You’re sitting in your bathroom, staring at two pink lines. Your heart is racing, your mind jumps to all the people you need to tell, and you’re quickly propelled into a process of preparation for and excitement about this new member of your family. Later on, your joy is shattered when you realize that you’re … Read moreI Had a Devastating Miscarriage. Now What?
A marriage is a lifelong commitment to your significant other, but such an important committed relationship isn’t built overnight. While many couples are aware of the hard work required to maintain a happy and healthy marriage, they are at the same time reluctant to reach out and ask for help. Whether you are newlyweds or approaching … Read moreRemoving the Stigma of Marriage Counseling
What is group therapy? When thinking about group therapy, what first comes to mind? Do you think of movie adaptation’s depiction of AA circles, stating your name in front of a group of strangers and listing out slowly what brought you to that point? In truth group therapy looks different depending on what you’re focusing … Read moreCurious about Group Therapy?
As the holiday season comes to an end accompanied by rising COVID-19 statistics and troubling projections for the winter, many of us will find ourselves dealing with grief. Traditional funeral services featuring large groups of friends and family meeting during wakes, church services, and luncheons are, unfortunately, not currently allowed in many areas. Some families … Read moreUnique Ways to Grieve During the Pandemic
There have been studies that discuss how ADHD affects traditional learning in the classroom, but now that more kids are doing distance learning, it’s crucial to understand how ADHD can affect a child’s ability to succeed with virtual education. Children with ADHD are easily distracted, and they struggle with paying attention to things that don’t … Read moreHow ADHD Affects Distance Learning
Mental well-being has become something of a rare commodity in our society, and everyone either knows someone dealing with a mental illness disorder or is living with one themselves. It’s easy to feel helpless when a loved one is struggling with an invisible force you may never have experienced or even fully understand, but don’t … Read moreWhat Can I Do? Helping a Loved One with Mental Illness
The holidays are right around the corner, and with it may come unwanted stress and depression. This is incredibly common, as there is an expectation to feel joyous and merry during the holiday season. It is normal to compare yourself to what you perceive others are feeling, or feel like you have to project different … Read moreCoping With Holiday Depression
It doesn’t matter how much income you earn or how disciplined your spending habits are if you are drowning in debt. Without adequate budgeting, what seems like a sound investment can turn into an obstacle to financial freedom. Monthly payments for housing, transportation, and education can absorb your paycheck, leaving little for medical bills, groceries, … Read moreManage Your Mountain of Debt and Find Financial Freedom
When you’ve become a victim of emotional or psychological abuse, you can find yourself questioning the very idea of whether you have even been abused. With a media that is riddled with stories of physical abuse, domestic violence and other forms of abuse, emotional and psychological abuse sometimes get pushed to the side. Here are … Read moreEmotional and Psychological Abuse: Is it Real?
Many people have obsessive behavior and are not even aware of it. Please start by checking in with yourself and looking for these symptoms in your day to day life: Washing your hands more often than you use the bathroom Analyzing past experiences or conversations and imagining what you might have done wrong Checking the door is … Read moreConquer your Obsessions and Obsessive Behavior