Category Archives: Relationships

Feeling insecure about your relationship?

Feeling insecure about your relationship? Your biology may play a role. In polyvagal theory the “Engagement nerve” is part of the parasympathetic nervous system. This nerve is in all mammals, including humans. The following two articles propose that the engagement nerve has borrowed attributes from the flight-flight-freeze instinct responses and is now an instinctive nerve.…
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The Loneliness-Depression Connection

LOST CONNECTIONS In the 2019 book "Lost Connections" by Johann Hari, he states that loneliness creates both anxiety and depression. Loneliness does not mean being physically alone, it means not been connected to another person in a meaningful way. In the CPT  [see chart] it means connecting Self with Others, based on Hope and achieving…
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Understanding relationships and energy points in the body.

Understanding relationships using energy points in the body. Cognitive Principle Therapy [CPT] is used to help solve relationship problems, using both thinking [logic and common sense] and principles. Groups of principles occur at seven levels in the body and match the flow of energy through those seven points or chakras. The middle of the seven…
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Is your husband having a midlife crisis?

Melbourne “The Age newspaper -Sunday life on 7th April, 2019” “Is your husband having a midlife crisis?” “It started about three years ago. Serena confided in female friends. They were pretty sure it was a midlife crisis and shared stories about despair, divorce and husbands who had rum off with nannies.” “The therapist helped him…
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