hartstein psychology Tag

Have you ever taken a moment to listen to your inner voice? It’s that ongoing monologue in your mind when you are deep in thought....

I am that mom that let’s my daughter climb on the playground without shadowing her every move. I’m also the mom who let’s my daughter steal toys from other kids and vice versa without getting involved. Lastly, I’m that mom who will stand there and let my daughter have a tantrum without trying to stop it, regardless if we're in a public place or not.
Have you ever found yourself avoiding a topic or person in order to avoid discussing something uncomfortable? Difficult conversations are rarely something we look forward to. It doesn’t matter if it’s a romantic partner, a family member or a co-worker, tackling a tough topic is challenging. 

People struggle with body image all year long, but the summer months can be particularly painful for many. It’s hot, which means more skin is...