Changing Perspectives Blog
Helpful articles from the staff at Changing Perspectives Counseling Group
The Things We Allow
I once allowed a man to tell me that I am a difficult person to be in a relationship with. At this moment, or more accurately several moments later when I was able to breathe through the pain of the statement, I was able to swallow down the defensive comments and...
One of the main issues I see in the therapy office is people struggling with low self-esteem and low self-confidence. It affects people of all ages, races and genders. It can boil over into problems in relationships, health and at work. Usually the person reporting it feels as if something in them is inextricably and unexplainably broken.
What is the difference between Selfishness and Self-care?
I recently had a client tell me that she felt selfish planning things for her to do alone without involving her family. We discussed that often women become obligated to be caregivers for others around them which leaves their needs unmet or placed at lowest priority....