There are times in all our lives when we may need some professional counseling. It may come in a situation with one of our children that we are not so sure how to handle. Or it may be that there are issues in our [Read more…]
Yesterday I posted “The Key to Happiness”. If you haven’t read it you can link here. The message in that post was the importance of developing an attitude of gratitude. The secular world in which we live is soaked in negativity. We are continually assaulted by negative messages that we are not good enough and that we will not make it. The messages are discouraging and they condition us to see our glass perpetually empty and never full. “The Key to Happiness” gives the remedy for this negativity.
Today I want to take things a step further and teach you how to turbocharge your happiness. [Read more…]
COMMON CHALLENGES FOR NEWLYWEDS
As a Catholic psychotherapist I have worked with dozens of couples in my 25 plus years in practice. While each situation is certainly unique, there are some fundamental issues that present themselves over and over. I would like to present three issues and offer my best advice to newlyweds. [Read more…]
In honor of this Sunday being Divine Mercy Sunday, I have decided to post a prayer I composed several years ago to use in my work with married couples. The prayer has been in circulation for a few years. I want to present it to a wider audience. The couples who have used it report that it helps in “melting hearts” and “opening minds.” I suggest that couples pray the prayer together both morning and night. This prayer is a good way to help couples begin the practice of praying together. For those couples unable to pray together, I recommend that they pray individually. Even if only one partner prays the prayer, there can be major improvement in the marriage relationship. [Read more…]