depression

A Counselor’s Review On “Ghosting” – – It isn’t just for Halloween.

A Counselor’s Review On “Ghosting” – – It isn’t just for Halloween.

I‘ve had thoughts of writing a book on relationships.  At one point, I thought I would write about all the different ways that relationships I personally had went wrong.  I never thought I’d be writing a blog on how people are being stood up.

A Counselor’s Review on the Pain of Loss – – 7 Ways It Can Lead to Joy

A Counselor’s Review on the Pain of Loss – – 7 Ways It Can Lead to Joy

This is kind of part three of a series. I lost a friend of many years on April 15th to brain cancer. It kind of feels so long ago, but also only like yesterday.

Depression and Suicide—Everything you say and do affects somebody else.

Depression and Suicide—Everything you say and do affects somebody else.

Growing up, I was always told by my parents to be home by supper. As soon as the school bus dropped me off, I was out the door with my bike, riding around, 

New Year’s Resolution Blog—What do you want to change?

New Year’s Resolution Blog—What do you want to change?

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written.  We can help write that story by setting goals.” –Melody Beattie

I want to quit smoking.  I want to lose weight. I want to exercise more.  I want to be more organized. I want to travel more. I want to form deeper relationships. I want to be a “better person”.  I want to change my career. I wan

Self Esteem—Your pursuit of happiness

Self Esteem—Your pursuit of happiness

You may have heard the common saying, “You have to love yourself first.”   These clichés are just that, but there is truth to them.  In The Pursuit of Happyness with Will Smith, it meant a fight to become stable financially.  More importantly, his character focused on teaching his son very valuable lessons of