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
If you have followed my work, then you likely know that I recommend three simple strategies to achieve optimal brain health. Develop brain envy (you have to really care about it) Engage in regular brain-healthy habits Avoid anything that hurts your brain But did you know that one of the fastest ways to hurt your…Details
Reported rates of marijuana use have more than doubled in the past decade. Medical marijuana is now legal in nearly half of US states, and is increasing access to the drug for current and potential future users. Although it is often portrayed as harmless, and sometimes even therapeutic, there has not been nearly enough studies…Details