Man, what a tough question : “What I wish I had known before I had kids (that I know now)…” (click link for first post in this series) • • • Before I had kids, wow. I can’t remember what it was like. I wish I could tell my kids something profound like follow your heart … More What I Wish I had Known Before I had Kids (That I Know Now)…
Each of us can be caught by envy. We look at the next person and long for what they have: the bigger home, kids, a better or happier relationship, a better job or a bigger office, to have a better body or to be richer. One of the most painful things we have to face … More Facing the Inevitable: Life Will Not Turn Out How You Planned
“Do we really need to separate our emotions from our mind, our behavior, or from our spiritual selves?” For article, “Is Good Friday Good for Your Mental Health?” click on photo. Keep it Real
“Asking whether God wants us happy or whether he cares more about our character is unhelpful. Does God prefer that a person remain in their depression, feeling deeply hopeless and dark… yet have good behavior?” For article, “Is Good Friday Good For Your Mental Health,” click on photo Keep it Real
God does not want you to change everything about yourself. He wants you to be more fully human. Faith and Mental Health, Part II ___ Growing up I sat through many religious holidays and church services. When I was young, my faith gave me a community and certainty. But as I have aged, my questions … More Is Good Friday Good for Your Mental Health?
Sometimes miracles happen. Perfect days. Amazing experiences. Healing. But then you are left with a basket of broken fish. Broken fish? There is a story in the New Testament where Jesus performs a miracle to feed a large crowd. I don’t often write about the bible or specifically about Jesus. If you are not religious, … More What Can You Do When All that You Have Left is Brokenness?
For article on how relapse can improve your recovery, click on the photo above. 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 Perfectionism Will Destroy Your Recovery