Sex series

Rules of kink 1: Consent

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Consent: Kink, porn and #metoo There are two established rule sets in BDSM and kink: Safe, sane and consensual (SSC) kink and risk-aware consensual kink (RACK). The more recent RACK approach drops the idea of a sane decision for actions because, well, how do you determine what is sane? And replaces the unspecific idea of […]

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Gemeinsam statt Einsam: Woche der seelischen Gesundheit

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Die Berliner Woche der seelischen Gesundheit hat sich in diesem Jahr das schöne Thema „Gemeinsam statt Einsam“ gesetzt. Mit einem bunten Programm laden verschiedene Initiativen zu einem Tag der offenen Tür ein. Auch in unserer Praxis bieten wir ein vielseitiges Programm. Ich freue mich schon darauf, die Arbeit meiner Kolleg*innen aus einem neuen Winkel kennen […]

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How to find the right therapist

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You would think it’s easy to find articles on how to find the right therapist but it really isn’t. Most articles seem to be written by therapists promoting their professional stance or by individuals sharing their experience. These articles make for great inspiration yet I wanted to find a post that is a little more […]

Happiness series

Delayed gratification

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“We’re not usually trying to be happy, we’re trying to avoid unhappiness”  Sure, avoiding unhappiness is not the same as striving for happiness (or fulfillment), yet our day to day lives are structured more around avoiding unhappiness and pain than around fulfillment. This is also because we tend to seek instant gratification over long-term goals, […]

Parenting series

Staying sane while parenting

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Blogging about parenting seems to be a lot about stress, and especially early parenthood is a huge life change. Here’s a couple of helpful hints to cope with facing a massive amount of parenting:  Take breaks  This is the cardinal rule of parenting. Take breaks and make sure to (overall) keep your inner balance. Taking […]