How to Have Your Best Holiday Season Yet

How to Have Your Best Holiday Season Yet

The holiday season sometimes comes with an emotional punch that can knock over even the healthiest of us. But, with a little bit of preparation, we can set ourselves up to enjoy our best holiday season yet! The basics of self-care around the holidays are vital to our...

The Verdict of Mental Health

This week James Holmes was sentenced to a prison cell for the rest of his life instead of receiving the death penalty. On July 20th 2012, he opened fire inside a theater in Aurora Colorado, leaving a dozen dead and 70 wounded. Now he has been convicted and sentenced....

Learning from Depression

I am a survivor. I owe my life to the grace of our Lord, and to the wisdom of a pastoral counselor, who knew what to do for me when my crisis exceeded his expertise. I live daily as a “recovering depressive.” That is not a sentence; it is a reality that shapes...

World Suicide Prevention Day 2014

Growing up, I always wanted to do things that seemed impossible. I spent hours in the backyard taking batting practice trying to become the next Ken Griffey Junior. I spent hours tooling around with my Swiss Army Knife to become the next MacGyver. I wanted to be an...

Remembering Robin Williams

Last night Robin Williams died. This morning I find myself mourning differently than I had thought. I want to remember a man who made me (and most people) laugh. I want to remember his successes and greatness. I want to remember Mrs. Doubtfire, Hook, and Patch Adams....

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