saying yes is powerful but it takes courage.

Posted on August 5th, 2016 by Dr. Andra Brosh

  There’s a lot of information on the internet, and in self-help books about how to use the word “no” as a complete sentence. This kind of advice is directed at those of us who have difficulty setting boundaries or putting our own needs before the needs of others – a common problem that leaves you feeling depleted and often resentful in your life and relationships. Knowing where to draw the line between self and other is an important part of healthy relating, but there’s also a whole population of people that have a hard time saying yes. What prevents […]

August 5th, 2016

Posted In: Communication, Empowerment, Happiness, Intimacy

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woman on ship

Posted on May 26th, 2016 by Dr. Andra Brosh

Being alone is hard enough, but after a breakup the loneliness can feel torturous. Every day feels like an eternity, and adjusting to single life is exhausting. Most of us are in relationships in part to avoid being single, so when this life transition inevitability presents itself, we face it with a sense of dread. I’ve written quite a bit about loneliness and being alone, and I have personally felt differently about these states of being depending on where I am in my own life. I’ve learned that it’s much easier to give advice on how to feel less lonely when […]

May 26th, 2016

Posted In: Dating, Divorce, Heartbreak, Relationships

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couple in love

Posted on May 19th, 2016 by Dr. Andra Brosh

Falling in love is tricky. It’s even harder to find the right partner. Avoid big mistakes, toxic relationships and heartbreak by learning more about your brain. If you’re sensible, you probably select your romantic partners based on love, looks, character, and compatibility, but you might be surprised to learn that you also unconsciously choose for a few other reasons that would be important to know about. Mate selection is as old as our species, and quite honestly not much has changed. Our ancestors picked viable partners for survival and procreation purposes, and while we would all like to think that we […]

May 19th, 2016

Posted In: Dating, Intimacy, Love, Relationships, Sex

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