Be True And Be You!

By Counselor Karen: We all to an extent worry about what others think or say about us. Sometimes those words or actions of others get into our heads and cause us to doubt who we are. This can lead to depression or even erratic behavior to try to fit in. But you have to ask read more…

Failing At Forgiveness

By Counselor Karen: All of the struggle with the ability to forgive someone that hurts us in life, The ones that hurt us don’t discriminate from family or friends. Sometimes the hurt goes so deep that we find it almost impossible to move on from it. These hurts can come from divorce, lies, jealousy and read more…

Passion Is Priceless

By Counselor Karen: There comes a point in everyone’s relationship where passion seems to peter out. It is not because we don’t love the other person or vice versa. It is just that the occasional life happens and sometimes gets in the way of the important things. We tend to forget that our relationship should read more…

Unfixable

By Counselor Karen: When do you stop trying to change someone in a relationship? The answer is really quite simple. You never START trying to change someone. If you are with someone that you love, then you love them for who they are and not who you want them to be. If this is someone read more…

Dealing With Insecurities In Love

By Counselor Karen: All of us at one time or another feel less than the person we imagine ourselves to be. It is human nature to sometimes look at ourselves in a negative way. There are many reasons why we do. But feeling insecure does not mean that you are not measuring up, it just read more…

Why Relationships Are Failing In 2018

By Counselor Karen: Today, more than ever relationships are struggling. Why is that? Why are people falling head over heels in love and then a few months to a few years later are wanting out as if they never felt anything with the person they were with. The answer to that is quite clear… social read more…

Loving Someone Else’s Child

By Counselor Karen: I would love to share the stories of my blended step-family of five kids. While I would love to say it was an easy journey to raise them all, it was one of the hardest things that I feel my husband and I ever have done. But the good news is we read more…

When Stress Overwhelms

By Counselor Karen: So many of us today are experiencing stress beyond what we think we can stand. The idea of overdue bills from lack of a job, or lack of hours can drive us crazy. We even stress over broken friendships, family or health reasons. There is so much in today’s world that keeps read more…

How To Turn The Other Cheek

By Counselor Karen: Over the past years, I have learned a lot about what it means to “turn the other cheek” when others offend me or hurt me. It is not something that comes naturally to our selfish natures, but it is something that should be practiced as a whole. It comes down to the read more…