Are You a Compulsive Helper?
Compulsive behavior includes thoughts, urges or behaviors that persist despite negatively affecting health, job or relationships. Normally when we think of compulsions, we imagine a person who constantly checks the locks on doors or washes their hands all day long. But any behavior that is persistent and includes negative effects can be considered compulsive. So…
Safety is Essential for Healing
Before I talk about safety, I’d like to recap the other posts in the series so far. If you’ve missed any of them, I recommend you go back and look them over before continuing ahead. I’ve placed them in a particular order because understanding and clarity should begin to occur before jumping into the practical…
Why Are You Sleeping, O Lord?
The words of Psalm 45:23-26 ring deafeningly in my ears: Awake! Why are you sleeping, O Lord? Rouse yourself! Do not reject us forever! Why do you hide your face? Why do you forget our affliction and oppression? For our soul is bowed down to the dust; our belly clings to the ground. Rise up;…
Caring for Your Body
To care for our bodies is to care for our souls! Watch this video to learn some specific skills in bodily self-care that will foster health during this time of difficulty.