There are a lot of different recommendations out there for how long you should meditate, as well as for how often you should meditate. Some sources say to do an hour every day, but you may not have that much time. Below you’ll find research-based recommendations for how long — and how often — to meditate.[Read more…]
There are a lot of options out there to address emotional problems. Two of the most prominent types of therapy — DBT and CBT — have similar names and approaches. How should you choose between DBT vs CBT?[Read more…]
God, today help me set aside everything I think I know about You, everything I think I know about myself, everything I think I know about others, and everything I think I know about my own recovery so I may have an open mind and a new experience with all these things. Please help me see the truth.[Read more…]
It’s not uncommon to have a passing thought about your boyfriend’s or girlfriend’s sexual orientation. When questions like “is my boyfriend gay” take over, it can be a sign of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
It’s natural to have doubts sometimes about our romantic relationships. It happens all the time. But what if you can’t stop trying to figure out whether your boyfriend or girlfriend is gay?[Read more…]
A behavior is compulsive when you have the urge to do it repeatedly — until a feeling of anxiety or unease goes away.
A behavior is impulsive when you do it without forethought and without considering the consequences.[Read more…]