Characteristics Of Adults With Secure Relationship Patterns

Secure relationship patterns and the ability to take care of and calm one’s emotions are interconnected. The foundation of this connection is made based on childhood experiences with trusted ones, foremost our caretakers, especially our parents. As been mentioned in earlier posts, we humans develop expectations of to what degree we can depend on and […]

Are You Living According To Your Values?

More and more research points towards the importance of values and perspectives on life for steering one’s life in the desired direction and staying on track while handling unexpected stressors that inevitable comes by in everyone’s life. Our values are what we think are important to focus on in life – both when it comes […]

How To Use Understanding As A Tool For Handling Stressors

Today’s post continues with Antonovsky’s concept Sense of Coherence that focuses on handling stressors and how health can be increased (see link to Mittelmark et al in earlier posts for research in this field). What determines whether stress will be harmful or not is whether or not the stress violates our sense of coherence. This […]

Characteristic’s Of Children & Adults With Disorganized Relationship Style

Secure relationship patterns and the ability to take care of and calm one’s emotions are interconnected. The foundation of this connection is made based on childhood experiences with trusted ones, foremost our caretakers, especially our parents. As been mentioned in earlier posts, we humans develop expectations of to what degree we can depend on and […]