Entries by Daniel White

How to Overcome Loneliness

  How often have you felt lonely in the last month? How often have you felt lonely in the past year? We all experience loneliness in some form. Humans are social creatures.  We crave connection—whether on a large scale or a small one—and have certain social needs that require satisfaction.  When those needs for connection, […]

5 Ways to Conquer Conflict in Your Relationship

  When we see people at our offices in Chicago for couples counseling, they often report at least one of three major problems. 1.) “We argue too frequently and explosively” 2.) “We don’t talk enough and feel distant” 3.) Or the catchall: “We have communication issues.” Throughout the course of couples counseling, we uncover the […]

Home for the Holidays? Here’s Your Holiday Survival Guide

For many, the holidays are a time to be cherished. They are a time of festivity and celebration and often referred to as “the most wonderful time of the year.” But for others, the holidays represent something else altogether—a stressful time of year when money is tight, shops are crowded, and family is more than […]

Coping with Change – How to Adapt and Avoid Getting Trapped

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. — Socrates   Change can be scary. Being thrown out of our routine life and into something new can set our world spinning, and we may not know how to handle things right away. […]