Anger issues

Deal with Anger Effectively – Here Is How to Turn Your Outbursts into Something Good

Are you angry more often than not? Your anger might be triggered by a minor annoyance like traffic on your regular commute or a significant inconvenience caused by a deceitful co-worker. Day-to-day situations can get stressful and make you angry. An automatic response to some situations may see you act aggressively. However, there are healthier ways to express anger that can have positive outcomes. What…

March 19, 2021

Journaling Anxiety

How to Use Journaling to Overcome Anxiety

Coping with anxiety can be difficult. As you face challenging demands each day, you may not know how to deal with the resulting stress. Your body and mind need help, and journaling is a useful resource. Here is everything you need to know about anxiety journaling. What Is Journaling? Journaling is writing your thoughts and feelings. There are no rules about how you should journal.…

February 20, 2021

Anxiety

Effective Grounding Techniques for Anxiety

Mastering various grounding techniques for anxiety is crucial for managing anxiety, unwanted memories, negative emotions, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). After a traumatic experience, you may often have flashbacks and anxiety attacks. You may also be overwhelmed with feelings of worry and find yourself spiraling in negative thoughts. When this happens, it’s vital to get control of your emotions and focus on the present. Grounding…

February 23, 2021

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Understanding Anxiety: What to Do When Everything Feels So Overwhelming?

What is anxiety? Why do you feel that awful sense of dread when you encounter stressful situations? Is there anything you can do to stop yourself from spiraling out of control? Yes, there is. Anxiety is a natural and understandable reaction to situations that trigger your fight-or-flight response. Luckily for you, there are ways to cope with it. To understand anxiety, you should know how…

February 24, 2021

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Know How to Recognize Predatory Behavior in a Relationship

Predatory behavior is one of the unhealthy toxic behavior patterns that a person might encounter in their life. A predator can be anyone around you from a colleague, to a family member, friend, or a romantic partner.  If you have been wondering what predatory behavior is and how to recognize it in your relationships, keep reading. We have prepared plenty of useful information you should…

September 24, 2020

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5 Reasons We Should Get Counseling Help

Counseling and counselling are words referring to the same thing, just that the former is the American pronunciation while the latter is the British version. Counseling entails getting professional help from licensed counselors, a form of therapy designed to help individuals cope, embrace a positive outlook, and even find solutions to their problems. Many people question whether counseling is really essential. The fact is, life…

September 24, 2020

Relationship Counseling Counseling

Premarital Counseling – All You Need to Know

Premarital counseling encompasses professional sessions with a licensed counselor where an unmarried couple is prepared, advised, and guided in matters about marriage. Contrary to many people’s beliefs, a couple doesn’t have to go for counseling sessions only during bumpy times in the relationship, but should rather attend them to gain insights on how to understand each other and resolve issues that might arise in the…

October 19, 2020

Ignore Counseling

How to Ignore Someone and Keep From Engaging Conflict

More often than not, there is something to lose when a person reacts to a conflict. Holding back the urge to respond physically or verbally will save you serious consequences. Getting into a conflict with the main person in your life can be costly and just not worth it. So, ignoring someone will keep anger and rage from escalating, and it creates a platform for…

October 29, 2020

Why Do I Feel Sad for No Reason - calmerry Depression

Why Do I Feel Sad for No Reason?

Life is never constant. Your mood can always change from happy to sad in a matter of minutes. When you wake up in the morning or when going home in the evening and you feel extremely sad for no reason, your mind may be clogged with numerous questions. You should not always assume that something is wrong before you do a thorough assessment. Take time…

September 14, 2020

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Crying for No Reason? Here’s Why

Have you ever found yourself crying for no apparent reason? It can be very alarming when you start crying but can’t pinpoint the reasons behind that have made you so upset. In most cases, when we start crying for no reason, there is a cause.  Some people start crying when watching videos or reading books. Others get emotional and start crying at funerals. For others,…

September 24, 2020

Depression

Does Lack of Motivation Mean You Are Depressed?

