Category: Updates

Ways to Build Resilience

June 30, 2023
Make connections. Isolation is often a response to suffering, but it doesn’t help. It takes courage during difficult times to make connections, and yet we are wired for it. Be...

A Christian Spiritual Exercise to Lament Your Losses                                                   

June 10, 2023
Processing our pain is a crucial part of the healing journey. Lamenting is a spiritual practice of mourning that seeks to incorporate our experience of loss, sorrow, and regret into...

Gaslighting

May 30, 2023
Gaslighting might feel like a buzz word these days. It often seems to be used to describe another person’s long list of disagreeable behaviors, and the truth is we all...

Calming Negative Thinking

May 16, 2023
Did you know some of the most common triggers (when the brain releases chemicals that affect your entire body) can be brought on by our very own thoughts? Dr. Daniel...

Unhealthy Relationships with Power and Control Issues

April 8, 2023
How do I know if I have unhealthy relationships? No doubt humans are relational beings and healthy relationships are necessary for our wellbeing. Relationships play a vital role in the...

Relapse Prevention

February 10, 2023
During a recent training, a colleague mentioned “The FASTER Scale” as a tool for supporting recovery. The technical name is “The FASTER Awareness Scale,” created by Michael Dye. Michael and...

Boundaries 101

January 10, 2023
Written by Ellen Drews Recently in my search for sharable information on the topic of boundaries I found this gem! I am frequently asked questions about boundaries. Setting boundaries can...

Be Still and Surrender to Heal

October 1, 2022
Written by Ellen Drews To Be Still is an action. Choosing the theme Be Still for my business was a prayerful decision. This business theme would represent the essence and...