5 Reasons To Go To Marriage Counseling Alone

As the name would suggest, marriage counseling is intended for couples. But sometimes, only one spouse is willing to go. If that describes you, then you may want to go to marriage counseling alone. One spouse may believe marital therapy won’t be helpful.   Or they...

Managing Holiday Stress

If you are looking for help managing holiday stress you are probably looking for answers. You want to enjoy the spirit of the season without losing yourself in the process. But stuff keeps getting in the way. The stress of worrying, shopping, decorating, traveling,...

What Causes Depression?

What Causes Depression? What Causes Depression? It really depends on who you ask.  If you ask a physician, whose training is in biology, physiology, and neurology, you will likely get an answer that talks about genetic and biochemical causes. If you ask me – my...

Choosing a Christian Counselor

Choosing a Christian counselor means looking at the counselor’s faith as well as credentials. Anyone can call himself a Christian counselor.  Some are counselors who aren’t particularly Christian in their approach to counseling.  Others may be Christians...

Four Common Parenting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Four most common parenting mistakes and how to avoid them. Too many people think of parental discipline in terms of punishment.  We “discipline” our kids when they do something wrong.  That’s a major mistake.  Instead, think of discipline as simply...

The Importance of Date Night

Do as search for “date night” and you will get articles on date night ideas and places to go for a date. It looks like good information, but for many of the couples I work with it’s too advanced. We have to start with the Why of date night. Most of us think of going...

Creating Successful Goals

While cleaning out my home office and organizing the book shelves I ran across several of my old journals.  My journaling style changes from time to time.  Some of my journals were like diaries, some like devotionals, others were merely a book of lists. In nearly...

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