It’s Your Body, Be Happy!

Society’s messages about body image are generally shaped by the media, the beauty industry and  outdated notions of health and fitness.  These messages define body shape and size as targets for  regulation and control.  Ironically, a majority of media photos that portray women with  perfect bodies  that are enhanced by modern technology to achieve theContinue reading “It’s Your Body, Be Happy!”

Cutting Addiction: No Gain in Your Pain

Cutting and other forms of self-harm are medical illnesses that occur when patients hurt themselves to help deal with deep-set emotions or distress. The prevalence of intentional self-injury is increasing and understanding the totality of the disease is complex. Proper, swift treatment is the best way to help prevent any dire consequences of cutting. WhyContinue reading “Cutting Addiction: No Gain in Your Pain”

Dealing with Loneliness

Loneliness may be one of the hardest feelings that someone could experience. It is one of the few feelings that could cause a suicide. But what is loneliness? As you may have already noticed, you may have lots of friends or know lots of people but still feel that you are all alone in thisContinue reading “Dealing with Loneliness”

How To Deal With Disappointment

Even when you have a great life, you may not always get what you want. Everybody handles disappointment in his or her own way. Some pout, a few get angry, and others go into denial. So how do you handle disappointment, and is there room for improvement? Pouting is a common response, but feeling sorryContinue reading “How To Deal With Disappointment”

Being Happy With Yourself

Many of us are passionate, capable of feeling deeply, and in love with our partners… yet do not have the same feelings towards ourselves. Have you ever had that feeling when you are totally and utterly in love with somebody and want to be with them all the time?  You cannot stop thinking about them,Continue reading “Being Happy With Yourself”

Overcoming the Pain of Rape

 Sometimes in the midst of extreme suffering, Jesus doesn’t seem like a “present help.” Instead He seems distant and far away. If this is true for you, turn in His direction by listening to and singing music that will remind you how God is with you. Saying and singing God’s truths out loud is oneContinue reading “Overcoming the Pain of Rape”