Talking to your kids about suicide

Talking to your kids about suicide

I hate that this topic is even something parents have to think about, but unfortunately there are times you may need to start talking to your kids about suicide. Suicide is a major concern for people of all ages. According to the National Institute of Mental Health...
It’s ok when you’re not ok

It’s ok when you’re not ok

Does music help sooth your soul when you’re not ok? It does for me, especially when it’s music that connects me with God spiritually in a way that it encourages my faith and refocuses me on what really matters. The song below is one of those that does...
Are You Suffering From Holiday Depression?

Are You Suffering From Holiday Depression?

Many people struggle with holiday depression. Grieving the loss of a loved one, family stress and disagreements, financial struggles, and being overwhelmed can cause many to sink into feeling down. For some they are consumed by the pressures of everything needing to...
Only if I had…

Only if I had…

Comparing can be a slippery slope ending in dissatisfaction, discontentment, and depression. We tend to fantasize about ideas of “only if”. Why do we do this so often? Is there any gain in comparing yourself? If only I was like him…If only we had a...
We ALL Need Companionship

We ALL Need Companionship

Do you remember the movie Castaway with Tom Hanks? There are many reasons I enjoyed that movie- but one is the overwhelming lesson of our human need for companionship. As Hanks’ character is stranded on an island alone, he creates companionship with a volleyball...