Social Support: How Important is it to Your Overall Health and Wellbeing?

Social support can be described as the physical and emotional comfort we receive through social ties to others, such as family, friends, co-workers, etc.  It’s the love and acceptance we feel from belonging to a community of people who care about us. Social support is imperative to your overall health and wellbeing.   Types of [Read more...]

By |2019-09-18T16:05:46-06:00August 13th, 2019|Adult Counseling, Men's Issues, Women's Issues|Comments Off on Social Support: How Important is it to Your Overall Health and Wellbeing?

How to Support Someone Going Through An Emotionally Difficult Time: Tea and Honey – Part Two

“I don’t feel very much like Pooh today,” said Pooh. “There, there,” said Piglet. “I’ll bring you tea and honey until you do.”   Loving someone comes with high and low days. Loving someone with a chronic condition or someone going through an extended difficult time can come with its own set of highs and [Read more...]

By |2019-09-18T16:52:31-06:00July 23rd, 2019|Adult Counseling, Men's Issues, Women's Issues, Women's Issues|Comments Off on How to Support Someone Going Through An Emotionally Difficult Time: Tea and Honey – Part Two

When the Outside Doesn’t Match the Inside: Part Two

Your alarm clock goes off in the morning after a night of restless tossing and turning. You slowly get out of bed and feel “off”. Showering is exhausting, and getting dressed takes so much energy that you’re ready to crawl right back into bed. You think to yourself – “why bother? Nobody is going [Read more...]

By |2019-09-18T16:53:44-06:00July 16th, 2019|Adult Counseling, Men's Issues, Women's Issues|Comments Off on When the Outside Doesn’t Match the Inside: Part Two

5 Tips to Help Free You from Anxiety

Over 40 million Americans over the age of 18 suffer with Anxiety.  That means there are a lot of people out there that have some of the same symptoms of anxiety that you do.  You are not alone! Take a long hard look at your life. What tweaks and changes could be made to assist [Read more...]

By |2019-09-23T15:04:01-06:00January 24th, 2019|Adult Counseling, Men's Issues, Teen Counseling, Women's Issues|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Help Free You from Anxiety

A Letter to Yesterday

Dear Yesterday, To be honest, I don’t know where to start with addressing you. We have had so many ups and downs. I guess you have taught me some positives. You taught me how strong I could be in the midst of chaos. You taught me how I can persevere in the toughest times and [Read more...]

By |2019-09-23T15:10:04-06:00January 22nd, 2019|Adult Counseling, Men's Issues, Teen Counseling|Comments Off on A Letter to Yesterday

Harry Potter and the Invisible Scars

“According to Madam Pomfrey, thoughts could leave deeper scarring than almost anything else.”- J. K. Rowling Battling Thoughts I think anyone who has struggled with their mental health can relate to the idea that sometimes your thoughts can cause as much or more damage than a jab to the ribs. The old adage “sticks and [Read more...]

By |2019-09-23T15:16:39-06:00January 9th, 2019|Adult Counseling, Men's Issues, Teen Counseling, Women's Issues|Comments Off on Harry Potter and the Invisible Scars

Is Sex Last on Your To-Do List?

It’s a common misconception that sex is supposed to be the easy part of marriage. Wouldn’t it be amazing if sex was always carefree and full of pleasure? If there weren't any kind of expectations or negative feelings involved? Unfortunately, I think a small part of each of us believes this is how sex is [Read more...]

By |2019-09-23T15:17:59-06:00January 7th, 2019|Adult Counseling, Couples Counseling, Men's Issues, Women's Issues|Comments Off on Is Sex Last on Your To-Do List?

New Year, New Me

3 ways to set lasting goals Have you already started working on those New Year's resolutions? Or are you like me and already counting the number of times you’ve totally disregarded the ones you set? (Dr. Pepper is HARD to quit!) The beginning of a new year is typically a popular time to start fresh, [Read more...]

By |2019-09-23T15:21:20-06:00January 3rd, 2019|Adult Counseling, Men's Issues, Women's Issues|Comments Off on New Year, New Me

How Much Sex Is Normal In A Marriage?

When sex is an issue in a relationship (it more than likely will be in all relationships) I often hear this question… How often should we be having sex? Great question! I’m glad you asked. It’s completely normal to wonder if you are having more or less sex than other couples, but it’s a difficult [Read more...]

By |2019-09-24T11:42:56-06:00December 10th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Couples Counseling, Men's Issues, Women's Issues|Comments Off on How Much Sex Is Normal In A Marriage?

Figuring Out Life

We often find ourselves on auto-pilot or in survival mode after we go through drastic life changes. The world is just passing us by as we go through the motions of life while on auto-pilot mode. We aren’t living our best lives and are just meeting the bear minimum requirements of life. This often leaves [Read more...]

By |2019-09-24T16:49:56-06:00October 24th, 2018|Adult Counseling, Men's Issues, Women's Issues|Comments Off on Figuring Out Life