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July 18, 2019

What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is typically earmarked by irregular periods or by no menstruation at all. Women with PCOS typically have multiple cysts in their ovaries, caused by an overproduction of hormones called androgens. Around 50% of women with the disorder are overweight or obese. Common symptoms include: acne hirsutism (excessive hairiness) male pattern baldness Women with PCOS, particularly when its symptoms are...

July 4, 2019

General causes of sexual dysfunctions can be sorted in 3 categories: physiological, psychological or social. The three types of help that can be offered in general is psychological help, self help en medical help. During a consult, we focus on self help en psychological help. For medical help, medication, you have to contact your doctor....

July 4, 2019

In western culture there is still such a thing as double moral standards form male and female sexuality. It is more accepted for men to have multiple partners than it is for women. The double standard shows that women are supposed to dress sexy but not go into the initiatives of men too much. Men...

July 4, 2019

When you look at differences between cultures, there is still a huge gap between western society and other cultures. These differences are mostly in the areas like: – Marriage (monogamy, polygamy) – Law (prostitution, pornography, homosexuality, abortion) – Interpersonal dynamics (sexual rolls that a person can have) – Cultural values and norms (masturbation, postmenopausal sex)...

July 4, 2019

Sleep problems can be a difficult challenge to deal with. As people get more stressed it gets more and more difficult to fall asleep. Also when people are depressed or taking medication it can easily get out of hand. How to create a good sleep routine? -Wake up earlier in the morning. -Don’t go to...

July 4, 2019

Nightmares have a different meaning according to different cultures. According to Freud it has something to do with suppressed sexuality. That is no news actually, because Freud links almost everything to sexuality. According to Jung, a nightmare shows the primitive dark unconscious side of the psychological impulses that cause a nightmare. In middle ages people...

June 30, 2019

Intuition is not always reliable. Prejudices, emotions, wrong assumptions, traumatic experiences, something you really want etc. can disturb your intuition. It is for that reason sensible to use your common sense also, even if you take your intuition into account. How to use your intuition? -Write your dreams in your journal as soon as you...

June 20, 2019

There are 10 ways of how people are sabotaging themselves. These types of negative thinking are: Black and white thinking. Using words like “never”  and “always” in negative statements about yourself. Thinking for others (mind reading), thinking that others think negative about you, or filling in the blanks by negative assumptions you think other people...

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