I've noticed a certain dilemma that enters into therapy sessions with mothers over the years. Mothers often feel in a bind and sometimes this bind distorts the way they think about their lives ... or is it that their thinking distorts the way they feel? The sequence of events generally runs like this - the strong urge to have a family - the joy of being pregnant - the horror ...

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Your current thought patterns are likely what keep you trapped in the prison of social anxiety. To unlock yourself from this prison, you will likely need to have to rewire your brain with new thoughts that take time to cement in the brain, but if you try this as a start, it will lead you up the correct path. 1. The change cannot happen ...

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Humans are imbued with a competitive spirit. And as a result, we like to count our victories. There are an infinite number of possibilities in human experience. And when the possibility of death looms over us, the sudden fear that we might not have done everything we might have creates immense distress. This "range" or "number" idea rarely has the effect it is supposed to have. Every kind of sex, every ...

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Are you one of those people who simply cannot concentrate for long enough? Do you find that no sooner than you start doing something, that your attention is scattered all over the place? Do you find that you log onto your computer and within minutes are surfing every possible tangential site that you find? Your problem may not be a problem with your attention. In fact, it may be that the ...

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When we think of infidelity as "mere cheating" we are often overlooking the many fears that go along with this. Infidelity may be due to fears and fears themselves may lead to infidelity. Why is this, and what can you do about this? 1. Fear of being trapped. One of the greatest fears of commitment is the fear of being trapped. When people feel trapped, their primitive brains start to rebel. ...

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Social anxiety refers to the fear of being around people due to the threat of embarrassment. People who are socially anxious frequently freeze and are unable to seek the very company their hearts desire.  They may make adaptations: they may decide that they “hate” being around people; they may isolate and play video games; they may absorb themselves in their work, but no matter what they do, this anxiety always exists ...

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