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Is your approach to child discipline wrong? These strategies work better than others, according to the professionals

Child discipline is tricky business: as there is a wide range of strategies and techniques that can (or actually can’t) get the job done. So which one’s do get the job done? According to science, the authoritative parenting style proves the most effective; this involves encouragement and clear communication. Another…

What does gaslighting look like in a relationship?

Gaslighting is a form of manipulation and emotional abuse whereby the perpetrator leads one to question their reality, their logic, their intuition—everything they know to be true. This manipulative behavior is observed among friends, family, colleagues… and, of course, romantic couples. So, what does gaslighting look like in a relationship?…

What does a healthy therapeutic relationship NOT look like? Here are five types of therapists you should avoid

When exploring different options for therapy and therapists, it’s important that you acknowledge the importance of a healthy therapeutic relationship and therefore avoid several types of therapists. The first kind of counselor you should avoid is the Conflict of Interest Therapist: or in other words, a counselor that your close…

What is emotionally focused therapy? Which counseling techniques prove important and beneficial to this form of therapy?

Emotionally focused therapy is aimed at helping couples address relationship issues. The techniques used help individuals to better understand their emotions, as well as their partner’s. Additionally, these techniques can be used in other forms of therapy (such as family therapy) to help individuals address issues with other significant people…

How parenting influences child development: Four tips for raising a happy, healthy child and equipping them with life-changing tools

You can set your child up for success by teaching them how to live a happy, healthy life and equipping them with beneficial tools. One parenting technique that can help you accomplish this mission is simply being honest with yourself—are you being the supportive parent or the pushy parent? Practicing…

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