Parent Estrangement: How To Cope After Going No-Contact
Breaking up with parents. It may sound weird to some, but yes, indeed, there is a a type of breakup from our parents, and it is called parental estrangement. It happens when the adult child decides to cut off from their parents, or from one of the parents. Of course, this usually occurs after long years of efforts for reconciliation and of trying to bridge the differences. When all these efforts are not successful, parental estrangement seems to be the only solution for these adult children. In this article, we will discuss what parental estrangement is, what causes it, and how to cope if you have estranged yourself from your parent(s).
How To Raise a Compassionate Child: 5 Strategies for Parents
“We are responsible for the outcome of our children”. Setting aside genetic influences, much of how a child grows up is influenced by the teachings of their parents. In a sense, it is the responsibility of a parent to contribute- as much as they can- to their child’s development. One such teaching of great importance to the development of a child is developing compassion.
What Self-Care Is and Isn't: A Guide for Mothers
In a world where self-care is often misconstrued as indulgence or self-centeredness, it's crucial to recognize the unique challenges that mothers face when it comes to prioritizing their well-being. Self-care is not simply about getting your nails done; it encompasses a comprehensive approach to nurturing physical, mental, and emotional health. In this blog post, we will delve into the profound impact of true self-care, specifically addressing the difficulties and importance of self-care for mothers. By dispelling misconceptions and offering practical strategies, we will empower mothers to embrace self-care as an essential tool for their own well-being and the well-being of their families. Join us as we explore the authentic essence of self-care and embark on a transformative journey of self-renewal, tailored especially for mothers.
What to Expect When You Are Expecting and Beyond
So imagine, it's early morning and you are waiting for some life-changing test results. You have been waiting a while to receive these results, so you are very eager to know the outcome. You may, or may not fully realise it at first, but these results will shape the way you will live your life in the future. These results will influence yourself, your partner, family, friends, your work life, how you travel, how you eat and drink, and generally how you experience your daily life. You wait a few more minutes and the results are clear, they are positive. Congratulations you are pregnant!
When perfectionism runs in the family
It is quite common, although worrying, to see children or teenagers trapped in a negative self-talk about their achievements ("I am not good enough", "I always fail", "I should have tried more"), their performance ("I am so stupid", "Why others always get better grades than me?"), their popularity ("I have no friends", "I will be forever alone", "I feel like a burden to my friends") or their appearance ("I am so fat", I have ugly face", "No one likes me"). Sooner or later, they start being less sociable, they spend more time in their room, their eating habits change, they are less cheerful and more sad, they get easily irritated, they take everything more personally.
How to Stop Perfectionism
How much of a Perfectionist Are You
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