What Is A Feeling & Why Do We Need Them To Survive

Feelings are very important since they are central both to human identity and to the experience of self. Feelings are also important messengers and guides of needs and desires, both for the individual and for relationships through communication among humans. Still, there is not a shared definition of feelings. The Tomkins Institute helps us with […]

What To Do In Relationships Then The Actual Situation Is Unclear

Today’s post continues with how our relationship pattern affects our ability to take care of and calm our emotions as well as impacts our self-worth. Last weeks’ posts were about improving mutual understanding for changing and developing the relationship while remaining close. As stated earlier, we are all differently sensitive in how well we accept […]

How To Strengthen A Relationship By Expanding The View Of The Other Person

Today’s post continues with how to develop our relationship pattern. This affects in turn our ability to take care of and calm our emotions as well as impacts our self-worth and emotional life. This post continues with how to improve mutual understanding for changing and developing a relationship while remaining close. It takes deliberate discussions […]

How Taking Perspectives Can Benefit Emotional Life

Today’s post continues with how to develop our relationship pattern. This affects in turn our ability to take care of and calm our emotions as well as impacts our self-worth. Last weeks’ posts are about improving mutual understanding for changing and developing a relationship while remaining close. We are all differently sensitive in how well […]

When Feedback Most Likely Will Not Work

Today’s post continues with how our relationship pattern can be influenced to take care of and calm our emotions as well as lift our self-worth. Last weeks’ posts were about improving mutual understanding for changing and developing a relationship while remaining close. We are all differently sensitive in how well we accept feedback. There are […]

When To Avoid Giving Feedback

Today’s post continues with how our relationship pattern affects our ability to take care of and calm our emotions as well as impacts our self-worth. This connection is to a large extent based on childhood experiences which also impacts our expectations of to what degree we can depend on and get help from others. Today’s […]

The Ability To Listen To Feedback

Today’s post continues with how our relationship pattern affects our ability to take care of and calm our emotions as well as impacts our self-worth. This connection is to a large extent based on childhood experiences which also impacts our expectations of to what degree we can depend on and get help from others. Today’s […]