‘I can’t help it’ can sometimes be, how shall we say it, a bit of a ‘cop out’. There is, perhaps, always some way in which we can act wisely.
‘Reopening anxiety’ is being experienced by many, as a result of returning to ‘normal’ life after months of protective seclusion. It takes a bit of managing.
Much anxiety can be understood as intense fluctuation between engagement and avoidance.
Arguments escalate because we cannot wait to get our words in. Simple accepting that the other has spoken is a powerful tool for peace.
Why do we sometimes get in the way of our own good intentions? Self-sabotage is hard to spot, because it can be unconscious.
Do you make others responsible for you, instead of being responsible for yourself?