The Pursuit of Joy

2019-12-23T17:39:40+00:00

The Pursuit of Joy Happiness versus Joy Happiness seems to be something pursued by most everyone in American culture. From the outside, it may seem like a lot of individuals in your community have found “happiness” and it may feel discouraging that you would not define your life as happy. The thing about happiness is [...]

The Pursuit of Joy2019-12-23T17:39:40+00:00

Fostering Healthy Friendships

2019-12-23T17:42:35+00:00

Fostering Healthy Friendships Today more than ever we live in a culture where everyone is SO busy! Many of us think being busy is a virtue, and elevate being busy as “the way” to live or else we must not be measuring up to the culture’s standard for productivity. Unfortunately, with this mindset many of [...]

Fostering Healthy Friendships2019-12-23T17:42:35+00:00

Immigrant Minorities and Mental Health

2019-12-23T17:45:01+00:00

Immigrant Minorities and Mental Health The United States has long been described as a melting pot of cultures, a country of immigrants. With over 41 million foreign-born U.S. residents 13% of the total population, the relationship between immigration and risk of psychiatric illness has significant public health implications. Historically, observations of socioeconomic disadvantage in immigrant [...]

Immigrant Minorities and Mental Health2019-12-23T17:45:01+00:00

Purposeful Parenting – Achieving Self-Care When It Doesn’t Seem Possible

2019-12-23T17:50:16+00:00

Purposeful Parenting – Achieving Self-Care When It Doesn’t Seem Possible Happy “Parenting With a Purpose” Week! When I wrote about the importance of self-care as a parent last year, we discussed how your self-care sets the foundation for your children understanding boundaries, learning to express needs, and modeling emotion regulation. And then it hit me: [...]

Purposeful Parenting – Achieving Self-Care When It Doesn’t Seem Possible2019-12-23T17:50:16+00:00

A Few Tools for Anxiety: Pull the Lens Back

2019-12-23T17:52:13+00:00

A Few Tools for Anxiety: Pull the Lens Back If you talk to anyone in your circle they will most likely reference some anxiety they have encountered over the last few months. They may not use that exact word, but they will likely allude to a stress or fear taking hold. Anxiety is a real [...]

A Few Tools for Anxiety: Pull the Lens Back2019-12-23T17:52:13+00:00

Happy 4th!

2020-02-12T12:45:57+00:00

SureHope Counseling & Training Centers Wants to wish you all a very HAPPY July 4th!

Happy 4th!2020-02-12T12:45:57+00:00

How to have Difficult Conversations

2019-12-23T17:56:47+00:00

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 [...]

How to have Difficult Conversations2019-12-23T17:56:47+00:00

Americans are Sleep Derived! Sleep Hygiene: The Importance of Sleep and Mental Health

2019-03-19T14:21:50+00:00

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 [...]

Americans are Sleep Derived! Sleep Hygiene: The Importance of Sleep and Mental Health2019-03-19T14:21:50+00:00

It’s that Wonderful Time of Year; Full of Stress & Anxiety

2018-12-11T20:29:09+00:00

It’s that  Wonderful Time of Year; Full of Stress & Anxiety Ah the Holidays are upon us, it’s that wonderful time of year where family and friends come together to offer Christmas cheer. It’s also so the most stressful time of the year. Many people may look forward to the holiday season with celebrations such [...]

It’s that Wonderful Time of Year; Full of Stress & Anxiety2018-12-11T20:29:09+00:00