Monthly Archives: April 2016

The danger of avoidance

Avoidance is an excellent strategy if we’re referring to staying out of dangerous situations. But avoidance should often be avoided! Avoiding anxiety-provoking situations increases anxiety. Avoiding difficult conversations with your partner, friend, child or colleague can allow situations to become … Continue reading

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Sitting with someone’s pain

When someone we love is suffering, we want to take away their pain. When they hurt, we hurt and it can feel cruel to sit there and do nothing. But what if our attempts to stop their pain actually makes … Continue reading

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