Thermostats, Thermometers and the Window of Tolerance

In life, we have moments when we are either the thermometer or the thermostat, reacting to our surroundings or setting our temperature and responding how we’d like to. What this generally depends on is our window of tolerance.

Be Your Own Best Friend

The next time you’re struggling with an issue and feeling really low, try speaking to yourself the same way you would speak to your best friend.

The Power of Diaphragmatic Breathing

Breathing with our diaphragm rather than our chest can encourage deeper breathing which can result in lower blood pressure, reduced heart rate, and decreased stress.

Thriving in Times of Crisis

This year has brought on many surprising challenges from various forms of crisis. Between COVID, economic hardships, and racial tension, many have been negatively impacted by the shift in our cultural norms.

Is Contempt Wrecking Your Relationship?

Contempt happens when we take a stance of superiority over our partner. While contempt can be clearly delivered in a direct verbal message of superiority, it is often delivered non-verbally.