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When your relationship makes you feel worse instead of the best version of you...
How do you picture yourself in your relationship?
The Incredible Hulk, Catwoman, The Grinch or Mr Magoo blindly fumbling your way through the darkness?
Clients in troubled relationships frequently tell me that they find themselves as a former shadow of their exuberant super self. They have trouble focusing at work, feel depressed and only have a vague memory of being confident and fun-loving.
But, they used to be so happy.
Naturally, they want to blame their partners.
Here are just a few of the reasons why you might not be feeling like the best version of yourself in your relationship:
If you are experiencing persistent depressive or anxious symptoms for no apparent reason. Today is the day to draw a line in the sand and seek out support to adopt healthy thoughts about yourself to yourself. One cause is unhelpful habits of toxic self-talk formulated from bad life experiences that bog you down.
You and your partner should both contribute to your relationship with a healthy sense of self founded in the knowledge of what you deserve in your relationship. Even Shrek and Fiona worked this out and lived happily ever after!
Don’t forget to diarise my Facebook Lives each Therapeutic Thursday morning for Thriving Relationships to inject some relational inspirations into your weekend!
Joanne Wilson is the Relationship Rejuvenator and author of Renovate Your Relationship – All The DIY Tools For Your Most Important Project ($29.99). She is a neuropsychotherapist inspiring the community for thriving and dynamic relationships that impact generations for mental well-being. Find out more at www.relationshiprejuvenator.com
Joanne will be your Confidante, enabling you to speak freely in complete confidence and serenity. An integrated approach tailored to your specific needs will be utilised.
Joanne will be your Confidante, enabling you to speak freely in complete confidence and serenity. An integrated approach tailored to your specific needs will be utilized. Approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy may be incorporated.
Relationship Specialist for individuals and Couples online around the world and servicing areas for face to face sessions including Caloundra, Noosa, Noosaville, Buderim, Mountain Creek, Gympie.
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