I came across a quote posted on Facebook recently. The quote was from writer C.S. Lewis who said: Since it is so likely that (children) will meet cruel enemies, let them at least have heard of brave knights and heroic courage. This led me to the question, “What is a hero? Who are my heroes?”…Read More
Many of us rehash worrisome thoughts and over-analyze them. Stir up inner battles in our minds, particularly at 2:00 a.m. when we have to be up in four hours. You know them. The age-old: “Are they mad at me?” The more existential: “Am I doing the right thing with my life?” Or the newly-invented and…Read More
Just like the average person who uses music to “work out their demons” or art to “get their message out there,” I believe the power of creativity can help people pursue recovery and personal growth.
As I was finishing high school, I had a strong desire to pursue a career in acting. When I told my parents about this interest, they were very clear that in order for them to help me financially in college, they would not support me pursuing a career in professional theatre. With that in mind,…Read More
Have you been to your primary care physician lately? Chances are if you are in your twenties, it has been awhile since you paid your doctor a visit. Whether it has been a time issue or a lack of health insurance, many young adults skip out on yearly physicals; unless the car acts up, then…Read More
Most people wonder if they have ADHD at some point these days. After all, there are posts running around that say: If you experience [insert all symptoms of the human race], then you probably have ADHD. Call now. Don’t suffer alone. Truthfully, DSM criteria are detailed and concise. It is not easy to meet the strict…Read More
After we hurt someone’s feelings, it is easy to fall into a few impulsive responses. They are not bad if they work for the other person, but it can be problematic if you respond the same way to everyone.Read More