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Heather doesn’t want to be constantly thinking about a relationship break-up she had, but she can’t seem to get those unwanted thoughts out of her head. She finds herself ruminating….”I should have done this, why did he do that, how […]

Whitney decided to meet with a life coach to help her assess the way she handles stress. Her life is busy and full of constant change. Change is stressful, even when it is positive. Whitney knows that stress can wreak havoc on a person’s […]

For years, I taught a parenting course called, Dynamic Parenting ©. The course was designed to improve the behavior of children. One of the skills taught was how to praise a child. Praise was broken down into teachable parts. Look […]

Beauty is an advantage in our society. That’s why people spend billions of dollars on plastic surgery. But what happens when you, like most of us, aren’t one of the “beautiful people”? A reader from Utah expresses this dilemma and […]

“Linda, you go to church. Why are we seeing all these pictures of historical men and signs about the reformation? Is this some big deal?” Actually, yes, It is a big deal in the Protestant church. Tuesday marks the 500th […]

Sarah grew up in the church as a Christian. But this past month, she found herself doubting her faith. Her health had taken a downward turn and she was racked with pain almost daily. The platitudes from church members–Bad things […]

“I feel like I’m doing everything right when it comes to losing weight, but I am not losing.” Does this sound familiar? It is actually a common complaint among dieters. Even though a basic weight loss principal is eat less, […]

I come from a long line of worriers. Although faith is important, we never talked about how to live worry free. We managed worry. But as I got older and began to study worry in scripture, I came to realize, […]

Social networking sites that connect former flames and allow users to make new friends online are being blamed for an increasing number of marital breakdowns. Talk to any divorce lawyer and he or she will tell you that the popularity […]

In today’s world one of the guiding lights of modern life is that “you can’t be too thin or too rich…” Whether or not you agree with the cultural values expressed in this phrase, it is undeniable that a vulnerable […]