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

Is Your Caretaking Covering Up Your Heartbreak?

Are you giving yourself up to avoid feeling the heartache and heartbreak of others’ unloving behavior toward you?

Jenny grew up with a narcissistic mother who was incessantly demanding attention and demanding to have her way. Her mother would get furious when her husband or children didn’t do what she wanted them to . . . → Read More: Is Your Caretaking Covering Up Your Heartbreak?

A Challenging Journey: From Mind Focus to Body Focus

A Challenging Journey: From Mind Focus to Body Focus

By Dr. Margaret Paul January 28, 2019

Do you spend most of your time focused in your mind or your body? Are you staying in your mind as a way to avoid responsibility for your feelings?

“Breathe into your body and notice what . . . → Read More: A Challenging Journey: From Mind Focus to Body Focus

A Different Kind of New Year’s Resolution

By Dr. Margaret Paul December 31, 2018

This year, make two New Year’s Resolution lists – one for your external goals and one for who you want to be.

There are two kinds of New Year’s Resolutions:

What you are going to do to accomplish your goals Who you want to be . . . → Read More: A Different Kind of New Year’s Resolution

Loving Yourself in the Face of False Accusations

For many of us, being falsely accused is extremely painful. Were you ever falsely accused as a child? How did you feel?

I was falsely accused numerous times by my parents – accused of being irresponsible when I was over-responsible, of faking pain for attention when I was in deep pain, and of having . . . → Read More: Loving Yourself in the Face of False Accusations

Loving Yourself Means Turning the Other Cheek

Turning the other cheek can mean different things to different people. Discover a meaning that you might not have previously considered. . . . → Read More: Loving Yourself Means Turning the Other Cheek