Interested in learning assertive and healthy communication approaches? This blog shares 26 different ways that your communication patterns are harming your relationships and how to respond instead.
Wellness Blog | Kristi Schwegman, LCSW
Consistent self-care increases your threshold of stability and tolerance over time. The best way to go about this is to create your own self-care toolbox. Use the categories and examples in this blog to get started!
This renowned author offers a revolutionary way of living in connection―one that allows you to cherish your partner, yourself, and your relationship in equal measure.
Do you believe everything you think? You shouldn’t! It’s easy for our brains to make assumptions or twist thoughts to help them fit a certain narrative that it’s created.
Mistakes are what you did, not who you are. When we react without pausing, use insecurity and fear to drive our choices, or find the quickest way to get by, we end up in a mess every time.
As a culture, we are constantly juggling multiple balls simultaneously, with little to no time for ourselves. Intentionally create the margin you need to keep yourself in a positive, grateful mindset.
Did you know that there are better ways to listen than others? Better listening skills can help your relationships grow stronger and healthier as you each feel heard and understood.
Everyone has their own unique set of emotional needs, that are the product of your upbringing, your genetic predisposition, your identity, and other individual factors. Understanding our emotional needs empowers us to make ourselves happy and can relieve a sense of helplessness that often causes distress.
The healthiest relationships repair early and often and also have lots of strategies for how to repair. Since every relationship is different, finding the repair strategies that work for you can vary.
Break free from the destructive power of guilt, anger, greed, and jealousy.