What Do You Do To Avoid The Pain Of Life?

What Do You Do To Avoid The Pain Of Life?

By Dr. Margaret Paul September 09, 2019

How do you try to avoid the painful feelings caused by others and events, and what is the result?

We all learned many way of avoiding the existential pain of life when we were growing up, because . . . → Read More: What Do You Do To Avoid The Pain Of Life?

Obsessing, Ruminating, Worrying…Oh My!

By Dr. Margaret Paul August 05, 2019

Are you ready to move beyond obsessive ruminating and worry? Are you ready to move beyond fear, anxiety and depression? What works for me can work for you too!

I used to spend hours and even days ruminating about different things – a conflict with . . . → Read More: Obsessing, Ruminating, Worrying…Oh My!

Relationships: Avoiding the Line of Fire

By Dr. Margaret Paul July 29, 2019

Do you try to talk with someone when you already know he or she is closed? Consider NOT putting your inner child in the line of fire.

How often do you ask a question of or make a statement to a partner, co-worker, friend, or . . . → Read More: Relationships: Avoiding the Line of Fire

Judging Yourself Can Lead To Sexual Addiction

By Dr. Margaret Paul March 04, 2019

Discover how self-abandonment can lead to using and objectifying others sexually.

Nicholas consulted with me because of problems he was having in his marriage. He was very distressed that his wife, Kayla, never wanted to have sex with him.

In the course of our work, it . . . → Read More: Judging Yourself Can Lead To Sexual Addiction

Are You Ready to Give Up Giving Yourself Up?

 

By Dr. Margaret Paul January 14, 2019

Is giving yourself up working to create inner and relationship joy? If not, then you might want to consider learning to love yourself instead.

Were you trained as a child to give yourself up to be loved? Did you learn to confuse love with . . . → Read More: Are You Ready to Give Up Giving Yourself Up?

Who do you Want to be this Christmas?

By Dr. Margaret Paul

What kind of person do you want to be this Christmas? You get to choose!

Christmas is here and you get to decide who you want to be.

I don’t mean if you want to be Santa Claus. I mean what kind of person do you want . . . → Read More: Who do you Want to be this Christmas?