Self-Worth - Help at Therapy Rocks

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 Understanding Self-Worth Self-worth is an internal state of being that comes from self-understanding, self-acceptance, self-compassion and self-love.  Its a direct measure of how you value and regard yourself despite the opinions of others, and the circumstances you are in.  To have a high level of self-worth means feeling worthy and deserving of good things such … Continue Reading

The Teenage Brain | Crazy by Design

The Teenage Brain | Crazy by Design

We tend to think of the teenage years as a time of turbulence; a crazy, tumultuous period in human life that is often marked by stormy arguments, sullen silences, hormones run amok and a roller-coaster ride of befuddling emotions that drive the teenage brain to poor decisions and risky behavior. The media depicts the typical teenage … Continue Reading

The Gift of Anger

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  • Shyla Sreedharan

There is much confusion and misinformation about anger. It’s probably the most feared and least accepted emotion in the spectrum of human emotions. Anger gets a bad rap because it’s often erroneously associated with violence but in reality, anger seems to be followed by aggression only about 10% of the time (Kassinove & Tafrate, 2002). … Continue Reading


Self-Sacrifice vs. Self-Care | Madam Cutie

So what do you think is more sustainable, self-sacrifice or self-care? Self-sacrifice can be summed up as putting others needs before your own, while self-care is putting your needs first. Don’t get me wrong; self-care is not about ignoring the needs of others. It means taking care of yourself first. Just like on an airplane, … Continue Reading

Damaging Praise

Praise Can Damage – 3 Types to Avoid

If you feel praising a child is helping them feel good about themselves, think again. Praise can be the contaminated carrot, with a stick at the other end. “Great job!” “Well done!” “Smart boy!” “Good girl!” Walk into any learning environment with young people and you will invariably hear these glib expressions of praise generously … Continue Reading

Garden Therapy

Garden Therapy

The roots of my obsession with gardening and growing can probably be traced back to my early childhood. I had no idea that it would later be labeled as Garden Therapy.  I remember at five — flushed with the repeated success of jam jar germination experiments with green beans — how I had tried to … Continue Reading