Three days of intensive therapy versus months to years of working on issues. For some people a short term intensive is the ideal therapy plan.
Winter is Coming – Don’t be SAD
I think we can find ways to live with and even embrace winter without feeling defeated by it year after year.
Update for Joy Eidse Counselling
Life since pandemic.
4 Things you Should Know about Being white,* and Feeling Guilty
Fears of getting it wrong, often keep white people from speaking up or taking action or responsibility for on injustices around them.
When All is Not Merry & Bright
Most of us know that the December holiday season is not all merry and bright for many people, however we feel somehow that it is supposed to be, and when it isn't for us, there is a disconnect that can be incredibly painful. Here are some ways to care for yourself during this holiday season:
The Shadow Side of the Wellness/Self Help/Mental Health Industry
When we use wellness strategies, mental health diagnosis and medication and see help guides to avoid acknowledging larger social concerns, we risk doing harm to ourselves and others.
According to attachment theory humans require an emotional foundation from which to hope and risk and venture out. I've shared where I find my security in hopes that you might discover yours.
If we have experienced trauma in our lives, our system may be on high alert and send adrenalin through our bodies even when it is not needed.
“Headline Distress Disorder”
Anger has it's place, for sure, but it is important to also cultivate passion which is a motivator that produces more energy, rather than taking it away. In other words, what do you want to build? Can you model what you want to see in the world?
Childhood and its influence on Adult Alcohol Consumption
This study showed that people who scored 4 or more on the ACE questionnaire were seven times as likely to become addicted to alcohol.