Loving an Alcoholic: How to Live With an Alcoholic

Loving an Alcoholic: How to Live With an Alcoholic

You may be one of those persons currently living with an alcoholic but do you really know how to live with an alcoholic? It is difficult to try and adjust yourself to accommodate someone you love who has an alcohol addiction. In the back of…

What is trauma bonding?

What is trauma bonding?

Trauma bonding often begins during childhood where emotional or physical abuse exists, but there are other instances where it occurs. These are less frequent but trauma bonding can occur between a kidnap victim and their kidnapper. This is known as  Stockholm Syndrome. So, what is…

How to Cope With Divorce and Separation?

How to Cope With Divorce and Separation?

BY TARIQ GARDEZI     Are you going through a separation or divorce? You’re not the only one. In a single year, there were 787,251 reported divorces throughout the country. A divorce can feel like one of the most emotional experiences in your life. Learning how…

Diary of domestic abuse

Diary of domestic abuse

Domestic abuse often follows a pattern of behaviour. I am going to identify the general evolution of  domestic abuse in this blog post: Stereotypical cases of domestic abuse involve well-documented quarrels and threats, constant belittling and complete financial and emotional control. Currently the statistics suggest…

Celebrating Serenity: 8 Thoughtful Gifts to Give Your Stressed Out Friend

Celebrating Serenity: 8 Thoughtful Gifts to Give Your Stressed Out Friend

Over half of the American population admits to being stressed out on a daily basis. From work and finances to family and other obligations, life can feel overwhelming. Do you know someone who could benefit from a little stress relief? A simple gift or gesture…

Winter Health & Safety Tips for Seniors and Their Caregivers

Winter Health & Safety Tips for Seniors and Their Caregivers

Undoubtedly, winter brings with it many pleasantries including the holidays, picturesque snowfalls, and ideal conditions for many sports. However, as winter settles upon us, the colder weather and harsher climate can present challenges for everyone. This is especially important to keep in mind when considering…

What Type of Cases Are Family Court Cases?

What Type of Cases Are Family Court Cases?

Between January and March of 2019, more than 66 thousand new cases were brought before family courts across America. Many people wonder what the family court is for. If you’ve been told to bring a case before the family court, you might be confused. Continue…

How mental health affects every aspect of life

How mental health affects every aspect of life

Think about it, your mental health affects every aspect of your life. If you aren’t coping and feeling overhwelmed, you can’t do your job as efficiently as normal, you may not be interacting with your partner/boyfriend/girlfriend/spouse as well as you could and you may generally…

The “me too” movement and mental health

The “me too” movement and mental health

Most women know what it’s like to feel harrassed by a man in a sexual way. I grew up in South Africa where men were quite forward and flirty. It happened a few times where i would be in a bar and the bar man…

Why Harry and Meghan won’t last

Why Harry and Meghan won’t last

I see many couples for therapy and I always wish for them to stay together. I am an idealist and want everyone to work things out but sadly that isn’t realistic. Since Meghan and Harry have announced that they will be withdrawing from royal duties…