I'm glad that you are here reading this article. I have sat in a chair close to yours with similar feelings. I reach out to you with open arms and invite you to take a moment to consider the following thoughts. Our brain is a very productive gift that we have all been given. One … Continue reading Thinking About Suicide? Here’s A Plan…
Who is He to You? I would like to reach out to those of you who are on a journey to discover who Jesus Christ is. Not by way of lecture or preaching, but through the eyes of someone just like you who has been on this same journey of discovery. It’s easier to understand … Continue reading Jesus Christ
I’d like to speak to each of you individually, as if we were sitting down together on your living room couch. We all know that our Heavenly Father gives us opportunities to grow through trials while we are on the Earth. Some of these trials are quite difficult, as they are intended to be. Through … Continue reading The Depths of Despair!
You’ve been wronged!! It was not your fault, yet now you are left to deal with the consequences of someone else’s bad decision. So, why are you the one who has to work through the emotional challenges, and FORGIVE someone who has caused you such grief? ARGH!!!!! First of all, your argument as stated above … Continue reading Forgiveness… Why Me?
You've done your research...and decided that back surgery is right for you. But, what can you expect to encounter through your journey? What plans do you need to make? Are there some ideas to make the process go smoother? I'm currently 10 weeks post op from having "Lumbar Fusion"... a disc placed through the front, … Continue reading Back Surgery – Through a Patients Eyes
It seems as though when someone is diagnosed with a mental illness, one of the first things that others wonder is..."Are they going to be violent towards other people?" This thought can be very appropriate when it comes to other mental illnesses like Schizophrenia, (a topic for another day). But as it relates to those … Continue reading Bipolar and Violence
I have not found a medical term to describe the feeling that some of us with anxiety get, when we experience an anxiety fueled "emotional state of doom". This is not a panic attack, something different. It is the WORST feeling ever, and is the hardest emotion to deal with. So, I'll describe it with … Continue reading Can diet make a difference with Anxiety?
I have to speak from personal experience, that the most difficult part in dealing with mental illness is going through the process of finding the right medication... followed but the right dose. If you are brand-new to exploring treatment, let me be the first to tell you that all Antidepressants are not the same. You … Continue reading Right Medication.. Right Dose..The Correct Tool Is Available!
All of us who have been challenged with the genetic link of depression and anxiety have spent an entire lifetime just learning how to cope. From our early days as a child we were fearful of things that were trivial for others. We were sleepless, and in fear most days of something… an upcoming event… … Continue reading Depression, Anxiety…AND being a Parent?
This picture speaks volumes to me. Does this feel like your life sometimes? ALL of your burdens, challenges and problems... to the point of overload... and all we can do is to do our best to hold on as we travel through life. Right now, that might just be your answer, "To just Hold On". … Continue reading “Hold On…Tight!”