Category: relationships

rebt demand

4 types of evaluative beliefs

Last week, we saw the 12 beliefs Ellis believed slowed us down. What was common in them? Words like ‘should,’ ‘need,’ ‘must’ made them sound like demands. We can group these beliefs in 4...

Frustration

What are the irrational beliefs we hold?

Many of us hold irrational beliefs sometimes. If someone shouts at us, we might feel low or react aggressively. Last week, we saw how we process happenings in our head with the ABC model....

Is marriage dying?

Is marriage dying?

The other day my brother-in-law said that now people will celebrate marriage anniversaries at 10 and 15 year milestones like currently people do for Silver and Gold anniversaries. True that. The seven year itch...

Heartprint

Heartprints make us who we are

Who’s left prints on your heart? Places, people, experiences. Still, no point looking back. Our past defines who we are but we can always change. The heart is a resilient organ. If our mind...

Pattern

4 ways to break a negative pattern

Patterns are repetitive and can please as well as irritate. In nature they look good, as ripples, or on leaves. In people, when negative patterns appear, they can frustrate both the person who has...

Weight

To a fitter us, heart to heart

Metabolism slows down as we get older. I want my husband and I to start good habits now, when we are in our 30s. That way, we won’t blimp up and have health problems...