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Naming Your Emotions

You get into an argument for the 100th time with your spouse. By the end of it, you two are yelling. You know you are mad now, but you aren’t sure how things got so out of hand in the first place. You’ve always had some trouble effectively communicating your feelings when you are upset[…]

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Dating Mistakes Men Do That Kills Success With Women

  I recently had the opportunity to contribute to an expert round up about dating and dynamics between men and women. More specifically, I was asked to comment on dating mistakes that men make which ultimately kills their ability to be successful with women. See my contribution below and then take a moment to check[…]

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What’s In A Name? Understanding Your Identity

“When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.” – Ralph Ellison. Invisible Man Identity is a tricky thing. Some people spend their whole lives looking for it. Others seek out every opportunity to avoid it, not wanting to be locked into a particular set of standards or rules. Regardless, the search to understand your[…]

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You’ve Been Meditating Wrong

What do you think of when you think of meditation? Images likely come to mind of Yoga poses or sitting with your legs crossed listening to the sound of running water. Whatever your motivation traditional and stereotypical forms of meditation are perfectly fine. There is nothing wrong with them. That being said, if your goal[…]

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Accept Your Suffering

It’s just like any standard Saturday afternoon. Well, at least a standard Saturday afternoon for you. You’ve gotten dressed for the day and are about to head out. You start crying. Why? Because even though you hadn’t been focusing on it for a few minutes, your momentary relief is quickly severed as you resume thinking[…]

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4 Simple Steps To Improve Communication In Your Relationship

Are there certain things you feel like you avoid discussing with your spouse? Do you struggle to tell your partner when you feel upset, sad, regretful, irritated, or resentful? Have you noticed feeling emotionally distant in your relationship? Check out my latest blog post with one of the fabulous group therapy practice’s I work for,[…]

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Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

Ever struggled with anxiety, depression, or just not feeling the way you want to be feeling? Ready to change your life for the better? You’re going to have to change the way you think first. Check out my guest blog post for the amazing practice I work for, Christine Fernandez & Associates, on this very[…]

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Fill Up Your Happy Tank: Accumulating Positive Emotions

If you’re feeling worn down and like even your daily routine has become a struggle, check out my guest blog post with the amazing group practice I work for Dr. Christine Fernandez & Associates. http://www.drchristinenyc.com/positive-emotions/ Want some help from me in learning to feel happier and less stressed? Email me at info@rachelpokorneytherapy.com .