Why We Are Hard-Wired To Worry, and What We Can Do To Calm Down A new season brings both hopes and anxieties. We want things to be better for ourselves and the people we love, but worry that they won’t be, and imagine some of
The Importance of Quality Time
Exhaustion and complacency can negatively impact romantic relationships. Therefore, it is really important to make time to bond with your partner. Bonding is something that should be done without distractions, put away your phones, turn off the television, and stop doing other things! Engage with each other, by taking an uninterrupted hour and ask each other probing questions. When is the last time you asked your partner about an impactful dream they had? Or when they had a positive experience in the world? Something they would like to do better? These are just a few examples, to get the communication flowing. Take the time to really listen without judgement or interruption. After you talk go do something fun! Having trouble thinking of something? Put a few ideas down on a scrap of paper – put them in a bowl and pick one. GO DO IT! If you find you or your partner are becoming complacent in your relationship – reach out for some suggestions to enhance communication and quality time.
Understanding Gender Fluidity Our understanding of “reality” is formed by consensus models, agreements, and traditions, but many such models contain internal contradictions or irreconcilable, opposing variables. Such a model is also seen in human sexuality, as it is still common for people to understand sexual
Peer Counseling for Queer Men with AMR Therapy What is peer counseling and why is it particularly important for queer men? Queer men are always operating along a behavioral and emotional spectrum: Am I different? How am I different? Why am I different? These questions
Yes, CBT Can Help Reduce Anxiety in 10 Therapy Sessions Anxiety is a common emotion that everyone experiences at some point in their lives. Over the last year, anxiety had increased by 20 percent, impacting millions of Americans. It can be caused by many things
It’s Gay Pride Season: Time to Reflect on Identity and Health June is Pride month, though we see actual celebrations of the queer community from Spring through Autumn. The community comes together to reflect on the impact queer people have had in society and to
When My Life Came Apart, I Struggled to Find Therapy At 14 years old, I hated who and what I was. With barely one foot in adolescence, I had already marched through miles of hell. In San Diego, my hometown, I had been beaten, sexually abused