Motivational Moments: Everyone has their own journey
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 13:50
I was talking with a friend the other day and she mentioned how her life is nothing like she thought it would be. She spoke about how she wanted to do so many things before she got this age, but most of her dreams to this point have not come true. She also talked about some of the people she knew who started where she did but are doing so much better than she is. This she said makes her so discouraged and sad when she thinks about it.
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Four helpful steps to dealing with the winter blues
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 10:52
Winter is upon us and it is a fact of life. As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, even the best of us can get a little down. The "winter blues" is a termed used to describe the mild depression, lack of enthusiasm, and low get-up-and-go that many people experience during this cold season. Fortunately, there's a lot you can do to both prevent the blues from coming and make the most of this cold season. Here are my 4 helpful steps to dealing with the winter blues.
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 10:47
The end of the year is approaching and it is almost time for us to make our "resolutions" as to how we will change or be a better person in the year to come. I won't make resolutions this year; however I will focus on the HOPE of a better year for you and so many more people of the world. My hope is that everyone who is on a journey of self discover, finally realize that life is full of lessons. Everyone makes mistakes and sometimes you will fumble. But the key is to know that just because things aren't working out the way you planned right now, doesn't mean that you won't reach your destination.
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 16:46
Dr. Daryl D. Green
Introduction Has our society forgotten how to be appreciative? Many people are too busy running the rat race to say, "Thank you." I remember sitting in a Sunday school class of young students during my college experience at Southern University. One student was saying how ungrateful he had been toward his parents. I also felt guilty. My parents bought me my first car while I was in high school; most students did not have cars. I had envisioned receiving a brand new car. Well, I did not.
Thursday, 04 December 2014 16:56
Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C
The holidays can be a wonderful and cozy time of year. We reconnect with those long forgotten warm sweaters that have waited patiently for us in the back of our closets. Everything we eat and drink is pumpkin flavored. We start to look longingly at our fireplaces, and even anticipate the first snowfall. But for many people, the shift out of daylight savings and other harbingers of fall and winter create feelings of anxiety, loneliness, anger, and depression. Many therapists report an upswing in referrals this time of year, and the focus is often on the difficult feelings that colder weather, less sunshine, and the approaching holiday season evokes.
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