In which we dig through the internet for our favorite articles related to wholeness and healing in relationships:
EIGHT CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER MOST IN RELATIONSHIPS via Gottman Institute
We meet people in different phases of life and develop all kinds of relationships. When you find “the one” and begin starting a life of living and loving together, what are some things that bring you together? What are some things that you feel you should discuss when developing a deep bond with a significant other? Talking about and understanding each others perspective on various matters such as marriage, children, finances, when to start a family, where to raise that family, etc, are important conversations to have. What else do you find important to discuss in intimate and personal relationships with a significant other?
5 QUESTIONS TO HELP YOU LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE TO THE END via Psychology Today
In today’s society it is becoming increasingly important to have your affairs in order sooner rather than later. With so much progression in relationships, technology, as well as communication styles, planning ahead seems to be a great way to be prepared for the unexpected, whatever and whenever that may be! Do you think about how you have lived and what you still want to do? Have you thought about the importance of leaving a legacy? Better yet, does leaving a legacy matter to you? Should we comfortable discussing death as much as we talk about life and living? Does the discussion of death matter just as much if not more? What other questions would you ask yourself when/if you think about your life and your journey towards the end of it?
WHAT TO DO BEFORE SCHEDULING YOUR FIRST THERAPY APPOINTMENT via Goodtherapy.org
There’s a first time for everything! Your first visit to an initial therapy appointment may have you feeling anxious with wondering thoughts and emotions. Given our natural responses to the unknown, increase the possibility of a rewarding first time by preparing for the mandatory processes when you arrive at the practice. Just like checking in to have a baby or giving first responders necessary information after a finder binder, which are both pretty stressful events, make sure you have all of your necessary items checked off to ensure you are somewhat prepared and less anxious after your first visit.