How to Identify and Stop Judging Yourself

Original content by Ashley Berges We tend to judge and compare ourselves to others.  Social media has made it even more difficult to not compare yourself to what others are talking about and achieving. Have you taken the time to look at someone’s Facebook descriptions? It is straightforward to get caught up in the accomplishments and […]

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Get them out of your Mind after a Breakup

Original content by Ashley Berges Have you ever wondered why it is so difficult to stop thinking about the other person after a breakup?  Many of us think about our ex much more than we realize. Focusing on our ex instead of ourselves keeps us in a codependent/dependent state of mind.  Instead of trying to understand our […]

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Lovers to Roommates, What happened to the Marriage?

Original content by Ashley Berges Does it seem as though your marriage has lost its spark?  Have you lost the emotional connection with your spouse? Does it feel like you are living separate lives?  If these questions resonate with you, there is a strong possibility your marriage has shifted from marriage into a roommate situation. There are […]

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Are we being looked at under a microscope?

Original content by Ashley Berges How do you think others see you?  We want people to see how great we are.  On the other hand, we may feel that people can see all our faults and shortcomings.  How closely are people looking at us? Do they remember what shirt we wore last week?  Here are three things that people […]

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When Someone Becomes your Main Purpose

Original content by Ashley Berges What happens when we derive our purpose from someone else?  When we put all of our time and energy into someone rather than ourselves, we lose our identity.  There are ten indications that reveal when we have placed our purpose on somebody else. You think about them constantly You divert all your […]

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How to Know when you are being Cheated on?

Original content by Ashley Berges Cheating is the act of being dishonest or unfair in a relationship, being unfaithful to your partner, or breaking a promise of a commitment.   Do you wonder if your partner is cheating on you?  There are red flags to look for that may indicate that someone is cheating on you.     Emotional […]

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How to Overcome the Pain after being Ghosted

Original content by Ashley Berges Ghosting is the practice of ending a personal relationship suddenly without an explanation or communication. If you recently had someone ghost you, most likely you are feeling confused, alone, abandon, and full of self-doubt.   There are tools that you can use to overcome these feelings when someone has ghosted you.  When […]

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The Effects of the Silent Treatment on Children

Original content by Ashley Berges The Silent treatment, when used with children has a long-lasting effect reaching into adulthood Many parents believe that the silent treatment is a good way to discipline their children.  It is not physical and it does not involve yelling and screaming.  Parents practice this because they think it’s the best option.  On the […]

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How to Identify a Toxic Relationship

Original content by Ashley Berges When in a toxic relationship you may look at your partner to determine if the relationship is indeed toxic.  In a toxic relationship, you do things, act certain ways, and question yourself about many aspects of the relationship. There are eight things you do when you are in a toxic relationship.  Once […]

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How to Disengage using the Gray Rock Method

Original content by Ashley Berges Plain, boring, non-descriptive, these words describe a gray rock.  Safeguarding yourself against narcissistic abuse, manipulators, and gas lighters by using the gray rock method is a very useful and effective technique.   Gray rocking is the ability to make yourself not interesting to someone else.  It gives you the power to not reveal […]

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