Is My Partner Family Obsessed?

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Sharing a close bond with your family can be one of the greatest parts of your life. And seeing your partner have closeness with their family is often a good indicator about how your future family might operate. Still, can someone be too close with their family… even obsessed? It is one thing to be family oriented, but if your partner is family obsessed it can actually turn into a wedge in your relationship.

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Marriage Counseling in San Diego: Is Your Therapist is a Good Fit

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Counseling isn't "one size fits all," and every therapist may not be a good fit for you.

Searching for the best marriage counselor in San Diego is a very important part of your therapy process – before you can begin to make progress you need to find the right therapist. I believe you should find a therapist that will best fit your needs and your particular situation.

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How to Get the Most out of Counseling in San Diego

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We love getting the most bang for our buck, so we want you to have to have the same in your counseling. Going to counseling in San Diego takes courage. It can be difficult to address the problems you are struggling with and open up to a therapist. It costs you time, energy, and money. It is important to maximize what you get out of the therapy, so you get maximum reward. This means not only the time you are with the therapist, but the time in between sessions.  

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Understanding Your Emotions – What I Am Feeling and How Therapy Can Help

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Sometimes it can be hard to identify what you're feeling. You can tell something is up but you don't quite know why. This can lead us into a heightened state, and sometimes with no resolution. Emotions are strongly connected to physical sensations and learning to be able to listen to your body will help you better name and understand your emotions, and ultimately better understand yourself.

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Are Your Tech Habits Taking Over?

Are Your Tech Habits Taking Over?

How to combat tech habits from taking over your well-being

We live in a time where the world is at our fingertips thanks to smartphones, tablets, and wifi available everywhere. There are, of course, benefits to this, but often it can feel like technology is taking over our lives or our loved ones. Have you ever been to dinner with a friend who can't seem to put down their phone? Or picked up your phone and next thing you know an hour as gone by? Has your device usage left you feeling down?

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Improve Your Health with 3 Daily Self-Care Habits

Improve Your Health with 3 Daily Self-Care Habits

3 Things to incorporate into your daily routine

Sometimes we put our own well being on the back burner, which is the last place it should be. Make it a habit to set aside time each day for self-care. This is especially important if you are facing a depression. Make these things are a daily habit; like brushing your teeth everyday - you just do it.

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The Safety Sandwich – Setting Boundaries

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Learning to set boundaries is tough

It is common to worry that setting boundaries will cause a relationship to suffer and hurt the feelings of the other person. Knowing the purpose of asserting your limits is essential: setting boundaries brings clarity and safety to relationships.

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Top Apps for Improving Self-Esteem

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Use technology to help build your self-esteem

Self-esteem is something we've all struggled with at times. Sometimes you feel like you're in a rut and need some help getting back into believing in yourself. Sometimes you just feel like you need a boost in confidence but aren't sure how to get it. With high self-esteem we are more inclined to make better decisions, take better care of ourselves, and explore our full potential.
Our phones have become an essential part of our day, so why not use them to help us build our self-esteem?

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Quick Tips For Building Trust after Infidelity

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It might seem impossible, but you can learn to trust again when your partner has been unfaithful.

Facing the consequences of your actions and learning to rebuild trust after infidelity may feel never-ending, but hang tight --  it doesn't have to be like this forever. Simply because the relationship is in a tragic storm now doesn't mean that you won’t make it through to sunlight again.

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