Author Archive for mark.tyrrell

How Social Anxiety Trapped Me in a Cupboard

I'm going to tell you something embarrassing. It will make a point though.

I love socializing now. But it wasn't always that way.

I was quite a shy child and from the ages of 12 to...

Separation Anxiety - How You Can Help Your Child

Babies as young as six months old can show signs of separation anxiety. They might cry when a parent leaves the room and become very clingy - for most babies this is a normal phase...

5 Golden Keys to Assertiveness and Setting Boundaries

My girlfriend said she was impressed; but I wasn't pleased with the way I'd 'handled' the situation. For years afterwards (and still now, it appears), I would use this incident as an example of how not to be assertive.

How to Overcome Porn Addiction and Get Your Life Back

Internet porn addiction, like online gambling, is easier to fall into, because what once involved going out and meeting others face-to-face can now be done easily and covertly at the click of a button. This availability makes it all the more potentially devastating. So why does porn addiction happen?

All About Sibling Rivalry

Sibling rivalry can be complex. You might love your sibling but resent them. What's more, the intensity of your resentment can leave you baffled: "I'm an adult now; why does it still hurt so much?!"