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

Riding an Old Bike in A New Way

2018-04-26T23:54:33+00:00

Keep Pedaling and Look Forward I recently heard someone in working on their recovery ask, “Why is that I seem to get about a month’s sobriety and then relapse? I can’t figure it out?”. Many of you can relate to this person’s question, for it is a common frustration in the experience on the road [...]

Riding an Old Bike in A New Way2018-04-26T23:54:33+00:00

Stress: That Thing We All Experience From Time to Time

2018-04-19T00:59:10+00:00

April 1st – April 30th is “Stress Awareness Month”. What is stress? The dictionary defines stress as a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. Most people know what stress is and usually have unique ways of describing their stress. I recently experienced a very stressful moment. [...]

Stress: That Thing We All Experience From Time to Time2018-04-19T00:59:10+00:00

Top 5 Things to Know about Self-Harm

2018-03-28T13:13:58+00:00

Top 5 Things to Know about Self-Harm This week, we are raising awareness on a subject that can be incredibly distressing and confusiong – self-harm.  If you or someone you know has struggled with self-harm, you will know that it comes in different forms and can stem from a multitude of emotional problems.  Here, we’ll [...]

Top 5 Things to Know about Self-Harm2018-03-28T13:13:58+00:00

Getting a Good Night’s Rest Sleep Hygiene: the Importance of Sleep and Mental Health

2018-03-14T00:03:21+00:00

Getting a Good Night’s Rest Sleep Hygiene: the Importance of Sleep and Mental Health March 2nd thru March 9th is National Sleep Awareness Week. Sleep problems have become a major concern within the medical and mental health communities: America is sleep-deprived, to say the least. It is estimated around 40 million people per year suffer [...]

Getting a Good Night’s Rest Sleep Hygiene: the Importance of Sleep and Mental Health2018-03-14T00:03:21+00:00

5 Ways to Support A Loved One With An Eating Disorder

2018-03-07T00:44:40+00:00

5 Ways to Support A Loved One With An Eating Disorder Welcome back to week two of Eating Disorder Awareness! Last week we explored various warning signs and symptoms of eating disorders and how they affect our loved ones. Maybe you’ve noticed those signs and symptoms growing in someone you love. It can be incredibly [...]

5 Ways to Support A Loved One With An Eating Disorder2018-03-07T00:44:40+00:00

Random Acts of Kindness Week!

2018-03-05T17:14:57+00:00

Random Acts of Kindness Week! This week celebrates “Random Acts of Kindness Week”.  What a fun challenge…not to mention an incredibly healthy mental health practice!  As we all think through this challenge and how we can purposefully show more kindness this week, let’s take a moment and learn a little about what God’s word says [...]

Random Acts of Kindness Week!2018-03-05T17:14:57+00:00

Shaken, But Not Too Stirred: Stress Reduction during the Christmas Holidays

2018-01-30T15:40:24+00:00

Shaken, But Not Too Stirred: Stress Reduction during the Christmas Holidays I recently heard a pastor use the snow globe as a metaphor for holiday stress. We have all been fascinated by a snow globe at one time or another as a child. We can appreciate the beauty of falling snow and the peaceful silence [...]

Shaken, But Not Too Stirred: Stress Reduction during the Christmas Holidays2018-01-30T15:40:24+00:00