Blocking Out Fear

THE ATHLETE. THE DRIVEN. THE COMPETITIVE. THE MOTIVATED. THE DETERMINED. THE FEARLESS. THE BRAVE. Athletes are a special breed of people making for an interesting topic in psychology. How can an athlete pick themselves up in the middle of death-gripping fear and make the decision to “feel the fear and [...]

By |2019-11-08T21:07:46-06:00February 7th, 2016|Mental Health|0 Comments

Turning Point

 Let’s talk about the ever present SHADOW OF DOUBT that seems to loom over us in the form of SELF-DOUBT. If we’re literal about this idea that doubt is an actual shadow, what does this mean? Shadows distort the actual object. Look at the shadows of trees, yourself, cars, or [...]

By |2019-11-08T21:10:32-06:00January 18th, 2016|Anxiety|0 Comments

5 TIPS: Helping Others with Depression

Depression is very common. People experience depression for various reasons and at varying degrees. When people find out that I am a counselor they often share an anonymous story of a friend or family member and pose this question, “what should I do?” I wanted to provide a quick reference [...]

By |2019-11-08T21:16:05-06:00January 11th, 2016|Mental Health|0 Comments

The Dark Abyss

Let’s take an imagination train into your mind…. It is dark. It is hopeless. It is self-loathing. It is isolated and afraid. It is sad. It is guilty. It is full of shame. It is so many emotions you could never sort them out. You desperately try to think your [...]

By |2019-11-09T18:44:42-06:00September 18th, 2015|Mental Health|0 Comments