Lying and compulsive behaviors tend to go together for many different reasons. Whether it be to cope with feelings of guilt and shame or societal stigma, there are some behaviors a person struggling with struggling compulsions can do to try and repair trust with loved ones.
The Brain & Change
Can someone actually change? How does someone change? What happens to the brain when change occurs? Learn more about the brain and mental health and explore the connections between how your mind effects your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
Many people experience anxiety when they engage in “compulsive behaviors” and they aren’t sure what is driving those actions. Some people might look at their behaviors and wonder if they have obsessive compulsive disorder continue reading
Life moves fast and expectations are bestowed upon us at rapid speed. We often fail to recognize how many choices we’re presented with throughout any given day of our lives. We get used to continue reading
Introducing a meditation practice into your daily routine can be a powerful act that enhances focus and self-reflection. Carving out the time to meditate sends a message to yourself that your inner continue reading
The inner-critic can be experienced as an internal voice that is critical, judgmental or demeaning. This inner-voice is often experienced as thoughts, feelings and stories about yourself. It can sound like “I continue reading
Discovering your deeper need is an exercise designed to help you recognize how and why your feelings arise, what those feelings entail and how they are pointing you into the direction of your deeper continue reading
Have you ever found yourself feeling affirmations aren’t as helpful as everyone claims they are? Do you ever feel affirmations are failed attempts to convince yourself of your own abilities? You might find affirmations continue reading
No matter how secure we may be as individuals, it is natural to care what others think. It is through the responses of our caregivers that we first develop our understanding of self. The continue reading
During the COVID-19 Pandemic, negative feelings and emotions have increased. With having to be in the house for days on end, the mental health field has seen an increase in people's emotions and triggers continue reading