By Abraham Bilyeu, Ph.D. Seasons Change Another fall season is upon us—a season of trees changing color, taking kids on hayrides, picking apples with family and watching foo tball. In our efforts to maximize every outdoor moment before winter arrives, many of us enjoy a good deal of tailgating and barbecues. These are all excellent ways…
The pursuit of happiness is a common and meaningful journey that spans across time and culture. Often, people on that journey think that the key to finding a sense of contentment is to avoid any feelings other than those associated with happiness.
Winter, for some, can be a joyous time of holiday celebration, family gatherings, or time off from college. For many people, however, with winter comes the winter blues. Whether you are missing a loved one at a holiday dinner, feeling the financial stress of gift giving, or simply prefer to have your toes in the sand, the new season can require that we give ourselves some extra TLC in order to get by.
With Spring officially upon us, it is typically the time we begin to come out of our hibernation mode and thaw out from Michigan winter. Spring is a season of renewal and new growth.
In the midst of the holiday season, we often, too easily get caught up in the frenzy of gift-buying, and finding the hottest item, whether it be a Snow Glow Elsa doll from “Frozen”, the latest Star Wars Legos, or perhaps Beats headphones or a GoPro camera.
Recently during a radio interview, I was asked about the mission of Cypress Counseling Center. I had the opportunity to articulate my vision for providing the highest quality mental health care consistently motivated by compassion.
Often we feel more sluggish and irritable than we are used to. Rather than simply “pushing through,” however, it can be beneficial to pay closer attention to physical and emotional needs.