We all have an internal voice that we engage with on a daily basis. In the counseling world we like to call it “Negative Self Talk.” This voice narrates your day from sunrise to sunset (and maybe even while you sleep). At times this voice can highlight your successes and bring encouragement to you when … More Struggling with Self-Talk
My name is Julie King, and I graduated with my Masters degree from Walla Walla University in 2011. I started my career working with children and teens that lived in residential treatment facilities. From there I worked with people doing CBRS, and worked with people who had an open CPS case and were working to … More Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Forgiveness is critical in this life and even more crucial when working towards health goals! Asking for forgiveness is huge and offering forgiveness is equally important. When we let either of these hang onto us our bodies struggle. This adds a lot of stress causing excess cortisol release, which makes your body think it needs … More How Forgiveness Affects Your Health: 8 Steps You Can Take Now
“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it” – William Arthur Ward I saw a hand-made poster with this quote on it everyday while I worked at a public high school in Michigan. This flimsy poster hung on the cheap painted brick of our mailroom, staring down the … More Prioritizing Gratitude.