From the Christmas holidays to Valentine’s Day, this is a popular time of year for couples to get engaged. Wedding planning is in full swing. If you know someone getting married, suggest they not just plan their wedding day — but that they plan for a healthy, happy marriage. Half of all marriages are ending…Details
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It is not often that a book, other than the Bible, challenges me to self-examination and into a deeper walk with Christ. “Emotionally Healthy Spirituality” has done just that. I was so affected by this book that I decided to share about it in our newsletter with the hope that you will pick it up…Details
This wonderful time of year brings beautiful budding trees, deep green leaves and flowers poking up through the pine straw and mulch. Also, our hearts turn toward the cross remembering the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. I am reminded of the significance for each of us on a very personal level. Because of what…Details
On the topic of marriage, there is a lot to talk about. Today our focus is on if our spouse is not there for us, it brings emotional disconnection, distress, and triggers the “Four Horsemen.” The “Four Horsemen,” or signs, that your marriage is in distress and could result in divorce are: Criticism – Turning…Details
Change happens when the pain of staying the same is more than the pain of change.
Experiences of a Marriage Counselor One of the biggest lessons I learned during my engagement was that I do not have to love everything my significant other loves. Although we share a love of soccer, working out, and food trucks, there are plenty of things that baffle us when it comes to how the other…Details
Most of us experience hundreds of emotions throughout our day and we are mostly unaware and unconscious that those emotions are there. Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize and understand emotions in yourself and in others, and the ability to use this awareness to manage behavior and relationships. Emotional Intelligence is important for success…Details
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE The following strategies are used to improve skills in each area of Emotional Intelligence. Some of the areas explored are: Self-awareness, is the ability to recognize an emotion as it “happens”, is the key to EQ. Most of us are on “auto-pilot” experiencing emotions all throughout our day, but never really realizing that…Details
“I’m sorry, you are too late, we can’t print your boarding passes” “But there is still 20 minutes before the plane takes off!” “It’s policy, There’s nothing I can do” “okay… well, when is the next flight out? We have class in the morning!” “Tomorrow” Tomorrow. 24 hours from where we were. As the nice…Details