How to be a better parent?

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“We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves“ Henry Ward Beecher Tons of books have been written to reflect this question. Many parents every day are asking themselves this question: “How can I be a better parent? What can I do to ensure my kids experience only the best? How … Read moreHow to be a better parent?

What is the victim mentality?

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Chances are, you have shared your office with someone who as soon as arrives to work starts complaining about everything. Maybe the bus was late. Maybe the coffee stained a new shirt. A series of dramas that never end. What is the victim mentality? Moreover, and more importantly, what perks does a person having a … Read moreWhat is the victim mentality?

Family trauma and epigenetics

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Can kids inherit their parent’s trauma? How exactly is family trauma and epigenetics linked together? Can family trauma be passed on through generations? How is that possible? Welcome to the world of epigenetics. What is trauma? Firstly, trauma is generally defined as an event that induces intense fear, helplessness, or horror. For instance the trauma … Read moreFamily trauma and epigenetics

Orders of love

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Bert Hellinger came up with the concept of “orders of love”. He suggests that love can flow more freely in a family when the orders of love are respected. These are certain laws that can be applied to a family system. Why love needs orders? Why love is not enough for relationships to succeed? I am talking here not … Read moreOrders of love

The crisis of masculinity. What happened to the real men?

crisis of masculinity

Women complain that nowadays men are weak. Do we have a crisis of masculinity? What happened to the real men? Why men are getting weaker and women are getting stronger? Is there a common definition of how a man should be? The beauty of biological sex  I always get touched when I see small girls … Read moreThe crisis of masculinity. What happened to the real men?

50 shades of psychology – personality analysis of Anastasia Steel

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The movie “Fifty Shades of Grey” became a blockbuster. Hardly anyone realizes that the film trilogy depicts serious personality disorders of the two main heroes – Christian Grey and Anastasia Steel.  Let me invite you to the first article of my series “50 shades of psychology”, where today I analyse the personality of Anastasia Steel. … Read more50 shades of psychology – personality analysis of Anastasia Steel

Does unconditional love create healthy relationships?

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Unconditional love is a very noble idea. It means that we respect the other person the way he or she is, with no conditions and no expectations of receiving anything in return. The question, however, is – does unconditional love create healthy relationships? “I love him so much, unconditionally” – I hear this phrase often … Read moreDoes unconditional love create healthy relationships?

Disease as a family problem

disease as a family problem

The disease is usually seen as a personal phenomenon. Especially the so-called ‘incurable’ disease like cancer or a variety of mental disorders like schizophrenia. Let’s say you have an autoimmune disease. You go to the doctor’s and he prescribes you some medications. Usually, you’d need to take them till the end of your life to … Read moreDisease as a family problem

Strong woman looking for love

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Are you a strong woman looking for love? You have a good job, a nice apartment, you’re bright and super-intelligent but there’s no man around you? If you answer yes to this question, then this article is for you. Strong woman. Who is she? Times have changed. Now women can work, earn the same or … Read moreStrong woman looking for love

Why coaching doesn’t always work?

Why coaching doesn’t always work

Have you been to a coach and nothing changed after? Discover three reasons why coaching doesn’t work for you. 1. You are not willing to change.  You hang on to your old beliefs and your comfort zone. Don’t feel like learning something new. Ultimately, your life is not so bad, is it? Maybe it’s now … Read moreWhy coaching doesn’t always work?