This happens to me sometimes. Every once in awhile, I wake up ridiculously early because of an exciting plan like catching a flight to a fun vacation destination. But usually, sleep difficulties are much less fun experience. What wakes me up? The majority of the time, it’s worry. At those times, my brain can’t stop … Continue reading I woke up at 3:15 am today
This has been a bit of a buzz word over the past few years… emotional intelligence, or EQ. But what does it mean? Much like your IQ (intelligence quotient) looks at your overall intellect and knowledge base, your EQ (emotional quotient) looks at how well you handle emotions – identifying them, managing them, and harnessing them. … Continue reading What is emotional intelligence?
Sometimes in the counseling world, we wind up with an empty appointment slot. Someone cancels an appointment, or it just winds up that the 2:00 time slot never gets filled. I find these moments both wonderful… it’s nice to get a break during a long day… but also very frustrating. It feels frustrating because I … Continue reading Get a lot done, even with a small chunk of time
God has made us to need relationships. From the moment of creation, it was “not good” for man to be alone, and God made Eve so that the couple could help, support, and love each other. When the couple sinned and tried to hide from God, God sought them out, pursuing relationship with them. As … Continue reading The value in relationships