Lack of motivation is one of the main signs of depression. However, it doesn’t mean that you have this mental illness. We all might have no energy for endeavors and struggle from lack of motivation from time to time. In this article, we will help you find out reasons you don’t feel motivated enough. Also, we will discern the feeling of being unmotivated from clinical…

September 28, 2020

How Do I Know I Have an Eating Disorder Eating Disorders

12 Warning Signs of Eating Disorders You Shouldn’t Ignore

Eating disorders are consistent unhealthy eating behaviors that affect one’s health. These disorders also affect a person’s emotions and their ability to function in various areas of life. The most common ones include: Bulimia nervosa Binge eating disorder Anorexia nervosa People with these eating disorders tend to focus too much on their body weight and image. As a result, their eating habits are negatively impacted,…

March 3, 2021

How to Deal with Gaslighting Emotional abuse

How to Recognize Gaslighting and What to Do About It

Have you ever gone through an experience when someone made you feel too emotional or caused you to doubt the things you believe in? Is there someone in your life who presently makes you feel anxious and question your own sanity? If your answer to these questions is affirmative, then you may have been a victim of gaslighting. Gaslighting takes many forms and can occur…

March 16, 2021

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Why Do My Parents Hate Me?

Main Problems The parent-child relationship becomes tense during the teenage years. Tension is caused by the teenager’s self-realization and discovery of unique preferences. Family therapy is a great tool for dealing with the anger and anxiety caused by the changes.  All teenagers reach a point where they ask, “Why do my parents hate me, and what can I do?” For most people, adolescence signals the…

August 31, 2020

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Why Are the Mother-Child Relationships Complicated?

The relationships between parents and children are never simple. There are times when parents can’t understand their children and vise versa. Or maybe they don’t want to? In this article, we will dig a little deeper into this topic. We will tell you about: Why children feel like their mother hates them Why such relationships are complicated What can be done about it Sometimes the…

September 2, 2020

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Understanding the Unique Dynamics of Various Family Types

Family is essential because it’s usually your most exceptional support environment. There was a time when a nuclear family was an established norm in the U.S. Over time, different family types became popular and widely accepted. Currently, it’s not unusual to grow up in a blended family or be brought up by a single parent. Regardless of the family type, you are brought up in,…

September 24, 2020

I Need Someone to Talk to General

I Need Someone to Talk to – How to Get Effective Help

Sometimes, life becomes too overwhelming to bear. You lose someone you love or a job or find yourself stuck in a rut and anxious all the time. In such situations, it may feel like you’re carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders. It’s worse when everyone around you seems to be having the time of their life. You start believing no one can…

September 8, 2020

General

How Serious is a Lack of Meaning and a Feeling of Emptiness?

Most individuals experience emptiness at some points in their lives, and this does not always indicate that they have any underlying issues. However, if the feeling is prolonged, it can have serious impacts on your day-to-day activities. It can significantly affect your ability to interact with other people and will decrease your performance at work. Let’s learn more about this condition.  Key Takeaways: Emptiness can…

September 28, 2020

General

How to Define a True Friend in Your Life

Friendship is one of the most important things in the life of each person. We all need a good buddy by our side to have fun together, to cry together, to share all the good moments we experience. But who is a true friend? Is there a place in a friendship for disappointments and fights? Can a true buddy abandon you when you need their…

September 28, 2020

grief Grief and Loss

Explaining the Five Stages of Grief and Their Significance

Grief is universal, but also very personal. At one stage in everyone’s life, there is likely to be at least one encounter with grief. It could be related to the death of a loved one, the end of a long-term relationship, or the loss of a job. We all grieve in different ways. However, there are some common elements in the stages and the order…

October 13, 2020

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Complicated Grief: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Losing someone you love is never easy; it takes time to heal, accept loss, and adjust. For most people, the feelings of hurt, sadness, and sorrow gradually ease as they go through a normal, healthy grieving process. But for some, negative feelings can persist or intensify as time goes on, making it hard to recover and resume everyday life. This is known as complicated grief,…

April 13, 2021

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Grief: How to Cope with the Loss of a Loved One

Grief is a normal response to losing someone you love or care about. Often characterized by feelings of profound sorrow or sadness, grief can also cause you to feel other emotions like guilt, anger, and fear. It can also manifest itself physically with symptoms such as headaches, muscle pain,  digestive problems, and feeling very tired and weak. Grief is a unique and personal experience, so…

April 14, 2021

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What Should I Do If My Wife Isn’t In Love with Me Anymore?

