How to stop the blues

HOW TO STOP THE BLUES

  You don’t have to suffer seasonal affective disorder to get the blues. Winter or not, the blues or blahs come to everybody at some time or another. It can be hard to stop them but the key thing is—you can stop them—I’ll show you how. The negative emotions from the blues can be intoxicating. […]

Why shame is never good and what is

Why Shame Is NEVER Good and What IS

  Shame has been around for a long time. We’re familiar with it. But that doesn’t make it good. Shame is never good for any reason. Shame is bad. Shaming words get thrown around without regard to the damage they wield in the human soul. How many times have you been told shame on you, or […]

How to Stop Being Godzilla in Your Own Life

How to Stop Being Godzilla in Your Own Life

  There’s a Godzilla in your life and it’s ruining everything. Not an actual giant fire-breathing lizard—but just as destructive. Have you seen the old cheesy movies? Without warning, Godzilla would arise out of the ocean and destroy everything in his path.   You become Godzilla when you should yourself.   What do I mean? […]

What to Do When You Can't Press Through Emotional Pain

What to Do When You Can’t Press Through Emotional Pain

  I’ve been struggling emotionally. Personal frustrations, disappointments, and losses. Friends going through traumatic things. Being unable to help them. Unanswered questions of why and how come. Frustration. Sorrow. Grief. Uncertainty. Confusion. Pain. Pain. Pain. All different kinds. It’s worse when they all coalesce. Meld together in complexity making them larger than they are alone. […]

Why Your Trauma Matters and What To Do About It

Why Your Trauma Matters and What To Do About It

    Everyone is affected by trauma. It’s easy to fall into the comparing game and belittle our pain when we hear the reports of tragedies like shootings, plane crashes, and weather disasters. But that’s not wise. Those things are indeed traumatic and your trauma matters too. If you don’t do something about it, you’ll […]