If there’s something you don’t want to commit to this year, include it in your new year’s resolutions. I guess this is something that could sum up how we actually treat and sticking to new year’s resolutions after making them. They are known not to stick and until we don’t change the way we make them, they are going to keep failing us. We’ll keep failing. If the habits we want to break out of are not wanted and are not making us feel good, then why are they so hard to get out of and why is sticking to new year’s resolutions so hard?
Tag: Personal Development
Judging by what problems clients and patients present in the therapy room recently there seems to have been an increase in anxiety associated with tolerating certainty in relation to work, business and career. People are coming into therapy concerned not only for their jobs, but also for their entire professional careers. What seems to be the common denominator in this is the lack of certainty they have in their lives because of these events.
Constant changes in society and fast advances in technology are continuously changing the way people live and interact with one another. And that’s also having its impact on parenting. The way my generation lived as we were kids—the kind of parenting we were subject to—is quite different from what kind of society and environment we live in today and how this affects parenting. Hence the importance of mindful parenting.
Mark Widdowson, my transactional analysis psychotherapy colleague and one of most renowned European psychotherapy and counselling experts on depression, joined me (Ales Zivkovic) for an eye-opening discussion on this important and often not enough talked about topic.