Monthly Archives: January 2013

What’s the secret for making a long distance relationship work?

Posted by & filed under Therapy FAQs, Therapy in Metairie.

The keys to making a long distance relationship work are the same as in any other committed relationship: honesty, good communication, trust, and making efforts to stay connected.  The only difference is that couples in long distance relationships might have to be more creative about how they stay connected.  Skype, email, text and phone calls… Read more »

Mid-Life issues

Posted by & filed under Mid-Life Crisis Metairie, Therapy in Metairie, Therapy in New Orleans.

During one’s life-span there are stages and transitions to be navigated. By mid-life one has typically lived through several developmental tasks, and experiences which may have included education, career, marriage, family life, and being part of a community. “We cannot live the afternoon of life according to the program of life’s morning, for what was… Read more »

Self Esteem

Posted by & filed under Self Esteem, Therapy in Metairie, Therapy in New Orleans.

Self esteem is the ability to have and enduring sense of worth, value, and self-acceptance. Often we reject parts of ourselves, and judge ourselves harshly. To avoid feeling worse we often develop defense mechanisms that compound the issue. We often blame, get angry, become perfectionists, brag, make excuses, or turn to alcohol and drugs, or… Read more »

Just One Thing

Posted by & filed under Craving, Therapy in Metairie.

This post and information are provided directly from Rick Hanson’s Just One Thing the free e-newsletter that suggests a simple practice each week that will bring you more joy, more fulfilling relationships, and more peace of mind and heart. ———- Over the past few weeks I’ve been learning something about the craving, broadly defined, that leads to… Read more »