Emotions: A Brief Introduction

Some of the most common things I hear as a counselor are “I am just not an emotional person,” “ I don’t know what to do with my emotions” or “I don’t know how to feel and talk about my emotions.”

Selfcare: Is it Selfish?

One of the most common questions I have seen people both in my personal and
professional life wrestle with has been “is selfcare selfish?” As Christians, we often tend to
struggle with not only this question, but an even bigger one, “is selfcare biblical?” We are called
to live sacrificial lives, so how does selfcare fit into that? My hope in this article is to start the
discussion around what exactly is selfcare, what does the Bible have to say about it, and what
are some examples of selfcare.

Body Positivity and Body Neutrality

Body positivity is a widely used term in society and on social media, with numerous posts dedicated to this movement across platforms. It involves accepting and loving your body regardless of its appearance. Conversely, body neutrality is gaining popularity, focusing on accepting the body for its functionality rather than its appearance. While body positivity emphasizes loving one’s body regardless of how it looks, body neutrality appreciates the body for what it can do.

What’s in Your Basement?

We all have a hidden space in our lives, like a basement, where we store wounds we’d rather keep hidden. It might hold painful memories or feelings of guilt, shame, and regret. It’s a scary place, one we’d typically avoid sharing with others. However, I believe God didn’t intend for us to face this alone. He wants us to invite someone in to walk with us through the darkness.

The Dad Bod Defense

Fellow dads, have you ever looked at an old picture of yourself and thought, “Who is that guy?” “What happened to him?”