The Stories We Tell Ourselves

By: Brooke Carson, MSW, LCSW   An important aspect of emotional wellbeing has to do with the stories we tell ourselves about our lives and our various experiences. What we choose to emphasize about our experience and how we choose to characterize our experience can have a...


Hurt is Inevitable, Suffering is Not

By: Dane Snyder LPC, CADC Upon reading the title of this blog many may realize that throughout their lives, they have been feeling not just the pain or hurt from a past experience, but something perhaps more intense. After reflecting on this, an even more profound concept may...


Freedom Through Forgiveness

By Dr. Jo Wolthusen, Psy.D. “Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die” (Anonymous)   Enduring some degree of pain and adversity is part of the human experience. We have all experienced disappointment over dashed expectations or grieved some sort of...