What assertiveness is
Some of us have been told that we need to be more assertive, yet we wonder if that is really something that we want for ourselves. There is a tendency to confuse assertiveness with aggressiveness - a quality that is not desirable in healthy relationships. This article should help clarify the difference between assertive, aggressive and passive behaviour.
The Challenges of Being a Part-time Parent
Long working hours, onsite visits and chores leave parents with little or no time to spend quality time with their children- making them part-time parents.
This article is focused on the major concerns that working parents struggle with and potential ways to work around them.
Managing Guilt and Shame
Most of us experience guilt and shame in our lifetimes, some of us more than others. These are two powerful and intense emotions that shape and inform much of what we choose in our lives and they are very close companions of each other, with a few key differences. Read this article to understand more about each of these emotions and their impact on us.
Guilt and Expectations: Processing The Baggage of Care-giving for Parents
Taking care of one's aged parents comes with its fair share of new adjustments to be made. This can sometimes be accompanied by a feeling of guilt about you feeling like you are not doing enough. This piece will look at a few ways in which a caregiver can process their feelings of guilt in such a situation.
Can Healthy Eating Become An Unhealthy Obsession?
What are the differences between orthorexia and healthy eating?
Guilt Busters for Working Mothers
If you're a working mother, you're probably no stranger to stress and of course, guilt. There may have been many times you wish you could do more for both your children and your work. In fact, it is said that working mothers have a special type of guilt. Since this guilt and the tension of managing work and home seem inevitable, here are some practical tips to help you keep your stress to a minimum.
Balancing Work and Motherhood
The demands on a working mother are tremendous, there is so much to do and just one of you! No one can be Supermom. Here is a look at what goes into balancing your role as a mother and an employee
A Working Mothers Dilemma: Dealing with Guilt
While some may enjoy pursuing a career, for others there is a financial need to work. In either case, mothers feel terribly guilty about spending time away from their kids. Here we take a look at how to work through this challenge and make the best of the situation.
Coping with the death of a loved one
Our view on what life is influences how we perceive our own death and those of our loved ones. Though we all know that someday each of us has to breathe our last breath; the loss of our loved ones is difficult to accept and move on from. This article will also give you a tips on how to accept and overcome the loss.
Guilt Of A Working Mother
Working mothers face quite a few challenges both at home and the workplace. Ask any working mom what she finds most difficult and the top answer would be guilt. The time spent away from her children and the home is something that all working mothers deal with. While some may enjoy pursuing a career, others work out of necessity. In either case, the emotions that all mothers go through are the same. Here we take a look at how to work through these challenges and deal with the emotions.