Fortunately, or unfortunately, our own perspective has the most impact on our peace, joy, and mental health. One person’s fortune is often another’s misfortune, the difference only being perspective. The rundown of life events across any ten people, myself included, puts a … [Read more...] about Perspective
Our minds are powerful. The mind can bring incredible joy, or incredible despair. We’ve seen versions of ‘guard your thoughts’ on all sorts of wall décor and daily devotionals. Gandhi famously wrote “Watch your thoughts, they become words; watch your words, they become … [Read more...] about Guard Your Thoughts, Save Your Soul
I believe it is safe to say most of us are stressed and weary. We want the chaos and uncertainty to go away but there is no end in sight. In my last blog I talked mostly about the mindset that will help us weather the storm, but this time I want to address some practical things … [Read more...] about Taking Care of Yourself During Times of Stress
Have you ever known a person who had a terrible thing happen to them and they handled it in stride? It can be the hurricane destroyed their house, and although hundreds of homes were severely damaged, this person went about their business taking care of what they needed to, … [Read more...] about Taking Initiative
How It Began “Have you washed your hands?” I have probably heard my wife ask me this question at least 50 times a day during the last several weeks. Sometimes I had remembered, sometimes I had not. Sound familiar? During the first several … [Read more...] about Is Social Distancing Causing Marriage Distancing?
We know you are receiving messages daily from every place you have ever visited or purchased from and hopefully this one will make it through. The counselors at Crossroads wanted to update you. We recognize that this current situation that the entire world is facing … [Read more...] about Crossroads Counseling Services Update