Brain Blog

This week is (March 11-17) is brain awareness week! Our brains do so much for us, literally they allow us to do things like type this blog, read this blog, think about what we're reading, remember things, and so much more. I think we should take some time to learn about and appreciate our brains.... Continue Reading →

Mental Illness Series: Anxiety and PTSD

Everyone has times where they feel on edge, they feel anxious about something; public speaking, a test, a job interview, etc. Anxiety is a normal part of living. That is until it begins to affect your daily living, which could be a sign of an anxiety disorder. There are approximately 275 million people in the... Continue Reading →

Mental Illness Series: Introduction

What is a mental illness? As we begin this series, it is important to know what a mental illness is defined as. According to Mayo Clinic, “Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions — disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior.” It is also important to clarify that mental illness... Continue Reading →

Types of Counseling

Here is my long-awaited blog on counseling types. I know many of you have been looking forward to this as well. I learned about counseling theories/types in an accelerated master’s class at Crown College. I’m here to share the knowledge I now have so that anyone thinking about counseling can make an informed decision on... Continue Reading →

What is A Reciprocating Self?

For one of my classes, developmental psychology, we have been reading the book The Reciprocating Self: Human Development in Theological Perspective by Balswick, King, and Reimer (2016). It has had a profound impact on me and I would like to share some of what I have learned with you all. What is the self? This... Continue Reading →

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