Toxic Masculinity & Toxic Femininity: Finding the Balance
The concepts of Toxic Masculinity and Toxic Feminity are the stereotypical gendered norms, such as “boys will be boys,” “real men don’t cry,” “men don’t discuss their feelings,” “women should be polite and passive,” or “a women’s desirability is based on youth and external appearance.”
Alone: Turning Loneliness into Solitude
No one is going to save us from our loneliness, nor can they, not in any permanence. When we long for others to complete us that is a prescription for unhealthy relationships and codependency.
Having a Healthy Ego
The concept of the ego can be traced back to Sigmund Freud in the Psychoanalytic Theory of Personality (1923). Freud described the personality as comprised of three elements: the id, the ego, and the super-ego.
Holding Space: What It Means and Why It Is Important
That exposure of our inner world to others opens the door to fostering connection and building a relationship. When we learn how to hold space for ourselves and others, we strengthen the foundation and build trust.
How to Remain Happy Around Negativity
We have all been around people we perceive as negative, and we feel that their presence is not nourishing for us. We can feel trapped among those we think are mean-spirited, complain almost constantly, gossip, or have a generally pessimistic perspective.
Benefits of Solitude
The relationship we have with ourselves is the most important relationship we’ll ever have. The internal love and stability we have cultivated within sets up the relationship we’ll have with others.
The Importance of Seeking Counsel:
It’s essential to understand the differences and similarities of Counselling, Therapy, Coaching, and Mentoring to know which professional to seek, cater to the stage we are in, and what type will best help us most.
Gaslighting is the intention to manipulate someone to corroborate with a perspective, thereby denying their perception of reality, memories or sanity
The concept of compassion is the response to pain or sorrow it includes providing kindness, generosity, patience, understanding, and acceptance. It embodies that we are all interconnected, we all have suffered