Can we overcome our own neediness? Can we escape our fear of rejection and failure? Absolutely. But it may take a change of thinking.
Are some of your relationships marked by resentment? Many people, especially after difficult times, forget to reintroduce gratitude and reward into their relationships.
We all experience brief tensions when life doesn’t go our way. What determines our mental health is what happens next.
Your friend, colleague or client says, for the thousandth time, that they are stuck. You feel a pang of impatience. What next?
If you get frustrated every time your wishes are blocked, you are setting yourself up for misery. To be happy, it helps to develop alternative responses.
Sometimes a helpless, unloved role has become a second skin, so that we cannot imagine there is another way to live. But there is. We are all able to initiate and negotiate help for ourselves, and love for ourselves.