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Five Basic Needs
BY SHU-HAN SU, LPC, CADC, CTRTC Based on the Choice Theory and Reality Therapy by Dr. William Glasser COVID-19 has impacted millions of lives and created challenges globally. The pandemic has also Read more
Therapy in the time of COVID
It has now been about a few months since COVID-19 disrupted our daily lives. With the implementation of social distancing, PPE and closed offices, counseling has been moved from the Read more
Your Secret is Safe With Me
We all know the pain of sharing a secret with whom we hoped was a trusted listener, only to be violated when our secret is shared without our permission. This Read more
The Art Of Apologizing
You may be familiar with some common phrases used to apologize such as “Sorry, I apologize”, “My bad”, “Sorry if”, “My apologies”, or My mistake.” These phrases can be viewed Read more
Gratitude and Giving: 10 Self-Care Tips for the Holidays
November is a month filled with opportunities to celebrate. It is also a time to focus on self-care before the holiday season gets any more intense. One way to tend Read more
“To err is human.” All human beings are imperfect. We all have flaws and we all make mistakes. No human being is exempt from this universal reality. Because imperfection is Read more
Combating Anger And Anxiety On The Go
Life can get stressful, anxiety can consume, and depression can overwhelm. Worries and stress can take over no matter if you’re at home, work, or even spending time with love Read more
How To Improve Your Work Life
In addressing the purpose of life, Sigmund Freud famously said "Work and love, love and work - that's all there is." So given this imperative, as adults it is important Read more
The Way To Be Happy and Healthy
Generations of Harvard University researchers tracked the physical and emotional well being of hundreds of men from 1938 to 2014 . The researchers surveyed, interviewed, sampled blood and took brain scans Read more
Negotiations in Relationships
I have many clients who come to me because of a "relationship problem". They say they need help communicating better. But oftentimes, it means is that they are having difficulties Read more
Response Versus Reaction
More than 90% of human behavior is reactionary. Every day, people are faced with lots of things that require them to think, feel or act. In fact, all human behavior generally Read more
Addiction To Our Minds?
It may sound a bit strange but we are addicted to our own minds; in particular, our very own thoughts and emotions. This requires further explanation so here we go. In India, Read more
"The Art of Silence Appreciation"
It is nearly impossible to escape from noise, especially in the city. Growing up in Chicago, there is constant background noise. I remember a trip to the open country as a Read more
"Is It Okay For Me to Get Help?"
I have written about this a lot so it might not be new to many of you but I feel that we need to bring mental health out of the Read more
"7 Steps to Better Sleep"
We must take care of our sleep habits just as we pay heed to healthy nutrition. Most of us are aware of feeling physically tired when we don’t get a Read more
"How We Grieve"
“Most of what I am is what I’ve lost.”- from Animals Out of Paper, by Rajiv Joseph It is a truism that we can’t go through life without loss; none of Read more