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When it Comes to Parental Addiction: Children are the First Responders

Posted: September 12, 2017, 5:29 pm
Children experience a great deal of emotional pain when they watch the parents they love, look up to and need in order to

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What Do We Mean by Relationship Trauma?

Posted: May 30, 2014, 7:43 pm
(Note, continued training along with streaming video available on “The Workshop” on the membership site) Relationship trauma is the kind of emotional and psychological trauma that occurs within the context of relationships. We are biologically wired to seek close and ...

Stories by tian dayton PhD on Medium

Stories by tian dayton PhD on Medium

Deep Work: Achieving Flow, Focus and Fulfillment in the Activities of Your Life

Posted: August 28, 2017, 12:42 am

“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

I began the practice of d...

Daily Affirmations

Living Truly

Today I will live the life I wish to have. If I want not be manipulative or deceitful in my relationships, I will be an honest person. If I want goodness and decency surrounding me, I will be good and decent. If I want to feel love coming towards me, I will love others. Today I won’t ask life to be something I’m not willing to be. Today, I accept that what I put out, comes back to me