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May 2018 Archives

One of the concerns people who are diagnosed with depression have is knowing if medication treatment can help them. Many of us don’t want to take a medication if it is not necessary. However, when it comes to treatment for […]

Memorial Day usually means a day off, time to relax, barbecue, the beach and time with friends. But I hope on this Memorial Day you also take time to remember the significance of the day –honoring the people who have […]

Kirstin was being pressed to say, ‘Yes” to a dating proposal. She didn’t know why she struggled to make this basic commitment to date a really nice man in her singles class at church. She wants to eventually get married and […]

A question often asked is, “Is there really only one way to God? Why is Jesus the only way? The Christian religion seems narrow and exclusive. Why can’t you just validate everyone’s religion as being equally valid?” This isn’t a new […]

Remember the saying, “You are what you eat?” Our relationship with food matters, as the physical part of our lives certainly affects our soul and spirit. It’s Spring and time to get back in shape for a lot more outdoor […]

Mary suffers from depression and so did her mom. She now sees signs of depression in her young adult daughter. When it comes to depression, we know that it tends to run in families. If your parents are depressed, your risk […]

Mother’s Day has been with us since 1914! But I had no idea the holiday was so controversial in its history. It actually had roots as a  Christian festival  known as Mothering Sunday. It fell on the 4th Sunday in lent and was […]

There are times in our lives when we are more prone to anxiety and depression. For women, one of those times can be after the birth of a child and the early years of parenting. Life changes is such substantial […]

Full disclosure–not a Kanye West music fan. His music just isn’t for me. Not judging, just personal taste. But I  give him big points for his recent stance on not giving in to identity politics. It’s refreshing to see a […]

I admit, when it comes to sharing finances in a marriage, I am old school. Once married, my husband and I combined our bank accounts and shared. We saw this as part of the “I” becoming a “We.” What’s mine […]