Reading Time: 8 minutes Johanne: As I bear witness to some of the worst atrocities carried out in the name of war that I’ve come across in my…
Reading Time: 4 minutes Anger is a basic human emotion, and a natural response to various stimuli. While it can be a healthy outlet for expressing frustration or…
Reading Time: 3 minutes Migration is a transformative journey that can reshape one’s sense of identity. How should we embrace the change?
Reading Time: 4 minutes During a recent job interview, I was asked about what makes therapy successful. These insights are valuable tools to navigate life’s challenges. The three pillars of change – awareness, acknowledgment, and integration – provide a transformative foundation for personal growth.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Many people unknowingly live with stressful beliefs and suffer the consequences. Internalized capitalism leads to guilt during breaks and downtime, as well as the persistent feeling that we are inadequate.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The therapists listed on It’s Complicated are trained in many different modalities and have experience with all sorts of conditions. One of the lesser known specialties is bruxism, or what is commonly referred to as teeth grinding or clenching, which clinical psychologist Dr. Damla Yildirim has written an informative article about.
Reading Time: 4 minutes We give our pets name, so why not also give our mood-boosting plants personal names? And if plants that are given some extra warmth and care thrive the best, what would happen if you named a plant after yourself?
Reading Time: 6 minutes As many people across the globe are entering their third week of isolation, their solitary states may result in interesting streams of consciousness. This article here, from clinical psychologist Jan Kaspers, comes from such a state. It’s a contemplative, meditative essay, that explores a broader perspective on the current pandemic.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you ever wondered why moths and flies behave in this quasi-suicidal way of flying directly into a flame? I have. It turns out that they don’t actually intend to fly into the flame at all: Months and flies have 360 little light tubes in their eyes which they use to navigate with in reference to the vertical light beams from the sun or the moon.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If you, like myself, are part of the so-called generation Y (also known as millennials), then you may know what people mean when they say that the struggle is real.