How do I talk to my child about suicide?

2020-09-08T15:27:35+00:00

How do I talk to my child about suicide? This week kicks off National Suicide Prevention Week. As parents and caregivers, talking about suicide to your children can feel daunting or uncomfortable. There are many myths and incorrect information about mental health and suicide and leaving it up to our children to discover it for [...]

How do I talk to my child about suicide?2020-09-08T15:27:35+00:00

Easter:  The Hope of Victory

2020-04-07T00:57:25+00:00

Easter:  The Hope of Victory Easter is here, and it feels different from recent years. There is a heaviness that cannot be ignored. The wake of the COVID-19 virus has put many of us in what seems an eternal “Saturday”. No, I do not just mean a day of the week, but rather the day [...]

Easter:  The Hope of Victory2020-04-07T00:57:25+00:00

The Permission to Grieve

2020-02-25T14:44:58+00:00

The Permission to Grieve Now when Mary came to where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet, saying to him, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.”  When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in his spirit and greatly troubled. And [...]

The Permission to Grieve2020-02-25T14:44:58+00:00

THE NECESSITY OF BEAUTY

2020-02-12T21:38:09+00:00

THE NECESSITY OF BEAUTY Practicing mindfulness can be the beginning of kindness to your heart, soul, mind, and body. Mindfulness is being present in the moment without judgement and without trying to change it.  It is the practice of observing/wordless watching through the senses.  It is focused attention and growing awareness through our senses.  If [...]

THE NECESSITY OF BEAUTY2020-02-12T21:38:09+00:00

Advent

2019-12-23T17:09:18+00:00

Advent I ventured out to Michael’s yesterday to find a few frames featured on their sale. The parking lot was a puzzle of cars and people, all with little space in between. The speed was like the speed of video-game graphics! It was almost too much for this avoidant, solitude-loving, introvert. Our car inched and [...]

Advent2019-12-23T17:09:18+00:00

The Importance of PLAYING As Adults

2019-12-23T17:33:52+00:00

The Importance of PLAYING As Adults Somewhere between childhood to adulthood we stop playing, We get so busy living life or numbing out in front of the television that we forget the benefits of play. Play is not just for kids. Tamis-Lemonda cited by Kesser explains, “play is being joyfully immersed in the moment, and [...]

The Importance of PLAYING As Adults2019-12-23T17:33:52+00:00

Happy Thanksgiving!

2019-12-23T17:34:08+00:00

SureHope Counseling & Training Center wants to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving! The act of thanksgiving is one of the most important acts to practice when in comes to mental health.  There is so much research that shows adapting a lifestyle of gratitude is helpful in healing from anxiety, depression and [...]

Happy Thanksgiving!2019-12-23T17:34:08+00:00

How to Manage Anxiety

2019-12-23T17:22:50+00:00

See Mike Vaughn on Charlotte Today speaking about how to manage anxiety: https://www.wcnc.com/article/entertainment/television/charlotte-today/how-to-manage-anxiety/275-fe00b67b-8033-492d-9a8c-f9bf54ec4736

How to Manage Anxiety2019-12-23T17:22:50+00:00

What is Career Development and Career Counseling?

2019-12-23T17:23:37+00:00

What is Career Development and Career Counseling? How Career Counseling really can help me! Should I go to college or should I go and learn a trade? I am not really be satisfied with my job anymore, should I find a new career? I need to re-enter the workforce but where do I start? What [...]

What is Career Development and Career Counseling?2019-12-23T17:23:37+00:00

Lifestyle Changes to Improve Mental Health

2019-12-23T17:24:03+00:00

Lifestyle Changes to Improve Mental Health The concept of lifestyle change has been somewhat of a buzzword the past few years. People have realized that fad diets and intermittent seasons of exercise do not often lend to long-term results. Often individuals are unable to maintain big changes like extreme diets and long hours at the [...]

Lifestyle Changes to Improve Mental Health2019-12-23T17:24:03+00:00