Ask Dr. Conte: I Think My Lashing Out Has Cost Me My Relationship – What Can I Do?

Dr. Conte, I have a dire situation that has made my relationship crumble. I never opened up to her or told…

Three Survival Networks and One Thrive Network

Here is my understanding of how are brains are designed. We have three “instinctive” survival networks: Freeze, Flight and Fight.…

I’m Not Worthy: Living in the Prison of Shame

“Why is shame bad?” asked a student.  The teacher answered, “A man sat in the darkness of his prison, thought…