You know the feeling when you have felt defeated and you believe that there is no hope or meaning or future? When you have been getting up off the mat and fighting the good fight and at some point you don’t have another round in you to get up? This is when giving up and […]
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No parents like to think their child is unhappy, even less that he or she is depressed or suicidal, but it is a reality that has plagued generations of teenagers. Good parenting is a very demanding job, it is also highly dynamic as every child is unique and some intense changes occur during puberty. How […]
All of us have been hurt, in one way or another, by someone else. While it is easy to forgive a friend for the slight distress we feel over a phone call that was not returned, it is not so easy to forgive those who have harmed us in a major way. The greatest hurt seems […]
Self-Esteem Is an Integral Feature of Emotional Health How others treat us is greatly influenced by the way we see ourselves. We all know people who genuinely like them- selves and feel content with their lives. Because they see the positive in themselves, they are able to understand and appreci- ate the good in other […]