Emotional Regulation

Denial As A Defense Mechanism

There are many defense mechanisms that people routinely use to protect their psyche from pain. Denial is one of those defense mechanisms. The definition of denial is a refusal to […]

Fighting The Emotional Shut Down

Recognizing, feeling and processing all of our emotions can be very exhausting. Often, these emotions can bring about deep angst and pain. To protect ourselves, sometimes we emotionally shut down. […]

Defining Ourselves

It is so hard not to define yourself from the perceptions of others. That old saying, “it doesn’t matter what other people think” is easier said than done. When it […]

Address Self Esteem Issues Early On

It is so important for parents to be keen observers of their children. All children go through different developmental stages and their behaviors and attitudes change. It’s a different situation […]

Back To School Success

It is hard to believe that for some of us school is around the corner. In my local area, school starts August 5. The traditional calendar starts school the day […]