When you walk down the aisle to marry the girl of your dreams, you can’t help but have a “forever” feeling in mind. It is the person you’re going to share life and grow old with. It never occurs to any couple that the love they share may fizzle out. It happens. Marriage is challenging. As you go through the relationship, you’ll argue with your…

September 2, 2020

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Getting Mixed Signals? It May Be Why

Here’s a scenario: you met a guy, there was chemistry, sparks flew, you had some dates, then he ghosted. Now you’re wondering what you did to scare him off. You even start to think that maybe he doesn’t like you anymore. A few days or weeks later, he calls you up with the same enthusiasm, and the cycle begins again. What’s going on? Here are…

September 9, 2020

Why Love and Sex Are Inseparable - calmerry Love

Discover the Reasons Why Love Is Associated with Sex

Love and sex are dissimilar things. In society, however, there are exist various perceptions of how the two relate. Some view them interchangeably and assume that love will always be present as long as sex is there. This perception can result in challenges in a relationship. Others think that the two aren’t related. They hold an opinion that even if one is absent, there would…

September 17, 2020

Bipolar Disorder Personality Disorders

Bipolar Disorder: Everything You Need to Know

2.8 percent of U.S adults live with bipolar disorder. Some of them have episodes several times a year; others experience them rarely. Attacks may last for days or weeks. Unfortunately, this condition has no cure. A common misconception is that this disorder is just about having mood swings. The truth is, it is a severe mental condition that can affect one’s quality of life. There…

March 31, 2021

Borderline Personality Disorder Personality Disorders

Borderline Personality Disorder: Signs & Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Relationships, emotions, likes and dislikes, behaviors, and self-image change abruptly, like the weather, reacting to the slightest changes in the environment. Frequent mood swings, seeing things in extremes, impulsiveness, intense fear of rejection and abandonment, difficulty managing emotions, “all good or all bad” — for the person with borderline personality disorder, every aspect of life may feel unstable. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is widely discussed…

April 30, 2021

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Adlerian Theory: How to Understand the Individual

Do you know why you behave in a certain way? Would you want to understand yourself as an individual? Adler developed a theory to help in understanding individuals and their personalities. The Adlerian theory has helped many to boost their confidence and personalities. It has also helped many therapists understand their patients. The Adlerian theory mainly states that everyone wants to feel a sense of…

September 15, 2020

The APA Code of Ethics Explained with Real-Life Examples - calmerry Psychologists

The APA Code of Ethics Explained with Real-Life Examples

Key Takeaways: The APA Code of Ethics regulates professional psychology by establishing standards of acceptable conduct. Having a counselor who adheres to the Ethics Code is an assurance that you are receiving the best treatment. Licensed online counselors acknowledge and adhere to the Code of Ethics in all interactions with clients. When you decide to see a therapist, you might have some concerns. A common…

September 22, 2020

Life Psychologists

Transforming Your Life Through Liminal Space

Can you believe that we are living in an alternate reality? The liminal space could be more real to you than you know it. Liminal space is the transitional space between the past and the future It can either be a physical liminal space or a state of the mind How we handle liminality determines what our future will become Many ambiguities come with being…

October 22, 2020

What Are the Good Questions to Ask a Guy You Just Met - calmerry Relationships

Tips on How to Interact With a Guy You Just Met

Have you just met someone? It feels good to meet a new person and be interested in knowing more about that individual. But what do you talk about? You can’t go and sit awkwardly waiting for the guy to ask you the questions while you give the answers. If you do this, then your date will be boring, and what could have turned into a…

September 4, 2020

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What Is the Definition Of Romantic Attraction?

How do I know whether my relationship will last? Is this the real deal? At one point in life, everyone asks themselves these questions. Getting answers is hard because love is a complex emotion. What?s more, not knowing the definition of romantic attraction throws a spanner in the works. The truth is, there are many different types of attraction. However, for most relationships, romantic attraction…

September 16, 2020

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Think Your Girlfriend Hates You? Learn the Reasons Why

Relationships are always evolving. It isn’t uncommon to feel that your significant other’s feelings have suddenly taken an about-turn for the worse. However, when that change does happen unexpectedly, you are bound to start asking some serious questions. Fear not, though. Your girlfriend might not necessarily hate you or even harbor ill feelings towards you. Hate is quite a strong word. Therefore, at this point,…

September 18, 2020

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What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is the practice of intentionally focusing your attention on the present moment. You perceive the present without any judgment and seize dwelling on the past or projecting into the future. This practice generally involves an elevated awareness of your sensory stimuli. You become more aware of your breathing and body sensations. It’s all about living “in the now.” Contrary to popular belief, mindfulness isn’t…

April 28, 2021

Self-Care

Are You Suppressing Your Emotions or in Control of Them?

