Learn to Cope During Holidays

I have learned over the years of counseling that the holidays are packed full of emotions. For most it is a mix of pleasant and unpleasant emotional experiences adding to the frustration and complexity of the holiday season. STRESS DEPRESSION ANXIETY LONELINESS GRIEF FAMILY DYSFUNCTION EXHAUSTION OVERWHELM GUILT SHAME   [...]

By |2019-11-10T23:25:26-06:00November 19th, 2016|Christian Counseling, Holidays|0 Comments

Holiday Busters

For many the holidays bring a lot of stress. Let’s keep it real: the holidays are awesome when you’re a kid, but as an adult, the holidays turn you into a not-so-joyful person. There is a lot that goes into the holidays from preparation to execution. I’m not here to [...]

By |2019-11-06T21:56:46-06:00November 18th, 2016|Holidays|0 Comments

Elf on the Shelf

It’s that time of year again….social media is blowing up with Elf on the Shelf posts! Most people by now know the story behind these vintage elf dolls… they are the eyes and ears for Santa Clause. Each night as the house quiets down and everyone sleeps, the elf flies [...]

By |2019-11-08T21:27:12-06:00December 15th, 2015|Holidays|0 Comments

Happy (stressful) Holidays

Happy (stressful) Holidays The Holiday Season is marketed with lights, laughter, giving, cheer, favorite foods, snuggly clothes, romance, blissful family gatherings… but when will we turn on the television a see a commercial that advertises the truth of the holidays? I want to see an ad that shows families arguing, [...]

By |2019-11-09T18:19:33-06:00December 6th, 2015|Holidays|0 Comments