How to have Difficult Conversations In this post I will talk about how to have the difficult conversations we avoid. Even in the best of relationships, there are usually subjects that are difficult to address. The issue is that if these subjects are not addressed, they can cause resentments which can end the relationship. Briefly [...]
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Post Traumatic Disorder: What it is, It’s Symptoms Screening It, and Treating It. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. It is natural to feel afraid during and after a traumatic situation. Fear triggers many split-second changes in the body to [...]
Know the Signs It’s Not Always What You Think: Depression in Women Depression is a medical condition that you cannot just snap out of. It can affect how you feel, think, sleep, eat or work. Depression is more common in women, possibly from varying hormonal, biological, and social factors that are unique to women. Depression [...]
SureHope Counseling & Training Center wants to wish you a very happy Memorial Day. We hope and pray that this time is a time of reflecting and honoring those who have given their lives for our country. Also, our prayers are with you if one of those individuals include one of your very own [...]
Children’s Mental Health Why Is Mental Health Important? Before I dig into some of the details about children’s mental health, I think it’s important to discuss why mental health is important to talk about for individuals of all ages. As human beings, we are physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual beings. Physical health has been acknowledged [...]
Click here to learn more about handling grief is the wake of the UNCC shooting. - Mike Vaughn https://www.wcnc.com/article/entertainment/television/charlotte-today/how-to-cope-with-grief/275-c9e5d0d0-acaa-49fa-b77a-eb028857e69a
Child Abuse Prevention There is a saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” When working with children whether in a parenting, coaching, mentoring, or a teaching capacity, remember that your words, actions, and behaviors are impressionable and could impact a child’s life well into adulthood. April is Child [...]
The Hope of the Resurrection Luke 24:6 – “He is not here; He has risen!” Easter season is finally here! As I’m writing this post, I’m sitting outside in the warm sun, looking at the flowers, and feeling a gentle breeze. I’m sure I’m not alone in my love of this season and all it [...]
Encouraging Words to Support Developmental Disabilities Almost every human being at one time or another has encountered an individual with a developmental disability. Developmental disabilities are not always obvious at a glance although some are. While some people are drawn to those with disabilities, others may feel uncomfortable around them. Human beings are often uncomfortable [...]
Americans are Sleep Derived! Sleep Hygiene: The Importance of Sleep and Mental Health This is National Sleep Awareness Week. Sleep Deprivation, A problem most Americans can relate to. Sleep problems have become a major concern within the medical and mental health communities: It is estimated around 40 million people per year suffer from chronic, long-term [...]