Category: Grief and Loss

Developing Teen Positive Self-Esteem PT 2

Honoring yourself and who you really are is your birthright. So many teens “young adult teens” are so stuck on being adults and demanding they be treated as 40 year-olds, they fail to recognize that they may need to be treated older than they really are because of poor self-esteem. Much like my cousin who

Unconditional Love

Yesterday on facebook I sent a post that had a link to a wonderful non-profit that helps people cope and deal with leaving a certain religion. I sent this as some of my facebook friends are either counselors who treat people who have left this religion, or they themselves have left the religion. Recovery from

Insurance for Mental Health Care Labels You

If your health insurance plan provides full or partial reimbursement of your fees for psychotherapy, you would probably like to take advantage of this benefit. However, it’s important to know what you’re getting as well as what you’re giving up in exchange for the privilege of being reimbursed. You may decide that it’s not worth

Scratching the Surface of Anger

Today I want to share about anger. There is so much about anger to talk about that volumes of books have been written, so this writing will just scratch the surface of anger. Medical and psychological research has shown that no matter how much you exercise or eat correctly, you are putting yourself at risk

Courage

I was thinking about courage today. Some people have wonderful courage like those who survived and thrived the January 8th shooting here in Tucson Arizona. That is pure courage. I keep up on the survivors and on how courageous they are today. Then I think of those who do not have courage tend to stay

Needy People

For the past month it has been no secret that I have been spending all my time with my cousin in hospice. Knowing his days were limited, I took every advantage of being in his presence. I had no problems letting people know that I was not going to be as available until he passed,