Category Archives: Counseling Related

The Quiet Christian

As I have moved through the progressive classes of my counseling program, I have been challenged on many occasions, to doubt who I am and what I believe.  I am a naturally humble person and I am quiet in my … Continue reading

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Authenticity ~ A Collection of Choices

Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day.  It’s about the choice to show up and be real.  The choice to be honest.  The choice to let your true selves be seen. ~ B. Brown … Continue reading

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Brene Brown – Boundaries, Empathy, and Compassion

This is by far the best definition I have ever heard of what boundaries are, why you want them, and how you would use them successfully. Believing that people are doing the best they can, makes our lives better, as … Continue reading

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Leaning in to discomfort…

Brené Brown – shares with us the concept of leaning in to discomfort.  Sounds uncomfortable, doesn’t it?  So why would you do it and what are the benefits? What does it mean to “lean into discomfort?”  Why would you do … Continue reading

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Doing it or Having it – Because You Always Have

I found myself re-thinking some of the items in my home recently, that I felt did not quite fit well anymore.  They were not really serving the same purpose, in the same way as before.  Yet I had them because I … Continue reading

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Traversing the Social Tightrope

I am becoming an avid fan of Brené Brown, Ph.D. and I am currently reading her book Daring Greatly.  I find her to be down to earth and funny; a killer combination if you ask me.  I had an epiphany while … Continue reading

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The 11th Hour

The 11th hour is as dramatic as it sounds.  The final moments before someone takes their last breath, slipping from our world into the vast unknown.  Am I strong enough to weather the storm or the immense quiet of the … Continue reading

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