New Year’s Day may have come and gone, but the new year energy is still going strong—and that means there’s still plenty of time to set intentions and manifest a great year. One effective way to do so is through journaling, so grab your favorite journal, get comfortable, and prepare to get all your goals out on paper.
If you’re someone who thrives on the company of others, alone time can sometimes feel impossible to truly enjoy. But being alone is a natural part of the human experience; we’ll all be alone at least sometimes, whether by choice or by circumstance.
There comes a time in every person’s life when they must reflect, go within, and “focus on themselves.” This can be particularly challenging if you’ve found yourself geared toward accommodating other people’s needs—and what does it really mean to focus on yourself anyway?
In the ever expanding realm of performance coaches and consultants, Babita Spinelli is the real deal. Recipient of prestigious awards from ‘Psychotherapist of the Year’ to ‘Outstanding Leadership Award’, Babita is a globally acclaimed Psychotherapist, Relationship Expert, Performance Coach, Mental Health Consultant, and Keynote Speaker.
Likability is a subjective concept, with each of us having our own ideas on what makes a person likable and what types of people we like to be around. That said, there does seem to be some general overlap, with a few quintessential qualities that often deem someone likable.
No one wants to be lied to. But the reality is, white lies abound, and prolific liars are among us. If you think someone could be lying to you and want to know for sure, here’s how experts say you might be able to tell, plus what to do when the truth comes out.
All kids need encouragement from their parents. Praising a child when they excel or try something new is important for developing confidence and independence. But there’s a difference between supporting a child and believing that they can do no wrong.
For many of us, self-care refers to the things we turn to when we’re in desperate need of a mental health pick-me-up. The thing is, relying on it to put out fires after they’ve already started is not the best way to stay on top of your mental fitness.
The things we’re passionate about bring us joy and light us up from within—but if you’re not sure what your passion is, it might leave you feeling a bit empty or, at least, uninspired.
Love is about much more than saying “I love you,” and whether you and your love interest haven’t uttered the words yet—or you have, but you want some “proof”—you might be wondering how to tell if he truly loves you.
Multi-award-winning global women’s empowerment champion, Founder, and CEO of The Women’s Biz Tribe, Annie Gibbins, launches A Woman’s Guide to Business Domination, an anthology that shares stories of perseverance and domination by women in the workplace.
Life coaching is believed to give a fresh perspective to one’s life and with time it has proved its significance to be one of the strongest pillars for an individual’s endeavors and life purposes. A good life coach could become a guiding light for you that will help you enhance the possibilities of the future and create a strengthening mindset that will help you achieve anything you want by leading you to the right path of success.
Happiness is pretty great, right? Right. And as much as you want to optimize those good vibes, journaling and getting all self-reflective is probably one of the last things on your mind when things are great.
Conflict can make most people feel uneasy, whether a full-blown argument or a civil confrontation.
However, some people avoid conflict at all costs — even when the conflict is necessary. These people can be described as conflict avoidant.
Raise your hand if you have felt personally victimized at some point (or many points) since 2020. We’re all raising our hands now, right? If you’ve been feeling down, or stuck, or just struggling to figure out how to be motivated again welcome to the damn club.
If you’ve ever been in therapy, you definitely know the feeling of being ready for a session. Maybe your Notes app is filled to the brim with talking points or maybe you’re just coming off of a hellish day that almost broke you.
Chances are that when you’re having a bad day—or string of bad days—you’re super focused on how to put out this mental dumpster fire. Maybe you pull out some tools you learned in therapy or you do some self-reflection and journaling to process your emotions and reflect on why you’re feeling so blah.
Although cheating can have a lasting effect on your mental health, it’s possible to heal after infidelity, says Babita Spinelli, a psychotherapist licensed in New York, New Jersey, and Florida. Spinelli offers couples coaching for partners recovering after infidelity.
Life becomes much easier and more meaningful when you have someone to look up to and inspire from. We are all struggling in our own ways, but some people go the extra mile and transform the world for the better.
Life is full of ebbs and flows and, more often than not, we feel stuck in the rigmarole of a demanding life. New relationships or their ending, job losses, or career challenges can make you feel overwhelmed with varied emotions, and this is when it becomes imperative to take the reins of your life back.
We all try to understand other people and complain about others not understanding us, but very rarely do we try to understand ourselves. Psychoanalyst and Relationship Expert Babita Spinelli believes that an important key to being happier, being a better decision-maker, and building healthier relationships is self-awareness.
Internationally Acclaimed Psychotherapist and Mental Health Consultant Babita Spinelli on Building a Healthy Workplace and The Role of Leaders
When it comes to a healthy life, many things are essential, but being a social creature, the importance of relationships stays and should stay on the top. Every single connection and interaction you have in your life is of utmost importance, whether it’s your relationship with your partner, manager, employees, or yourself.
Gaslighting can happen in relationships, within families, and even in the workplace—but it can also be hard to spot in the moment. So, we asked experts what gaslighting really looks like so you can identify when it happens, see some concrete gaslighting examples and phrases, and know how to respond.
Sometimes it’s love that gives us pain. Sometimes the relationship we thought would last forever comes to an end. Mental health professionals and relationship experts like Babita Spinelli recognize the impact of relationship break-ups and divorce on our mental health.
We all crave love, affection, belonging, warmth, and connection. We are emotional creatures, and life becomes very black and white and incredibly unbearable for us in the absence of love. Some of us are lucky to have great relationships, while others struggle to find true love.
Making the decision to tell someone you love them for the first time can feel like a big deal—because it is! Professing your love is vulnerable, exciting, and a milestone in any relationship, so if you’re thinking about saying it to your significant other, here’s what relationship experts want you to know about making it meaningful.
“You’re crazy!”, “That never happened”, “You’re remembering things wrong”, “What are you talking about?”, “You must be confused again”, “You’re overreacting.”
You get to hear them every other day and these statements actually harm you in ways you would never have imagined. In case you didn’t know, this is called Gaslighting.
In a world where women are being marginalized and rarely supported, some women muster up the courage to get up, challenge the status quo, and make their place in the world. The following is the list, in no particular order, of 12 such strong and inspirational women to look for in 2022.
Finding love is hard, and for the past decade or two, technology has been trying to help. The number of dating apps on the market has skyrocketed—to over 1,500 by one estimate—with at least one app for almost every demographic imaginable.
Not feeling my emotions. Failing to complete tasks. I’m living in a robotic, emotionless reality and, from what I see around me, I am not alone. It is easy for me to mask emotions, to focus on the task at hand, appear to be OK, and try to maintain a positive outlook on life. I find this easy, because this is what I have practised for years.
The search for enlightenment is eternal. Although, when the journey is solely directed outward, you miss the glittering jewels that lie within. Conscious or not, your life experiences offer a wellspring of emotional growth, bubbling over with unique insights. In the words of the inspiring Nobel Prize winning novelist and poet, Hermann Hesse, “I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.”
As much as we wish it weren’t so, life is always going to have uncertainty. If you ever expect it to be smooth sailing all the time, a shift of expectation might be necessary. There are plenty of things outside of our control that can impact us and create circumstances or situations that are harder than we want them to be.