In which we dig through the internet for our favorite articles related to wholeness and healing in relationships:
TO MEET IN THE MIDDLE, FIRST DEFINE “MIDDLE.” via Psychology Today
It would only seem “fair for two people to compromise in order to resolve a very challenging disagreement or to simply, agree to disagree. Well, what happens when the compromise doesn’t seem equal to one person in the pair? Does meeting each other half way mean both people being comfortable with the halfway mark? Can two people meet in the middle and that mutuality be defined without measurement or equality, as long as the agreement resulted in resolution of the conflict? What does compromise mean to you? Can compromise be redefined to meet the needs of the relationship versus a theory of equality in agreeing?
6 MINDFULNESS-BASED TECHNIQUES TO HELP YOU FALL ASLEEP via PsychCentral
Do you have nights were you just cant fall asleep? Counting sheep, the cracks in the ceiling or listening to the sounds on outdoors are not always effective ways to help to get to sleep. Constantly going with limited to no breaks in the day with an increase in brain activity can make it difficult to get to sleep at times. Read about those mindfulness and centering techniques that are evidenced-based and help to increase the chances of a restful night in sleep.
3 EMOTIONS THAT IDENTIFY SUBTLE ABUSE AND DISRESPECT via PsychCentral
If you don’t already know this, it is never okay for someone to physically, verbally, or emotionally abuse or harm you. While there are many ways in which an individual can be harmed in these ways, seeking help to discontinue such treatment is important and available. There are some who are not ready or willing to seek outside help. If that is you, here are some signs to help you identify misuse of power in relationships. Even if you are not ready to address the issue by making changes, at least you will have some information to help you be able to identify that kind of mistreatment.