Crisis & Change

People have different ways of responding to sudden life changes. It is important to know which response style you typically use when you find yourself in crisis. A therapist can help you use your response style to your advantage and work on finding alternate ways of coping. Here are the responses that most people have, and some people use more …

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Getting Through a Life Crisis

Depression Therapy & Anxiety Therapy
This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Life Crisis & Change

Some Practical Steps for Getting Through a Life Crisis 1- Live in the moment A life crisis might feel like a permanent condition – a painful and lost existence. Take one step at a time as you go through each day. Try not to focus on the past, which can’t be changed, and let the future unfold as it will. …

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Crisis or Opportunities

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Life Crisis & Change

How Do You Define Yourself? Answer a question – “Who are you?” If you’re like most people, you probably answered first in terms of the work you do. And you may have answered in terms of who you are in your family or other relationships. If your answer included your work, what do you do when that work is no …

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Surviving the Life Crisis

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Life Crisis & Change

The Bleakest Times of Our Lives Can Give Rise to Remarkably Positive Life Transformations A life crisis is one of the inevitable features of our lives. Learning how to survive a crisis is a crucial skill, and one that we will probably need more than once throughout our lives. A crisis can occur when things begin to fall apart around …

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