Let’s say you had an argument with your partner in the morning, 30 minutes before work video meeting in Zoom. To have a reputation to uphold and look “professional,” you try to stay positive and pretend to be focused on videoconference and be in business mode. Are you controlling or suppressing the outburst of emotions you feel as a result of the morning situation? The…

May 7, 2021

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4 Ways to Avoid Burnout When You’re a Busy Stay-at-Home Mom

You’re helping one kid complete her assignment between Zoom classes when you look across the room and see your younger child coating his feet in the paint for an art project. Paint on the rug and his clothes, your older child is upset that your attention is split, you’ve had to pee for as long as you can remember, you haven’t eaten since 6 pm…

May 7, 2021

Self-Esteem

Signs of Healthy and Low Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is important for everyone because it influences all our choices and decisions and affects every aspect of our lives, including our behavior and how we value ourselves. Low self-esteem can be a problem for a number of reasons. It causes lack of confidence and can leave you feeling defeated or depressed. People with low self-esteem often make bad choices that prevent them from living…

January 19, 2021

Self-Esteem

11 Simple Steps to Improve Your Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is the way you value yourself. In essence, your self-esteem implies the opinion you hold regarding your abilities and your sense of self-worth. Self-esteem can be low, high, or somehow in the middle. It encompasses beliefs and opinions about oneself. A person is likely to have healthy self-esteem if they have an appreciative and realistic judgment of themselves, their strengths and weaknesses. In regards…

February 3, 2021

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What is Chronic Self-Sacrifice? Is Self-Sacrifice Schema a Bad Thing?

On the surface, self-sacrifice doesn’t seem like a bad thing. When you sacrifice yourself, you help others. In addition to this, you’re considered kind, generous, and selfless. For this reason, many people have a hard time understanding why self-sacrifice isn’t a good thing. While there’s nothing wrong with being generous and coming to the aid of those you love, there’s a limit. You need to…

February 10, 2021

9 Reasons Why You Are Not Sleeping Well Sleep Disorders

Reasons Why You Can’t Sleep At Night and Possible Solutions

We’ve all been there. You’ve been tossing and turning all night long, and the minute you’re about to fall asleep, your alarm goes off. The aftermath is irritability, inability to concentrate, and fatigue. These are the consequences of a bad night’s sleep. A restful night, on the other hand, makes you feel fresh and ready to face the day. Some of the benefits of a…

March 15, 2021

How to Stop Feeling Down Stress

How to Stop Feeling Down

When you’re dealing with depression, every aspect of life can seem like a challenge. You feel unmotivated to get out of bed in the morning. The idea of showering seems like a chore, and interacting with others seems impossible. If anything, you just want to lock yourself indoors and feel all the emotions as they come. Some days, dealing with the emotions seems to be…

March 17, 2021

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What Is Stress?

Stress is your body’s way of responding to a challenge or demand. It’s often triggered by various factors ranging from small hassles to big challenges like losing a job or a sudden divorce. Stress often includes physical components such as high blood pressure and increased heart rate. Other signs of stress include: Anger Depression Negative self-talk Difficulty relaxing Nausea and dizziness Decreased sex drive Over…

April 16, 2021

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What Is Sliding Scale Therapy: Do You Qualify?

What Even Is This Benefit? Smaller Price Tag Does Not Equal Lower Quality of Service How the Application Process for Reduced Fees Occurs Regarding the Medical Coverage Plan Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad About Using the Benefit Why Web Counseling Is so Accessible Concluding Are you considering counseling, but think that won’t be able to keep up with the payments? Well, visiting a therapist may…

September 21, 2020

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Dealing with Anger

Do you fume when your child does not obey your instructions? Do you get to feel like hitting the wall when your phone doesn’t work? Well, anger can lead us to do bad things. It can easily get the better of someone who doesn’t know how to control it. If you have anger issues, you need to learn to control it to avoid misfortunes. With…

October 15, 2020

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What Should You Expect In Your First Therapy Session?

Starting therapy can be nerve-wracking even for people who have no trouble opening up. You see, it’s one thing to talk to a loved one about our troubles, and it’s an entirely different thing to talk to a complete stranger. Where do you start? What are you expected to share? These and many more questions may be going through your mind. If you’re anxious about…

October 22, 2020

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