5 Ways to Deal With Criticism

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:11+00:00 July 8th, 2013|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Career, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Eating Disorders, EMDR, Family, Grief, Marriage, Relationships|

Do you feel attacked, not good enough or like a bad person when someone criticizes you? Do you get defensive or throw a temper tantrum? If you are like most of us, it can be tough to hear criticism from others especially those close to us.  Most people can react very angrily to what feels [...]

“A Hot Mess”…Mindy McCready

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 February 19th, 2013|Addictions, Adults, Alcohol, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Depression, Drug, Grief, Media, Relationships|

Recently reported in the news, sadly country singer Mindy McCready took her own life and left her 2 small children behind.  Mindy struggled publically with her personal life, relationships and being a mother.  Despite her success as a country singer, she experienced depression, loss and abuse throughout her life.  Mindy could easily be described in [...]

Eight Tips For Life Balance

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 September 23rd, 2012|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Career, Depression, Family, Relationships|

Is balance even possible with all we have going on today?  What does balance even look like? It sounds good…it seems like something to shoot for but is it realistic?  Too often we find ourselves overwhelmed and many times, it is with good things in our lives: jobs, children’s activities, social events, church, trying to [...]

Should Children Pass Along Messages From Ex-Spouses?

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 July 29th, 2012|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Depression, Divorce, Family, Grief, Relationships|

How far can you go in involving your children when it comes to your ex-spouse?  Ideally, I believe it would be best that all communication between you and your ex-spouse be handled between the two of you.  There is absolutely no reason to involve your children.  Are you not both grown up individuals? Why do [...]

Three Tips For Healthy Boundaries In Your Relationships

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 March 8th, 2012|Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Couples, Dating, Divorce, Grief, Marriage, Pre-Marital, Relationships|

Did you know that privacy concerns are more prevalent now than ever before since technology has made it so easy for us to take a peak into other people’s lives?  What if it becomes too much?  Do you constantly find yourself taking a look at your husband’s text messages or email accounts?  When have you [...]

Five Ways to Detect Depression in Your Teen

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:12+00:00 March 8th, 2012|Anger Management, Anxiety, Betrayal, Blog, Depression, EMDR, Family, Grief, Hooking Up, Parenting, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Teens|

Depression has become a serious problem in our teenage culture. There are many reasons for this trend but it is most important to notice the pressures faced by teens in today’s society. Apart from the pressure from parents to excel at school, teens also face immense pressure from their peers. Teens are struggling with “fitting [...]

5 Effects of Pornography on Individuals, Marriage, and Family

By | 2017-06-04T20:44:13+00:00 January 17th, 2012|Addictions, Adults, Anger Management, Anxiety, Blog, Couples, Dating, Depression, Divorce, Family, Grief, Marriage, Parenting, Pornography Addiction, Pre-Marital, Relationships, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Addictions, Teens|

Pornography, which is the depiction of graphic sexual acts, has tremendous effects on anyone that continuously engages in its viewing.  It distorts a person’s concept of the nature of sexual relations which in turn can alter his/her sexual attitudes and behavior.  Below are some of the effects pornography has on its viewers. 1) Effects on [...]