Peace Partnership
1 Aug

Tips & Tools for Raising Emotionally Healthy Kids

  It’s that time again. School supply ads are inundating our TV’s, inboxes, and mailboxes. It could only mean one thing—Back to School! This time of year brings about a lot of change for our kids—no matter what their age or stage. I recently presented on the emotional needs of kids and I’ve included some […]

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1 July

When Fear Reigns Supreme

“Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.” – Salvador Dali – Aeschylus wrote a famous Greek tragedy entitled, “The Eumenides.” In it he states, “There are times in life when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart’s controls.” Aeschylus makes us aware of something very insightful: fear […]

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1 June

The Oppression of Should & The Wisdom of Why

Many people seek counseling for ways of thinking and behaviors they feel like they should or should not be doing. These exaggerated expectations are commonly referred to as baggage. But there are healthy standards we need to hold ourselves to, so how do we find the line between maintaining healthy beliefs and taking on unhealthy and destructive beliefs? There […]

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2 May

Is There Such a Thing as Good Shame?

If we log on to our Facebook or Twitter account on any given day we cannot help but notice the many articles, podcasts, and videos (TedTalks) dealing with relational and psychological issues.  Brene Brown and Dan Gilbert pop into our media feeds with such regularity that they have become household names. One of the recurring […]

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1 Apr

Are You Emotionally Healthy?

When it comes to spring we often think of it as a time of new beginnings, fresh starts, and a way to start over and prepare for the new growth ahead. One way we celebrate the kickoff of spring is by doing a little bit of spring-cleaning, we get rid of the old, decide what […]

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