Stress & Anxiety Millions of Americans experience stress and anxiety at one time or another. The difference between the two is that stress is a response to a threat in a situation, while anxiety is a reaction to the stress. Whether in good times or bad, most people say that stress increasingly impacts their lives.
Forgiveness Intimacy “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”—Mahatma Gandhi Forgiveness Intimacy is the act of apologizing to each other and asking for forgiveness. This involves asking your spouse, “What can I do to be a better husband/wife?” All couples eventually experience times of conflict, hurt, and letting each other
What Is Conflict Intimacy? Conflict Intimacy is focused on facing and understanding the differences couples may have, and being able to respect those differences. Conflict resolution is a skill that couples must learn in order to maintain conflict intimacy. All couples eventually experience times of conflict, hurt, and letting each other down. Sometimes the offense is
Spiritual intimacy is often misunderstood by majority of couples. In relationships couples often have different religious views and fail to realize that they still can connect spiritually. Spiritual intimacy is not about having identical views on religion, it about connecting to the spirit of your mate. This connection spiritually will overcome the challenges of being
Intimacy Counseling Intimacy is the sharing of one’s soul with another person’s, depth of trust, and profound insights into each other. That level of emotional interaction strengthens character, focus and integrity. Social media and other outlets have degraded the concept of intimacy in relationships, as a “What’s in it for me?” mindset has settled in.
Negative thinking is quite contagious, once it infects someone the symptoms may persist over a lifetime. Most Americans fail to recognize the repercussions of thinking negatively. The effects are far more psychological, they are physical and will impact your spiritual life. Negative thinking not only comes from negative events that are currently taking place but
Contrary to some beliefs seniors have the same issues that younger couples face in relationships. Honestly, some issues are only experienced by seniors. In most cases issues cannot be resolved on their own. It can be difficult to be objective without feeling the sting of accusations that often cause couples to be defensive with each
Financial Intimacy 101 Couples are instructed to be open and transparent when it comes to finances. But what do you do when neither of you are comfortable doing so? In a recent episode of Bringing Intimacy Back, Dr. April Brown sat down with Michele Edwards-Collie – Owner of The King’s Daughter to discuss Financial Intimacy. They
The Mentality of Fatherhood Being a father requires toughness, strength, patience and love. Fathers are far less appreciated compared to moms but their impact on their children lives are just as important. Today, as we celebrate fathers and father-figures let's take the time to check on the men (especially fathers) in our lives. Fathers experience
You Are Not Alone! Nearly 450 million people worldwide are currently living with a mental illness, in addition nearly two thirds of people with a known mental illness never seek treatment. Dr. April Brown is dedicated to helping those living with anxiety, depression, and co-occurring disorders and their loved ones find treatment, support, and resources.We