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"Got the Winter Blues?"

Friday, March 02, 2018
By Kyle McGraw, LPC, LADC As a child, I remember hearing adults talk about "Cabin Fever" as if it were contagious. I later learned what they meant. The winter blues are often characterized by the lack of energy, or feeling less motivated or active than usual. Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, also referred to as the "Blues". This is a type of depression that's common during the Winte ... Read More

Practicing Gratefulness… Noticing and Appreciating the Good

Friday, March 02, 2018
By Tiffany Fuller, LMFT This is our second in a series of 2 articles on “Gratitude.” Gratitude is not minimizing or denying. It is not pretending. According to Robert Emmons (2010), gratitude has two components-identifying the good (affirmation) and recognizing that the source of that good is outside you.Gratitude shifts the lens of attention to notice and appreciate g ... Read More

The 6 Myths of Christian Sex

Friday, March 02, 2018
By Brandon Schmidt, LMFT (Part 1 of 2 Articles on “Christian Sex”) I know what you are thinking… “What is Christian Sex and how is it any different from normal sex?” Here’s the problem, our culture is already saturated with ideas on sex and sexuality. Most of these ideas fit a secular worldview (a view not grounded in Scripture), so we need a firm, biblical foundation on sex an ... Read More

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