How Nouns Cause Anxiety

How Nouns Cause Anxiety

I was talking with some fellow counsellors about teens and anxiety. We were talking about high achieving teens who seem to be having a lot of trouble coping with stress and anxiety when, on the surface, it seems they are doing well in all aspects of their lives. Lots...
2 Rules for Living Courageously

2 Rules for Living Courageously

Lately I’ve been thinking about what it means to live with courage. I feel like we need to keep mustering up courage anew each and every day. It seems like when we don’t, we kind of fall into a default mode of living that lacks passion and zest. I guess that’s how I...
When We Don’t Know Why Something Happened

When We Don’t Know Why Something Happened

When strange or anomalous events happen to us, we try and try to find the cause.  It can bug us until we feel satisfied with an answer that makes sense to us, and it’s really hard sometimes to just accept that we might never know “why”. Still, we keep trying and...