May 30, 2019

The word “control” has a negative connotation. But if we don’t have control over our lives, it’s hard to be happy.

December 1, 2018

What do you do when you’ve tried everything you can think of to get your loved one to stop their infuriating behavior — and nothing has worked?

June 24, 2018

We may try hard to change our partner’s annoying behavior — but the reason nothing changes is because we’re actually tolerating that behavior.

March 25, 2018

A checklist to see if you have a problem with being assertive — and some help in getting you past that problem.

February 4, 2018

Learning how to stand up for ourselves can do wonders for our mood. And the opposite is equally true.

January 21, 2018

Anger can warn you that you’ve been mistreated, so it’s a useful tool. Too little anger in your life deprives you of that tool and can be almost as much a problem as too much anger.

December 11, 2017

Parent-child conflict can be reduced if we stop trying to control our kids, and start being assertive with them.

December 3, 2017

We all have different styles in dealing with the demands that other people put on us. Those styles may work, but they usually have a cost to them. Which is why we often find ourselves exhausted or infuriated by other people — even those we love.

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Finding an English-Speaking Counsellor in Hong Kong: A How-To Guide

October 23, 2017

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Tim Hoffman 

M.A. Mental Health Counselling

Psychotherapy in Hong Kong

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