Addictive behaviors create a structure behind which disturbing emotions are kept contained. The illusion is these emotions are being kept under control, but that is not the case.
What do people do when it seems God is not acting according to their expectations? Validation, assurance, relief, significance, and more — are gifts from God.
Historians are people who remember every bad thing you have ever done or they think you have done. In healthy relationships, positive and happy memories survive
Dealing with conflict may be faulty if you have past abuse. Healthy problem solvers maintain supportive relationships through increased communication.
One of the effects of stress is muscle tension, and some people tend to hold their stress in certain parts of their bodies, such as shoulders, neck, or back.
Is comfort meant to be a universal and immediate panacea for every uneasy thought of interpreted distress?
Our children need to love themselves and they need to learn to extend that love to others. When children love others, they are empathetic. Instead of reacting to others, they learn to respond by reading the emotional states of others.