Geek therapy: Connecting with clients through comics, video games and other ‘geeky’ pursuits

Reblogged article, by Bethany Bray • • • Stephen Kuniak was in a serious car accident during his first year in the master’s in counseling program at Duquesne University in Pennsylvania. While recovering, Kuniak noticed that he didn’t feel the extreme pain of his shattered femur and other injuries as much when he was engaged … More Geek therapy: Connecting with clients through comics, video games and other ‘geeky’ pursuits

Tattoos Hurt, We Avoid Pain (at Least I do), but it can Make Us Feel More Alive

​ Getting tattooed wakes you up. (So does going to the dentist). Pain does that. ___ As I was laying on the table, having my second tattoo etched onto my forearm, I had an insight: Having a tattoo gun scrape the surface of my skin for an hour is painful. I tried using mindful breathing, … More Tattoos Hurt, We Avoid Pain (at Least I do), but it can Make Us Feel More Alive

If You Are Making Mistakes, You are Changing Yourself, Changing Your World

For article, “What Gets You Through the Hard Times,” click on the photo. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can to inspire, to inform and to entertain. Sign up for my blog if you want to receive the latest and best of … More If You Are Making Mistakes, You are Changing Yourself, Changing Your World

Why Do I Write? I May Not Always Write Well, but I am Writing Myself Well.

Thank you for reading, commenting and joining my blog! ___ I have written this blog for over three years. I have edited for the Good Men Project for over two years. So far, I have written over 1000 posts for my blog, for GMP, The Mighty, Babble and Talkspace. I have written when well and … More Why Do I Write? I May Not Always Write Well, but I am Writing Myself Well.