February 21, 2020

Dear Daughters,   Did you know there’s a difference between worry and concern? The difference is change. If you can make a change for the better, then act on your concerns. If not, don’t worry! Accept the things you can’t change. Relieve yourself of worried, unproductive thoughts. How can you cut down on worrying when…

February 18, 2020

Dear Daughters, Do you push through setbacks? Or do they often set you back? Resilience is bouncing back from problems. It’s about being flexible and enduring when the going gets tough. It’s knowing that there’s always a brighter tomorrow. It’s human to feel vulnerable. Not every day is perfect, and it’s healthy to acknowledge when you…

February 16, 2020

Dear Daughters, Writing encourages and provides an opportunity to reflect on past experiences, connect with them in a different way, and think critically about ideas and situations. Write it Out Health Benefits Poetry Resources Write it Out When writing, people use their left brain, the analytical and rational side of the brain, leaving the right…

February 10, 2020

Dear Daughters,   Codependency is a pattern of behavioral interactions within a dysfunctional relationship. It can sometimes be referred to as “relationship addiction,” because people with codependency often form or maintain one-sided, emotionally destructive and/or abusive relationships. I really wanted to shed some light on this topic as it is one I struggle with myself….

February 8, 2020

Dear Daughters, Here is another article on  a personalty type you may not be aware of: Dependent personality disorder is a condition in which people depend too much on others to meet their emotional and physical needs. Cause Signs and Symptoms Frequency of Occurrence Diagnosis  Treatment Resources Cause Dependent personality disorder usually begins in childhood….

February 6, 2020

Dear Daughters, In life you are going to encounter a ton of different personality types.  The type below is especially hard to label but with more and more research we are finally getting a handle on it. Narcissistic personality disorder is a condition in which people have an inflated sense of self-importance and an extreme…

February 3, 2020

Dear Daughters,   Gas lighting is a destructive pattern of emotional abuse that can have negative effects on an individual’s self-esteem and well-being. Gas lighting is a manipulative tactic that causes an individual to doubt their sense of reality and their interpretation of events. The term is derived from the play Gaslight, written in 1938…

January 8, 2020

Dear Daughters, Delay of gratification is the act of resisting pressure to take an available reward, hoping to get a more-valued bonus in the future. Why would anybody decide to delay his or her gratification? Studies show that postponed satisfaction is one of the best qualities of fruitful individuals. Individuals who figure out how to…