Finding Meaning


Do you have the ability to check things off of your to do list (goals, achievements, financial and material success) but still find you are missing something?  Tongeren talks about finding meaning at https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/meaning-making/201508/doing-good-makes-life-meaningful

Empowerment through boundaries


Are you the kind of individual that has a difficult time saying no?  Do you have a hard time standing up for yourself without feeling bad about it?  Wehrenberg discusses how limit setting assists in our ability to stand up for ourself at https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/depression-management-techniques/201508/speaking-yourself-part-1

Manipulation and Coercion — is it abuse?


Physical abuse.  Visible signs, such as bruises, may be easily spotted.  What if it is not so visible?  What if it is hard to explain to others?  What if it is difficult to identify when you are in that relationship?  Fontes talks about intimate partner abuse disguised as love at https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/invisible-chains/201508/abuse-s-hard-recognize-coercive-control